Synopses & Reviews
'A self-study reference and practice book for intermediate and more advanced learners of English. Covering all areas of language which students at this level find difficult, this substantially revised and updated book retains the clarity, simplicity and accessibility of the first edition, adding to it new and redesigned units and appendices, modified right-hand page exercises and additional exercises. - Easy to use: 136 two-page units combine clear, accurate language presentation on left-hand pages with thorough, varied practice on facing pages. - New additional exercises offer further practice of grammar points from different groups of units. - Designed for self-study: learners choose and study problematic areas with the help of a new study guide. - Key section contains answers to all exercises and the study guide. - Appendices deal with irregular verbs, tense formation, modals, spelling, short forms and American English.'
Self-study reference and practice for intermediate and more advanced students in a single volume.
English Grammar in Use is a unique combination of reference grammar and practice book for intermediate students (including both lower and upper-intermediate). Designed as a self-study book, it will enable learners to select and study at their own speed those grammar points which they find confusing and want to clarify. All the traditional grammar problems which intermediate students encounter e.g. tenses, modals, prepositions etc., are thoroughly covered. The page layout of each unit makes for ease of use, with the grammar point explained on the left-hand page and exercises to practise it on the right-hand page. There are 130 units in all, and a contents list and detailed index ensure that students can easily find the units they need.
Table of Contents
Present and past Present perfect and past Future Modals Conditionals and 'wish' Passive Reported speech Questions and auxiliary verbs -ing and the infinitive Articles and nouns Pronouns and determiners Relative clauses Adjectives and adverbs Conjunctions and prepositions Prepositions Appendices Additional exercises Study guide Key