Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced English Grammar for ESL Learners, Second Edition (Paperback)

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Take your English Grammar skills to the next level and speak with confidence

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 Learners focuses 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

About the Author

Mark Lester is an experienced grammarian, ESL expert, and professor emeritus of Eastern Washington University. He was the founding chairperson of the ESL department at the University of Hawaii, considered one of the best ESL programs in the United States.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781260010862
ISBN-10: 1260010864
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
Publication Date: August 18th, 2017
Pages: 256
Language: English
Series: Practice Makes Perfect


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