Grammar Express, without Answer Key,

Grammar Express, without Answer Key,

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Grammar Express is an intermediate to high-intermediate text that features four-page units that present and practice key grammar points. The text's concise, easy-to-follow format is organized into 76 thematic units featuring: A cartoon or piece of realia presenting the target grammar in a meaningful context to raise student interest and involvement. Clear grammar charts presenting the target grammar in all its forms. Quick, self-access activities allowing students to discover the target grammar and manipulate its forms before they start studying its uses. Concise grammar explanations and multiple examples focusing on the meaning and uses of the target grammar. Two full pages of controlled practice exercises, including fill-ins, matching, multiple choice, and writing/editing skill builders. In addition, the text features: Fifteen SelfTests (one at the end of each part) offering additional opportunities for review and practice. A complete Answer Key to all self-check activities, practice exercises, and SelfTests. A dual platform CD-ROM (for PC and Macintosh) contains additional editing practice for in-class or self-study. The exercises include sentence-level and paragraph-level error correction correlated to every grammar point in the Student Book.Grammar Express has self-contained units that may be used in any order with any grammar course. It may be used as a classroom text or as a self-study handbook. This two-volume series combines a concise, easy-to-follow format- two pages of presentation followed by two pages to practice - to quickly bring English language learners up to speed.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 202 x 252 x 14mm | 579.99g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, ports.
  • 0130409855
  • 9780130409850
  • 1,710,900

