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Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced English Grammar for ESL Learners, Second Edition by Mark LesterTake your English Grammar skills to the next level and speak with confidence! To fully understand how to speak English effectively you must move beyond the fundamental principles of grammar and tackle more sophisticated sentence constructions. Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced English Grammar for ESL Learners focuses on intermediate- to advanced-level topics to help you create more complex, meaningful sentences and communicate more naturally. Instead of just applying sets of rules, Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced English Grammar for ESL Learners helps you better understand the nuances of the language and develop your skills and confident as a native speaker by providing easy-to-absorb explanatory materials, examples, and exercises. Inside you will find: *Dozens of exercises in formats suited to your learning style *Example sentences that illustrate and clarify each grammatical point *A detailed answer key for quick, easy progress checks *Diagnostic exercises, new to this second edition, that help identify topics that require special attention Learn the Ins and Outs of: Non-count nouns * Possessives formed with of * Articles and quantifiers * Deriving adjectives from verb participles * Key rules for verb forms and tenses * Modal auxiliary verbs * Get passives * Restrictive and nonrestrictive adjective clauses *Identifying gerunds and infinitives * The use of noun clauses
Call Number: PE1112 .L44 2017 (Deerwood ESOL)
Publication Date: 2017-08-18
English U. S. A. Every Day by Gilda Martinez-AlbaA Fun ESL guide to American culture and language English USA Every Day helps familiarize immigrants and ESL learners with American culture and language in a fun, lighthearted way. Readers will learn about everything from finding a job and locating an organic grocery store to facts about American culture and enjoying the night life. Each chapter includes new vocabulary and idioms that are common in the U.S.A., as well as fun activities such as true or false questions, crosswords, matching games, "Write It Down," "Stop and Think," "Story Time," and more that help reinforce the lessons. There are also 2--4 dialogues in each chapter that show how people speak conversationally, with new vocabulary and idioms to learn and practice. Accompanying audio for each dialogue helps listeners learn how to speak just like Americans. An answer key is included at the back of the book.
Practice Makes Perfect Intermediate English Grammar for ESL Learners by Robin Torres-GouzerhMaster English grammar through hands-on exercises and practice, practice, practice Now with digital support! Continuing the success of the bestselling PracticeMakes Perfect series, Practice Makes Perfect: Intermediate English Grammar for ESL Learners embraces all aspects of English grammar that you need to advance your English-language skills. This practical, insightful book helps you in understanding how and why certain grammar elements are used. With help from this book, you will move beyond the basics and master the subtleties that come naturally to native speakers. This second edition provides you with invaluable digital tools to ensure mastery of the content. Features: New flashcards with multiple-choice review exercises pinpoint areas of difficulty Example sentences that illustrate and clarify each grammatical point An answer key for all exercises in the book
Call Number: PE1128 .T677 2016 (Deerwood ESOL)
Publication Date: 2015-11-09
English Made Easy by Jonathan Crichton; Pieter KosterThis is a fun and user-friendly way to learn English English Made Easy is a breakthrough in English language learning--imaginatively exploiting how pictures and text can work together to create understanding and help readers learn more productively. It gives beginner English learners easy access to the vocabulary, grammar and functions of English as it is actually used in a comprehensive range of social situations. Self-guided students and classroom learners alike will be delighted by the way they are helped to progress effortlessly from one unitto the next, using a combination of pictures and text to discover for themselves how English works. The pictorial method used in this book is based on a thorough understanding of language structure and how language is successfully learned. The authors are experienced English language teachers with strong backgrounds in language analysis and language learning. English Made Easy, Volume 1 consists of a total of 20 units arranged in groups of five. The first four units present language and provide learners the opportunities to practice as they learn. The first page of each unit has a list of all the words and phrases to be learned in that unit, together with a pronunciation guide. At the end of each unit, an entertaining story which uses the language that has just been learned is presented. The fifth unit in each group contains exercises designed to reinforce the languagelearned in the first four units.
Call Number: PE1128 .C773 2015 (Deerwood ESOL)
Publication Date: 2015-11-10
ESL Beginner by Johanna Pugni; Dianne Ramdeholl; Linda Robbian; Sherry BoguchwalThe ESL-Beginner covers basic English grammar for those just learning the language. Topics include nouns and noun phrases, verbs simple sentences, compound sentences, and modifiers. Students enhance their speaking abilities through individual exercises, class discussions, and group projects that are both fun and effective learning devices.
