The English Tenses Practical Grammar Guide


Author: Phil Williams

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780993180804


Page: 136

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A comprehensive guide to the grammatical forms, rules and usage patterns of all 12 aspects of the English language, The English Tenses: Practical Grammar Guide is ideal as either an accompaniment to core texts or as a full self-study guide. For English learners of an intermediate level and above, this book introduces the reader to flexible uses of the English tenses, with simple, easy-to-follow explanations and colourful examples. This guide explains the theory behind the grammar of the different aspects of English, as well as the many ways native English speakers adapt the rules. It covers simple, continuous, perfect and perfect continuous forms in the past, present and future, explaining their uses for showing time, emphasis and other purposes. Also covered are the specific applications of bare infinitives, participles and time clauses. Phil Williams, tutor and author of the website "English Lessons Brighton," takes the reader from the past, to present to future, in a friendly, readable style - carefully comparing the tenses along the way. The book offers valuable advice to guide students towards more natural, and fluent, use of advanced English language. It highlights confusing areas in grammar, and compares individual tenses directly, to show how the rules are applied and can sometimes change.

English Grammar Test & Tense Revision

A Practical Guide for Non Natives


Author: Jacqueline Melvin

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781535361163


Page: 70

View: 8757

This booklet has been recently added, as a bonus, to another book by the same author entitled "English Errors ... made in Italy." This book is designed to test your knowledge on the English tense system. There are nine tests each consisting of twenty questions with easily accessible answers. A complete grammar guide is included at the end of the test for easy reference. Suitable for ESL students of all levels of English.

Yufa! A Practical Guide to Mandarin Chinese Grammar


Author: Wen-Hua Teng

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 144414958X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 368

View: 2319

YUFA! A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO MANDARIN CHINESE GRAMMAR is a student-friendly pedagogical grammar aimed at beginner to advanced-level learners and ideal for use in the classroom and as an invaluable reference for self-study.

Essentials of English Grammar

A Practical Guide to the Mastery of English


Author: L. Sue Baugh

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780844258218

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 145

View: 7047

A concise guide to grammar, usage and style. Includes appendices on irregular verbs, verb-preposition combinations, commonly confused words, and misspelled words.

Practical English usage


Author: Michael Swan

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780194420983

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 658

View: 9404

A dictionary of problem points in the English language as encountered by learners and their teachers. Common problems are solved with practical, clear information in over 600 entries. It contains an extensive research with current users of the book, besides this, it has new features that make it easier for users to find their way around the book; all the most popular entries are retained, but almost all the entries have been modified to make them clearer and more effective in solving readers' problems; explanations and examples now based on current corpus research; new entries on 'Kinds of English', covering standard English and dialects, correctness, spoken and written English, formality, and variation and change.

The American Heritage Book of English Usage

A Practical and Authoritative Guide to Contemporary English


Author: Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780547563213

Category: Reference

Page: 304

View: 2457

For the first time, the editors of the acclaimed American Heritage(R) Dictionary have applied their efforts to word usage as its own subject. The result is this practical guide that includes chapters on grammar, style, diction, gender, social groups, pronunciation, word formation, science terms, and a subject and a word index.