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Understanding and Using English Grammar (Blue) (Without Answer Key), High-Intermediate-Advanced By Betty S. Azar

Understanding and Using English Grammar (Blue) (Without Answer Key), High-Intermediate-Advanced by Betty S. Azar

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Understanding and Using English Grammar (Blue) (Without Answer Key), High-Intermediate-Advanced by Betty S. Azar

A classic developmental skills text for intermediate to advanced students of English, Understanding and Using English Grammar is a comprehensive reference grammar as well as a stimulating and teachable classroom text.

While keeping the same basic approach and material as in earlier editions, the Third Edition more fully develops communicative and interactive language-learning activities. Some of the new features are:

  • Numerous real communication opportunities
  • More options for interactive work in pairs and groups
  • Additional open-ended communicative tasks for both speaking and writing
  • Expanded error analysis exercises
  • Interesting and lively new exercise material
  • Shorter units for easy class use

The program components include the Student Book, Workbook, Chartbook, Teacher's Guide, and Companion Website.

Also available: Understanding and Using English Grammar Interactive (a multimedia CD-ROM).

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 OVERVIEW OF VERB TENSES

1-1 The Simple Tenses

1-2 The Progressive Tenses

1-3 The Perfect Tenses

1-4 The Perfect Progressive Tenses

1-5 Summary Chart of Verb Tenses

1-6 Spelling of -ing and -ed Forms

CHAPTER 2 PRESENT AND PAST, SIMPLE AND PROGRESSIVE

2-1 Simple Present

2-2 Present Progressive

2-3 Stative Verbs

2-4 am/is/are being + Adjective

2-5 Regular and Irregular Verbs

2-6 Regular Verbs: Pronunciation of -ed Endings

2-7 Irregular Verbs: An Alphabetical List

2-8 Troublesome Verbs: raise/rise, set/sit, lay/lie

2-9 Simple Past

2-10 Past Progressive

2-11 Using Progressive Verbs with always to Complain

2-12 Using Expressions of Place with Progressive Verbs

CHAPTER 3 PERFECT AND PERFECT PROGRESSIVE TENSES

3-1 Present Perfect

3-2 Present Perfect Progressive

3-3 Past Perfect

3-4 Past Perfect Progressive

CHAPTER 4 FUTURE TIME

4-1 Simple Future: will and be going to

4-2 will vs.be going to

4-3 Expressing the Future in Time Clauses

4-4 Using the Present Progressive and the Simple Present to Express Future Time

4-5 Future Progressive

4-6 Future Perfect

4-7 Future Perfect Progressive

CHAPTER 5 ADVERB CLAUSES OF TIME AND REVIEW OF VERB TENSES

5-1 Adverb Clauses of Time: Form

5-2 Using Adverb Clauses to Show Time Relationships

CHAPTER 6 SUBJECT-VERB AGREEMENT

6-1 Final -s/-es Use, Pronunciation, and Spelling

6-2 Basic Subject-Verb Agreement

6-3 Subject-Verb Agreement: Using Expressions of Quantity

6-4 Subject-Verb Agreement: Using there + be

6-5 Subject-Verb Agreement: Some Irregularities

CHAPTER 7 NOUNS

7-1 Regular and Irregular Plural Nouns

7-2 Possessive Nouns

7-3 Using Nouns as Modifiers

7-4 Count and Noncount Nouns

7-5 Noncount Nouns

7-6 Some Common Noncount Nouns

7-7 Basic Article Usage

7-8 General Guidelines For Article Usage

7-9 Expressions of Quantity

7-10 Using a few and few; a little and little

7-11 Using of in Expressions of Quantity

7-12 all (of) and both (of)

