Master the Basics--English

Master the Basics--English

Book - 2013
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Baker & Taylor
Provides a review of the rules of English grammar, covering the parts of the sentence, the parts of speech, verb tenses, punctuation, and such special topics as numbers, dates, and time for students learning English as a second language.

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The reference for students of English as a second language presents the essentials of English grammar in outline form, and provides many examples of each aspect of English structure. In sections on grammar, parts of speech, and special topics, it discusses such matters as capitalization, sentences, pronouns, adjectives, verbs in past time, the passive voice, the subjunctive mood, prepositions, conjunctions, discourse markers, numbers, telling time, talking about the weather, and common forms to avoid. The appendix lists weights and measures, common abbreviations, and irregular verb forms. Annotation ©2014 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Barron's Educational Publishing
Written primarily to help students of English as a Second Language improve their fluency and do well on standardized tests such as the TOEFL and IELTS, the new edition of Master the Basics: English-- Covers fundamentals of English grammar Reviews parts of speech Analyzes all verb tenses Provides guidelines for basic English sentence patterns Summarizes rules for capitalization and punctuation in written English Special topics include how to express numbers, days and dates, time, and weather. A Test Yourself section offers many mini tests with answers. Review exercises with easy-to-reference answer keys included for each section. This latest edition includes a new chapter that helps learners identify and avoid common mistakes in pronunciation, punctuation, subject and object pronouns, adjectives, verbs and adverbs.

Publisher: Hauppauge, New York : Barron's Educational Series, Inc., [2013]
Edition: Third edition
ISBN: 9781438001647
Branch Call Number: 428.24 YA
Characteristics: ix, 349 pages ; 24 cm


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