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Basic English Grammer

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780132409667

ISBN10:
0132409666
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
9/19/2006
Publisher(s):
Pearson Education ESL

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1        USING BE

1-1                    NOUN + IS + NOUN: SINGULAR

1-2                    NOUN + ARE + NOUN: PLURAL

1-3                    PRONOUN + BE + NOUN

1-4                    CONTRACTIONS WITH BE

1-5                    NEGATIVE WITH BE

1-6                    BE + ADJECTIVE

1-7                    BE + A PLACE

1-8                    SUMMARY: BASIC SENTENCE PATTERNS WITH BE

 

Chapter 2        USING BE AND HAVE

2-1                    YES/NO QUESTIONS WITH BE

2-2                    SHORT ANSWERS TO YES/NO QUESTIONS

2-3                    QUESTIONS WITH BE: USING WHERE

2-4                    USING HAVE AND HAS

2-5                    USING MY, YOUR, HIS, HER, OUR, THEIR

2-6                    USING THIS AND THAT

2-7                    USING THESE AND THOSE

2-8                    ASKING QUESTIONS WITH WHAT AND WHO BE

 

Chapter 3        USING THE SIMPLE PRESENT

3-1                    FORM AND BASIC MEANING OF THE SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE

3-2                    USING FREQUENCY ADVERBS: ALWAYS, USUALLY, OFTEN, SOMETIMES, SELDOM, RARELY, NEVER

3-3                    OTHER FREQUENCY EXPRESSIONS

3-4                    USING FREQUENCY ADVERBS WITH BE

3-5                    SPELLING AND PRONUNCIATION OF FINAL -ES

3-6                    ADDING FINAL -S/-ES TO WORDS THAT END IN -Y

3-7                    IRREGULAR SINGULAR VERBS: HAS, DOES, GOES

3-8                    SPELLING AND PRONUNCIATION OF FINAL -S / -ES

3-9                    THE SIMPLE PRESENT: NEGATIVE

3-10                  THE SIMPLE PRESENT: YES/NO QUESTIONS

3-11                  THE SIMPLE PRESENT: ASKING INFORMATION QUESTIONS WITH WHERE

3-12                  THE SIMPLE PRESENT: ASKING INFORMATION QUESTIONS WITH WHEN AND WHAT TIME

3-13                  SUMMARY: INFORMATION QUESTIONS WITH BE AND DO

 

Chapter 4        USING THE PRESENT PROGRESSIVE

4-1                    BE + -ING: THE PRESENT PROGRESSIVE TENSE

4-2                    SPELLING OF -ING

4-3                    THE PRESENT PROGRESSIVE: NEGATIVES

4-4                    THE PRESENT PROGRESSIVE: QUESTIONS

4-5                    THE SIMPLE PRESENT vs. THE PRESENT PROGRESSIVE

4-6                    NONACTION VERBS NOT USED IN THE PRESENT PROGRESSIVE

4-7                    SEE, LOOK AT, WATCH, HEAR, AND LISTEN TO

4-8                    THINK ABOUT AND THINK THAT

 

Chapter 5        TALKING ABOUT THE PRESENT

5-1                    USING IT TO TALK ABOUT TIME

5-2                    PREPOSITIONS OF TIME

5-3                    USING IT TO TALK ABOUT THE WEATHER

5-4                    THERE + BE

5-5                    THERE + BE: YES/NO QUESTIONS

5-6                    THERE + BE: ASKING QUESTIONS WITH HOW MANY

5-7                    PREPOSITIONS OF PLACE

5-8                    SOME PREPOSITIONS OF PLACE: A LIST

5-9                    NEED AND WANT + A NOUN OR AN INFINITIVE

5-10                  WOULD LIKE

5-11                  WOULD LIKE vs. LIKE

 

Chapter 6        NOUNS AND PRONOUNS

6-1                    NOUNS: SUBJECTS AND OBJECTS

6-2                    ADJECTIVE + NOUN

6-3                    SUBJECT PRONOUNS AND OBJECT PRONOUNS

6-4                    NOUNS: SINGULAR AND PLURAL

6-5                    NOUNS: IRREGULAR PLURAL FORMS

 

Chapter 7        COUNT AND NONCOUNT NOUNS

7-1                    NOUNS: COUNT AND NONCOUNT

7-2                    USING AN vs. A

7-3                    USING A/AN vs. SOME

7-4                    MEASUREMENTS WITH NONCOUNT NOUNS

7-5                    USING MANY, MUCH, A FEW, A LITTLE

7-6                    USING THE

7-7                    USING Ø (NO ARTICLE) TO MAKE GENERALIZATIONS

7-8                    USING SOME AND ANY

 

Chapter 8        EXPRESSING PAST TIME, PART 1

8-1                    USING BE: PAST TIME

8-2                    PAST OF BE: NEGATIVE

8-3                    PAST OF BE: QUESTIONS

8-4                    THE SIMPLE PAST TENSE: USING -ED

8-5                    PAST TIME WORDS: YESTERDAY, LAST, AND AGO

8-6                    THE SIMPLE PAST: IRREGULAR VERBS (GROUP 1)

8-7                    THE SIMPLE PAST: NEGATIVE

8-8                    THE SIMPLE PAST: YES/NO QUESTIONS

8-9                    IRREGULAR VERBS (GROUP 2)

8-10                  IRREGULAR VERBS (GROUP 3)