Easy English Step-by-Step by Bregstein; Danielle PelletierYou've come to the right place for learning English quickly and easily! Easy English Step-by-Step for ESL Learners is based on the idea that the quickest route to learning this subject is building a solid foundation in the basics. You won't find a lot of pointless discussion; instead, you get an original, step-by-step approach to mastering English, with important concepts linked together by clearexplanations, appropriate exercises, and helpful answers. The first steps introduce you to the everyday expressions of the English language, allowing you to communicate in a variety of everyday situations almost immediately. Gradually, a series of interconnected steps takes you from simple to more challenging concepts at your own pace, with a variety of increasingly difficult exercises to practice what you've learned. After working through these exercises, you'll have a better grasp of the subject along with the knowledge and skills you need to handle English with confidence. Easy English Step-by-Step for ESL Learners features: Easy-to-understand grammar explanations with multiple examples Realistic conversations for practical situations, from Shopping to Getting Around Town and Making Friends Helpful communication strategies, including the use of gestures and body language Exercises to help test what you've learned and measure progress Online audio recordings to improve pronunciation and fluency Danielle Pelletier is the president of English League, a translation and workforce training companythat provides English and foreign-language training and cross-cultural education to international students andprofessionals working in universities and corporations.
Call Number: PE1128 .P379 2014 (Deerwood)
Publication Date: 2014-06-11
Intermediate English Grammar for ESL Learners by Robin Torres-GouzerhTake your English skills to the next level Continuing the success of the bestselling PracticeMakes Perfect series, Practice Makes Perfect IntermediateEnglish Grammar for ESL Learners embraces allaspects of English grammar that youneed to continue acquiring the language. More thanjust a guide to help you memorize English grammar,this practical, insightful book aids you inunderstanding how and why certain grammar elementsare used. Under the guidance of this book, youwill move beyond the basics and master the subtletiesthat come naturally to native speakers.
Call Number: PE1128 .T677 2008 (Deerwood)
Publication Date: 2008-05-02
Basic English Grammar with Audio CD, with Answer Key by Betty Schrampfer Azar; Stacy HagenBasic English Grammar is a classic developmental skills text for beginning students of English as a second or foreign language. It uses a grammar-based approach integrated with communicative methodologies to prmote the development of all language skills. While keeping the same basic approach and materials as in earlier edtions, the fourth edition continues to build on the foundation of understanding form and meaning by engaging students in meaningful communication about real actions, real things, and their own lives in classroom context. Several of the new features are: Information in the grammar charts highlighting differences between spoken and written English Step-by-step writing activities with models for students to follow Innovative warm-up exercises that precede the grammar charts and introduce points to be taught Newly created exercises to give students more incremental grammar practice Structure-based listening exercises that introduce students to relaxed, reduced speech
Call Number: PE1128 .A96 2014 (Deerwood)
Publication Date: 2014-01-22
Essential Idioms in English by Robert J. DixsonFrom catching a cold to landing on your feet, idiomatic expressions add color and style to the English language. The latest edition of Essential Idioms in English remains the resource of choice for mastering more than 500 common English idioms, phrasal verbs, and collocations. Essential Idioms in English thoroughly defines and illustrates each idiom, then reinforces its meaning and usage with multiple-choice, true-false, fill-in-the-blank, and matching exercises.
Call Number: PE1128 .D513 2004 (Downtown)
Publication Date: 2003-09-04
ESL Conversation Lessons by Alex ForeroESL Conversation Lessons: Instant Lessons that Get your English Language Students Talking! is the complete resource for ESL/EFL teachers created to really get your students talking through interesting and fun topics.This book contains not only questions but also activities including, role-plays, board games, discussions and much more designed to get your students speaking effortlessly. Lessons are best suited to lower intermediate to advance level learners.Features:* Instant lessons. Print and go type lessons inside.* Easy to follow lessons.* Hundreds of questions PLUS plenty of other conversation activities.* Tried and tested topics that students all over the world can talk about.* Online access- FREE Downloadable worksheets provided online for easy printing.All materials are organised and integrated in a structured lesson plan planned to eliminate your preparation time while giving your students a perfectly structured lesson.Offer your students the best lessons with ESL Conversation Lessons: Instant Lessons that Get your English Language Students Talking!
