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Understanding and Using English Grammar: With Answer Key,9780130976055

Understanding and Using English Grammar: With Answer Key

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3rd
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9780130976055

ISBN10:
0130976059
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
9/1/2001
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
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Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Edition xiii
Acknowledgments xv
Overview of Verb Tenses
The Simple Tenses
2(1)
The Progressive Tenses
3(1)
The Perfect Tenses
4(1)
The Perfect Progressive Tenses
5(1)
Summary Chart of Verb Tenses
6(4)
Spelling of -Ing and -Ed Forms
10(3)
Present and Past, Simple and Progressive
Simple Present
13(1)
Present Progressive
13(2)
Stative Verbs
15(2)
Am/Is/Are Being + Adjective
17(2)
Regular and Irregular Verbs
19(1)
Regular Verbs: Pronunciation of -ED Endings
20(2)
Irregular Verbs: An Alphabetical List
22(4)
Troublesome Verbs: Raise/Rise, Set/Sit, Lay/Lie
26(1)
Simple Past
27(1)
Past Progressive
28(2)
Using Progressive Verbs with Always to Complain
30(1)
Using Expressions of Place with Progressive Verbs
31(5)
Perfect and Perfect Progressive Tenses
Present Perfect
36(6)
Present Perfect Progressive
42(3)
Past Perfect
45(2)
Past Perfect Progressive
47(4)
Future Time
Simple Future: Will and Be Going To
51(1)
Will vs. Be Going To
52(3)
Expressing the Future in Time Clauses
55(2)
Using the Present Progressive and the Simple Present to Express Future Time
57(3)
Future Progressive
60(2)
Future Perfect
62(1)
Future Perfect Progressive
62(8)
Adverb Clauses of Time and Review of Verb Tenses
Adverb Clauses of Time: Form
70(2)
Using Adverb Clauses to Show time Relationships
72(12)
Subject--Verb Agreement
Final -S/-Es: Use, Pronunciation, and Spelling
84(4)
Basic Subject-Verb Agreement
88(1)
Subject--Verb Agreement: Using Expressions of Quantity
89(1)
Subject--Verb Agreement: Using There + Be
90(2)
Subject--Verb Agreement: Some Irregularities
92(8)
Nouns
Regular and Irregular Plural Nouns
100(3)
Possessive Nouns
103(2)
Using Nouns as Modifiers
105(2)
Count and Noncount Nouns
107(1)
Noncount Nouns
108(1)
Some Common Noncount Nouns
108(4)
Basic Article Usage
112(3)
General Guidelines for Article Usage
115(4)
Expressions of Quantity
119(4)
Using A Few and Few; A Little and Little
123(2)
Using Of in Expressions of Quantity
125(1)
All (Of) and Both (Of)
126(2)
Singular Expressions of Quantity: One, Each, Every
128(4)
Pronouns
Personal Pronouns
132(2)
Personal Pronouns: Agreement with Generic Nouns and Indefinite Pronouns
134(2)
Personal Pronouns: Agreement with Collective Nouns
136(2)
Reflexive Pronouns
138(2)
Using You, One, and They as Impersonal Pronouns
140(2)
Forms of Other
142(3)
Common Expressions with Other
145(6)
Modals, Part 1
Introduction
151(1)
Polite Questions with I as the Subject
152(1)
Polite Questions with You as the Subject
152(1)
Polite Requests with Would You Mind
153(4)
Expressing Necessity: Must, Have to, Have Got To
157(1)
Lack of Necessity and Prohibition: Have To and Must in the Negative
158(2)
Advisability: Should, Ought To, Had Better
160(3)
The Past Form of Should
163(3)
Expectations: Be Supposed To
166(3)
Making Suggestions: Let's, Why Don't, Shall I/We
169(2)
Making Suggestions: Could vs. Should
171(5)
Modals, Part 2
Degrees of Certainty: Present Time
176(2)
Degrees of Certainty: Present Time Negative
178(3)
Degrees of Certainty: Past Time
181(3)
Degrees of Certainty: Future Time
184(4)
Progressive Forms of Modals
188(5)
Ability: Can and Could
193(2)
Using Would to Express a Repeated Action in the Past
195(2)
Expressing Preference: Would Rather
197(1)
Combining Modals with Phrasal Modals
198(1)
Summary Chart of Modals and Similar Expressions
199(9)
The Passive
Forming the Passive
208(3)
Using the Passive
211(2)
Indirect Objects Used as Passive Subjects
213(5)
The Passive Form of Modals and Phrasal Modals
218(7)
Stative Passive
225(3)
Common Stative Passive Verbs + Prepositions
228(4)
The Passive with Get
232(3)
Participial Adjectives
235(4)
Noun Clauses
Introduction
239(1)
Noun Clauses Beginning with a Question Word
240(5)
Noun Clauses Beginning with Whether or If
245(2)
Question Words Followed by Infinitives
247(1)
Noun Clauses Beginning with That
248(3)
Quoted Speech
251(3)
Reported Speech: Verb Forms in Noun Clauses
254(9)
Using the Subjunctive in Noun Clauses
263(2)
Using -Ever Words
265(2)
Adjective Clauses
Introduction
267(1)
Adjective Clause Pronouns Used as the Subject
268(1)
Adjective Clause Pronouns Used as the Object of a Verb
