Understanding and Using English Grammar

Author: Betty S. Azar
Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
ISBN: 0134275268
Release Date: 2016-12-08
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This is the International Edition of Understanding and Using English Grammar , Fifth Edition. This book is NOT to be sold in the United States. For nearly forty years, Understanding and Using English Grammar has been the go-to grammar resource for students and teachers alike. Its time-tested approach blends direct grammar instruction with carefully sequenced practice to develop all language skills. New to This Edition Pretests at the start of each chapter enable learners to check what they already know. Updated grammar charts reflect current usage and highlight differences between written and spoken English. A new chapter on article usage. A variety of high-interest readings include reviews, articles on current topics, and blogs that focus on student success. Additional incremental practice helps learners better grasp concepts, while thematic exercises and integrated tasks offer more contextualized language use. Step-by-step writing activities are supported by writing tips and pre-writing and editing tasks. MyEnglishLab (access code provided in the book) Rich online practice for all skill areas: grammar, reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Instant feedback and remediation. Grammar videos. Bonus material not included in the Student Book, including additional expanded practice of gerunds and infinitives. Robust assessments. Gradebook and diagnostic tools.

Basic English Grammar 4e Student Book with Online Resources International Edition

Author: Betty S. Azar
Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
ISBN: 0134661168
Release Date: 2017-01-19
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This is the International edition of Basic English Grammar. It is NOT to be sold in the United States. The world's most trusted grammar source for clear, direct, and comprehensive instruction, the Azar-Hagen Grammar Series -- including Basic English Grammar -- blends grammar instruction with communicative methods. Grammar is the springboard for developing all language skills: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. With clear, user-friendly charts and engaging, interactive practice, it's easy to see why this classic series remains the top-selling text in its field year after year. Highlights Clear charts and explanations Examples accompanied by easy-to-understand explanations and minimal terminology. Direct, in-depth grammar practice Immediate application of grammatical forms and meanings. Variety of exercise types including warm-up, reading, listening, comprehension, completion, interview, and writing. Comprehensive corpus-informed grammar syllabus Written vs. spoken usage in formal and informal contexts. Teacher's Guide includes step-by-step teaching suggestions for each chart, notes on key grammar structures, and vocabulary and expansion activities. Test Bank offers additional quizzes, chapter tests, mid-term, and final exams, and Chart Book contains the grammar charts. Teachers can use the eText as a classroom presentation tool and the ExamView� software to customize their tests. New Essential Online Resources include Student Book audio, Student Book answer key, Grammar Coach videos, and self-assessments.

Longman Academic Writing Series 4 SB with Online Resources

Author: Alice Oshima
Publisher: Pearson Longman
ISBN: 0134663314
Release Date: 2016-09-19
Genre: Foreign Language Study

The Longman Academic Writing Series helps develop student writing from basic composition of sentences and paragraphs to academic essays and research papers. At each level, students are offered guidance in the complete writing process from prewriting to revision, and are provided with clear explanations, extensive practice, and consistent coverage of sentence mechanics and grammar. Highlights Step-by-step approach helps students produce a well-organized, clearly developed portfolio that is the foundation of academic coursework. Realistic writing models guide writers while clear explanations, supported by examples, help students through typical rough spots. Extensive practice helps students assimilate writing skills to learn to write with accuracy and confidence. Timed writing activities provide a plan for writing paragraphs on tests. Interactive tasks, such as pair and group work, allow students to receive peer feedback on their individual writing. Level 5 offers more advanced guidance in the writing of essays and research papers. New Essential Online Resources include grammar for writing and sentence structure activities, teacher support material, teacher's manual, and assessments.

A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish

Author: John B. Butt
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781444137903
Release Date: 2013-09-05
Genre: Foreign Language Study

For many years A NEW REFERENCE GRAMMAR OF MODERN SPANISH has been trusted by students and teachers as the standard English-language reference grammar of Spanish. Now updated to include the latest findings of the Royal Spanish Academy's official grammar book, 'La Nueva gramática de la lengua española', making A NEW REFERENCE GRAMMAR OF MODERN SPANISH FIFTH EDITION even more relevant to students and teachers of Spanish. Key features of this fifth edition include: a 'Guide to the Book', enabling you to make the most of this new edition new vocabulary such as topical and technological terms, bringing you up-to-date with contemporary spoken Spanish more Latin-American Spanish, ensuring world-wide coverage aclearer guidance to recommended usage -advice on the Academy's latest spelling rules. Whether a student or a teacher of Spanish, you can be sure that this fifth edition of A NEW REFERENCE GRAMMAR OF MODERN SPANISH will provide you with a comprehensive, cohesive and clear guide to the forms and structures of Spanish as it is written and spoken today in Spain and Latin America.

