As a beginning learner of English, you might find that grammar concepts such as indefinite articles, relative pronouns, the passive voice, or gerunds can be confusing. To go forward with your English skills, you need guidance through tricky grammar areas. That's where Practice Makes Perfect: English Grammar for ESL Learners comes in.
Practice Makes Perfect: English Grammar for ESL Learners offers a complete overview of English grammar using concise, easy-to-understand language. It will help increase your confi dence writing and communicating in English. Thanks to the proven Practice Makes Perfect format, you will polish your English grammar skills in no time at all.
Practice Makes Perfect: English Grammar for ESL Learners helps you:Understand the different rules and elements of grammar Build your grammar skills with more than 100 engaging exercises Broaden your knowledge with sentence rewrites and creative writing prompts New! Test your overall comprehension with a review section
You may have all the vocabulary down pat and every grammar point nailed--but without the skill of knowing how to put these elements together, communicating in your second language would be nearly impossible. Practice Makes Perfect: English Sentence Builders picks up from where other grammar books leave off, showing you the variety of structures and how to combine them to make solid sentences. And like every Practice Makes Perfect title, these books feature crystal-clear explanations, numerous realistic examples, and dozens of opportunities to practice, practice, practice!
From present tense regular verbs to double object pronouns, this comprehensive guide and workbook covers all those aspects of German grammar that you might find a little intimidating or hard to remember. Practice Makes Perfect: Complete German Grammar focuses on the practical aspects of German as it's really spoken, so you are not bogged down by unnecessary technicalities. Each unit features crystal-clear explanations, numerous realistic examples, and dozens of engaging exercises in a variety of formats--including multiple choice, fill-in sentences and passages, sentence rewrites, and creative writing--perfect for whatever your learning style.
Whenever possible, explanations include comparisons you to understand the basic logic behind the rules and to remember correct usage. This new edition includes:Time-saving vocabulary panels that eliminate having to look words up Advice on how to avoid common mistakes A detailed answer key for quick, easy progress checks
Offering a winning formula for getting a handle on German grammar right away, Practice Makes Perfect: Complete German Grammar your ultimate resource for learning to speak German the way the native speakers do.
Taking a developmental approach to improving writing skills, Writing Better English helps you increase your levels of proficiency in both grammar and vocabulary. Before tackling sentence structures, the book helps you reinforce those grammar elements you may have trouble with, like verb tenses and pronouns. You'll then expand your written communication abilities through comprehensive explanations, skill-building exercises, and practical writing activities.
You may have all the vocabulary down pat and every grammar point nailed--but without the skill of knowing how to put these elements together, communicating in your second language would be nearly impossible. Practice Makes Perfect: German Sentence Builders picks up from where other grammar books leave off, showing you the variety of structures and how to combine them to make solid sentences. And like every Practice Makes Perfect title, these books feature crystal-clear explanations, numerous realistic examples, and dozens of opportunities to practice, practice, practice!
Want to strike up a conversation with a native German speaker but are nervous that you're not ready? Practice Makes Perfect: German Conversation helps you overcome that obstacle, and—before you know it--you'll be speaking comfortably in your new language.
Inside you will find realistic conversational situations, from meeting people to talking about sports to discussing current events to just having fun. With these engaging dialogues as a starting point, each unit is packed with helpful instruction on correct grammar and word usage—in addition to lots of conversation-ready phrases that will be indispensable as your fluency increases.
Of course you'll get plenty of practice, practice, practice using your new conversational skills. Each dialogue is followed by a variety of exercises that not only give you the opportunity to put new concepts into action but also encourage you to construct personalized conversations. These lessons will reassure even the most hesitant speakers that they too can achieve a confident--and spontaneous--speaking style.
Practice Makes Perfect: German Conversation will help youTalk more like a native speaker and expand your vocabulary Master everyday German expressions through numerous realistic examples Reinforce your new conversational skills through extensive exercises
Before you know it, you'll be confidently speaking German with your German-speaking friends--or you'll be ready to make new ones!
Practice Makes Perfect: English Pronouns and Prepositions offers a detailed examination of these two essential aspects of grammar, which language learners need to master to communicate with confidence. This book provides clear explanations of the usage of pronouns and prepositions, followed by practical examples illustrating and clarifying each point. A variety of exercises provide ample opportunity to practice.
For learning grammar, you'll find the most success in retaining your skills through drills, drills, and more drills. German Grammar Drills reinforces your knowledge and enhance your ability to read, write, and speak in German. This book introduces essential grammar concepts, with practical examples to demonstrate their correct usage. You will flex your grammar muscle with the exercises included in each section.
Inside this new edition you'll find:More than 200 exercises accompanied by an answer key Authentic examples to show you correct grammar usage New review sections that will bring you up to speed on grammar
Practice Makes Perfect: German Vocabulary helps you develop your vocabulary by providing practice in word-building and encouraging you to analyze new words for an ever-increasing vocabulary. Each chapter of this comprehensive book focuses on a theme, such as family or travel, so you can build your language skills in a systematic manner. As you lay the foundation for an increasing vocabulary, you are able to perfect your new words with plenty of exercises and gain the confidence to communicate well in German.
Practice Makes Perfect: German Vocabulary offers you:More than 100 exercises Concise grammatical explanations A new chapter on contemporary vocabulary An answer key to gauge your comprehension
With help from this book, you can easily speak or write in German about:
Different occupations and jobs * German holidays and traditions * Taking the train * Growing your own garden * Where it hurts on your body * Your house * Your family and friends * What you studied in school * Your favorite TV show * Your family's background . . . and much more!
Practice Makes Perfect: English Problem Solver doesn't pretend that learning English is easy. Instead of covering the entirety of the language, it hones in on those areas where you might have difficulty--areas such as definite vs. indefinite articles, little vs. few, using get, and restrictive and non-restrictive relative clauses.
