Canadian Grammar Spectrum 1: Reference and Practice by Ken PatersonCanadian Grammar Spectrum 1: Reference and Practice by Ken Paterson

Canadian Grammar Spectrum 1: Reference and Practice

byKen Paterson

Paperback | April 18, 2011

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Canadian Grammar Spectrum is a series of grammar reference and practice books for ESL students. The books are set up in two-page spreads: a brief grammar explanation followed by exercises. The books are suitable as in-class resources, homework tools, or self-study aids.
Ken Paterson studied French at the University of London before teaching EFL in the private and FE sector in UK, France and Germany. In 1986 he joined the University of Westminster, where he is now Chair of the Department of English and Linguistics. His professional interests include: ELT management; peer observation; student perception...
Title:Canadian Grammar Spectrum 1: Reference and PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:116 pages, 10.5 × 7.5 × 0.25 inPublished:April 18, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195447042

ISBN - 13:9780195447040

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Table of Contents

Verbs and tensesBe: Simple Present (1)Be: Simple Present (2)Simple Present (1)Simple Present (2)Present Progressive (1)Present Progressive (2)Simple Present or Present ProgressiveImperativeBe: Simple PastSimple PastPresent Perfect (1)Present Perfect (2)Be going toWill and shallPresent Progressive for the futureHave and have gotSentences and questionsNouns, verbs, adjectives, etc.Word order: subject, verb, objectYes/no questionsWhere, when, why, howWho, what, whichWhose is this?Short answersModal verbsAbility: can, can't, could, couldn'tCan/Could I? May I? Can/Could you?Must, must notPrepositionsPrepositions of place and movementPrepositions of timeArticles, nouns, pronouns, etc.Articles: a, an, or thePlural nouns; one and onesThis, that, these, thoseCountable and uncountable nounsA, some, any, noI and me (subject and object pronouns)My, your; mine, yoursMuch, many; how much/many; moreA lot of, lots of, a little, a fewAdjectives and adverbsAdjectives (order)Cardinal and ordinal numbersComparative adjectivesSuperlative adjectivesAdverbs (1): adjectives and adverbsAdverbs (2): adverbs of frequencyBuilding sentencesAnd, but, so, both ... and, either, etc.