A Survey of Modern English

A Survey of Modern English

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Fully revised and updated, the second edition of this authoritative guide is a comprehensive, scholarly and systematic review of modern English. In one volume the book presents a description of both the linguistic structure of present-day English and its geographical, social, gender, and ethnic variations. Covering new developments such as the impact of email on language and corpus-based grammars, this accessible text has been extensively rewritten and brings the survey of modern English right up to date. It also offers new examples and suggestions for further reading.As such they include text forms such as definitions, explications, summaries and many types of essay. ... Advertisements, for instance, are frequently both argumentative/persuasive (This is good because) and directive (So buy now!; Click here!)anbsp;...

Title:A Survey of Modern English
Author:Stephan Gramley, Michael Pátzold
Publisher:Routledge - 2004-02-24


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