Basic English Grammar Student Book with Answer Key / Edition 3

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Overview

Blending communicative and interactive approaches with tried-and-true grammar teaching, Basic English Grammar, Third Edition, by Betty Schrampfer Azar and Stacy A. Hagen, offers concise, accurate, level-appropriate grammar information with an abundance of exercises, contexts, and classroom activities.

New features of Basic English Grammar, Third Edition:

  • Increased speaking practice through interactive pair and group work.
  • New structure-focused listening exercises.
  • More activities that provide real communication opportunities.
  • Added illustrations to help students learn vocabulary, understand contexts, and engage in communicative language tasks.
  • New Workbook solely devoted to self-study exercises.
  • New Audio CDs and listening script in the back of the Student Book.
  • Student Book is available with or without Answer Key.
  • Student Book and Workbook are available in split versions.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131849372
  • Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
  • Publication date: 7/18/2005
  • Edition description: Student
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 536
  • Sales rank: 151,514
  • Product dimensions: 7.94 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.73 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 USING BE

1-1 NOUN + IS + NOUN: SINGULAR

1-2 NOUN + ARE + NOUN: PLURAL

1-3 PRONOUN + BE + NOUN

1-4 CONTRACTIONS WITH BE

1-5 NEGATIVE WITH BE

1-6 BE + ADJECTIVE

1-7 BE + A PLACE

1-8 SUMMARY: BASIC SENTENCE PATTERNS WITH BE

Chapter 2 USING BE AND HAVE

2-1 YES/NO QUESTIONS WITH BE

2-2 SHORT ANSWERS TO YES/NO QUESTIONS

2-3 QUESTIONS WITH BE: USING WHERE

2-4 USING HAVE AND HAS

2-5 USING MY, YOUR, HIS, HER, OUR, THEIR

2-6 USING THIS AND THAT

2-7 USING THESE AND THOSE

2-8 ASKING QUESTIONS WITH WHAT AND WHO BE

Chapter 3 USING THE SIMPLE PRESENT

3-1 FORM AND BASIC MEANING OF THE SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE

3-2 USING FREQUENCY ADVERBS: ALWAYS, USUALLY, OFTEN, SOMETIMES, SELDOM, RARELY, NEVER

3-3 OTHER FREQUENCY EXPRESSIONS

3-4 USING FREQUENCY ADVERBS WITH BE

3-5 SPELLING AND PRONUNCIATION OF FINAL -ES

3-6 ADDING FINAL -S/-ES TO WORDS THAT END IN -Y

3-7 IRREGULAR SINGULAR VERBS: HAS, DOES, GOES

3-8 SPELLING AND PRONUNCIATION OF FINAL -S / -ES

3-9 THE SIMPLE PRESENT: NEGATIVE

3-10 THE SIMPLE PRESENT: YES/NO QUESTIONS

3-11 THE SIMPLE PRESENT: ASKING INFORMATION QUESTIONS WITH WHERE

3-12 THE SIMPLE PRESENT: ASKING INFORMATION QUESTIONS WITH WHEN AND WHAT TIME

3-13 SUMMARY: INFORMATION QUESTIONS WITH BE AND DO

Chapter 4 USING THE PRESENT PROGRESSIVE

4-1 BE + -ING: THE PRESENT PROGRESSIVE TENSE

4-2 SPELLING OF -ING

4-3 THE PRESENT PROGRESSIVE: NEGATIVES

4-4 THE PRESENT PROGRESSIVE: QUESTIONS

4-5 THE SIMPLE PRESENT vs. THE PRESENT PROGRESSIVE

4-6 NONACTION VERBS NOT USED IN THE PRESENT PROGRESSIVE

4-7 SEE, LOOK AT, WATCH, HEAR, AND LISTEN TO

4-8 THINK ABOUT AND THINK THAT

Chapter 5 TALKING ABOUT THE PRESENT

5-1 USING IT TO TALK ABOUT TIME

5-2 PREPOSITIONS OF TIME

5-3 USING IT TO TALK ABOUT THE WEATHER

5-4 THERE + BE

5-5 THERE + BE: YES/NO QUESTIONS

5-6 THERE + BE: ASKING QUESTIONS WITH HOW MANY

5-7 PREPOSITIONS OF PLACE

5-8 SOME PREPOSITIONS OF PLACE: A LIST

5-9 NEED AND WANT + A NOUN OR AN INFINITIVE

5-10 WOULD LIKE

5-11 WOULD LIKE vs. LIKE

Chapter 6 NOUNS AND PRONOUNS

6-1 NOUNS: SUBJECTS AND OBJECTS

6-2 ADJECTIVE + NOUN

6-3 SUBJECT PRONOUNS AND OBJECT PRONOUNS

6-4 NOUNS: SINGULAR AND PLURAL

6-5 NOUNS: IRREGULAR PLURAL FORMS

Chapter 7 COUNT AND NONCOUNT NOUNS

7-1 NOUNS: COUNT AND NONCOUNT

7-2 USING AN vs. A

7-3 USING A/AN vs. SOME

7-4 MEASUREMENTS WITH NONCOUNT NOUNS

7-5 USING MANY, MUCH, A FEW, A LITTLE

7-6 USING THE

7-7 USING Ø (NO ARTICLE) TO MAKE GENERALIZATIONS

7-8 USING SOME AND ANY

Chapter 8 EXPRESSING PAST TIME, PART 1

8-1 USING BE: PAST TIME

8-2 PAST OF BE: NEGATIVE

8-3 PAST OF BE: QUESTIONS

8-4 THE SIMPLE PAST TENSE: USING -ED

8-5 PAST TIME WORDS: YESTERDAY, LAST, AND AGO

8-6 THE SIMPLE PAST: IRREGULAR VERBS (GROUP 1)

