Focus on Grammar Interactive 3, Online Version (Access Code Card)

Focus on Grammar Interactive 3, Online Version (Access Code Card)

by Marjorie Fuchs, Margaret Bonner, Ellen Shaw
     
 

> Improve Your English Grammar Anywhere, Anytime!

Clear, contextualized, and interactive, the five-level Focus on Grammar Interactive provides a communicative review of English grammar that covers all language skills through a comprehensive, motivating, and fun practice of grammar points and skills.

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Overview

> Improve Your English Grammar Anywhere, Anytime!

Clear, contextualized, and interactive, the five-level Focus on Grammar Interactive provides a communicative review of English grammar that covers all language skills through a comprehensive, motivating, and fun practice of grammar points and skills.

Focus on Grammar Interactive is now available online. Students can log in from home, from the lab, or from any location with Internet access. Teachers can manage their class, set assignments, and monitor students’ progress with the program’s easy-to-use management tools.

The Focus on Grammar Interactive online course mirrors the syllabus of the best-selling textbook series, Focus on Grammar, Third Edition.

Features

  • Access anywhere, anytime — Your students log on from any computer anytime, offering flexibility and convenience.
  • Easy to use — The navigation is simple and intuitive.
  • Ongoing student assessment allows teachers and students to monitor student progress.
  • Automated feedback guides students’ skill development.
  • Grammar Notes help learners understand cultural differences and learn a new language within a broader social context.
  • Abundant contextualized exercises–including grammar, reading, listening, dictation, and speaking activities–provide students with extensive and meaningful lab practice.
  • Target structures are presented in full reading and listening passages to help students discover the grammar.
  • Dictation exercises provide students with controlled listening and writing practice.
  • Speaking exercises give students the opportunity for further oral practice of the vocabulary, grammatical structures, and themes introduced in the unit.
  • Review quizzes and reports help students monitor their own progress and work.
  • Additional exercises for remedial practice are provided for each grammar point so that students can work on improving weaker areas.
  • A new From Grammar to Writing section provides students with additional writing practice based on unit topics through a series of controlled exercises leading to authentic pieces of writing that can be submitted for grading.
  • Engaging games provide fun opportunities to review key structures.
  • Additional support is provided by a wide range of easy-to-access resources, including grammar charts, grammar notes, glossaries, and appendices.

The new online version puts you in charge!

  • Study plans: Customize the course syllabus to meet your curriculum needs.
  • Progress reports: View detailed reports displaying “time on task” as well as practice, quiz, and test scores.
  • E-portfolios: Monitor and assess students’ progress on written assignments electronically.
System Requirements

For PC-Compatible Computers:
Operating System: Windows® 2000, XP, or Vista
Web Browser: Internet Explorer® 6.0 or higher OR Firefox® 2.0 or higher
Plug-ins: Adobe® Reader 7 or higher, Adobe® Flash Player 8 or higher, and Java™ 1.4.2 or higher

For Macintosh Computers:
Operating System: OS X 10.3.9 or higher
Web Browser: Safari® 2.0 or higher OR Firefox® 2.0 or higher
Plug-ins: Adobe® Reader 7 or higher, Adobe® Flash Player 8 or higher, and Java™ 1.4.2 or higher

For All Computers:
Hardware: Headphone or speakers, built-in or external; Microphone, built-in or external
Internet Connection: DSL, Cable/Broadband, T1, or other high-speed connection
Memory: 256 MB RAM or higher
Monitor Resolution: 1024 x 768 or higher

Note:If you are using Focus on Grammar Interactive in your school’s computer lab, the lab manager should ensure that all computers meet the System Requirements.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780138145774
Publisher:
Pearson Education ESL
Publication date:
04/16/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.40(d)

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Table of Contents

PART I: Present, Past and Future: Review and Expansion

UNIT 1 Present Progressive and Simple Present

UNIT 2 Imperative

UNIT 3 Simple Past

UNIT 4 Past Progressive and Simple Past

UNIT 5 Used to

UNIT 6 Future

UNIT 7 Future Time Clauses

UNIT 8 Wh- Questions: Subject and Object

FROM GRAMMAR TO WRITING

Combining Sentences with Time Words

GRAMMAR OUT OF THE BOX (GAME)

REVIEW TEST

PART II: Pronouns and Phrasal Verbs

UNIT 9 Reflexive and Reciprocal Pronouns

UNIT 10 Phrasal Verbs

FROM GRAMMAR TO WRITING

Using Pronouns for Coherence

GRAMMAR OUT OF THE BOX (GAME)

