Fundamentals of English Grammar A (without Answer Key)

Fundamentals of English Grammar A (without Answer Key)

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A classic developmental skills text for lower-intermediate to intermediate students of English, Fundamentals of English Grammar, by Betty Schrampfer Azar, is a reference grammar as well as a stimulating and teachable classroom text. While keeping the same basic approach and material as in earlier editions, the Third Edition more fully develops communicative and interactive language-learning more

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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 195.6 x 248.9 x 12.7mm | 408.24g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0130136468
  • 9780130136466
  • 1,209,395

Table of contents

CHAPTER 1 PRESENT TIME 1-1 The Simple Present and the Present Progressive1-2 Forms of the Simple Present and the Present Progressive1-3 Frequency Adverbs1-4 Final -s1-5 Spelling of final -s /-es 1-6 Non-Action Verbs1-7 Present Verbs: Short Answers to Yes/No Questions CHAPTER 2 PAST TIME 2-1 Expressing Past Time: The Simple Past2-2 Forms of the Simple Past: Regular Verbs2-3 Forms of the Simple: be2-4 Regular Verbs: Pronunciation of -ed Endings2-5 Spelling of -ing and -ed Forms2-6 The Principle Parts of a Verb2-7 Irregular Verbs: A Reference List2-8 The Simple Past and the Past Progressive2-9 Forms of the Past Progressive2-10 Expressing Past Time: Using Time Clauses2-11 Expressing Past Habit: used to CHAPTER 3 FUTURE TIME 3-1 Expressing Future Time: be going to and will3-2 Forms with be going to3-3 Forms with will3-4 Sureness about the Future3-5 be going to vs. will3-6 Expressing Future Time in Time Clauses and if-Clauses3-7 Using the Present Progressive to Express Future Time3-8 Using the Simple Present3-9 Immediate Future: Using be about to3-10 Parallel Verbs CHAPTER 4 THE PRESENT PERFECT AND THE PAST PERFECT 4-1 Past Participle4-2 Forms of the Present Perfect4-3 Meanings of the Present Perfect4-4 Simple Past vs. Present Perfect4-5 Using since and for4-6 Present Perfect Progressive4-7 Present Perfect Progressive vs. Present Perfect4-8 Using already, yet, still, and anymore4-9 Past Perfect CHAPTER 5 ASKING QUESTIONS 5-1 Yes/No Questions and Short Answers5-2 Yes/No Questions and Information Questions5-3 Questions with who, who(m), and what5-4 Using could to Express Possibility5-5 Spoken and Written Contractions with Question Words5-6 Using what + a Form of do5-7 Using what kind of5-8 Using which5-9 Using whose5-10 Using how5-11 Using how often5-12 Using how far5-13 Length of Time: it + take and how long5-14 More Questions with how5-15 Using how about and what about5-16 Tag Questions CHAPTER 6 NOUNS AND PRONOUNS 6-1 Pronunciation of Final -s /-es6-2 Plural Forms and Nouns6-3 Subjects, Verbs, and Objects6-4 Objects of Prepositions6-5 Prepositions of Time6-6 Word Order: Place and Time6-7 Subject-Verb Agreement6-8 Using Adjectives to Describe be Nouns6-9 Using Nouns as Adjectives6-10 Personal Pronouns: Subjects and Objects6-11 Possessive Nouns6-12 Possessive Pronouns and Adjectives6-13 Reflexive Pronouns6-14 Singular Forms of other: another vs. the other6-15 Plural Forms of other: other(s) vs. the other(s)6-16 Summary of Forms of other CHAPTER 7 MODAL AUXILIARIES 7-1 The Form of Modal Auxiliaries7-2 Expressing Ability: can and could7-3 Expressing Possibility: may and might Expressing Permission: may and can7-4 Using could to Express Possibility7-5 Polite Questions: may I, could I, can I7-6 Polite Questions: would you, could you, will you, can you7-7 Expressing Advice: should and ought to7-8 Expressing Advice: had better7-9 Expressing Necessity: have to, have got to, must7-10 Expressing Lack of Necessity: do not have to Expressing Prohibition: must not7-11 Making Logical Conclusions: must7-12 Giving Instructions: Imperative Sentences7-13 Making Suggestions: let's and why don't7-14 Stating Preferences: prefer. like ... better, would rathershow more