Strauss, Susan G.

Grammar, meaning, and concepts : a discourse-based approach to english grammar / Susan Strauss, Parastou Feiz and Xuehua Xiang. - New York, NY ; Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, c2018 - xii, 478 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Chapter 1 Meaning Beyond Syntax --
Discourse and Conceptualization / Susan Strauss Parastou Feiz Xuehua Xiang --
chapter 2 The Nuts and Bolts of Grammar / Susan Strauss Parastou Feiz Xuehua Xiang --
chapter 3 The Basic Grammar for Mentioning People, Ideas, Values, Objects, Concepts, and Things --
Nouns and Their Meanings in Discourse / Susan Strauss Parastou Feiz Xuehua Xiang --
chapter 4 Referring to, Identifying, Specifying, Underspecifying, Possessing, and Quantifying Things, People, and Ideas in Discourse --
Determiners / Susan Strauss Parastou Feiz Xuehua Xiang --
chapter 5 Alternate Ways to Identify, Specify, Underspecify, Focus On, and Quantify Things, People, and Ideas in Discourse --
Pronouns / Susan Strauss Parastou Feiz Xuehua Xiang --
chapter 6 The Grammar of Events, States, Identities, Actions, Power, Control, and Spontaneity in Discourse --
Verbs / Susan Strauss Parastou Feiz Xuehua Xiang --
chapter The Grammar of Time, Fact, Habit, Changeability, Permanence, Sequence, and Relevance in Discourse --
Tense and Aspect / Susan Strauss Parastou Feiz Xuehua Xiang --
chapter 8 The Grammar of Directives, Permissions, Obligations, Opinions, and Mitigations --
Imperatives and Modals / Susan Strauss Parastou Feiz Xuehua Xiang --
chapter 9 The Grammar of Agency, Control, Responsibility, Passivity, Non-Agency, and Non-Accountability --
Voice / Susan Strauss Parastou Feiz Xuehua Xiang --
chapter 10 The Grammar of Juxtaposing, Contrasting, Denying, Excluding, Contradicting, and Reversing --
Negation / Susan Strauss Parastou Feiz Xuehua Xiang --
chapter 11 The Grammar of Inquiry and Apparent Inquiry in Discourse --
Yes-No Questions, Wh- Questions, Alternative or Choice Questions, and Tag Questions / Susan Strauss Parastou Feiz Xuehua Xiang --
chapter 12 The Grammar of Situating Entities in Space, Time, and Abstractness, Hanging On, Burning Up, and Cooling Down --
Prepositions and Phrasal Verbs / Susan Strauss Parastou Feiz Xuehua Xiang --
chapter 13 The Exquisite Grammar of Descriptions—Being Bellicose or Bubbly, Feckless, or Fearless --
Adjectives / Susan Strauss Parastou Feiz Xuehua Xiang --
chapter 14 The Grammar of Connecting, Adding, Conjoining, Contrasting, Indicating Alternatives, and Expressing Stance --
Conjunctions / Susan Strauss Parastou Feiz Xuehua Xiang --
chapter 15 The Grammar of Exquisitely Evoking Events, How Things Happen, When Things Happen, If Things Happen, and How We Portray Such Views in Discourse --
Adverbs

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