Exploring Grammar in Context

Exploring Grammar in Context : Upper-intermediate and Advanced

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Corpus-based reference/practice grammar emphasising speech and grammar choices in context. Exploring Grammar in Context draws on real spoken and written English from the most up-to-date research in the Cambridge International Corpus. Clearly structured units focus on main grammar areas with key points summarised in 'Observations' and 'Summary' panels. It also offers practical support and useful reference material. Key Features: * Real spoken and written English examples of grammar as it is used today. * A wide range of exercises enable students to check their understanding and progress. * The answer key offers detailed explanations, a glossary of grammar terms and supporting grammar reference notes.
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  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 194 x 250 x 18mm | 621.43g
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 75 line figures 10 halftones 105 exercises
  • 0521568447
  • 9780521568449
  • 536,434

Table of contents

1; Present perfect; 2; Past perfect; 3; Present continuous; 4; Will or be going to?; 5; Be+to and other tenses with future reference; 6. Can and could; 7; Will and would; 8; May, might and must; 9; Shall and should; 10; Other modal forms; 11; If constructions; 12;Wh-constructions; 13; It, this, that; 14; Passives and pseudo-passives; 15; Position of adverbs; 16; Articles:the; 17; Articles 2: a/the/no article; 18; Complex noun phrases; 19; Prepositions. 20; Direct and indirect speech; 21; Tails (post-posed elements of clauses); 22; Heads (pre-posed elements of clauses); 23;Ellipsis at the beginning of clauses; 24; Ellipsis later in the clause; 25; Discourse markers; Glossary; Reference notes; Key
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About Ronald Carter

Rebecca Hughes is Chair of Applied Linguistics at the University of Nottingham. She is the co-author of Exploring Grammar in Context (with Ronald Carter and Michael McCarthy) and author of Exploring Grammar in Writing both with Cambridge University Press. Her other main research interests are in spoken language, and language policy for Higher Education.
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