Features:A variety of extensive exercises for practice Practical and high-frequency vocabulary Answer key provided for reference and quick feedback
Don't sweat those troublesome grammar areas any more! Practice Makes Perfect: English Problem Solver is your perfect learning tool for ironing out your troubles.
Using extensive explanations, examples, reading passages, and practice exercises, Practice Makes Perfect: Intermediate German Grammar helps you grow your understanding and usage of such grammar topics as verbs tenses and moods. It also increases your ability to communicate in German using idiomatic expressions with the appropriate structures: verbs, prepositions, nouns, pronouns, and adjectives in a variety of contexts. Offering a winning formula for continuing to build language skills, Practice Makes Perfect: Intermediate German Grammar is your indispensable resource for communicating effectively in German.Example sentences illustrate and clarify each grammar point Reading passages improve your reading comprehension and vocabulary development Answer key provides reference and quick feedback Practical and high-frequency vocabulary used throughout
About the Book
This new edition in the successful Practice Makes Perfect series, Practice Makes Perfect: German Pronouns and Prepositions offers a detailed examination of these two essential aspects of grammar, which language learners need to master to communicate with confidence. Learners of a foreign language often have difficulty with these areas because the usage of pronouns or prepositions rarely translates directly from English to the new language. Thus, language learners need much more practice in the areas of pronoun and preposition usage than is provided in general grammar books.
This book provides clear explanations of the usage of pronouns and prepositions, followed by practical examples illustrating and clarifying each point. Extensive and varied exercises provide ample opportunity to practice. Answers to all questions are provided at the back of the book, providing immediate feedback.
The new edition features a brand-new review chapter that allows learners to pull together the grammar skills they’ve acquired throughout the book.New edition features a brand-new review chapter Details all aspects of pronoun and preposition usage Clarifies the subtleties of pronouns and prepositions that often escape language learners Highly varied and extensive exercises for practice Practical and high-frequency vocabulary used throughout Answer key provided for reference and quick feedback Combines the best elements of instruction and practice so readers find all they need in one book.
One of the greatest challenges in learning a language is mastering verb conjugations. English Verb Drills makes it easier than ever for you to meet that challenge. It allows you to focus exclusively on building your mastery of verbs without being distracted by other elements of grammar. Combining the features of a workbook and reference manual, this book clearly and systematically explains how the verb system works while providing more than 150 drills for practice. Using this unique title, you will build the confidence you need to use verbs correctly and to be comfortable expressing yourself in speech and writing.
As an ESL student, you are always looking for new ways to improve and expand your English-language skills. You want to talk more naturally in the language and understand more words and phrases. This helpful guide will get you to the next level as you master the patterns of the English language and learn to speak it with confidence.
Beginning with a review of vowel and consonant pronunciation, ESL DeMYSTiFieD covers key grammar fundamentals such as auxiliary verbs, phrasal verbs, conjunctions, pronouns and possessives, and prepositions. Step-by-step, you'll understand the linguistic patterns found in English and quickly master the language. Test yourself at the end of every chapter for reinforcement that you're fast on your way to improving your English skills.
This fast and easy guide features:Step-by-step guidance through the fundamentals of English Hundreds of exercises that help you reinforce your new language skills Quizzes at the end of each chapter and a final exam that reinforce new language skills A companion 70-minute audio CD that provides important oral practice and pronunciation guidelines
Simple enough for an advanced beginner, but challenging enough for a more intermediate student, ESL DeMYSTiFieD is your shortcut to fluency in this challenging language.
You’ve learned the fundamentals of English grammar, like spelling, word meanings, and parts of speech. Now it’s time to take the next step and put them all together to communicate complete ideas. Practice Makes Perfect English Sentence Builder, Second Edition guides you through the process of putting the “parts” of English together correctly, from connecting words into clauses to writing original sentences to creating whole paragraphs. You’ll get where you want in no time through Practice Makes Perfect’s systematic, crystal-clear approach to building sentences.
Practice Makes Perfect English Sentence Builder, Second Edition features:
• Clearl explanations of how to apply grammar to create well-formed sentences
• Numerous examples of correctly-formed English sentences
• Lesson reinforcement with copious practice exercises, include multiple choice, sentence-correction, and building new sentences from scratch
• Answer key, including suggestions for creative exercises
Practice Makes Perfect: German Problem Solver doesn't pretend that learning German is easy. Instead of covering the entirety of the language, it hones in on those areas where you might have difficulty--areas such as der vs. die vs. das, capitalization and punctuation, subject-verb agreement, determiners and adverbs of degree, and phrasal verbs.
Features:A variety of extensive exercises for practice Practical and high-frequency vocabulary Answer key provided for reference and quick feedback
Don't sweat those troublesome grammar areas any more! Practice Makes Perfect: German Problem Solver is your perfect learning tool for ironing out your troubles.
Say auf wiedersehen to your fears of learning German with the updated premium edition of this fast, painless guideThe updated third edition of German DeMYSTiFieD provides you with the comprehensive, step-by-step educational experience that has made the DeMYSTiFieD language series such a success. This established, unintimidating approach to speaking, reading, and writing a new language takes the mystery and menace out of the learning process, whether in class or at home.
Hundreds of quiz and test questions, chapter-opening objectives, and specific recommendations for difficult subtopics and individual weaknesses help you learn basic grammar structures and verb tenses, pronunciation, essential vocabulary, and how to communicate with confidence. In addition to DeMYSTiFieD’s time-tested strategies, this edition features 75 minutes of streaming audio recordings and chapter review quizzes via the unique McGraw-Hill Language Lab app, so you can enhance your study via mobile or online, at home or on the go.