8-11                  IRREGULAR VERBS (GROUP 4)

 

Chapter 9        EXPRESSING PAST TIME, PART 2

9-1                    THE SIMPLE PAST: USING WHERE, WHEN, WHAT TIME, AND WHY

9-2                    QUESTIONS WITH WHAT

9-3                    QUESTIONS WITH WHO

9-4                    IRREGULAR VERBS (GROUP 5)

9-5                    IRREGULAR VERBS (GROUP 6)

9-6                    IRREGULAR VERBS (GROUP 7)

9-7                    BEFORE AND AFTER IN TIME CLAUSES

9-8                    WHEN IN TIME CLAUSES

9-9                    THE PRESENT PROGRESSIVE AND THE PAST PROGRESSIVE

9-10                  USING WHILE WITH THE PAST PROGRESSIVE

9-11                  WHILE vs. WHEN IN PAST TIME CLAUSES

9-12                  SIMPLE PAST vs. PAST PROGRESSIVE

 

Chapter 10      EXPRESSING FUTURE TIME, PART 1

10-1                  FUTURE TIME: USING BE GOING TO

10-2                  USING THE PRESENT PROGRESSIVE TO EXPRESS FUTURE TIME

10-3                  WORDS USED FOR PAST TIME AND FUTURE TIME

10-4                  USING A COUPLE OF OR A FEW WITH AGO (PAST) AND IN (FUTURE)

10-5                  USING TODAY, TONIGHT, AND THIS + MORNING, AFTERNOON, EVENING, WEEK, MONTH, YEAR

10-6                  FUTURE TIME: USING WILL

10-7                  ASKING QUESTIONS WITH WILL

10-8                  VERB SUMMARY: PRESENT, PAST, AND FUTURE

10-9                  VERB SUMMARY: FORMS OF BE

 

Chapter 11      EXPRESSING FUTURE TIME, PART 2

11-1                  MAY/MIGHT vs. WILL

11-2                  MAYBE (ONE WORD) vs. MAY BE (TWO WORDS)

11-3                  FUTURE TIME CLAUSES WITH BEFORE, AFTER, AND WHEN

11-4                  CLAUSES WITH IF

11-5                  EXPRESSING HABITUAL PRESENT WITH TIME CLAUSES AND IF -CLAUSES

11-6                  USING WHAT + A FORM OF DO

 

Chapter 12      MODALS, PART 1: EXPRESSING ABILITY

12-1                  USING CAN

12-2                  PRONUNCIATION OF CAN AND CAN'T

12-3                  USING CAN: QUESTIONS

12-4                  USING KNOW HOW TO

12-5                  USING COULD: PAST OF CAN

12-6                  USING BE ABLE TO

12-7                  USING VERY AND TOO + ADJECTIVE

12-8                  USING TWO, TOO, AND TO

12-9                  MORE ABOUT PREPOSITIONS: AT AND IN FOR LOCATIONS

 

Chapter 13      MODALS, PART 2: ADVICE, NECESSITY, REQUESTS, SUGGESTIONS

13-1                  USING SHOULD

13-2                  USING HAVE + INFINITIVE (HAVE TO/HAS TO)

13-3                  USING MUST

13-4                  POLITE QUESTIONS: MAY I, COULD I, AND CAN I

13-5                  POLITE QUESTIONS: COULD YOU AND WOULD YOU

13-6                  IMPERATIVE SENTENCES

13-7                  MODAL AUXILIARIES

13-8                  SUMMARY CHART: MODAL AUXILIARIES

13-9                  USING LET'S

 

Chapter 14      NOUNS AND MODIFIERS

14-1                  MODIFYING NOUNS WITH ADJECTIVES AND NOUNS

14-2                  WORD ORDER OF ADJECTIVES

14-3                  EXPRESSIONS OF QUANTITY: ALL OF, MOST OF, SOME OF, ALMOST ALL OF

14-4                  EXPRESSIONS OF QUANTITY: SUBJECT-VERB AGREEMENT

14-5                  EXPRESSIONS OF QUANTITY: ONE OF, NONE OF

14-6                  INDEFINITE PRONOUNS: NOTHING AND NO ONE

14-7                  INDEFINITE PRONOUNS: SOMETHING, SOMEONE, ANYTHING, ANYONE

14-8                  USING EVERY

14-9                  LINKING VERBS + ADJECTIVES

14-10                ADJECTIVES + ADVERBS

 

Chapter 15      POSSESSIVES

15-1                  POSSESSIVE NOUNS

15-2                  POSSESSIVE: IRREGULAR PLURAL NOUNS

15-3                  POSSESSIVE PRONOUNS: MINE, YOURS, HIS, HERS, OURS, THEIRS

15-4                  QUESTIONS WITH WHOSE

 

C hapter 16      MAKING COMPARISONS

16-1                  COMPARISONS: USING THE SAME (AS), SIMILAR (TO), AND DIFFERENT FROM

16-2                  COMPARISONS: USING LIKE AND ALIKE

16-3                  THE COMPARATIVE: USING -ER AND MORE

16-4                  THE SUPERLATIVE: USING -EST AND MOST

16-5                  USING ONE OF + SUPERLATIVE + PLURAL NOUN

16-6                  USING BUT

16-7                  USING VERBS AFTER BUT

16-8                  MAKING COMPARISONS WITH ADVERBS

 

APPENDIX      IRREGULAR VERBS

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