ESL Grammar: Intermediate & Advanced Premium Edition with e-Flashcards

ESL Grammar: Intermediate & Advanced Premium Edition with e-Flashcards

by Mary Ellen Munoz Page

Paperback(Fourth Edition, Revised)

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Overview

ESL Grammar Intermediate & Advanced with e-Flashcards Makes English Easy!

ESL Grammar: Intermediate & Advanced is perfect for intermediate and advanced high school and college-level non-native speakers of English who want to improve their grammar skills.

Written by an ESL expert specifically for ESL learners, this book is an ideal supplement to textbooks and language courses, and is perfect for anyone studying for an English Language test, such as the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). The book builds upon knowledge of English grammar as students "graduate" from the Intermediate section of the book to the Advanced section.

This student-friendly workbook covers must-know English grammar concepts and gives examples in simple, everyday language. ESL students learn at their own pace with fun and educational exercises.

After reviewing with the book, students can go online and test their skills with 250 e-flashcards. These flashcards help students pinpoint their strengths and weaknesses and identify areas in need of further study. Students can create their own flashcards and access them from any computer or smartphone.

Whether you're studying English in a class or on your own, this fun and friendly workbook will help you build your skills and communicate with precision - and success!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738611099
Publisher: Research & Education Association
Publication date: 01/20/2013
Series: English as a Second Language Series
Edition description: Fourth Edition, Revised
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 467,984
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 16 Years

About the Author

Mary Ellen Muñoz Page is a former Bilingual Training Specialist and Spanish professor at the University of Florida in Gainesville. She received a B.A. in Spanish and history and an M.A. in Spanish, both from Case Western Reserve University, in Cleveland, Ohio. As a professor, Ms. Muñoz Page received three “Voyages of Discovery” mini-grants to develop cultural modules on Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Spain. Ms. Muñoz Page is also the author of books for the TOEFL Test (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and the ESOL Examination (English for Speakers of Other Languages). She was selected for Who’s Who Among American Teachers in 1996 and 1998.

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Welcome to REA’s ESL Grammar Premium Edition

A Smart Way to Build Your English Grammar Skills!

Open a world of opportunity by mastering the English language. ESL Grammar: Intermediate and Advanced Premium Edition with e-Flashcards is perfect for intermediate and advanced high school and college-level non-native speakers of English who need to improve their English grammar skills.

The ability to write and speak English effectively is necessary for success in any area, whether it be high school, college, at work, or in everyday life. English grammar, writing, and speaking skills are a must when applying for a job or advancing in your chosen career. Employers (and their clients) often judge employees according to their ability to communicate precisely and productively.

This book—as well as REA’s companion volume, ESL Writing: Intermediate and Advanced—will help you take command of the English language and express yourself in any situation. This easy-to-use workbook covers must-know concepts and contains handy tables that address five key areas of English grammar: articles, vocabulary, plurals, prepositions, and irregular verbs.

Each section contains skill-building exercises and examples that let you practice what you have learned. A glossary of the basic parts of speech, plus lists of frequently used words are included for easy reference.

This book is an ideal supplement to textbooks and language courses, and serves as the perfect ESL workbook for anyone studying for an English language test, such as the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or the PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English). The book builds upon your knowledge of English grammar as you “graduate” from the Intermediate section of the book to the Advanced section.

Whether you’re studying English in a class or on your own, this fun and friendly workbook will help you build your skills and communicate with precision … and success.

e-Flashcards: Build Your Word Power
REA’s flashcard app helps improve your vocabulary. Study the 250 vocabulary flashcards included when you buy this book (words seen on the TOEFL - Test of English as a Foreign Language). Or, create your own cards for the words that give you the most difficulty. And because you will create these flashcards through the online REA Study Center (www.rea.com/studycenter), you’ll be able to access them from any computer or smartphone.

Table of Contents

Part 1–Intermediate Grammar

Chapter 1–Pronouns
Subject Pronouns
Reflexive Pronouns
Relative Pronouns
Impersonal Subjects It and There

Chapter 2–Adjectives
Possessive Adjectives Before Gerunds
Some and Any
Comparison of Adjectives

Chapter 3–Adverbs
Frequency Adverbs
Yet, Still, Already, Never, Ever

Chapter 4–Prepositions

Chapter 5–Conjunctions

Chapter 6–Verbs
Auxiliary Verbs
Using Auxiliary Verbs
Past Tense
Ago
Progressive Tenses
Present and Present Progressive
Infinitives
Linking Verbs
Using Adjectives with Linking Verbs
Do and Make
Affirmative and Negative Commands
Negative Commands
Used To Be Used To Get Used To
’s and ’d Contractions

Part 2–Advanced Grammar

Chapter 7–Pronouns
Possessive Pronouns
Transformation of Direct and Indirect Objects
Reciprocal Pronouns
Who, Whom, Whoever, and Whomever
Pronoun Reference
Other and Its Forms

Chapter 8–Adjectives
Adjectives Ending in -ly
Nouns as Adjectives
Participles as Adjectives
Comparisons of Adjectives
Sequence of Adjectives as Noun Modifiers

Chapter 9–Conjunctions

Chapter 10–Verbs
Perfect Tenses
Past and Present Perfect
Simple Past and Present Perfect
Past and Past Perfect
Present Perfect Progressive
Past and Past Progressive
Verbs Followed by Infinitives
Verbs Followed by Gerunds
Troublesome Verbs
Conditional Tenses
Unless
Possibility and Probability
Subject/Verb Agreement
Irregular Plurals
Problems with Prepositional Phrases
Active and Passive Voice
Subjunctive
Say and Tell
Sequence of Tenses

Chapter 11–Test-Taking Techniques
Test Types
Note-Taking Skills
Ways to Improve Your Study Skills
How to Preview Information
How to Prepare for Tests

Glossary

Appendices
Appendix A–Use of Articles A, An, and The

A and An
The

Appendix B–Vocabulary Help

Appendix C–Plural Concepts
Non-count Nouns
Forming Plurals

Appendix D–Word Phrases with Prepositions

Appendix E–Irregular Verbs

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