Fundamentals of English Grammar / Edition 3

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This second edition provides a well organized core of material around which instructors can build classroom activities and a course syllabus. Presents material that is interesting, adult, and realistic in terms of current usages and both needs in and outside the classroom. It also views vocabulary development as integral to the development of structure usage.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780130136527
  • Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
  • Publication date: 7/26/2002
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 411,471
  • Product dimensions: 7.98 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.37 (d)

Table of Contents


8-1 Connecting Ideas with and

8-2 Connecting Ideas with but and or

8-3 Connecting Ideas with so

8-4 Using Auxiliary Verbs after but and and

8-5 Using and + too, so, either, neither

8-6 Connecting Ideas with because

8-7 Connecting Ideas with even though / although


9-1 Making Comparison with asas

9-2 Comparative and Superlative

9-3 Comparative and Superlative Forms of Adjectives and Adverbs

9-4 Completing a Comparative

9-5 Modifying Comparatives

9-6 Comparison with lessthan and not asas

9-7 Unclear Comparison

9-8 Using more with Nouns

9-9 Repeating a Comparison

9-10 Using Double Comparatives

9-11 Using Superlatives

9-12 Using the same, similar, different, like, and alike


10-1 Active Sentences and Passive Sentences

10-2 Form of the Passive

10-3 transitive and Intransitive Verbs

10-4 Using the by -phrase

10-5 The Passive Forms of the Present and Past Progressive

10-6 The Passive Modal Auxiliaries

10-7 Using Past Participles as Adjectives (Stative Passive)

10-8 Participial Adjectives: - ed vs. - ing

10-9 Get + Adjective; get + Past Participle

10-10 Using be used / accustomed to and get used / get accustomed to

10-11 Used to vs. be used to

10-12 Using be supposed to


11-1 A vs. an

11-2 Count and Non-Count Nouns

11-3 Non-Count Nouns

11-4 More Non-Count Nouns

11-5 Using several, a lot of, many / much, and a few / a little

11-6 Nouns That Can Be Count or Non-Count

11-7 Using Units of Measure with Non-Count Nouns

11-8 Guidelines for Article Usage

11-9 Using the or ø with Names

11-10 Capitalization


12-1 Adjective Clauses: Introduction

12-2 Using who and whom in Adjective Clauses

12-3 Using who, who(m) , and that in Adjective Clauses

12-4 Using which and that in Adjective Clauses

12-5 Singular and Plural in Adjective Clauses

12-6 Using Prepositions in Adjective Clauses

12-7 Using whose in Adjective Clauses


13-1 Verb + Gerund

13-2 Go + - ing

13-3 Verb + Infinitive

13-4 Verb + Gerund or Infinitive

13-5 Preposition + Gerund

13-6 Using by and with to Express How Something Is Done

13-7 Using Gerunds as Subjects; Using it + Infinitive

13-8 It + Infinitive: Using for (Someone)

13-9 Expressing Purpose with in trder to and for

13-10 Using Infinitives with too and enough


14-1 Noun Clauses: Introduction

14-2 Noun Clauses that Begin with a Question Word

14-3 Noun Clauses with who , what , whose + be

14-4 Noun Clauses that Begin with if or whether

14-5 Noun Clauses that Begin with that

14-6 Other Uses of that -Clauses

14-7 Substituting so for a that -Clause in Conversational Responses

14-8 Quoted Speech

14-9 Quoted Speech vs. Reported Speech

14-10 Verb Forms in Reported Speech

14-11 Common Reporting Verbs: Tell, ask, answer / reply

Appendix 1 Phrasal Verbs

A1-1 Phrasal Verbs: Introduction

A1-2 Phrasal Verbs: Intransitive

A1-3 Three-Word Phrasal Verbs

A1-4 Phrasal Verbs: A Reference List

Appendix 2 Preposition Combinations

A2-1 Preposition Combinations: Introduction

A2-2 Preposition Combinations: A Reference List


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