An Introduction to English Grammar by Gerald Nelson, Sidney Greenbaum

By Gerald Nelson, Sidney Greenbaum

English Language and its utilization has turn into super emotive matters in recent times. routine discussions within the media have highlighted a transforming into call for for a go back to the research of language after a long time of forget. This publication is an introductory descriptive survey, meant for college kids, lecturers and common readers which deals insurance of grammatical themes with sections on spelling, punctuation and exercises.Clear and concise, this a lot wanted 3rd variation of Gerald Nelson and the past due Sidney Greenbaum's creation could be of significant worth to scholars who've very little event of learning English grammar.

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7. 8. 9. 10. THE PARTS OF THE SIMPLE SENTENCE Allied troops mounted a sustained bombardment of the city. I can’t reveal any more information. The new legislation will protect workers’ rights. Can I take your picture? We should paint the bathroom walls. Looters took everything they could carry. Johnny Depp plays the role of Gilbert Grape. United beat Chelsea in the second leg. 8) Underline the subject complement in each sentence below. Outside, the company sign seems modest. Inside, the atmosphere is one of rush and ferment.

One hemisphere dominates the other. Usually the left hemisphere is dominant. 6) Underline the subject in each of the questions or exclamations below. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Who is responsible for collecting the money? What are you reading? How we long to be home again! Have you found any advantages in the present arrangements? What a fuss they made! Must they make so much noise? Will the war in Iraq have any long-term consequences? When is your birthday? What difference does it make? Who have you chosen as your partner?

Often they simply are dead. Few opossums remain alive far into the second year. According to one biologist, two-year-old opossums show the symptoms of advanced old age. Over many centuries, opossums have died at early ages because of accidents and predators. As a result, natural selection ends especially early in opossums’ lives. Bad mutations accumulate in older opossums. The natural-selection theory apparently explains their short lives. 10) Complete these sentences by adding an adverbial complement.

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