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Practice Makes Perfect Advanced English Grammar for ESL Learners
     

Practice Makes Perfect Advanced English Grammar for ESL Learners

by Mark Lester
 

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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

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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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071743334
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date:
08/12/2010
Series:
McGraw-Hill Practice Makes Perfect Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
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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