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Understanding and Using English Grammer Betty S. Azar and Stacy A. Hagen

by Azar, Betty Schrampfer; Hagen, Stacy A.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: White Plains, NY Pearson Longman 2009Edition: 4th ed. (Int'l ed.).Description: xiii, 482 p. : ill. ; 26 cm. 1 CD.ISBN: 9780132464482 (Int'l ed.); 0132464489 (Int'l ed.).Subject(s): English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers | English language -- Problems, exercises, etc. -- Grammar | 2011sp
Contents:
Overview of verb tenses -- Present and past; simple and progressive -- Perfect and perfect progressive tenses -- Future time -- Review of verb tenses -- Subject-verb agreement -- Nouns -- Pronouns -- Modals, part 1 -- Modals, part 2 -- The passive -- Noun clauses -- Adjective clauses -- Gerunds and infinitives, part 1 -- Gerunds and infinitives, part 2 -- Coordinating conjunctions -- Adverb clauses -- Reduction of adverb clauses to modifying adverbial phrases -- Connectives that express cause and effect, contrast, and condition -- conditional sentences and wishes -- Appendix: Supplementary grammar charts. Basic grammar terminology ; Questions ; Contractions ; Negatives ; Preposition combinations ; The subjunctive ; Troublesome verbs.
Summary: A classic developmental skills text for lower-intermediate and intermediate students of English as a second or foreign language, The classic text for intermediate through advanced students provides a clear, visual presentation of grammar in terms easily understandable to students. Grammar explanations teach situationally appropriate English, both formal and colloquial and make distinctions between British and American usage. Each presentation is followed by graded activities that promote speaking, listening, and writing skills. --from publisher description
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Includes index

Overview of verb tenses -- Present and past; simple and
progressive -- Perfect and perfect progressive tenses --
Future time -- Review of verb tenses -- Subject-verb
agreement -- Nouns -- Pronouns -- Modals, part 1 -- Modals,
part 2 -- The passive -- Noun clauses -- Adjective clauses
-- Gerunds and infinitives, part 1 -- Gerunds and
infinitives, part 2 -- Coordinating conjunctions -- Adverb
clauses -- Reduction of adverb clauses to modifying
adverbial phrases -- Connectives that express cause and
effect, contrast, and condition -- conditional sentences
and wishes -- Appendix: Supplementary grammar charts.
Basic grammar terminology ; Questions ; Contractions ;
Negatives ; Preposition combinations ; The subjunctive ;
Troublesome verbs.

A classic developmental skills text for lower-intermediate and intermediate students of English as a second or foreign language, The classic text for intermediate through advanced
students provides a clear, visual presentation of grammar
in terms easily understandable to students. Grammar
explanations teach situationally appropriate English, both
formal and colloquial and make distinctions between
British and American usage. Each presentation is followed
by graded activities that promote speaking, listening, and
writing skills. --from publisher description

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