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Understanding and using English grammar / Betty S. Azar, Stacy A. Hagen.

Author/Creator:
Azar, Betty Schrampfer, 1941-
Edition:
4th ed.
Publication:
White Plains, N.Y. : Pearson Education, ©2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 530 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Subjects:
English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers.
English language -- Grammar -- Problems, exercises, etc.
English language.
English language -- Grammar.
Form/Genre:
Textbooks.
Problems and exercises.
Textbooks -- for foreign speakers.
Textbooks.
Problems and exercises.
Summary:
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.--Publisher information.
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.
Notes:
Includes index.
Contributor:
Hagen, Stacy A., 1956-
ISBN:
9780132333337
0132333333
9780132333313
0132333317
9780132333306
0132333309
9780132464505
0132464500
OCLC:
275153367
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