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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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071743334
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 08/12/2010
Series: Practice Makes Perfect Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 6 MB

About 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.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1.noun plurals 2.Possessive nouns and personal pronouns 3.Articles and quantifiers 4.Adjectives 5.Verb forms and tenses 6.Talking about present time 7.Talking about past time 8.Talking about future time 9.Causative verbs 10.The passive 11.The structure of adjective clauses 12.Restrictive and nonrestrictive adjective clauses 13.Gerunds 14.Infinitives 15.Noun clauses Answer Key

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