Correct Your English Errors, Second Edition

Correct Your English Errors, Second Edition

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Description

The bestselling ESL guide-now with extra review exercises to reinforce lessons learned

Do you tend to repeat the same mistakes when you speak or write in English? This fun and engaging guide will help you communicate like a native English speaker on a consistent basis.

Correct Your English Errors, Second Edition is a comprehensive guide to correcting the bad habits that can leave your audience confused. This skill-building book clearly explains all the key elements of English grammar and provides hundreds of examples of errors learners often make-all presented in color to make them stand out and easier to avoid.

Correct Your English Errors, Second Edition:

* Highlights common ESL pitfalls, including mispronunciation, misspelling, verb tense issues, and subject-verb agreement
* Helps you avoid the misapplication of your own native grammar rules to English
* Includes practical review exercises at the end of each chapter
* Includes a new review chapter designed to test your mastery of the book's entire content
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Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 142.24 x 210.82 x 27.94mm | 386g
  • OH, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 1260019217
  • 9781260019216
  • 421,621

Table of contents

Introduction
Using This Book
Acknowledgments
Pretest
Pronunciation and Spelling
Pronunciation
Spelling
Capitalization
Punctuation
Grammar
Nouns
Numbers
Determiners
Pronouns
Adjectives
Possessive Words
Verbs
Be: Simple Present Tense
Simple Present Tense
Present Progressive Tense
Imperatives
Be: Simple Past Tense
Simple Past Tense
Past Progressive Tense
Present Perfect Tense
Future Tense with Going to and Will
Modal Verbs
Subject-Verb Agreement
Passive Voice
Two-Word Verbs
Reflexive and Reciprocal Verbs
Infinitives, Gerunds, and Participles
Adverbs
Prepositions
Conditional Sentences
Impersonal Expressions
Vocabulary
Review Exercises
Catch the Errors
Irregular Verb List
Hard-to-Spell Words
Answer Key
Index of Words and Expressions
Subject Index
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About Tim Collins

Tim Collins, Ph.D., has more than three decades of experience in the field of ESL. He currently trains new ESL teachers at National-Louis University.
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