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Essential Grammar in Use with Answers : A Self-Study Reference and Practice Book for Elementary Students of English - Raymond Murphy

Essential Grammar in Use with Answers

A Self-Study Reference and Practice Book for Elementary Students of English

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An absolute essential for any elementary level student. Essential Grammar in Use Third edition is a fully updated version of the bestselling grammar title. Now in full colour, with new content and even more exercises, this updated edition retains all the key features of clarity and ease-of-use that have made the book so popular with students and teachers. This edition, with answers, is ideal for self-study.

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      5.0

      This is amazing

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      • Easy To Understand
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        I just came to Australia, and need to learn English. I can barely speak now, i need something that i can read at home and learn some more. This is amazing book

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        4.0

        very helpful exercise book

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            this was purchase for a international student who was having trouble and after doing these exercises has excelled. I am so pleased

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            5.0

            Excellent ESL teaching resource

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              Comments about Essential Grammar in Use with Answers:

              Great resource for teaching English language. Provides examples of teaching grammar points for students and activities for practice,

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              5.0

              Excellent grammer book.

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                Very clearly written and lots of good examples and exercises.

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                Thanksp. vii
                To the studentp. viii
                To the teacherp. x
                Present
                Am/is/are
                Am/is/are (questions)
                I am doing (present continuous)
                Are you doing? (present continuous questions)
                I do/work/like etc. (present simple)
                I don't...(present simple negative)
                Do you...? (present simple questions)
                I am doing (present continuous) and I do (present simple)
                I have...and I've got...
                Past
                Was/were
                Worked/got/went etc. (past simple)
                I didn't...Did you...? (past simple negative and questions)
                I was doing (past continuous)
                I was doing (past continuous) and I did (past simple)
                Present perfect
                I have done (present perfect 1)
                I've just...I've already...I haven't...yet (present perfect 2)
                Have you ever...? (present perfect 3)
                How long have you...? (present perfect 4)
                For since ago
                I have done (present perfect) and I did (past)
                Passive
                Is done was done (passive 1)
                Is being done has been done (passive 2)
                Verb forms
                Be/have/do in present and past tenses
                Regular and irregular verbs
                Future
                What are you doing tomorrow?
                I'm going to...
                Will/shall 1
                Will/shall 2
                Modals, imperative etc.
                Might
                Can and could
                Must mustn't don't need to
                Should
                I have to...
                Would you like...? I'd like...
                Do this! Don't do that! Let's do this!
                I used to...
                There and it
                There is there are
                There was/were there has/have been there will be
                It...
                Auxiliary verbs
                I am, I don't etc.
                Have you? Are you? Don't you? etc.
                Too/either so am I / neither do I etc.
                Isn't, haven't, don't etc. (negatives)
                Questions
                Is it...? have you...? do they...? etc. (questions 1)
                Who saw you? Who did you see? (questions 2)
                Who is she talking to? What is it like? (questions 3)
                What...? Which...? How...? (questions 4)
                How long does it take...?
                Do you know where...? I don't know what...etc.
                Reported speech
                She said that...He told me that...
                -ing and to...
                Work/working go/going do/doing
                To...(I want to do) and -ing (I enjoy doing)
                I want you to...I told you to...
                I went to the shop to...
                Go, get, do, make and have
                Go to...go on...go for...go -ing
                Get
                Do and make
                Have
                Pronouns and possessives
                I/me he/him they/them etc.
                My/his/their etc.
                Whose is this? It's mine/yours/hers etc.
                I/me/my/mine
                Myself/yourself/themselves etc.
                -'s (Kate's camera / my brother's car etc.)
                A and the
                A/an...
                Train(s) bus(es) (singular and plural)
                A bottle / some water (countable/uncountable 1)
                A cake / some cake / some cakes (countable/uncountable 2)
                A/an and the
                The...
                Go to work go home go to the cinema
                I like music I hate exams
                The...(names of places)
                Determiners and pronouns
                This/that/these/those
                One/ones
                Some and any
                Not + any no none
                Not + anybody/anyone/anything nobody/no-one/nothing
                Somebody/anything/nowhere etc.
                Every and all
                All most some any no/none
                Both either neither
                A lot much many
                (a) little (a) few
                Adjectives and adverbs
                Old/nice/interesting etc. (adjectives)
                Quickly/badly/suddenly etc. (adverbs)
                Old/older expensive / more expensive
                Older than...more expensive than...
                Not as...as
                The oldest the most expensive
                Enough
                Too
                Word order
                He speaks English very well. (word order 1)
                Always/usually/often etc. (word order 2)
                Still yet already
                Give me that book! Give it to me!
                Conjunctions and clauses
                And but or so because
                When...
                If we go...If you see...etc.
                If I had...If we went...etc.
                A person who...a thing that/which...(relative clauses 1)
                The people we met the hotel you stayed at (relative clauses 2)
                Prepositions
                At 8 o'clock on Monday in April
                From...to until since for
                Before after during while
                In at on (places 1)
                In at on (places 2)
                To in at (places 3)
                Under, behind, opposite etc.
                Up, over, through etc.
                On at by with about
                Afraid of..., good at...etc. of/at/for etc. (prepositions) + -ing
                Listen to..., look at...etc. (verb + preposition)
                Phrasal verbs
                Go in, fall off, run away etc. (phrasal verbs 1)
                Put on your shoes put your shoes on (phrasal verbs 2)
                Appendices
                Active and passivep. 243
                List of irregular verbsp. 244
                Irregular verbs in groupsp. 245
                Short forms (he's / I'd / don't etc.)p. 246
                Spellingp. 248
                Phrasal verbs (take off / give up etc.)p. 250
                Phrasal verbs + object (put out a fire / give up your job etc.)p. 251
                Additional exercisesp. 252
                Study guidep. 271
                Key to Exercisesp. 283
                Key to Additional exercisesp. 310
                Key to Study guidep. 313
                Indexp. 315
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                ISBN: 9780521675802
                ISBN-10: 0521675804
                Series: Grammar in Use Ser.
                Audience: English as a Second Language (ESL)
                Format: Paperback
                Language: English
                Number Of Pages: 326
                Published: 25th January 2007
                Dimensions (cm): 22.6 x 19.6  x 1.7
                Weight (kg): 0.72