Now Available from Routledge English Language and Applied Linguistics

Grammar and Syntax

  1. Applying English Grammar.

    Corpus and Functional Approaches

    By Caroline Coffin, Ann Hewings, Kieran O'Halloran

    This edited collection is about the application of English grammar and specialises in 'functional' and'corpus' approaches, approaches which are increasingly recognised as providing significant insights into English language in action. It aims to stimulate interest and understanding of grammar as an...

    Published June 25th 2004 by Routledge

  2. Halliday's Introduction to Functional Grammar

    4th Edition

    By Michael Halliday, Christian Matthiessen

    Fully updated and revised, this fourth edition of Halliday's Introduction to Functional Grammar explains the principles of systemic functional grammar, enabling the reader to understand and apply them in any context. Halliday's innovative approach of engaging with grammar through discourse has...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Introducing English Grammar

    2nd Edition

    By Kersti Borjars, Kate Burridge

    Answering key questions such as 'Why study grammar?' and 'What is standard English?', Introducing English Grammar guides readers through the practical analysis of the syntax of English sentences. With all special terms carefully explained as they are introduced, the book is written for readers with...

    Published April 29th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Introducing Functional Grammar

    3rd Edition

    By Geoff Thompson

    Introducing Functional Grammar, third edition, provides a user-friendly overview of the theoretical and practical aspects of the systemic functional grammar (SFG) model. No prior knowledge of formal linguistics is required as the book provides: An opening chapter on the purpose of linguistic...

    Published October 28th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Syntactic Theory

    A Unified Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Robert Borsley

    Syntactic theory is central to the study of language. This innovative book introduces the ideas which underlie most approaches to syntax and shows how they have been developed within two broad frameworks: principles and parameters theory and phrase structure grammar. While other texts either...

    Published April 2nd 1999 by Routledge

  6. Understanding Morphology

    2nd Edition

    By Martin Haspelmath, Andrea Sims

    Series: Understanding Language

    This new edition of Understanding Morphology has been fully revised in line with the latest research. It now includes 'big picture' questions to highlight central themes in morphology, as well as research exercises for each chapter. Understanding Morphology presents an introduction to the study of...

    Published September 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  7. Understanding Semantics, Second Edition

    By Sebastian Loebner

    Series: Understanding Language

    Understanding Semantics, Second Edition, provides an engaging and accessible introduction to linguistic semantics. The first part takes the reader through a step-by-step guide to the main phenomena and notions of semantics, covering levels and dimensions of meaning, ambiguity, meaning and context,...

    Published June 16th 2013 by Routledge