Improve Your Written English

Author: Marion Field
Publisher: How To Books
ISBN: 9781848035928
Release Date: 2009-02-27
Genre: Reference

Written in short, accessible sections, this book explains the basics of writing good English. It includes punctuation, sentence construction and spelling. You will learn how to adopt different tasks, such as writing a report, essay or short story. There are also chapters on letter writing, filling in forms and constructing job applications.

Fundamentals of English Grammar 4e Student Book with Myenglishlab

Author: Betty S. Azar
Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
ISBN: 0134656563
Release Date: 2017-01-20
Genre: Foreign Language Study

The world's most trusted grammar source for clear, direct, and comprehensive instruction, the Azar-Hagen Grammar Series - including Fundamentals of English Grammar for lower-intermediate and intermediate English language learners - blends grammar instruction with communicative methods. Grammar is the springboard for developing all language skills: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. With clear, user-friendly charts and engaging, interactive practice, it's easy to see why this classic series remains the top-selling text in its field year after year. Highlights Clear charts and explanations Examples accompanied by easy-to-understand explanations and minimal terminology. Direct, in-depth grammar practice Immediate application of grammatical forms and meanings. Variety of exercise types including warm-up, reading, listening, comprehension, completion, interview, and writing. Comprehensive corpus-informed grammar syllabus Written vs. spoken usage in formal and informal contexts. Teacher's Guide includes step-by-step teaching suggestions for each chart, notes on key grammar structures, and vocabulary and expansion activities. Test Bank offers additional quizzes, chapter tests, mid-term, and final exams, and Chart Book contains the grammar charts. Teachers can use the eText as a classroom presentation tool and the ExamView� software to customize their tests. MyEnglishLab: Azar (access code in Student Book) includes: Extensive grammar practice with more than 500 new interactive exercises for practice in listening, speaking, and reading. Learner support with pop-up notes and grammar charts for easy access to information. Ongoing assessment, with immediate feedback on practice activities and tests, so students can monitor their own progress. Student Book audio Student Book answer key Grammar Coach videos Self-assessments

The Elements of Style

Author: William Strunk
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143112724
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Offers advice on improving writing skills and promoting a style marked by simplicity, orderliness, and sincerity.

Fundamentals of English Grammar Workbook

Author: Betty Schrampfer Azar
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 0137074905
Release Date: 2011-02-22
Genre: Foreign Language Study

The Fundamentals of English Grammar Workbook, Volume B, consists of self-study exercises for independent work. A classic developmental skills text for lower-intermediate and intermediate English language learners, Fundamentals of English Grammar is a comprehensive grammar as well as a stimulating and teachable classroom text.

Basic English Grammar Workbook

Author: Betty S. Azar
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 0132942275
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Basic English Grammar is a classic developmental skills text for beginning students of English as a second or foreign language. It uses a grammar-based approach integrated with communicative methodologies to prmote the development of all language skills. While keeping the same basic approach and materials as in earlier edtions, the fourth edition continues to build on the foundation of understanding form and meaning by engaging students in meaningful communication about real actions, real things, and their own lives in classroom context. Several of the new features are: Information in the grammar charts highlighting differences between spoken and written English Step-by-step writing activities with models for students to follow Innovative warm-up exercises that precede the grammar charts and introduce points to be taught Newly created exercises to give students more incremental grammar practice Structure-based listening exercises that introduce students to relaxed, reduced speech

50 Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners

Author: Adrienne L. Herrell
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0133802450
Release Date: 2015-01-14
Genre: Education

Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0134057295. 50 Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners includes a rich assortment of practical strategies aligned to TESOL standards, which have been field-tested in diverse classrooms. Each strategy includes a brief explanation, step-by-step instructions on how to plan and use the strategy, and classroom scenarios demonstrating how the strategy can be adapted for different grade levels and content areas. The authors have included additional strategies in language and literacy development, technology, and assessment to support both pre-service and in-service teachers. The Fifth Edition represents a major change in standards-based education that helps educators meet the additional challenges of the Common Core State Standards in the process of acquiring English. Included are six new strategies, self-evaluation rubrics, adaptation charts, classroom examples demonstrating approaches to CCSS, video links, pop-ups encouraging further reading, and a glossary of terms encountered in the text. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. The Enhanced Pearson eText may be purchased stand-alone or with a loose-leaf version of the text for 40-65% less than a print bound book. * The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7" or 10" tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later.