REVIEW TEST

PART III: Modals and Similar Expressions

UNIT 11 Ability: Can, Could, Be able to

UNIT 12 Permission: Can, Could, May, Do you mind if

UNIT 13 Requests: Can, Could, Will, Would, Would you mind

UNIT 14 Advice: Should, Ought to, Had better

UNIT 15 Suggestions: Let's, Could, Why don't, Why not, How about

FROM GRAMMAR TO WRITING

Using Appropriate Modals

GRAMMAR OUT OF THE BOX (GAME)

REVIEW TEST

PART IV: Present Perfect

UNIT 16 Present Perfect: Since and For

UNIT 17 Present Perfect: Already and Yet

UNIT 18 Present Perfect: Indefinite Past

UNIT 19 Present Perfect and Simple Past

UNIT 20 Present Perfect Progressive and Present Perfect

FROM GRAMMAR TO WRITING

Paragraph Unity

GRAMMAR OUT OF THE BOX (GAME)

REVIEW TEST

PART V: Nouns and Articles: Review and Expansion

UNIT 21 Nouns and Quantifiers

UNIT 22 Articles: Indefinite and Definite

FROM GRAMMAR TO WRITING

Developing a Paragraph with Examples

GRAMMAR OUT OF THE BOX (GAME)

REVIEW TEST

PART VI: Adjectives and Adverbs

UNIT 23 Adjectives and Adverbs

UNIT 24 Adjectives: Comparisons with As . . . as and Than

UNIT 25 Adjectives: Superlatives

UNIT 26 Adverbs: As . . . as, Comparatives, Superlatives

FROM GRAMMAR TO WRITING

Using Descriptive Adjectives

GRAMMAR OUT OF THE BOX (GAME)

REVIEW TEST

PART VII: Gerunds and Infinitives

UNIT 27 Gerunds: Subject and Object

UNIT 28 Gerunds after Prepositions

UNIT 29 Infinitives after Certain Verbs

UNIT 30 Infinitives of Purpose

UNIT 31 Infinitives with Too and Enough

UNIT 32 Gerunds and Infinitives

FROM GRAMMAR TO WRITING

Using Gerunds and Infinitives

GRAMMAR OUT OF THE BOX (GAME)

REVIEW TEST

PART VIII: More Modals and Similar Expressions

UNIT 33 Preferences: Prefer, Would prefer, Would rather

UNIT 34 Necessity: Have (got) to, Must, Don't Have to, Must not, Can't

UNIT 35 Expectations: Be supposed to

UNIT 36 Future Possibility: May, Might, Could

UNIT 37 Conclusions: Must, Have (got) to, May, Might, Could, Can't

FROM GRAMMAR TO WRITING:

Using Modals to Describe Future Plans

GRAMMAR OUT OF THE BOX (GAME)

REVIEW TEST

APPENDICES

  1. Irregular Verbs
  2. Non-action Verbs
  3. Verbs and Expressions Used Reflexively
  4. Transitive Separable Phrasal Verbs
  5. Intransitive Phrasal Verbs
  6. Irregular Plural Nouns
  7. Non-count Nouns
  8. Proper Nouns
  9. Adjectives That Form the Comparative and Superlative in Two Ways
  10. Irregular Comparisons of Adjectives, Adverbs, and Quantifiers
  11. Participial Adjectives
  12. Order of Adjective before a Noun
  13. Verbs Followed by the Gerund (Base Form of Verb + ing)
  14. Verbs Followed by the Infinitive (To + Base Form of Verb)
  15. Verbs Followed by the Gerund or the Infinitive
  16. Verbs Followed by Object + Infinitive
  17. Adjective + Preposition Combinations
  18. Verb + Preposition Combinations
  19. Modals and Their Functions
  20. Spelling Rules for the Simple Present: Third-Person Singular (he, she, it)
  21. Spelling Rules for Base Form of Verb + ing (Progressive and Gerund)
  22. Spelling Rules for Base Form of Verb + ed (Simple Past and Past Participle of Regular Verbs)
  23. Spelling Rules for the Comparative (-er) and Superlative (-est) of Adjectives
  24. Spelling Rules for Adverbs Ending in -ly
  25. Spelling Rules for Regular Plural Nouns
  26. Contractions with Verb Forms
  27. Capitalization and Punctuation Rules
  28. Pronunciation Table
  29. Pronunciation Rules for the Simple Present: Third-Person Singular (he, she, it)
  30. Pronunciation Rules for the Simple Past and Past Participle of Regular Verbs

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