* Moves the analysis of grammar and language structure onto the next stage - interpreting it from a semantic and pragmatic point of view. * Clearly shows how grammar works in different literary contexts - literary, non-literary, spoken and written. * Explores a wide range of linguistic themes, including sociolinguistics, language acquisition and register. * Provides guidance on how people can put their knowledge of grammar into daily practice and how this is interpreted by others. * Organised in the same way as Rediscover Grammar for quick reference. Unique, lively writing and clear explanations from the world-class grammar expert.