Essentials of English Grammar - For the Use of Schools

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Read Books Design, 2010 - 278 pages
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This rare book contains a detailed guide to the essentials of English grammar to be taught as part of a school curriculum. The intention of this text is to put before the learner those matters which will best serve them as preparation for further and deeper knowledge of their own language, for the study of other languages, and for that of linguistics in general. A perfect handbook for anyone interested in the grammar of English, this rare text is a must-have for discerning students and constitutes a great addition to any collection of antiquarian linguistic books. Chapters contained within include: Language and Grammar; The Sentence: The Parts of Speech; Inflection; Derivation and Composition; Nouns; Pronouns; Adjectives; Verbs; Adverbs; Prepositions; Syntax: The Simple Sentence; et cetera. This scarce book was originally published in 1879 and is proudly republished here with a new introduction to the subject.

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