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Author: Richard Veit
Release Date: February 1986
Understanding the structure of language is the key to better communication, but for many people, the boring basics of grammar seem tedious and unbearable. But in Veit's unique fashion of introducing grammar as a process of discovery, the author takes his readers on an inductive search for the structure of language. Taking a transformational approach to grammar, this book provides broad, thorough coverage of English grammatical structures. offering a current, enjoyable approach to language learning and communication. By minimizing technical terms, Veit invites those with no prior training in syntax to explore the whole range of English constructions, from simpler to more complex topics, allowing readers to inductively ÒdiscoverÓ the structure of the English language for themselves. Second-language learners, linguists, English and ESL educators.