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Longman Grammar of Spoken and Written English

by Douglas Biber, Susan Conrad, Edward Finegan, Stig Johansson, Geoffrey Leech

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The Longman Grammar of Spoken and Written English is a revolutionary, corpus-based reference grammar of English, based on a groundbreaking research project to analyze the ways in which English grammar is really used. The book looks at four text types ¿ conversation, fiction, news reportage, and academic prose ¿ and reports statistical findings as well as examining the reasons that condition a particular grammatical choice.… (more)

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English grammar has gained a much insight from corpus and this volume is thorough in its treatment of this huge topic. A classic reference work that will still be relevant for at least my life time. ( )
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Conrad, Susanmain authorall editionsconfirmed
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