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Overview

New Edition features an improved organization, expanded clarification of grammar points, new and more exercises.

This book begins with chapter twelve.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132333313
  • Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
  • Publication date: 2/27/2009
  • Edition description: with CD and Answer Key
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 530
  • Sales rank: 86,380
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 OVERVIEW OF VERB TENSES

1-1 The Simple Tenses

1-2 The Progressive Tenses

1-3 The Perfect Tenses

1-4 The Perfect Progressive Tenses

1-5 Summary Chart of Verb Tenses

1-6 Spelling of -ing and -ed Forms

CHAPTER 2 PRESENT AND PAST; SIMPLE AND PROGRESSIVE

2-1 Simple Present

2-2 Present Progressive

2-3 Non-Progressive Verbs

2-4 Regular and Irregular Verbs

2-5 Irregular Verb List

2-6 Regular Verbs: Pronunciation of -ed Endings

2-7 Simple Past

2-8 Past Progressive

2-9 Using Progressive Verbs with always

2-10 Using Expressions of Place with Progressive Verbs

CHAPTER 3 PERFECT AND PERFECT PROGRESSIVE TENSES

3-1 Present Perfect

3-2 Have and has in Spoken English

3-3 Present Perfect vs. Simple Past

3-4 Present Perfect Progressive

3-5 Past Perfect

3-6 Had in Spoken English

3-7 Pest Perfect Progressive

CHAPTER 4 FUTURE TIME

4-1 Simple Future: will and be going to

4-2 Will vs. be going to

4-3 Expressing the Future in Time Clauses

4-4 Using the Present Progressive and the Simple Present to Express Future Time

4-5 Future Progressive

4-6 Future Perfect and Future Perfect Progressive

CHAPTER 5 REVIEW OF VERB TENSES

CHAPTER 6 SUBJECT-VERB AGREEMENT

6-1 Final -s/-es Use, Pronunciation, and Spelling

6-2 Basic Subject-Verb Agreement

6-3 Subject-Verb Agreement: Using Expressions of Quantity

6-4 Subject-Verb Agreement: Using there + be

6-5 Subject-Verb Agreement: Some Irregularities

CHAPTER 7 NOUNS

7-1 Regular and Irregular Plural Nouns

7-2 Possessive Nouns

7-3 Nouns as Adjectives

7-4 Count and Noncount Nouns

7-5 Noncount Nouns

7-6 Some Common Noncount Nouns

7-7 Basic Article Usage

7-8 General Guidelines For Article Usage

7-9 Expressions of Quantity Used with Count and Noncount Nouns

7-10 Using a few and few; a little and little

7-11 Singular Expressions of Quantity: one, each, every

7-12 Using of in Expressions of Quantity

CHAPTER 8 PRONOUNS

8-1 Personal Pronouns

8-2 Personal Pronouns: Agreement with Generic Nouns and Indefinite Pronouns

8-3 Personal Pronouns:
Agreement With Collective Nouns

8-4 Reflexive Pronouns

8-5 Using you, one, and they as Impersonal Pronouns

8-6 Forms of other

8-7 Common Expressions with other

CHAPTER 9 MODALS, PART 1

9-1 Basic Modal Introduction

9-2 Polite Questions with I as the Subject

9-3 Polite Questions with you as the Subject

9-4 Polite Requests with would you mind

9-5 Expressing Necessity: must, have to, have got to

9-6 Lack of Necessity and Prohibition: have to and must in the Negative

9-7 Advisability: should, ought to, had better

9-8 The Past Form of should

9-9 Obligation: be supposed to

9-10 Unfulfilled Intentions: was/were going to

9-11 Making Suggestions: let’s, why don’t, shall I/we

9-12 Making Suggestions: could vs. should

CHAPTER 10 MODALS, PART 2

10-1 Degrees of Certainty: Present Time

10-2 Degrees of Certainty: Present Time Negative

10-3 Degrees of Certainty: Past Time

10-4 Degrees of Certainty: Future Time

10-5 Progressive Forms of Modals

10-6 Ability: can and could

10-7 Using would to Express a Repeated Action in the Past

10-8 Expressing Preference: would rather

10-9 Combining Modals with Phrasal Modals

10-10 Summary Chart of Modals and Similar Expressions

CHAPTER 11 THE PASSIVE

11-1 Active vs. Passive

11-2 Tense Forms of the Passive

11-3 Using the Passive

11-4 The Passive Form of Modals and Phrasal Modals

11-5 Non-progressive Passive

11-6 Common Non-progressive Verbs + Prepositions

11-7 The Passive with get

11-8 Participial Adjectives

CHAPTER 12 NOUN CLAUSES

12-1 Introduction

12-2 Noun Clauses Beginning with a Question Word

12-3 Noun Clauses Beginning with whether or if

12-4 Question Words Followed by Infinitives

12-5 Noun Clauses Beginning with that

12-6 Quoted Speech

12-7 Reported Speech: Verb Forms in Noun Clauses

12-8 Using The Subjunctive in Noun Clauses

12-9 Using -ever Words

CHAPTER 13 ADJECTIVE CLAUSES

