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Discover Grammar [Paperback]

Prof David Crystal
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4 Sep 1996 0582294355 978-0582294356 1
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An enthusiastic and practical approach to language learning

  • A riveting and valuable combination of David Crystal's language expertise and Geoff Barton's sound, practical classroom experience.
  • Essential reference for every student working towards GCSE and Standard Grade.

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  • Paperback: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Longman; 1 edition (4 Sep 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0582294355
  • ISBN-13: 978-0582294356
  • Product Dimensions: 18.7 x 24.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 15,232 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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David Crystal works from his home in Holyhead, North Wales, as a writer, editor, lecturer, and broadcaster. He published the first of his 100 or so books in 1964, and became known chiefly for his research work in English language studies. He held a chair at the University of Reading for 10 years, and is now Honorary Professor of Linguistics at the University of Wales, Bangor.

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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent classroom companion 1 April 2007
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This book is a fabulous guide to Grammar, providing key framework analysis for GCSE / AS/ A2 students. A really useful text book that guides you through the minefield that is grammar.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant! 30 Jun 2008
This book is so easy to understand. I'm awful at grammar but this breaks it down into small chunks. The activities are amaazing and definately help develop your understanding.
I don't think I could have passed my English A level without this books help. I can't recommend it enough!!
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This book is a brilliant aid to A level students doing AS and A2 level english language. Buy this book and it will help you through the Course over the two years. A very usefull book to all students.
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5.0 out of 5 stars The Role of Words 28 April 2014
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Grammar in all its complexity is far more interesting than I initially imagined; a useful device for anyone taking exams...
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5.0 out of 5 stars sheer brilliance 29 Dec 2012
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if you child is struggling with their writing i would say this is a must have! not only will they understand the reason why they are placing certain words in their sentences but also why the order is the way it is! i was told to purchase this for university and found it's use endless. Even now in school's, this book is a primary aid! believe me you will not regret purchasing it !
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