7-13 Singular Expressions of Quantity: one, each, every

CHAPTER 8 PRONOUNS

8-1 Personal Pronouns

8-2 Personal Pronouns: Agreement with Generic Nouns and Indefinite Pronouns

8-3 Personal Pronouns:
Agreement With Collective Nouns

8-4 Reflexive Pronouns

8-5 Using you, one, and they as Impersonal Pronouns

8-6 Forms of other

8-7 Common Expressions with other

CHAPTER 9 MODALS, PART 1

9-1 Introduction

9-2 Polite Questions with I as the Subject

9-3 Polite Questions with you as the Subject

9-4 Polite Requests with would you mind

9-5 Expressing Necessity: must, have to, have got to

9-6 Lack of Necessity and Prohibition: have to and must in the Negative

9-7 Advisability: should, ought to, had better

9-8 The Past Form of should

9-9 Expectations: be supposed to

9-10 Making Suggestions: let's, why don't, shall we

9-11 Making Suggestions: could vs. should

CHAPTER 10 MODALS, PART 2

10-1 Degrees of Certainty: Present Time

10-2 Degrees of Certainty: Present Time Negative

10-3 Degrees of Certainty: Past Time

10-4 Degrees of Certainty: Future Time

10-5 Progressive Forms of Modals

10-6 Ability: can and could

10-7 Using would to Express a Repeated Action in the Past

10-8 Expressing Preference: would rather

10-9 Combining Modals with Phrasal Modals

10-10 Summary Chart of Modals and Similar Expressions

CHAPTER 11 THE PASSIVE

11-1 Forming the Passive

11-2 Using the Passive

11-3 Indirect Objects Used as Passive Subjects

11-4 The Passive Form of Modals and Phrasal Modals

11-5 Stative Passive

11-6 Common Stative Passive Verbs + Prepositions

11-7 The Passive with get

11-8 Participial Adjectives

CHAPTER 12 NOUN CLAUSES

12-1 Introduction

12-2 Noun Clauses Beginning with a Question Word

12-3 Noun Clauses Beginning with whether or if

12-4 Question Words Followed by Infinitives

12-5 Noun Clauses Beginning with that

12-6 Quoted Speech

12-7 Reported Speech: Verb Forms in Noun Clauses

12-8 Using The Subjunctive in Noun Clauses

12-9 Using -ever Words

CHAPTER 13 ADJECTIVE CLAUSES

13-1 Introduction

13-2 Adjective Clause Pronouns Used as the Subject

13-3 Adjective Clause Pronouns Used as the Object of a Verb

13-4 Adjective Clause Pronouns Used as the Object of a Preposition

13-5 Usual Patterns of Adjective Clauses

13-6 Using whose

13-7 Using where in Adjective Clauses

13-8 Using when in Adjective Clauses

13-9 Using Adjective Clauses to Modify Pronouns

13-10 Punctuating Adjective Clauses

13-11 Using Expressions of Quantity in Adjective Clauses

13-12 Using Noun + of which

13-13 Using which to Modify a Whole Sentence

13-14 Reducing Adjective Clauses to Adjective Phrases: Introduction

13-15 Changing an Adjective Clause to an Adjective Phrase

CHAPTER 14 GERUNDS AND INFINITIVES, PART 1

14-1 Gerunds: Introduction

14-2 Using Gerunds as the Objects of Prepositions

14-3 Common Preposition Combinations Followed by Gerunds

14-4 Common Verbs Followed by Gerunds

14-5 go + Gerund

14-6 Special Expressions Followed by -ing

14-7 Common Verbs Followed by Infinitives

14-8 Common Verbs Followed by Either Infinitives or Gerunds

14-9 Reference List of Verbs Followed by Gerunds

14-10 Reference List of Verbs Followed by Infinitives

14-11 it + Infinitive; Gerunds and Infinitives as Subjects

CHAPTER 15 GERUNDS AND INFINITIVES, PART 2

15-1 Infinitive of Purpose: in order to

15-2 Adjectives Followed by Infinitives

15-3 Using Infinitives With too and enough

15-4 Passive and Past Forms of Infinitives and Gerunds

15-5 Using Gerunds or Passive Infinitives Following need

15-6 Using a Possessive to Modify a Gerund

15-7 Using Verbs of Perception

15-8 Using the Simple Form after let and help

15-9 Using Causative Verbs: make, have, get

CHAPTER 16 COORDINATING CONJUNCTIONS

16-1 Parallel Structure

16-2 Using Paired Conjunctions: both . . . and; not only . . . but also; either . . . or; neither . . . nor

