Professor Geoffrey K. Pullum argued that the study of English grammar had had no major breakthroughs in understanding or analysis for the past hundred years. In addition, he pointed out that the study of English grammar still retains a prescriptive approach, which is detrimental to both theoreticians as well as learners of the language. Throughout his talk, he emphasized that English had retained its grammatical structure both over time and over continents. [Go to the full record in the library's catalogue]
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