Exploring Grammar in Context: Upper-intermediate and Advanced / Edition 1

Exploring Grammar in Context: Upper-intermediate and Advanced / Edition 1

by Ronald Carter, Rebecca Hughes, Michael McCarthy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521568447

ISBN-13: 9780521568449

Pub. Date: 09/28/2000

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Corpus-based reference/practice grammar emphasising speech and grammar choices in context. Exploring Grammar in Context draws on real spoken and written English from the most up-to-date research in the Cambridge International Corpus. Clearly structured units focus on main grammar areas with key points summarised in 'Observations' and 'Summary' panels. It also offers…  See more details below

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Corpus-based reference/practice grammar emphasising speech and grammar choices in context. Exploring Grammar in Context draws on real spoken and written English from the most up-to-date research in the Cambridge International Corpus. Clearly structured units focus on main grammar areas with key points summarised in 'Observations' and 'Summary' panels. It also offers practical support and useful reference material. Key Features: • Real spoken and written English examples of grammar as it is used today. • A wide range of exercises enable students to check their understanding and progress. • The answer key offers detailed explanations, a glossary of grammar terms and supporting grammar reference notes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521568449
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

1; Present perfect; 2; Past perfect; 3; Present continuous; 4; Will or be going to?; 5; Be+to and other tenses with future reference;
6. Can and could; 7; Will and would; 8; May, might and must; 9; Shall and should; 10; Other modal forms; 11; If constructions; 12;Wh-constructions; 13; It, this, that; 14; Passives and pseudo-passives; 15; Position of adverbs; 16; Articles:the; 17; Articles 2: a/the/no article; 18; Complex noun phrases; 19; Prepositions. 20; Direct and indirect speech; 21; Tails (post-posed elements of clauses); 22; Heads (pre-posed elements of clauses); 23;Ellipsis at the beginning of clauses; 24; Ellipsis later in the clause; 25; Discourse markers; Glossary; Reference notes; Key

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