Grammar Dimensions 4, Fourth Edition: Form, Meaning, and Use / Edition 4 available in Paperback
Through clear and comprehensive grammar explanations, extensive practice exercises, and lively communicative activities, Grammar Dimensions provides students with the language skills they need to communicate accurately, meaningfully, and appropriately.
About the Author
Diane Larsen-Freeman is Professor Emerita of Education, Professor Emerita of Linguistics, and Former Director of the English Language Institute at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She is also a Distinguished Senior Faculty Fellow at the School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vermont. Dr. Larsen-Freeman has been a conference speaker in over 60 countries of the world and has published over 100 articles in her areas of interest. Her Heinle/Cengage titles include "The Grammar Book: Form, Meaning, and Use for English Language Teachers" (third edition, 2015, co-authored with Marianne Celce-Murcia), "From Grammar to Grammaring" (2003, authored), and the fourth edition of "Grammar Dimensions: Form, Meaning, and Use" (2007, Series Director). From 1980-1985, Dr. Larsen-Freeman was Editor of the journal "Language Learning." In 1997, Dr. Larsen-Freeman was inducted into the Vermont Academy of Arts and Sciences. In 1999, she was selected by ESL Magazine as one of "the ESL pioneers." In 2000, she received the lifetime achievement award from Heinle & Heinle.
Table of Contents
1. Verb Tenses in Written and Spoken Communication 2. Verbs 3. Subject-Verb Agreement 4. Passive Verbs 5. Article Usage 6. Reference Words and Phrases 7. Relative Clauses Modifying Subjects 8. Relative Clauses Modifying Objects 9. Nonrestrictive Relative Clauses 10. Relative Adverb Clauses 11. Correlative Conjunctions 12. Sentence Connectors 13. Modal Perfect Verbs 14. Discourse Organizers 15. Conditionals 16. Reducing Adverb Clauses 17. Preposition Clusters 18. Gerunds and Infinitives 19. Perfective Infinitives 20. Adjective Complements in Subject and Predicate Position 21. Noun Complements Taking That Clauses 22. Subjective Verbs in That Clauses 23. Emphatic Structures 24. Fronting Structures for Emphasis and Focus 25. Focusing and Emphasizing Structures