Canadian Grammar Spectrum 4: Reference and Practice by John EastwoodCanadian Grammar Spectrum 4: Reference and Practice by John Eastwood

Canadian Grammar Spectrum 4: Reference and Practice

byJohn Eastwood

Paperback | September 28, 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.
John Eastwood studied at Bristol and Leeds Universities. He taught English in German secondary schools before joining the English Language Teaching Development Unit of Oxford University Press. He has been a freelance author for over 30 years. John has worked on courses for German schools and has written a number of grammar books for Ox...
Title:Canadian Grammar Spectrum 4: Reference and PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 10.5 × 7.5 × 0.25 inPublished:September 28, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195448332

ISBN - 13:9780195448337

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Words and sentencesWord classes: nouns, verbs, adjectives, etc.Sentence structure: subject, verb, object, etc.Direct and indirect objectsVerbsSimple presentPresent progressiveSimple pastPast progressivePresent perfect (1)Present perfect (2): just, already, yet; for and sincePresent perfect (3): ever, this week, etc.Present perfect progressivePast perfectPast perfect progressiveIntroduction to the futureWill and shallBe going toThe verb haveQuestions, negatives, and answersYes/no questionsShort answersQuestion tagsSo/Neither do I and I think soModal verbsPermission: can, may, could, and be allowed toNecessity: have to and mustNecessity: must not, doesn't need to, etc.The PassivePassive verb formsHave something doneThe Infinitive and the -ing formVerb + to-infinitiveVerb + -ing formNouns and ArticlesCountable and uncountable nounsA carton of milk, a piece of information, etc.Nouns that can be countable or uncountableSingular or plural?A/an and thePlace names and theThis, my, some, a lot of, etc.This, that, these, and thoseMy, your, etc. and mine, yours, etc.Some and anyA lot of, lots of, many, much, (a) few, and (a) littlePronounsPersonal pronounsThere and itThe pronoun one/onesAdjectives and adverbsAdjectivesAdjective orderComparative and superlative formsAdverbs of degreePrepositionsIn, on, and at (place)In, on, and at (time)Preposition + nounVerbs with Prepositions and AdverbsPrepositional verbsReported SpeechDirect speech and reported speechConditionals and WishZero and first conditionals (Real conditionals)First and second conditionals (Real and unreal conditionals)Second and third conditionals (Unreal and past conditionals)