Focus on Grammar 3 with Essential Online Resources

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2016-08-26
  • Publisher: Pearson Education ESL

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Building on the success of previous editions, Focus on Grammar , Fifth Edition continues to leverage its successful four-step approach that lets learners move from comprehension to communication within a clear and consistent structure. Centered on thematic instruction, Focus on Grammar combines comprehensive grammar coverage with abundant practice, critical thinking skills, and ongoing assessment, helping students communicate confidently, accurately, and fluently in everyday situations.

The Fifth Edition continues to incorporate the findings of corpus linguistics in grammar notes, charts, and practice activities, while never losing sight of what is pedagogically sound and useful.

New to This Edition

  • New and updated content showcases culturally relevant topics of interest to modern learners.
  • Updated grammar charts and redesigned grammar notes with clear, corpus-informed grammar explanations reflect real and natural language usage, allowing students to grasp the most important aspects of the grammar.
  • Expanded communicative activities encourage collaboration and application of target grammar in a variety of settings.
  • New unit-ending From Grammar to Writing section allows students to apply grammar in writing through structured tasks from pre-writing to editing.
  • New assessment tools, including course diagnostic tests, formative and summative assessments, and a flexible gradebook, are closely aligned with unit learning outcomes to inform instruction and measure progress.
  • FOG Go app for iPhone® and Android® lets students easily navigate Student Book audio clips on their phone or tablet.
  • Updated for the Fifth Edition, MyEnglishLab: Focus on Grammar offers students engaging practice and video grammar presentations anytime, anywhere with immediate feedback and remediation tasks to help promote accuracy.

Other Highlights

  • Scaffolded exercises help learners bridge the gap between identifying grammatical structures and using them with confidence and accuracy.
  • High-interest readings in multiple genres expose students to the form, meaning, and use of grammar in natural contexts.
  • Key vocabulary taught, practiced, and recycled throughout the unit ensures acquisition.
  • Listening tasks give students multiple opportunities to focus on spoken English and develop listening skills.
  • Mapped to the Global Scale of English.

Table of Contents

Welcome to Focus on Grammar v
The Focus on Grammar Unit viii
Scope and Sequence xiv
About the Authors xxvi
Acknowledgments xxvii
Reviewers xxviii
Credits xxix
PART 1 Present and Past 2
UNIT 1 Present Progressive and Simple Present 4
UNIT 2 Simple Past 18
UNIT 3 Past Progressive and Simple Past 33
UNIT 4 Used to and Would 47
UNIT 5 Wh- Questions 61
PART 2 The Future 72
UNIT 6 Future 74
UNIT 7 Future Time Clauses 91
PART 3 Present Perfect 102
UNIT 8 Present Perfect: Since and For 104
UNIT 9 Present Perfect: Already, Yet, and Still 118
UNIT 10 Present Perfect: Indefinite Past 129
UNIT 11 Present Perfect and Simple Past 144
UNIT 12 Present Perfect Progressive and Present Perfect 157
PART 4 Modals and Similar Expressions 172
UNIT 13 Ability: Can, Could, Be able to 174
UNIT 14 Permission: Can, Could, May, Do you mind if 189
UNIT 15 Requests: Can, Could, Will, Would, Would you mind 202
UNIT 16 Advice: Should, Ought to, Had better 214
PART 5 Nouns, Quantifiers, and Articles 228
UNIT 17 Nouns and Quantifiers 230
UNIT 18 Articles: Indefinite and Definite 243
PART 6 Adjectives and Adverbs 258
UNIT 19 Adjectives and Adverbs 260
UNIT 20 Adjectives: Comparisons with As . . . as and Than 276
UNIT 21 Adjectives: Superlatives 290
UNIT 22 Adverbs: As . . . as, Comparatives, Superlatives 302
PART 7 Gerunds and Infinitives 316
UNIT 23 Gerunds: Subject and Object 318
UNIT 24 Infinitives after Certain Verbs 330
UNIT 25 More Uses of Infinitives 342
UNIT 26 Gerunds and Infinitives 355
PART 8 Pronouns and Phrasal Verbs 368
UNIT 27 Reflexive and Reciprocal Pronouns 370
UNIT 28 Phrasal Verbs 384
PART 9 More Modals and Similar Expressions 396
UNIT 29 Necessity: Have (got) to, Must, Can’t 398
UNIT 30 Expectations: Be supposed to 414
UNIT 31 Future Possibility: May, Might, Could 427
UNIT 32 Present Conclusions: Must, Have (got) to, May, Might, Could, Can’t 438
Appendices 453
Glossary of Grammar Terms 469
Unit Review Answer Key 475
Information Gaps, Student B 485
Index 489

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