Synopses & Reviews
By providing instruction and practice of the 20 most troublesome grammar points, Top 20 helps students master the essential grammar they need to produce great writing at the intermediate to advanced levels.
About the Author
Dr. Keith Folse is a Professor of TESOL at the University of Central Florida. He is the author of 57 textbooks on a variety of subjects from grammar to vocabulary to composition, including five best-selling books in the Great Writing series by National Geographic Learning. Elena Vestri Solomon is currently a lecturer in the B. Ed program for future teachers in Abu Dhabi's Emirates College for Advanced Education. She received her MA in Applied Linguistics from the University of South Florida, Tampa, and has lived and worked in Italy, Spain, France, Hungary, Romania, Uzbekistan, and UAE. She has authored/co-authored over a dozen academic textbooks in composition, grammar, and listening/speaking/note-taking.
Table of Contents
1. Nouns 2. Articles: a, an, the 3. Pronouns and Possessive Adjectives 4. Verb Tense Review 5. Problems with Verb Tenses 6. Subject-Verb Agreement 7. Prepositions 8. Word Forms 9. Modals: Present, Future, Past 10. Gerunds and Infinitives 11. Passive Voice and Participal Adjectives 12. Conditionals 13. Word Order and Word Combination 14. Adjective Clauses and Reductions 15. Adverb Clauses and Reductions 16. Noun Clauses 17. Better Sentences: Variety, Fragments, Run-ons, and Comma Splices 18. Parallel Structure 19. Confusing Words and Structures 20. Editing It All Together