ISBN-10:
0132942275
ISBN-13:
9780132942270
Pub. Date:
02/24/2014
Publisher:
Pearson Education ESL
Basic English Grammar Workbook / Edition 4

Basic English Grammar Workbook / Edition 4

by Betty S. Azar, Stacy A. Hagen

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ISBN-13: 9780132942270
Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
Publication date: 02/24/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 74,402
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.20(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Fourth Edition

NOTE: The titles listed below, for example, Singular pronouns + be , refer to section names, not practice titles. In general, one section has multiple exercises.

The chart numbers refer to the grammar explanations in the Basic English Grammar Student Book.

Chapter 1 USING BE

Singular pronouns + be (Chart 1-1)

Plural pronouns + be (Chart 1-2)

Singular nouns: a / an (Chart 1-3)

Plural nouns + be (Chart 1-4)

Contractions with be (Chart 1-5)

Negative with be (Chart 1-6)

Be + adjective (Chart 1-7)

Be + a place (Chart 1-8)

Summary: Basic sentence patterns with be (Chart 1-9)

Chapter 2 USING BE AND HAVE

Yes/no questions with be (Chart 2-1)

Short answers to yes/no questions (Chart 2-2)

Questions with be : using where (Chart 2-3)

Have and has (Chart 2-4)

Possessive adjectives: my, your, her, his, our, their (Chart 2-5)

This or that (Chart 2-6)

These or those (Chart 2-7)

Questions with what/who + be (Chart 2-8)

Review

Chapter 3 USING THE SIMPLE PRESENT

Form of the simple present tense (Chart 3-1)

Frequency adverbs (Chart 3-2)

Position of frequency adverbs (Chart 3-3)

Final s/—es (Chart 3-4)

Spelling of verbs ending in —y (Chart 3-5)

Irregular singular verbs: has, does, goes (Chart 3-6)

Want to, need to, like to (Chart 3-7)

Simple present tense: negative (Chart 3-8)

Yes/no questions (Chart 3-9)

Questions with where and what (Chart 3-10)

Questions with when and what time (Chart 3-11)

Review

Chapter 4 USING THE PRESENT PROGRESSIVE

Be + -ing : the present progressive (Chart 4-1)

Spelling of -ing (Chart 4-2)

Present progressive: negatives (Chart 4-3)

Present progressive: questions (Chart 4-4)

Simple present vs. the present progressive (Chart 4-5)

Non-action verbs not used in the present progressive (Chart 4-6)

See, look at, watch, hear, and listen to (Chart 4-7)

Think about and think that (Chart 4-8)

Review

Chapter 5 TALKING ABOUT THE PRESENT

Using it to talk about time and dates (Chart 5-1)

Prepositions of time (Chart 5-2)

Talking about the weather (Chart 5-3)

There + be (Chart 5-4)

There + be : yes/no questions (Chart 5-5)

There + be : questions with how many (Chart 5-6)

Prepositions of place (Chart 5-7)

More prepositions of place: a list (Chart 5-8)

Would like (Chart 5-9)

Would like vs. like (Chart 5-10)

Review

Chapter 6 NOUNS AND PRONOUNS

Identifying nouns: subjects, and objects (Chart 6-1)

Nouns as objects of prepositions (Chart 6-2)

Adjectives with nouns (Chart 6-3)

Subject and object pronouns (Chart 6-4)

Singular and plural nouns (Chart 6-5)

Irregular singular and plural nouns (Chart 6-6)

Possessive pronouns and adjectives (Chart 6-7)

Possessive nouns (Chart 6-8)

Whose and who’s (Chart 6-9)

Regular and irregular possessive nouns (Chart 6-10)

Review

Chapter 7 COUNT AND NONCOUNT NOUNS

Nouns: singular/plural; count/noncount (Chart 7-1)

A vs. an (Chart 7-2)

A/an vs. some (Chart 7-3)

Units of measure with noncount nouns (Chart 7-4)

Many, much, a few, a little (Chart 7-5)

The : first mention vs. second mention (Chart 7-6)

Using Ø (no article) to make generalizations (Chart 7-7)

Some and any (Chart 7-8)

Review

Chapter 8 EXPRESSING PAST TIME, PART 1

Be : past forms (Chart 8-1)