268(1)
Adjective Clause Pronouns Used as the Object of a Preposition
269(1)
Usual Patterns of Adjective Clauses
270(4)
Using Whose
274(3)
Using Where in Adjective Clauses
277(1)
Using When in Adjective Clauses
277(3)
Using Adjective Clauses to Modify Pronouns
280(1)
Punctuating Adjective Clauses
281(4)
Using Expressions of Quantity in Adjective Clauses
285(1)
Using Noun + Of Which
286(1)
Using Which to Modify a Whole Sentence
286(4)
Reducing Adjective Clauses to Adjective Phrases: Introduction
290(1)
Changing an Adjective Clause to an Adjective Phrase
290(7)
Gerunds and Infinitives, Part 1
Gerunds: Introduction
297(1)
Using Gerunds as the Objects of Prepositions
298(1)
Common Preposition Combinations Followed by Gerunds
299(3)
Common Verbs Followed by Gerunds
302(1)
Go + Gerund
303(1)
Special Expressions Followed by -Ing
304(3)
Common Verbs Followed by Infinitives
307(4)
Common Verbs Followed by Either Infinitives or Gerunds
311(7)
Reference List of Verbs Followed by Gerunds
318(1)
Reference List of Verbs Followed by Infinitives
319(4)
It + Infinitive; Gerunds and Infinitives as Subjects
323(3)
Gerunds and Infinitives, Part 2
Infinitive of Purpose: In Order To
326(2)
Adjectives Followed by Infinitives
328(2)
Using Infinitives with Too and Enough
330(1)
Passive and Past Forms of Infinitives and Gerunds
331(2)
Using Gerunds or Passive Infinitives Following Need
333(1)
Using a Possessive to Modify a Gerund
334(2)
Using Verbs of Perception
336(2)
Using the Simple Form After Let and Help
338(1)
Using Causative Verbs: Make, Have, Get
339(9)
Coordinating Conjunctions
Parallel Structure
348(5)
Using Paired Conjunctions: Both...And; Not Only...But Also; Either...Or; Neither...Nor
353(2)
Combining Independent Clauses with Coordinating Conjunctions
355(4)
Adverb Clauses
Introduction
359(3)
Using Adverb Clauses to Show Cause and Effect
362(1)
Expressing Contrast (Unexpected Result): Using Even Though
363(3)
Showing Direct Contrast: While and Whereas
366(1)
Expressing Conditions in Adverb Clauses: If-Clauses
367(1)
Adverb Clauses of Condition: Using Whether or Not and Even If
368(1)
Adverb Clauses of Condition: Using In Case and In The Event That
369(1)
Adverb Clauses of Condition: Using Unless
370(1)
Adverb Clauses of Condition: Using Only If
371(3)
Reduction of Adverb Clauses to Modifying Adverbial Phrases
Introduction
374(1)
Changing Time Clauses to Modifying Adverbial Phrases
375(1)
Expressing the Idea of ``During the Same Time'' in Modifying Adverbial Phrases
376(1)
Expressing Cause and Effect in Modifying Adverbial Phrases
376(4)
Using Upon + -Ing in Modifying Adverbial Phrases
380(5)
Connectives that Express Cause and Effect, Contrast, and Condition
Using Because Of and Due To
385(2)
Using Transitions to Show Cause and Effect: Therefore and Consequently
387(2)
Summary of Patterns and Punctuation
389(2)
Other Ways of Expressing Cause and Effect: Such...That and So...That
391(2)
Expressing Purpose: Using So That
393(2)
Showing Contrast (Unexpected Result)
395(3)
Showing Direct Contrast
398(3)
Expressing Conditions: Using Otherwise and Or (Else)
401(1)
Summary of Connectives: Cause and Effect, Contrast, Condition
402(11)
Conditional Sentences and Wishes
Overview of Basic Verb Forms Used in Conditional Sentences
413(1)
True in the Present or Future
414(1)
Untrue (Contrary to Fact) in the Present or Future
415(3)
Untrue (Contrary to Fact) in the Past
418(5)
Using Progressive Verb Forms in Conditional Sentences
423(1)
Using ``Mixed Time'' in Conditional Sentences
424(1)
Omitting If
424(1)
Implied Conditions
425(5)
Using As If/As Though
430(2)
Verb Forms Following Wish
432(2)
Using Would to Make Wishes About the Future
434
Appendix SUPPLEMENTARY GRAMMAR UNITS
Unit A: Basic Grammar Terminology
A-1 Subjects, Verbs, and Objects
1(2)
A-2 Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases
3(1)
A-3 Adjectives
4(1)
A-4 Adverbs
4(2)
A-5 The Verb Be
6(1)
A-6 Linking Verbs
6(2)
Unit B: Questions
B-1 Forms of Yes/No and Information Questions
8(1)
B-2 Question Words
9(3)
B-3 Shortened Yes/No Questions
12(1)
B-4 Negative Questions
13(2)
B-5 Tag Questions
15(2)
Unit C: Contractions
17(1)
Unit D: Negatives
D-1 Using Not and Other Negative Words
18(2)
D-2 Avoiding Double Negatives
20(1)
D-3 Beginning a Sentence with a Negative Word
20(1)
Unit E: Preposition Combinations
E-1 Preposition Combinations with Adjectives and Verbs
21(3)
Unit F: Connectives to Give Examples and To Continue an Idea
F-1 Connectives to Give Examples
24(2)
F-2 Connectives to Continue the Same Idea
26(1)
Unit G: Verb Form Review Exercises
26
Answer Key 1(1)
Index 1


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