Synopses & Reviews
The New Grammar in Action series offers a dynamic, communicative approach to language learning. The series presents English language structure through inviting contexts while integrating listening, speaking, writing, and reading practice. Learners are encouraged to share their ideas and experiences and to think more critically about subject matter as they gain greater control and confidence in the target language.
-- A lively picture-and-tape scenario presents structures in context.
-- Graphs, charts, and illustrations engage learners in using English in real, practical situations.
Assessment Package includes pre- and post-tests as well as tests for each unit. Available spring 2000.
-- The series is correlated with Heinle & Heinle's Crossroads Cafe for adult learners, and Voices in Literature and Making Connections for secondary learners.
The New Grammar in Action series is a streamlined, fun-filled course in English that immediately gets students speaking, reading and writing in the language. More than just grammar books, this super popular series ACTIVELY prepares students for success in English outside of class.
The new Grammar in Action, a three-level grammar series, offers a meaningful and communicative approach to language learning. Clear, dynamic presentations and practice activities involve students in lively interactions based on real-life situations. This innovative series integrates grammar, listening, speaking and stories, engaging readers with creative illustrations, photographs, charts, maps and games.
About the Author
Elizabeth Neblett teaches ESL full-time at Union County College in Elizabeth, New Jersey. In addition to teaching, Liz observes new faculty and helps with student and faculty problems. She has presented workshops on teaching at many TESOL conventions and has done workshops on how to use English in Action throughout Mexico. She has co-authored English in Action, Grammar in Action, Books 2-3, and Basic Grammar in Action. Barbara Foley is full-time professor of at Union County College, Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA. She has presented at numerous workshops, conferences, and colleges throughout the United States and Mexico, specifically in the areas of listening, CALL, grammar, communicative classroom activities, Generation 1.5 students, and Extensive Reading. Her many publications include English in Action, Grammar in Action, Listen to Me, Now Hear This, and workbooks for the Heinle Picture Dictionary, all published for Heinle Cengage.
Table of Contents
1. Personal Information: Present Tense of Be. 2. My Classmates: Adjectives. 3. The Classroom: Singular and Plural nouns. 4. The Family: Possessive Nouns. 5. The House: Prepositions. 6. Downtown: More Prepositions. 7. A Typical Day: Present Tense. 8. Jobs: Present Tense Questions. 9. Food: Count and Non-count Nouns. 10. The English Classroom: Present Continous Tense. 11. A Fast Food Restaurant: Present Continous Questions. 12. The School: There is/There are. 13. Weather: Can. 14. Surf City: Past Tense of Be. 15. Last Weekend: Past Tense. 16. Growing Up: Past Tense Questions. 17. Around the House: Future Tense: be going to. 18. Vacation: Future Tense Questions: be going to.