Synopses & Reviews
Appropriate for both adult and secondary learners, the newest edition of Grammar in Action is a popular, three-level series that offers a communicative approach to language learning. Clear, dynamic presentations and practice activities involve students in lively interactions based on real-life situations. This innovative program integrates grammar, listening, speaking, and writing, engaging readers with challenging and fun activities, while developing critical thinking skills.
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.
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. Jobs: Present Tense of Be. 2. The Average American: Present Tense. 3. Transportation: Present tense. 4. The States: Singular/Plural. 5. The Airport: Present Continuous. 6. Everyone is Present: Indefinite Number. 7. Can I Borrow Your Book?: Requests and Favors. 8. Plans and Predictions: Future Tense: Going to and Will. 9. Cities: Comparative Adjectives. 10. Learning English: Can. 11. Marriage: Have to/Don't have to/Should. 12. Consumer Buying: Superlative Adjectives. 13. The President: Past Tense of Be. 14. Moving: Past Tense. 15. The Great Outdoors: Infinitives. 16. Working Parents: Present TIme Clauses. 17. The Robbery: Past Time Clauses. 18. The Power Went Out: Past Continous.