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:
Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced English Grammar for ESL Learners is focused on those grammar topics that might pose special problems for you, especially if English is not your first language. Because it targets advanced topics, you will quickly zero in on what holds you back from fluency. And like with all of the bestselling Practice Makes Perfect books, you can practice through exercises and reinforce your knowledge.
The book includes:
Topics include: Noun plurals, Possessive nouns and personal pronouns, Articles and quantifiers, Adjectives, Verb forms and tenses, Talking about present time, Talking about past time, Talking about future time, Causative verbs, The passive, The structure of adjective clauses, Restrictive and nonrestrictive adjective clauses, Gerunds, Infinitives, Noun clauses
To fully understand how to speak English effectively you must move beyond the fundamental principles of grammar and tackle more sophisticated sentence constructions. Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced English Grammar for ESL Learnersfocuses on intermediate- to advanced-level topics to help you create more complex, meaningful sentences and communicate more naturally.
Instead of just applying sets of rules, Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced English Grammar for ESL Learners helps you better understand the nuances of the language and develop your skills and confident as a native speaker by providing easy-to-absorb explanatory materials, examples, and exercises. Inside you will find:
•Dozens of exercises in formats suited to your learning style
•Example sentences that illustrate and clarify each grammatical point
•A detailed answer key for quick, easy progress checks
•Diagnostic exercises, new to this second edition, that help identify topics that require special attention
Learn the Ins and Outs of:
Non-count nouns • Possessives formed with of • Articles and quantifiers • Deriving adjectives from verb participles • Key rules for verb forms and tenses • Modal auxiliary verbs • Get passives • Restrictive and nonrestrictive adjective clauses •Identifying gerunds and infinitives • The use of noun clauses