16-3 Combining Independent Clauses with Coordinating Conjunctions

CHAPTER 17 ADVERB CLAUSES

17-1 Introduction

17-2 Using Adverb Clauses to Show Cause and Effect

17-3 Expressing Contrast (Unexpected Result): Using even though

17-4 Showing Direct Contrast: while and whereas

17-5 Expressing Conditions in Adverb Clauses: if-Clauses

17-6 Adverb Clauses of Condition: Using whether or not and even if

17-7 Adverb Clauses of Condition: Using in case and in the event that

17-8 Adverb Clauses of Condition: Using unless

17-9 Adverb Clauses of Condition: Using only if

CHAPTER 18 REDUCTION OF ADVERB CLAUSES TO MODIFYING ADVERBIAL PHRASES

18-1 Introduction

18-2 Changing Time Clauses to Modifying Adverbial Phrases

18-3 Expressing The Idea of During The Same Time in Modifying Adverbial Phrases

18-4 Expressing Cause and Effect in Modifying Adverbial Phrases

18-5 Using upon + -ing in Modifying Adverbial Phrases

CHAPTER 19 CONNECTIVES THAT EXPRESS CAUSE AND EFFECT, CONTRAST. AND CONDITION

19-1 Using because of and due to

19-2 Using Transitions to Show Cause and Effect: therefore and consequently

19-3 Summary of Patterns and Punctuation

19-4 Other Ways of Expressing Cause and Effect: such . . . that and so . . . that

19-5 Expressing Purpose: Using so that

19-6 Showing Contrast (Unexpected Result)

19-7 Showing Direct Contrast

19-8 Expressing Conditions: Using otherwise and or (else)

19-9 Summary of Connectives: Cause and Effect, Contrast, Condition

Chapter 20 CONDITIONAL SENTENCES AND WISHES

20-1 Overview of Basic Verb Forms Used in Conditional Sentences

20-2 True in the Present or Future

20-3 Untrue (Contrary to Fact) in the Present or Future

20-4 Untrue (Contrary to Fact) in the Past

20-5 Using Progressive Verb Forms in Conditional Sentences

20-6 Using Mixed Time in Conditional Sentences

20-7 Omitting if

20-8 Implied Conditions

20-9 Using as if / as though

20-10 Verb Forms Following wish

20-11 Using would to Make Wishes about the Future

APPENDIX: SUPPLEMENTARY GRAMMAR UNITS

Unit A: Basic Grammar Terminology

A-1 Subjects, Verbs, and Objects

A-2 Prepositions and Prepositional Phrases

A-3 Adjectives

A-4 Adverbs

A-5 The Verb be

A-6 Linking Verbs

Unit B: Questions

B-1 Forms of Yes/No and Information Questions

B-2 Question Words

B-3 Shortened Yes/No Questions

B-4 Negative Questions

B-5 Tag Questions

Unit C: Contractions

Unit D: Negatives

D-1 Using not and Other Negative Words

D-2 Avoiding Double Negatives

D-3 Beginning a Sentence with a Negative Word

Unit E: Preposition Combinations

E Preposition Combinations with Adjectives and Verbs

Unit F: Connectives to Give Examples and to Continue an Idea

F-1 Connectives to Give Examples

F-2 Connectives to Continue the Same Idea

Unit G: Verb Form Review Exercises

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CIN000236037
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Understanding and Using English Grammar (Blue) (Without Answer Key), High-Intermediate-Advanced by Betty S. Azar
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