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Understanding and Using English Grammar (Blue) (Without Answer Key),  High-Intermediate-Advanced,9780139586613

Understanding and Using English Grammar (Blue) (Without Answer Key), High-Intermediate-Advanced

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3rd
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9780139586613

ISBN10:
013958661X
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Pub. Date:
1/1/1999
Publisher(s):
Pearson ESL
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Summary

A classic developmental skills text for intermediate to advanced students of English, Understanding and Using English Grammar is a comprehensive reference grammar as well as a stimulating and teachable classroom text. While keeping the same basic approach and material as in earlier editions, the Third Edition more fully develops communicative and interactive language-learning activities. Some of the new features are: Numerous "real communication" opportunities More options for interactive work in pairs and groups Additional open-ended communicative tasks for both speaking and writing Expanded error analysis exercises Interesting and lively new exercise material Shorter units for easy class use The program components include the Student Book, Workbook, Chartbook, Teacher's Guide, and Companion Website. Also available: Understanding and Using English Grammar Interactive (a multimedia CD-ROM).

Table of Contents

Preface to the third Edition xi
Acknowledgments xiii
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 and Verbs: Pronunciation of -ED Endings
20(2)
Irregular Verbs: An Alphabetical List
22(4)
Troublesome Verbs: RAISE/RISE, SET/SIT, LAY/LIE
26(2)
Simple Past
28(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 THREE + 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(4)
Personal Pronouns: Agreement with Collective Nouns
138(2)
Reflexive Pronouns
140(2)
Using YOU, ONE, and THEY as Impersonal Pronouns
142(1)
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
Degress of Certainty: Present time
176(2)
Degress of Certainty: Present time Negative
178(3)
Degress of Certainty: Past Time
181(3)
Degress 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)
Stativew Passive
225(3)
Common Stative Passive Verbs + Prepositions
228(4)
The Passive with GET
232(3)
Participial Adjectives
235
Appendix SUPPLEMENTARY GRAMMAR UNITS
Unit A: Basic Grammar Terminology
A-1 Subjects, Verbs, and Objects
A1
A-2 Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases
A3
A-3 Adjectives
A4
A-4 Adverbs
A4
A-5 The Verb BE
A6
A-6 Linking Verbs
A6
Unit B: Questions
B-1 Forms of Yes/No and Information Questions
A8
B-2 Question Words
A9
B-3 Shortened Yes/No Questions
A12
B-4 Negative Questions
A13
B-5 Tag Questions
A15
Unit C: Contractions
A17
Unit D: Negatives
D-1 Using NOT and other Negative Words
A18
D-2 Avoiding Double Negatives
A20
D-3 Beginning a Sentence with a Negative Word
A20
Unit E: Preposition Combinations
E Preposition Combinations with Adjectives and Verb
A21
Unit F: Connectives to give Examples and to Continue and Idea
F-1 Connectives to Give Examples
A24
F-2 Connectives to Continue the Same Idea
A26
Unit G: Verb form Review Exercises
A26
Index Index 1


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