9780130136312

Fundamentals of English Grammar (Black) (Without Answer Key), Intermediate

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    9780130136312

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-01-01
  • Publisher: Pearson ESL
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Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Edition xiii
Acknowledgments xv
Present Time
The simple present and the present progressive
4(1)
Forms of the simple present and the present progressive
4(5)
Frequency adverbs
9(3)
Final -s
12(1)
Spelling of final -s/-es
13(4)
Non-action verbs
17(2)
Present verbs: short answers to yes/no questions
19(6)
Past Time
Expressing past time: the simple past
25(1)
Forms of the simple past: regular verbs
26(1)
Forms of the simple past: be
26(2)
Regular verbs: pronunciation of -ed endings
28(1)
Spelling of -ing and -ed forms
29(3)
The principal parts of a verb
32(1)
Irregular verbs: a reference list
33(6)
The simple past and the past progressive
39(1)
Forms of the past progressive
39(9)
Expressing past time: using time clauses
48(4)
Expressing past habit: used to
52(4)
Future Time
Expressing future time: be going to and will
56(1)
Forms with be going to
56(3)
Forms with will
59(1)
Sureness about the future
60(3)
Be going to vs. will
63(2)
Expressing the future in time clauses and if-clauses
65(5)
Using the present progressive to express future time
70(3)
Using the simple present to express future time
73(1)
Immediate future: using be about to
74(2)
Parallel verbs
76(8)
The Present Perfect and the Past Perfect
Past participle
84(1)
Forms of the present perfect
85(1)
Meanings of the present perfect
86(1)
Simple past vs. present perfect
87(8)
Using since and for
95(3)
Present perfect progressive
98(2)
Present perfect progressive vs. present perfect
100(2)
Using already, yet, still, and anymore
102(10)
Past perfect
112(9)
Asking Questions
Yes/no questions and short answers
121(2)
Yes/no questions and information questions
123(1)
Where, why, when, and what time
124(1)
Questions with who, who (m), and what
125(3)
Spoken and written contractions with question words
128(2)
Using what + a form of do
130(2)
Using what kind of
132(1)
Using which
133(2)
Using whose
135(3)
Using how
138(1)
Using how often
139(1)
Using how far
140(1)
Length of time: it + take and how long
141(2)
More questions with how
143(6)
Using how about and what about
149(3)
Tag questions
152(5)
Nouns and Pronouns
Pronunciation of final -s/-es:
157(1)
Plural forms of nouns
158(1)
Subjects, verbs, and objects
159(2)
Objects of prepositions
161(2)
Prepositions of time
163(1)
Word order: place and time
164(1)
Subject-verb agreement
165(1)
Using adjectives to describe nouns
166(2)
Using nouns as adjectives
168(3)
Personal pronouns: subjects and objects
171(2)
Possessive nouns
173(3)
Possessive pronouns and adjectives
176(2)
Reflexive pronouns
178(3)
Singular forms of other: another vs. the other
181(2)
Plural forms of other: other(s) vs. the other(s)
183(3)
Summary of forms of other
186(4)
Modal Auxiliaries
The form of modal auxiliaries
190(1)
Expressing ability: can and could
191(2)
Expressing possibility: may and might Expressing permission: may and can
193(2)
Using could to express possibility
195(2)
Polite questions: may I, could I, can I
197(2)
Polite questions: would you, could you, will you, can you
199(3)
Expressing advice: should and ought to
202(1)
Expressing advice: had better
203(3)
Expressing necessity: have to, have got to, must
206(1)
Expressing lack of necessity: do not have to Expressing prohibition: must not
207(3)
Making logical conclusions: must
210(3)
Giving instructions: imperative sentences
213(2)
Making suggestions: let's and why don't
215(3)
Stating preferences: prefer, like ... better, would rather
218(8)
Connecting Ideas
Connecting ideas with and
226(2)
Connecting ideas with but and or
228(2)
Connecting ideas with so
230(3)
Using auxiliary verbs after but and and
233(2)
Using and + too, so, either, neither
235(4)
Connecting ideas with because
239(2)
Connecting ideas with even though/although
241(7)
Comparisons
Making comparisons with as ... as
248(4)
Comparative and superlative
252(1)
Comparative and superlative forms of adjectives and adverbs
253(4)
Completing a comparative
257(1)
Modifying comparatives
258(1)
Comparisons with less ... than and not as ... as
259(1)
Unclear comparisons
260(1)
Using more with nouns
261(1)
Repeating a comparative
262(1)
Using double comparatives
263(2)
Using superlatives
265(6)
Using the same, similar, different, like, and alike
271(5)
The Passive
Active sentences and passive sentences
276(1)
Form of the passive
277(3)
Transitive and intransitive verbs
280(2)
Using the by-phrase
282(5)
The passive forms of the present and past progressive
287(1)
The passive modal auxiliaries
288(4)
Using past participles as adjectives (stative passive)
292(5)
Participial adjectives: -ed vs. -ing
297(3)
Get + adjective; get + past participle
300(3)
Using be used/accustomed to and get used/accustomed to
303(2)
Used to vs. be used to
305(2)
Using be supposed to
307(5)
Count/Noncount Nouns and Articles
A vs. an
312(1)
Count and noncount nouns
313(1)
Noncount nouns
314(1)
More nouns
314(1)
More noncount nouns
315(3)
Using several, a lot of, many/much, and a few/a little
318(4)
Nouns that can be count or noncount
322(2)
Using units of measure with noncount nouns
324(2)
Guidelines for article usage
326(12)
Using the or Ø with names
338(1)
Capitalization
339(4)
Adjective Clauses
Adjective clauses: introduction
343(1)
Using who and whom in adjective clauses
344(3)
Using who, who(m), and that in adjective clauses
347(1)
Using which and that in adjective clauses
348(6)
Singular and plural verbs in adjective clauses
354(1)
Using prepositions in adjective clauses
355(4)
Using whose in adjective clauses
359(9)
Gerunds and Infinitives
Verb + gerund
368(4)
Go + -ing
372(1)
Verb + infinitive
373(1)
Verb + gerund or infinitive
374(7)
Preposition + gerund
381(3)
Using by and with to express how something is done
384(3)
Using gerunds as subjects; using it + infinitive
387(1)
It + infinitive: using for (someone)
388(3)
Expressing purpose with in order to and for
391(3)
Using infinitives with too and enough
394(9)
Noun Clauses
Noun clauses: introduction
403(1)
Noun clauses that begin with a question word
404(3)
Noun clauses with who, what, whose + be
407(2)
Noun clauses that begin with if or whether
409(5)
Noun clauses that begin with that
414(1)
Other uses of that-clauses
415(3)
Substituting so for a that-clause in conversational responses
418(2)
Quoted speech
420(2)
Quoted speech vs. reported speech
422(1)
Verb forms in reported speech
423(2)
Common reporting verbs: tell, ask, answer/reply
425(7)
APPENDIX 1 PHRASAL VERBS
A1-1 Phrasal verbs: introduction
432(11)
A1-2 Phrasal verbs: intransitive
443(3)
A1-3 Three-word phrasal verbs
446(3)
A1-4 Phrasal verbs: a reference list
449(4)
APPENDIX 2 PREPOSITION COMBINATIONS
A2-1 Preposition combinations: introduction
453(10)
A2-2 Preposition combinations: a reference list
463
Index 1

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