Oxford English Grammar Course: Advanced with Answers CD-ROM Pack

Book & Toy | September 25, 2011

byMichael Swan, Catherine Walter

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Oxford English Grammar Course Basic and Intermediate are revisions and expansions of the highly successful Good Grammar Book and How English Works. The Advanced level is completely new, and includes grammar for reading, writing and speaking. The course will enable advanced level students tobenefit from Practical English Usage, 3rd edition.

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Oxford English Grammar Course Basic and Intermediate are revisions and expansions of the highly successful Good Grammar Book and How English Works. The Advanced level is completely new, and includes grammar for reading, writing and speaking. The course will enable advanced level students tobenefit from Practical English Usage, 3rd edit...

Michael Swan is a writer specializing in English language teaching and reference materials. His interests include pedagogic grammar, mother-tongue influence in second language acquisition, and the relationship between applied linguistic theory and classroom language-teaching practice, and he has published a number of articles on these ...

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Format:Book & ToyDimensions:10.58 × 7.67 × 0.84 inPublished:September 25, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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IntroductionSome useful grammatical terminologyPart 1: Word and sentence grammar1. Basic sentence types2. be, have and do3. Present and future4. Past and present tenses5. Modal verbs6. Passives7. Infinitives and -ing forms8. Various structures with verbs9. Nouns and pronouns10. Determiners (1): articles, demonstratives and possessives11. Determiners (2): quantifiers12. Adjectives, adverbs and comparison13. Prepositions14. Conjunctions, clauses and tenses15. Adjectives (relative) clauses16. Noun clauses17. Adverb clausesPart 2: Grammar beyond the sentenceInformation structure: what comes first?Information structure: getting the right subjectPronoun problemsLinking clauses with conjunctions and adverbsSpecial word order: frontingSpecial word order: inversionEmphasis: it...thatEmphasis: what...is/wasDiscourse markersReading complicated sentencesComplex noun phrases in writingMixed structuresEllipsis after auxiliariesEllipsis with infinitivesEllipsis with so and notEllipsis after and, but and orEllipsis at the beginning of spoken sentencesThe structure of spoken sentencesShort answers, reply questions and question tagsThree kinds of spoken questionPoliteness: using questionsPoliteness: being indirectEmphasis in speech: stressRepetitionAbbreviated stylesNews headlinesAppendicesAnswer keyIndex