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The English Language: From Sound to Sense

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The English Language: From Sound to Sense
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Publisher: Parlor Press
ISBN/ASIN: 1602351805
ISBN-13: 9781602351806
Number of pages: 480

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The book is written to help readers become independent language analysts capable of critically evaluating claims about the language and the people who use it. Written in a clear style, it guides its readers on topics including basic assumptions about language and discourse, pronunciation, word-formation strategies, parts of speech, clause elements and patterns, how clauses may be combined into sentences, and how clauses and sentences are modified to suit speakers' and writers' discourse purposes.

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