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Essentials of English Grammar

By Otto Jespersen

Routledge – 2006 – 400 pages

Series: Otto Jespersen

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Description

This book was first published in 1933.

Contents

1. Introductory

2. Sounds

3. Evolution of the sound system

4. Evolution of the sound system - Continued

5. Evolution of the sounds system - Concluded

6. Spelling

7. Word-classes

8. The three ranks

9. Junction and nexus

10. Sentence structure

11. Relations of verb to subject and object

12. Passive

13. Predicatives

14. Case

15. Person

16. Definite pronouns

17. Indefinite pronouns

18. Pronouns of totality

19. Gender

20. Number

21. Number - concluded

22. Degree

23. Tense

24. Tense - continued

25. Will and Shall

26. Would and should

27. Mood

28. Affirmation, negation, question

29. Dependent nexus

30. Nexus-substantives

31. The Gerund

32. The infinitive

33. Clauses as primaries

34. Clauses as secondaries

35. Clauses as tertiaries

36. Retrospect

Name: Essentials of English Grammar (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Otto Jespersen. This book was first published in 1933.
Categories: Grammar, Phonology, Syntax, Theoretical Linguistics