The study of grammar is a process through which learners will acquire the necessary skills for all kinds of activities. The New English Grammar was designed to elaborate on the three major grammatical divisions related to learning and usage of English as a modern language. The first part. called 'Phonetics', will teach learners the formation of words - the written and the spoken word in correlation with the letters of the alphabet and their phonetic values. The use of the parts of speech and their inflections, agreements in gender, number, etc., in the formation of sentences, is known as 'Morphology'. The division called 'Syntax' will teach language learners and users how words relate with other words in a sentence; it will also show how sentences can relate with other sentences in the process of achieving clear and concise communication. The essential grammatical skills acquired from this book, in summary, will enable learners of all ages and backgrounds, and professionals from all walks of life to communicate thoughts and ideas clearly and concisely, without doubt or hesitation.
Horace Dalmolin is an experienced writer, a linguist, grammarian, and lexicographer. Fluent in five languages, including English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish, he has more than 30 combined years of teaching experience and has worked with the Middle Atlantic States Evaluating Committee.
©2010 Horace Dalmolin (P)2010 Tate
I'm trying to learn Spanish, so thought it would be best to learn about phonetics. Seeing that phonetics are a glossed over topic, in newer teaching. All that and more in Horace's book.
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