Simple past tense of be : negative (Chart 8-2)

Past of be : questions (Chart 8-3)

Simple past tense: —ed (Chart 8-4)

Spelling Rules: —ed verbs

Yesterday, last, and ago (Chart 8-5)

Irregular verbs: Group 1 (Chart 8-6)

Simple past tense: negative (Chart 8-7)

Simple past tense: yes/no questions (Chart 8-8)

Irregular verbs: Group 2 (Chart 8-9)

Irregular verbs: Group 3 (Chart 8-10)

Irregular verbs: Group 4 (Chart 8-11)

Review

Chapter 9 EXPRESSING PAST TIME, PART 2

Simple past tense: where, why, when, and what time (Chart 9-1)

Questions with what (Chart 9-2)

Questions with who (Chart 9-3)

Irregular verbs: Group 5 (Chart 9-4)

Irregular verbs: Group 6 (Chart 9-5)

Irregular verbs: Group 7 (Chart 9-6)

Before and after in time clauses (Chart 9-7)

When in questions and time clauses (Chart 9-8)

Past and present progressive forms (Chart 9-9)

While with past progressive (Chart 9-10)

Simple past tense vs. past progressive: when / while (Chart 9-11)

Review

Chapter 10 EXPRESSING FUTURE TIME, PART 1

Be going to (Chart 10-1)

Using present progressive for future time (Chart 10-2)

Yesterday, last, tomorrow, next, in, ago (Chart 10-3)

A couple of or a few with ago (past) and in (future) (Chart 10-4)

Today, tonight, and this + morning, afternoon, evening, week, month, year (Chart 10-5)

Will (Chart 10-6)

Questions with will (Chart 10-7)

Verb review: present, past, and future (Chart 10-8)

Verb review: forms of be (Chart 10-9)

Review (Charts 10-8 and 10-9)

Chapter 11 EXPRESSING FUTURE TIME, PART 2

May, might, or will (Chart 11-1)

Maybe vs. may be (Chart 11-2)

Future time clauses with before, after, and when (Chart 11-3)

Clauses with if (Chart 11-4)

Habitual present (Chart 11-5)

What + do (Chart 11-6)

Review

Chapter 12 MODALS, PART 1: EXPRESSING ABILITY

Can / can’t (Chart 12-1)

Can : questions (Chart 12-3)

Know how to (Chart 12-4)

Could : past of can (Chart 12-5)

Be able to (Chart 12-6)

Very or too (Chart 12-7)

Review

Chapter 13 MODALS, PART 2: ADVICE, NECESSITY, REQUESTS, SUGGESTIONS

Should (Chart 13-1)

Forms of have to (Chart 13-2)

Must, must not, and should (Chart 13-3)

Polite questions: May I, Could I, and Can I (Chart 13-4)

Polite questions: Could you and Would you (Chart 13-5)

Imperative sentences (Chart 13-6)

Modal auxiliaries (Chart 13-7)

Modal review (Chart 13-8)

Using Let’s (Chart 13-9)

Review

Chapter 14 NOUNS AND MODIFIERS

Nouns and adjectives (Chart 14-1)

Word order of adjectives (Chart 14-2)

Linking verbs + adjectives (Chart 14-3)

Adverbs (Chart 14-4)

All of, most of, some of, almost all of (Chart 14-5)

Subject-verb agreement with expression of quantity (Chart 14-6)

Subject-verb agreement with every and all (Chart 14-7)

Indefinite pronouns: something, someone, somebody, anything, anyone, anybody (Chart 14-8)

Chapter 15 MAKING COMPARISONS

Comparatives: -er and more (Chart 15-1)

Superlatives: -est and most (Chart 15-2)

One of + superlative + plural noun (Chart 15-3)

Comparisons with adverbs (Chart 15-4)

The same ( as ) , similar ( to ) , and different ( from ) (Chart 15-5)

Like and alike (Chart 15-6)

Using but (Chart 15-7)

Verbs after but (Chart 15-8)

Review

Appendix 1 Irregular Verbs

Appendix 2 English Handwriting

Appendix 3 Numbers

Appendix 4 Days/Months/Seasons

Appendix 5 Two-Syllable Verbs: Spelling of -ed and —ing

Index

Answer Key

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