A Grammar of Spoken English Discourse: The Intonation of Increments

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David Brazil's pioneering work on the grammar of spoken discourse ended at A Grammar Of Speech (1995) due to his untimely death. Gerard O'Grady picks up the baton in this book and teststhedescription of usedlanguageagainst a spoken corpus. He incorporates findings from the last decade of corpus linguistics study, notably concerning phrases and lexical items larger than single orthographic words and ellipsis. He demonstrates theadded communicative significance that the incorporation of two systems of intonation ('Key' and ...

A Grammar of Spoken English Discourse: The Intonation of Increments 2012, Continuum Publishing Corporation, New York

ISBN-13: 9781441148483

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A Grammar of Spoken English Discourse: The Intonation of Increments 2010, Continuum Publishing Corporation, New York

ISBN-13: 9781441147172

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