13-1 Adjective Clause Pronouns Used as the Subject

13-2 Adjective Clause Pronouns Used as the Object of a Verb

13-3 Adjective Clause Pronouns Used as the Object of a Preposition

13-4 Using whose

13-5 Using where in Adjective Clauses

13-6 Using when in Adjective Clauses

13-7 Using Adjective Clauses to Modify Pronouns

13-8 Punctuating Adjective Clauses

13-9 Using Expressions of Quantity in Adjective Clauses

13-10 Using which to Modify a Whole Sentence

13-11 Reducing Adjective Clauses to Adjective Phrases

CHAPTER 14 GERUNDS AND INFINITIVES, PART 1

14-1 Gerunds: Introduction

14-2 Using Gerunds as the Objects of Prepositions

14-3 Common Verbs Followed by Gerunds

14-4 go + Gerund

14-5 Special Expressions Followed by -ing

14-6 Common Verbs Followed by Infinitives

14-7 Common Verbs Followed by Either Infinitives or Gerunds

14-8 It + Infinitives; Gerunds and Infinitives as Subjects

14-9 Reference List of Verbs Followed by Gerunds

14-10 Reference List of Verbs Followed by Infinitives

CHAPTER 15 GERUNDS AND INFINITIVES, PART 2

15-1 Infinitive of Purpose: in order to

15-2 Adjectives Followed by Infinitives

15-3 Using Infinitives With too and enough

15-4 Passive Infinitives and Gerunds

15-5 Using Gerunds or Passive Infinitives Following need

15-6 Using Verbs of Perception

15-7 Using the Simple Form after let and help

15-8 Using Causative Verbs: make, have, get

CHAPTER 16 COORDINATING CONJUNCTIONS

16-1 Parallel Structure

16-1 Parallel Structure: Using Commas

16-3 Using Paired Conjunctions: both . . . and; not only . . . but also; either . . . or; neither . . . nor

16-4 Separating Independent Clauses with Periods; Connecting with and and but

CHAPTER 17 ADVERB CLAUSES

17-1 Introduction

17-2 Using Adverb Clauses to Show Time Relationships

17-3 Using Adverb Clauses to Show Cause and Effect

17-4 Expressing Contrast (Unexpected Result): Using even though

17-5 Showing Direct Contrast: while

17-6 Expressing Conditions in Adverb Clauses: if -Clauses

17-7 Shortened if -Clauses

17-8 Adverb Clauses of Condition: Using whether or not and even if

17-9 Adverb Clauses of Condition: Using in case

17-10 Adverb Clauses of Condition: Using unless

17-11 Adverb Clauses of Condition: Using only if

CHAPTER 18 REDUCTION OF ADVERB CLAUSES TO MODIFYING ADVERBIAL PHRASES

18-1 Introduction

18-2 Changing Time Clauses to Modifying Adverbial Phrases

18-3 Expressing The Idea of "During The Same Time" in Modifying Adverbial Phrases

18-4 Expressing Cause and Effect in Modifying Adverbial Phrases

18-5 Using upon + -ing in Modifying Adverbial Phrases

CHAPTER 19 CONNECTIVES THAT EXPRESS CAUSE AND EFFECT, CONTRAST. AND CONDITION

19-1 Using because of and due to

19-2 Cause and Effect: Using therefore and consequently

19-3 Summary of Patterns and Punctuation

19-4 Other Ways of Expressing Cause and Effect: such . . . that and so . . . that

19-5 Expressing Purpose: Using so that

19-6 Showing Contrast (Unexpected Result)

19-7 Showing Direct Contrast

19-8 Expressing Conditions: Using otherwise and or (else)

19-9 Summary of Connectives: Cause and Effect, Contrast, Condition

Chapter 20 CONDITIONAL SENTENCES AND WISHES

20-1 Overview of Basic Verb Forms Used in Conditional Sentences

20-2 True in the Present or Future

20-3 Untrue (Contrary to Fact) in the Present or Future

20-4 Untrue (Contrary to Fact) in the Past

20-5 Using Progressive Verb Forms in Conditional Sentences

20-6 Using "Mixed Time" in Conditional Sentences

20-7 Omitting if

20-8 Implied Conditions

20-9 Verb Forms Following wish

20-10 Using would to Make Wishes about the Future

APPENDIX: SUPPLEMENTARY GRAMMAR CHARTS

Unit A: Basic Grammar Terminology

A-1 Subjects, Verbs, and Objects

A-2 Adjectives

A-3 Adverbs

A-4 Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases

A-5 The Verb be

A-6 Linking Verbs

Unit B: Questions

B-1 Forms of Yes/No and Information Questions

B-2 Question Words

B-3 Shortened Yes/No Questions

B-4 Negative Questions

B-5 Tag Questions

Unit C: Contractions

Unit D: Negatives

D-1 Using not and Other Negative Words

D-2 Avoiding Double Negatives

D-3 Beginning a Sentence with a Negative Word

Unit E: Preposition Combinations

E Preposition Combinations with Adjectives and Verbs

Unit F: The Subjunctive

F The Subjunctive in Noun Clauses

Unit G: Troublesome Verbs

G Troublesome Verbs: raise/rise, set/sit, lay/lie

Listening Scripts

Index

Audio CD Tracking List

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