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Azar's Understanding and Using English Grammar

Understanding and Using English Azar Grammar Series:

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Available Languages:
English
Target Audience:
ESL/English as Foreign Language Students
Levels:
Intermediate/Advanced
Methodology:
Grammar based
Technology: Textbook, Interactive CD-ROM also available
Scope:
Intermediate/Advanced Grammar

 

Azar's Understanding and Using English Grammar Series

Understanding and Using English Grammar is a developmental skills text for intermediate to advanced students of English as a second or foreign language. While focusing on grammar, it promotes the development of all language skills in a variety of ways. It functions principally as a classroom teaching text but also serves as a comprehensive reference text for students and teachers. Blending communicative and interactive approaches with tried-and-true grammar teaching, the Azar Grammar Series offers concise, accurate, level-appropriate grammar information with an abundance of exercises, contexts, and classroom activities.

 

Features of Understanding and Using English Grammar Series :

The eclectic approach and abundant variety of exercise material remain the same as in the earlier editions, but each new edition incorporates new ways and means. In particular:

 

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AZAR GRAMMAR SERIES
Understanding And Using English Grammar,

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 I/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

INDEX

 

 

Azar's Understanding English Grammar Interactive CD-ROM

Understanding and Using English Grammar Interactive allows students to study grammar as they never have before! Through a dynamic combination of animation, audio, and voice recordings, this all-new multimedia program provides more than 100 hours of instruction and interactive practice. Understanding and Using English Grammar Interactive is perfect for independent study or for teachers who want to combine classroom instruction with computer-based learning in the lab.

 

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Understanding and Using English Azar Grammar Series
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Azar - Understanding & Using Eng. Grammar - Chartbook 9780132052108 Book #9217 $44.13
Azar - Understanding & Using Eng. Grammar - Test Bank 9780132052146 Book #9219 $48.53
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