8-7 THE SIMPLE PAST: NEGATIVE

8-8 THE SIMPLE PAST: YES/NO QUESTIONS

8-9 IRREGULAR VERBS (GROUP 2)

8-10 IRREGULAR VERBS (GROUP 3)

8-11 IRREGULAR VERBS (GROUP 4)

Chapter 9 EXPRESSING PAST TIME, PART 2

9-1 THE SIMPLE PAST: USING WHERE, WHEN, WHAT TIME, AND WHY

9-2 QUESTIONS WITH WHAT

9-3 QUESTIONS WITH WHO

9-4 IRREGULAR VERBS (GROUP 5)

9-5 IRREGULAR VERBS (GROUP 6)

9-6 IRREGULAR VERBS (GROUP 7)

9-7 BEFORE AND AFTER IN TIME CLAUSES

9-8 WHEN IN TIME CLAUSES

9-9 THE PRESENT PROGRESSIVE AND THE PAST PROGRESSIVE

9-10 USING WHILE WITH THE PAST PROGRESSIVE

9-11 WHILE vs. WHEN IN PAST TIME CLAUSES

9-12 SIMPLE PAST vs. PAST PROGRESSIVE

Chapter 10 EXPRESSING FUTURE TIME, PART 1

10-1 FUTURE TIME: USING BE GOING TO

10-2 USING THE PRESENT PROGRESSIVE TO EXPRESS FUTURE TIME

10-3 WORDS USED FOR PAST TIME AND FUTURE TIME

10-4 USING A COUPLE OF OR A FEW WITH AGO (PAST) AND IN (FUTURE)

10-5 USING TODAY, TONIGHT, AND THIS + MORNING, AFTERNOON, EVENING, WEEK, MONTH, YEAR

10-6 FUTURE TIME: USING WILL

10-7 ASKING QUESTIONS WITH WILL

10-8 VERB SUMMARY: PRESENT, PAST, AND FUTURE

10-9 VERB SUMMARY: FORMS OF BE

Chapter 11 EXPRESSING FUTURE TIME, PART 2

11-1 MAY/MIGHT vs. WILL

11-2 MAYBE (ONE WORD) vs. MAY BE (TWO WORDS)

11-3 FUTURE TIME CLAUSES WITH BEFORE, AFTER, AND WHEN

11-4 CLAUSES WITH IF

11-5 EXPRESSING HABITUAL PRESENT WITH TIME CLAUSES AND IF -CLAUSES

11-6 USING WHAT + A FORM OF DO

Chapter 12 MODALS, PART 1: EXPRESSING ABILITY

12-1 USING CAN

12-2 PRONUNCIATION OF CAN AND CAN'T

12-3 USING CAN: QUESTIONS

12-4 USING KNOW HOW TO

12-5 USING COULD: PAST OF CAN

12-6 USING BE ABLE TO

12-7 USING VERY AND TOO + ADJECTIVE

12-8 USING TWO, TOO, AND TO

12-9 MORE ABOUT PREPOSITIONS: AT AND IN FOR LOCATIONS

Chapter 13 MODALS, PART 2: ADVICE, NECESSITY, REQUESTS, SUGGESTIONS

13-1 USING SHOULD

13-2 USING HAVE + INFINITIVE (HAVE TO/HAS TO)

13-3 USING MUST

13-4 POLITE QUESTIONS: MAY I, COULD I, AND CAN I

13-5 POLITE QUESTIONS: COULD YOU AND WOULD YOU

13-6 IMPERATIVE SENTENCES

13-7 MODAL AUXILIARIES

13-8 SUMMARY CHART: MODAL AUXILIARIES

13-9 USING LET'S

Chapter 14 NOUNS AND MODIFIERS

14-1 MODIFYING NOUNS WITH ADJECTIVES AND NOUNS

14-2 WORD ORDER OF ADJECTIVES

14-3 EXPRESSIONS OF QUANTITY: ALL OF, MOST OF, SOME OF, ALMOST ALL OF

14-4 EXPRESSIONS OF QUANTITY: SUBJECT-VERB AGREEMENT

14-5 EXPRESSIONS OF QUANTITY: ONE OF, NONE OF

14-6 INDEFINITE PRONOUNS: NOTHING AND NO ONE

14-7 INDEFINITE PRONOUNS: SOMETHING, SOMEONE, ANYTHING, ANYONE

14-8 USING EVERY

14-9 LINKING VERBS + ADJECTIVES

14-10 ADJECTIVES + ADVERBS

Chapter 15 POSSESSIVES

15-1 POSSESSIVE NOUNS

15-2 POSSESSIVE: IRREGULAR PLURAL NOUNS

15-3 POSSESSIVE PRONOUNS: MINE, YOURS, HIS, HERS, OURS, THEIRS

15-4 QUESTIONS WITH WHOSE

C hapter 16 MAKING COMPARISONS

16-1 COMPARISONS: USING THE SAME (AS), SIMILAR (TO), AND DIFFERENT FROM

16-2 COMPARISONS: USING LIKE AND ALIKE

16-3 THE COMPARATIVE: USING -ER AND MORE

16-4 THE SUPERLATIVE: USING -EST AND MOST

16-5 USING ONE OF + SUPERLATIVE + PLURAL NOUN

16-6 USING BUT

16-7 USING VERBS AFTER BUT

16-8 MAKING COMPARISONS WITH ADVERBS

APPENDIX IRREGULAR VERBS

LISTENING SCRIPT

CD TRACKING SCRIPT

ANSWER KEY

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