Table of contents

Grammar Express Contents Part I: Present and Imperative Unit 1: Present Progressive (I am studying.) Unit 2: Simple Present Tense (I study.) Unit 3: Non-Action Verbs (I understand.) Unit 4: Present Progressive andSimple Present Tense (I am studying. / I study.) Unit 5: Imperative (Study! / Don't Study!) SelfTest I Part II: Past Unit 6: Simple Past Tense: Affirmative Statements (I studied.) Unit 7: Simple Past Tense: Negative Statements and Questions (I didn't study. / Did you study?) Unit 8: Used to (I used to study.) Unit 9: Past Progressive (I was studying.) Unit 10: Past Progressive andSimple Past Tense (I was studying. / I studied.) SelfTest II Part III: Present Perfect and Past Perfect Unit 11: Present Perfect: Since and For (I have studied since May. / I have studied for a month.) Unit 12: Present Perfect: Already and Yet (I have already studied. /I haven't studied yet.) Unit 13: Present Perfect: Indefinite Past (I have studied.) Unit 14: Present Perfect andSimple Past Tense (I have studied. / I studied.) Unit 15: Present Perfect Progressive (I have been studying.) Unit 16: Present Perfect andPresent Perfect Progressive (I have studied. / I have been studying.) Unit 17: Past Perfect (I had studied.) Unit 18: Past Perfect Progressive (I had been studying.) SelfTest III Part IV: Future and Future Perfect Unit 19: Future: Be going to and Will (I am going to study. / I will study.) Unit 20: Future : Contrast Be going to, Will, Simple Present Tense, Present Progressive Unit 21: Future Time Clauses (I will call you after I study.) Unit 22: Future Progressive (I will be studying.) Unit 23: Future Perfect andFuture Perfect Progressive (I will have studied. / I will have been studying.) SelfTest IV Part V: Wh- Questions, Tag Questions, Additions Unit 24: Wh - Questions: Subject and Predicate (Who studied? / Who did you study?) Unit 25: Tag Questions (You studied, didn't you? / You didn't study, did you?) Unit 26: Additions with So, Too, Neither and Not either (I studied, and so did he. / I didn't study, and neither did she.) SelfTest V Part VI: Modals (I) Unit 27: Ability : Can, Could, Be able to (I can study for hours.) Unit 28: Permission : May, Can, Could, Do you mind if . . . ? (May I study on my own?) Unit 29: Requests : Will, Can, Would, Could, Would you mind . . . ? (Will you study with me?) Unit 30: Advice : Should, Ought to, Had better (You should study English.) Unit 31: Suggestions : Could, Why don't . . . ?, Why not . . . ?, Let's, How about . . . ?(Why not study English?) Unit 32: Preferences : Prefer, Would prefer, Would rather (I would prefer studying Spanish.) SelfTest VI Part VII: Modals (II) Unit 33: Necessity : Have (got) to and Must (I've got to study harder. / I must study harder.) Unit 34: Choice : Don't have to; No Choice: Must not and Can't (I don't have to leave. /I must not leave.) Unit 35: Expectations : Be supposed to (I'm supposed to study.) Unit 36: Future Possibility : May, Might, Could (I may study there next year.) Unit 37: Assumptions : May, Might, Could, Must, Have (got) to, Can't (She must be a good student.) Unit 38: Advisability in the Past: Should have, Ought to have, Could have, Might have (I should have studied harder when I was young.) Unit 39: Speculations about the Past: May have, Might have, Can't have, Could have, Must have, Had to have (He may have been a good student in his youth.) SelfTest VII Part VIII: Adjectives and Adverbs Unit 40: Adjectives and Adverbs (quick / quickly) Unit 41: Participial Adjectives (interesting / interested) Unit 42: Adjectives and Adverbs: Equatives (as quick as / as quickly as) Unit 43: Adjectives: Comparatives (quicker than) Unit 44: Adjectives: Superlatives (the quickest) Unit 45: Adverbs: Comparatives and Superlatives (more quickly than / the most quickly) SelfTest VIII Part IX: Gerunds and Infinitives Unit 46: Gerunds: Subject and Object (Studying is important. / I enjoy studying.) Unit 47: Gerunds after Prepositions (interested in studying / tired of studying) Unit 48: Infinitives after Certain Verbs (I want to study.) Unit 49: Infinitives after Certain Adjectives and Certain Nouns (easy to study /time to study) Unit 50: Infinitives with Too and Enough (too late to study / early enough to study) Unit 51: Infinitives of Purpose (go home to study) Unit 52: Gerunds and Infinitives (stop studying / stop to study) Unit 53: Make , Have, Let, Help, and Get (make him study / get him to study) SelfTest IX Part X: Phrasal Verbs Unit 54: Phrasal Verbs: Inseparable (run into a classmate) Unit 55: Phrasal Verbs: Separable (look a word up) SelfTest X Part XI: Nouns, Quantifiers, Articles, Reflexive and Reciprocal Nouns Unit 56: Nouns (college, Boston College, chalk, students) Unit 57: Quantifiers (a lot of, a few, little) Unit 58: Articles: Indefinite and Definite (a / the) Unit 59: o (No Article) and The (students / the students) Unit 60: Reflexive Pronouns and Reciprocal Pronouns (ourselves / each other) SelfTest XI Part XII: The Passive Unit 61: The Passive: Overview (is done / was done / has been done) Unit 62: The Passive with Modals (must be done) Unit 63: The Passive Causative (have something done) SelfTest XII Part XIII: The Conditional Unit 64: Factual Conditionals: Present (If I study, I get good grades.) Unit 65: Factual Conditionals: Future (If I study, I will get good grades.) Unit 66: Unreal Conditionals: Present (If I studied, I would get good grades.) Unit 67: Unreal Conditionals: Future (If I had studied, I would have gotten good grades.) Unit 68: Wish: Present and Past (I wish I studied here. / I wish I had studied here.) SelfTest XIII Part XIV: Adjective Clauses Unit 69: Adjective Clauses with Subject Relative Pronouns (someone who studies) Unit 70: Adjective Clauses with Object Relative Pronouns (something that I study / the school where I study) Unit 71: Adjective Clauses: Identifying and Non-Identifying (I have a friend who studies here. / My best friend, who knows you, studies here.) SelfTest XIV Part XV: Indirect Speech Unit 72: Direct and Indirect Speech: Imperatives ("Study!" / She told me to study.) Unit 73: Indirect Speech: Statements (1) (She said that she was going to study.) Unit 74: Indirect Speech: Statements (2) (She said she had studied.) Unit 75: Indirect Questions (She asked me if I was studying.) Unit 76: Embedded Questions (She wanted to know what I studied.) SelfTest XV Appendices Appendix 1: Irregular Verbs Appendix 2: Common Non-action (Stative) Verbs Appendix 3: Common Verbs Followed by the Gerund (Base Form of Verb + -ing) Appendix 4: Common Verbs Followed by the Infinitive (To + Base Form of Verb) Appendix 5: Verbs Followed by Objects and the Infinitive Appendix 6: Common Verbs Followed by the Gerund or the Infinitive Appendix 7: Common Verb + Preposition Combinations Appendix 8: Common Adjective + Preposition Combinations Appendix 9: Common Adjectives that Can Be Followed by the Infinitive Appendix 10: Irregular Comparisons of Adjectives, Adverbs, and Quantifiers Appendix 11: Common Participial Adjectives Appendix 12: Some Adjectives that Form the Comparative and Superlative in Two Ways Appendix 13: Common Reporting Verbs Appendix 14: Common Time Word Changes in Indirect Speech Appendix 15: Common Phrases Introducing Embedded Questions Appendix 16: Verbs and Expressions Commonly Used Reflexively Appendix 17: Some Common Phrasal Verbs Appendix 18: Some Common Irregular Plural Nouns Appendix 19: Spelling Rules for the Present Progressive Appendix 20: Spelling Rules for the Simple Present Tense: Third-Person Singular (he, she, it) Appendix 21: Spelling Rules for the Simple Past Tense of Regular Verbs Appendix 22: Spelling Rules for the Comparative (-er) and Superlative (-est) of Adjectives Appendix 23: Spelling Rules for Adverbs Ending in -ly Appendix 24: Contractions with Verb Forms Appendix 25: Punctuation Rules for Direct Speech Appendix 26: Pronunciation Table Appendix 27: Pronunciation Rules for the Simple Present Tense: Third-Person Singular (he, she, it) Appendix 28: Pronunciation Rules for the Simple Past Tense of Regular Verbsshow more

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