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Basic English Grammar with Audio CDs and Answer Key, 3e,9780131849372

Basic English Grammar with Audio CDs and Answer Key, 3e

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0131849379
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Pub. Date:
7/18/2005
Publisher(s):
Pearson Education ESL
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Summary

Blending communicative and interactive approaches with tried-and-true grammar teaching, Basic English Grammar, Third Edition, by Betty Schrampfer Azar and Stacy A. Hagen, offers concise, accurate, level-appropriate grammar information with an abundance of exercises, contexts, and classroom activities.

 

New features of Basic English Grammar, Third Edition:

  • Increased speaking practice through interactive pair and group work.
  • New structure-focused listening exercises.
  • More activities that provide real communication opportunities.
  • Added illustrations to help students learn vocabulary, understand contexts, and engage in communicative language tasks.
  • New Workbook solely devoted to self-study exercises.
  • New Audio CDs and listening script in the back of the Student Book.
  • Student Book is available with or without Answer Key.
  • Student Book and Workbook are available in split versions.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Edition xi
Acknowledgment xv
Using Be
Noun + is + noun: singular
2(2)
Noun + are + noun: plural
4(3)
Pronoun + be + noun
7(1)
Contractions with be
8(2)
Negative with be
10(2)
Be + adjective
12(6)
Be + a place
18(3)
Summary: basic sentence patterns with be
21(3)
Using Be and Have
Yes/no questions with be
24(1)
Short answers to yes/no questions
25(3)
Questions with be: using where
28(2)
Using have and has
30(3)
Using my, your, his, her, our, their
33(5)
Using this and that
38(2)
Using these and those
40(2)
Asking questions with what and who + be
42(11)
Using the Simple Present
Form and basic meaning of the simple present tense
53(3)
Using frequency adverbs: always, usually, often, sometimes, seldom, rarely, never
56(2)
Other frequency expressions
58(1)
Using frequency adverbs with be
59(2)
Spelling and pronunciation of final -es
61(2)
Adding final -s/-es to words that end in -y
63(1)
Irregular singular verbs: has, does, goes
64(2)
Spelling and pronunciation of final -s/-es
66(3)
The simple present: negative
69(5)
The simple present: yes/no questions
74(4)
The simple present: asking information questions with where
78(2)
The simple present: asking information questions with when and what time
80(2)
Summary: information questions with be and do
82(10)
Using the Present Progressive
Be + -ing: the present progressive tense
92(5)
Spelling of -ing
97(2)
The present progressive: negatives
99(3)
The present progressive: questions
102(4)
The simple present vs. the present progressive
106(5)
Nonaction verbs not used in the present progressive
111(3)
See, look at, watch, hear, and listen to
114(3)
Think about and think that
117(4)
Talking About the Present
Using it to talk about time
121(2)
Prepositions of time
123(2)
Using it to talk about the weather
125(3)
There + be
128(2)
There + be: yes/no questions
130(3)
There + be: asking questions with how many
133(1)
Prepositions of place
134(1)
Some prepositions of place: a list
135(8)
Need and want + a noun or an infinitive
143(3)
Would like
146(2)
Would like vs. like
148(10)
Nouns and Pronouns
Nouns: subjects and objects
158(3)
Adjective + noun
161(3)
Subject pronouns and object pronouns
164(4)
Nouns: singular and plural
168(5)
Nouns: irregular plural forms
173(8)
Count and Noncount Nouns
Nouns: count and noncount
181(2)
Using an vs. a
183(2)
Using a/an vs. some
185(6)
Measurements with noncount nouns
191(4)
Using many, much, a few, a little
195(4)
Using the
199(4)
Using Ø (no article) to make generalizations
203(2)
Using some and any
205(8)
Expressing Past Time, Part 1
Using be: past time
213(1)
Past of be: negative
214(2)
Past of be: questions
216(5)
The simple past tense: using -ed
221(4)
Past time words: yesterday, last, and ago
225(2)
The simple past: irregular verbs (Group 1)
227(4)
The simple past: negative
231(3)
The simple past: yes/no questions
234(4)
Irregular verbs (Group 2)
238(3)
Irregular verbs (Group 3)
241(3)
Irregular verbs (Group 4)
244(8)
Expressing Past Time, Part 2
The simple past: using where, when, what time, and why
252(5)
Questions with what
257(3)
Questions with who
260(4)
Irregular verbs (Group 5)
264(2)
Irregular verbs (Group 6)
266(3)
Irregular verbs (Group 7)
269(4)
Before and after in time clauses
273(3)
When in time clauses
276(2)
The present progressive and the past progressive
278(3)
Using while with the past progressive
281(1)
While vs. when in past time clauses
282(2)
Simple past vs. past progressive
284(10)
Expressing Future Time, Part 1
Future time: using be going to
294(5)
Using the present progressive to express future time
299(2)
Words used for past time and future time
301(4)
Using a couple of or a few with ago (past) and in (future)
305(2)
Using today, tonight, and this + morning, afternoon, evening, week, month, year
307(3)
Future time: using will
310(2)
Asking questions with will
312(4)
Verb summary: present, past, and future
316(2)
Verb summary: forms of be
318(7)
Expressing Future Time, Part 2
May/Might vs. will
325(2)
Maybe (one word) vs. may be (two words)
327(7)
Future time clauses with before, after, and when
334(2)
Clauses with if
336(3)
Expressing habitual present with time clauses and if-clauses
339(3)
Using what + a form of do
342(12)
Modals, Part 1: Expressing Ability
Using can
354(2)
Pronunciation of can and can't
356(1)
Using can: questions
357(3)
Using know how to
360(2)
Using could: past of can
362(3)
Using be able to
365(3)
Using very and too + adjective
368(5)
Using two, too, and to
373(1)
More about prepositions: at and in for place
374(5)
Modals, Part 2: Advice, Necessity, Requests, Suggestions
Using should
379(4)
Using have + infinitive (have to/has to)
383(4)
Using must
387(4)
Polite questions: may I, could I, and can I
391(2)
Polite questions: could you and would you
393(2)
Imperative sentences
395(3)
Modal auxiliaries
398(1)
Summary chart: modal axillaries and similar expressions
399(3)
Using let's
402(3)
Nouns and Modifiers
Modifying nouns with adjectives and nouns
405(5)
Word order of adjectives
410(5)
Expressions of quantity: all of, most of, some of, almost all of
415(2)
Expressions of quantity: subject-verb agreement
417(2)
Expressions of quantity: one of, none of
419(4)
Indefinite pronouns: nothing and no one
423(1)
Indefinite pronouns: something, someone, anything, anyone
424(2)
Using every
426(2)
Linking verbs + adjectives
428(3)
Adjectives and adverbs
431(5)
Possessives
Possessive nouns
436(3)
Possessive: irregular plural nouns
439(3)
Possessive pronouns: mine, yours, his, hers, ours, theirs
442(4)
Questions with whose
446(3)
Making Comparisons
Comparisons: using the same (as), similar (to), and different from
449(3)
Comparisons: using like and alike
452(2)
The comparative: using -er and more
454(7)
The superlative: using -est and most
461(8)
Using one of + superlative + plural noun
469(6)
Using but
475(1)
Using verbs after but
476(4)
Making comparisons with adverbs
480(7)
Appendix Irregular Verbs 487(2)
Listening Script 489(11)
CD Tracking Script 500(1)
Answer Key 501
Index


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