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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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Published: 5th March 2007
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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
  • Informative
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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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    • Great For Os Students
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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: 5th March 2007
            Publisher: Cambridge University Press
            Country of Publication: GB
            Dimensions (cm): 26.3 x 19.6  x 1.3
            Weight (kg): 0.72
            Edition Number: 3