Essential Grammar in Use with Answers: A Self-Study Reference and Practice Book for Elementary Students of English / Edition 3by Raymond Murphy
Pub. Date: 01/28/2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Essential Grammar in Use Third edition is a fully updated version of this best-selling grammar title. Now in full colour, with new content and even more exercises, this updated edition retains all the key features of clarity and ease-of-use that have made the book so popular with learners and teachers alike. Designed to be flexible, the Third edition is available… See more details below
Essential Grammar in Use Third edition is a fully updated version of this best-selling grammar title. Now in full colour, with new content and even more exercises, this updated edition retains all the key features of clarity and ease-of-use that have made the book so popular with learners and teachers alike. Designed to be flexible, the Third edition is available both with and without answers, making it ideal for self-study, but also suitable for reinforcement work in the classroom. The 'with answers' version of the book comes with a handy pull-out reference panel which allows learners to review key grammar points at a glance. It is also available with a CD-ROM, offering extra practice of all the grammar covered at this level.
Table of Contents
To the student viii
To the teacher x
I am doing (present continuous)
Are you doing? (present continuous questions)
I do/work/like etc. (present simple)
I don't...(present simple negative)
Do you...? (present simple questions)
I am doing (present continuous) and I do (present simple)
I have...and I've got...
Worked/got/went etc. (past simple)
I didn't...Did you...? (past simple negative and questions)
I was doing (past continuous)
I was doing (past continuous) and I did (past simple)
I have done (present perfect 1)
I've just...I've already...I haven't...yet (present perfect 2)
Have you ever...? (present perfect 3)
How long have you...? (present perfect 4)
For since ago
I have done (present perfect) and I did (past)
Is done was done (passive 1)
Is being done has been done (passive 2)
Be/have/do in present and past tenses
Regular and irregular verbs
What are you doing tomorrow?
I'm going to...
Modals, imperative etc.
Can and could
Must mustn't don't need to
I have to...
Would you like...? I'd like...
Do this! Don't do that! Let's do this!
I used to...
There and it
There is there are
There was/were there has/have been there will be
I am, I don't etc.
Have you? Are you? Don't you? etc.
Too/either so am I / neither do I etc.
Isn't, haven't, don't etc. (negatives)
Isit...? have you...? do they...? etc. (questions 1)
Who saw you? Who did you see? (questions 2)
Who is she talking to? What is it like? (questions 3)
What...? Which...? How...? (questions 4)
How long does it take...?
Do you know where...? I don't know what...etc.
She said that...He told me that...
-ing and to...
Work/working go/going do/doing
To...(I want to do) and -ing (I enjoy doing)
I want you to...I told you to...
I went to the shop to...
Go, get, do, make and have
Go to...go on...go for...go -ing
Do and make
Pronouns and possessives
I/me he/him they/them etc.
Whose is this? It's mine/yours/hers etc.
-'s (Kate's camera / my brother's car etc.)
A and the
Train(s) bus(es) (singular and plural)
A bottle / some water (countable/uncountable 1)
A cake / some cake / some cakes (countable/uncountable 2)
A/an and the
Go to work go home go to the cinema
I like music I hate exams
The...(names of places)
Determiners and pronouns
Some and any
Not + any no none
Not + anybody/anyone/anything nobody/no-one/nothing
Every and all
All most some any no/none
Both either neither
A lot much many
(a) little (a) few
Adjectives and adverbs
Old/nice/interesting etc. (adjectives)
Quickly/badly/suddenly etc. (adverbs)
Old/older expensive / more expensive
Older than...more expensive than...
The oldest the most expensive
He speaks English very well. (word order 1)
Always/usually/often etc. (word order 2)
Still yet already
Give me that book! Give it to me!
Conjunctions and clauses
And but or so because
If we go...If you see...etc.
If I had...If we went...etc.
A person who...a thing that/which...(relative clauses 1)
The people we met the hotel you stayed at (relative clauses 2)
At 8 o'clock on Monday in April
From...to until since for
Before after during while
In at on (places 1)
In at on (places 2)
To in at (places 3)
Under, behind, opposite etc.
Up, over, through etc.
On at by with about
Afraid of..., good at...etc. of/at/for etc. (prepositions) + -ing
Listen to..., look at...etc. (verb + preposition)
Go in, fall off, run away etc. (phrasal verbs 1)
Put on your shoes put your shoes on (phrasal verbs 2)
Active and passive 243
List of irregular verbs 244
Irregular verbs in groups 245
Short forms (he's / I'd / don't etc.) 246
Phrasal verbs (take off / give up etc.) 250
Phrasal verbs + object (put out a fire / give up your job etc.) 251
Additional exercises 252
Study guide 271
Key to Exercises 283
Key to Additional exercises 310
Key to Study guide 313
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