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[1]Author Initial.  Author Surname, 'Title', Level, Institution Name, Year Published.


[1]K.  WILCOX, 'Defining Grammar: A Critical Primer', Montana State University, 2004.

In-text citation

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a system of rules which allows the users of the language in question to create meaning, by building both meaningful words and larger constructions of sentences [1]

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