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By Gerald Nelson, Sidney Greenbaum

English Language and its utilization became tremendous emotive concerns in fresh years.  habitual discussions within the media have highlighted a transforming into call for for a go back to the examine of language after many years of neglect.An creation to English Grammar is one of many profitable grammars at the linguistics checklist with the 1st variation promoting tremendous well.  The e-book is an introductory descriptive survey, meant for college students, lecturers and common readers which deals assurance of grammatical themes with sections on spelling, punctuation and exercises.Clear and concise, this a lot wanted moment variation could be of massive price to scholars who've very little event of learning English grammar.

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18 An Introduction to English Grammar Charles Dickens and many novels are at opposite ends of the two sentences. In the passive sentence by comes before Charles Dickens, and the active wrote corresponds to the longer were written. Here are two further examples of pairs of active and passive sentences: Active: Passive: Manchester United beat Liverpool at Old Trafford. Liverpool were beaten by Manchester United at Old Trafford. Active: The Rambert Dance Company won the country’s largest arts prize, the Prudential Award.

The lecturer explained the functions of subjects. That man is my father. Tell me the result of the match. I’m baking a cake. The Department has offered me a post. Joan is good at mathematics. Don’t take offence. You can put your clothes in the washing machine now. I’m working for my father during the spring break. Pay attention. It is much colder today. Norman speaks Russian fluently. I thought the interviewer rather intimidating. My sister has recovered from her operation. Nobody was in, to my surprise.

2. Analysts predict several years of diminished business. 38 An Introduction to English Grammar 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Several thousand airline workers lost their jobs. The general public is still nervous about flying. People prefer to travel by train. In Europe, the tourism industry has been affected. Tourist hotels report a 40% drop in bookings in the last six months. In Athens, eight hotels have closed their doors for the winter season. The loss of consumer confidence will damage the euro.

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