McGraw-Hill's Essential ESL Grammar: A Hnadbook for Intermediate and Advanced ESL Students

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Master American English and communicate with confidence

As an experienced student of English, you know the language can be a tricky one to learn with its complex grammar and its many "exceptions to the rule" rules.

Written by ESL guru Mark Lester—author of Grammar and Usage in the Classroom—this authoritative reference unravels these mysteries so you can take your English-language skills to the next level. ...

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McGraw-Hill's Essential ESL Grammar: A Hnadbook for Intermediate and Advanced ESL Students

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Overview

Master American English and communicate with confidence

As an experienced student of English, you know the language can be a tricky one to learn with its complex grammar and its many "exceptions to the rule" rules.

Written by ESL guru Mark Lester—author of Grammar and Usage in the Classroom—this authoritative reference unravels these mysteries so you can take your English-language skills to the next level. You'll gain the confidence to speak English in any setting: in the workplace, at school, in social situations, and at home.

Master those troublesome subjects that baffle even native speakers of English:

articles
• determiners
• predicate adjective complements
• post-noun modifiers
• conjunctions
• word order
• verb tenses
• modals
• noun clauses

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071496421
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/21/2008
  • Series: McGraw-Hill ESL References Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 763,143
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Mark Lester is an experienced grammarian, ESL expert, and professor emeritus of Eastern Washington University. He was the founding chair of the ESL department at the University of Hawaii, which is now considered one of the best ESL programs in the United States. He is the author of more than a dozen books, including Grammar and Usage in the Classroom, one of the most widely used college grammar textbooks in the United States.

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Definition of Terms
Part I Choosing the Right Article
4 ChaptersPartII Choosing the Right Tense
4 Chapters
Part III Choosing the Right Verb Complement
3 Chapters
Part IV Choosing the Right Word Order
2 Chapters

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