Practice Makes Perfect Advanced English Grammar for ESL Learners [NOOK Book]

Overview

Get control over those difficult areas of English grammar

Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced English Grammar for ESL Learners is focused on those grammar topics that might pose special problems for you, especially if English is not your first language. Because it targets advanced topics, you will quickly zero in on what holds you back from fluency. And like with all of the ...

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Practice Makes Perfect Advanced English Grammar for ESL Learners

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Overview

Get control over those difficult areas of English grammar

Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced English Grammar for ESL Learners is focused on those grammar topics that might pose special problems for you, especially if English is not your first language. Because it targets advanced topics, you will quickly zero in on what holds you back from fluency. And like with all of the bestselling Practice Makes Perfect books, you can practice through exercises and reinforce your knowledge.

The book includes:

  • 775 exercises
  • Expertise from Mark Lester, an ESL expert in grammar who founded the highly respected ESL department at the University of Hawaii. He authored the most popular college classroom grammar in the country

Topics include: Noun plurals, Possessive nouns and personal pronouns, Articles and quantifiers, Adjectives, Verb forms and tenses, Talking about present time, Talking about past time, Talking about future time, Causative verbs, The passive, The structure of adjective clauses, Restrictive and nonrestrictive adjective clauses, Gerunds, Infinitives, Noun clauses

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071743334
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 9/8/2010
  • Series: McGraw-Hill Practice Makes Perfect Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 670,531
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

Mark Lester is an experienced grammarian, ESL expert, and professor emeritus of Eastern Washington University. He was the founding chairperson of the ESL department at the University of Hawaii, considered one of the best ESL programs in the US. 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 country. Dr. Lester obtained his BA in Philosophy and English Literature at Pomona College and his PhD in Linguistics from University of California-Berkeley. He also holds an MBA from the University of Hawaii.
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Table of Contents

Introduction1.noun plurals2.Possessive nouns and personal pronouns3.Articles and quantifiers4.Adjectives5.Verb forms and tenses6.Talking about present time7.Talking about past time8.Talking about future time9.Causative verbs10.The passive11.The structure of adjective clauses12.Restrictive and nonrestrictive adjective clauses13.Gerunds14.Infinitives15.Noun clausesAnswer Key

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