Fundamentals of English Grammar: An Eclectic Approach (Paperback)
About the Book
'The book, Fundamentals of English Grammar: An Eclectic Approach, by Gideon Olushola Dada ... provides users of English in the Outer Circle what is needed for effective communication in the language. The book has incorporated all the functions of grammar ... into its fabric in a perfect mix - the hallmark of an accomplished chef.'
Professor Sola T. Babatunde (See Foreword)
This book presents the basic grammar of English by using an eclectic approach in a simple style. It synthesizes principles from the various theories of grammar, with emphasis on the two leading Transformational Generative Grammar and Systemic Functional Grammar. Among others, its special features are: British English and American English styles, English usage in formal and informal contexts, common errors in English grammar, ample examples, revision exercises, etc. The book is intended as an introductory course text on English grammar for undergraduate and college of education students of English in Nigeria and in other countries where English is a second language. Also, polytechnic students who offer courses on basic English grammar, secondary school students, teachers of English and the general interested public will find the book an indispensable companion.