Call Number: PE1131 .F674 2016 (Deerwood)
Publication Date: 2016-05-22
Understanding and Using English Grammar by Betty S. Azar; Stacy A. HagenFor nearly forty years, Understanding and Using English Grammar has been the go-to grammar resource for students and teachers alike. Its time-tested approach blends direct grammar instruction with carefully sequenced practice to develop all language skills. New to This Edition Pretests at the start of each chapter enable learners to check what they already know. Updated grammar charts reflect current usage and highlight differences between written and spoken English. A new chapter on article usage. A variety of high-interest readings include reviews, articles on current topics, and blogs that focus on student success. Additional incremental practice helps learners better grasp concepts, while thematic exercises and integrated tasks offer more contextualized language use. Step-by-step writing activities are supported by writing tips and pre-writing and editing tasks. MyEnglishLab (access code provided in the book) Rich online practice for all skill areas: grammar, reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Instant feedback and remediation. Grammar videos. Bonus material not included in the Student Book, including additional expanded practice of gerunds and infinitives. Robust assessments. Gradebook and diagnostic tools.
Call Number: PE1128 .A97 2017 (Downtown)
Publication Date: 2016-12-12
Essential Grammar in Use with Answers and Interactive Ebook 4th Edition by Raymond MurphyGrammar in Use is the world's best-selling grammar series for learners of English. Essential Grammar in Use Fourth edition is a self-study reference and practice book for elementary-level learners (A1-B1), used by millions of people around the world. With clear examples and easy-to-follow exercises, it is perfect for independent study, covering all the areas of grammar you will need at this level. This edition includes an eBook, for use on tablet devices and desktop and laptop computers. The eBook has the same grammar explanations and exercises found in the printed book, plus other great features such as integrated audio for all of the example sentences and an easy-to-use answer key.
Call Number: PE1128 .M77764 2015 (Downtown)
Publication Date: 2015-03-26
American English - UH [ʌ] Vowel - How to make the UH Vowel Rachel has a background in classical singing, and she brings her expertise of voice and pronunciation to all of her videos. If you’re looking to “reduce” your accent or refine your pronunciation, Rachel’s English is a great place to start.
Tongue Twister - Woodchuck This YouTube Channel has mini-lessons on vocabulary, idioms, and phrasal verbs, this channel is perfect for learning vocabulary quickly. This video playlist contains tongue twisters from Andrea Giordano to help you practice your pronunciation. The first one is the tongue twister entitled, "How Much Wood Could a Woodchuck Chuck".
Steve Ford's Most Popular Videos Playlist
How to improve your English speaking - Learn English Live 18 with Steve Ford
This video channel has English lessons from basic to fluency levels. You can use these channel to help you with TOEFL, studying business English, or improving your conversation skills. The playlist is Steve Ford's 19 most popular videos. In the first video on this list he answers questions from his students.
Englishpage.com has created this collection of listening resources to help advanced English learners learn English online. The resources on this page include free online news and culture broadcasts, online music, online movies, online radio and more. (Most resources work best with high-speed Internet access.)
This webpage is created by the United States Department of State and it contains resources to help with learning American English. This link is to the section of this web-page that contains stories read in English. The site has many other helpful support such as links to activities you can select based on skills such as speaking, reading, writing and more. You can select different languages for the site to help with understanding the instructions.
"The Visual Dictionary is designed to help you find the right word at a glance. Filled with stunning illustrations labeled with accurate terminology in up to six languages, it is the ideal language-learning and vocabulary dictionary for use at school, at home or at work."
How to Write Effective Business English by Fiona TalbotHow to Write Effective Business English gives guidance to both native and non-native English speakers on how to express yourself clearly and concisely. With case studies and real-life examples that demonstrate how English is used internationally in business, and full of ideas to help you get your communications right first time, How to Write Effective Business English sets the scene for describing the benefits of good Business English, ideal for multinational companies where communication is a priority.For native English speakers, it may mean un-learning things you were taught at school and learning how to save time by getting to the point more quickly in emails; for elementary to immediate English speakers, it focuses on the areas that are easy to get wrong. How to Write Effective Business English uses real-life international business scenarios to develop your skills and provide you with some answers that even your boss might not kanow. You will learn a system to help you quickly and easily write emails, letters, CVs and more. Featuring sections on punctuation and grammar, checklists to help assess progress and now with a new chapter on how to write effectively for social media, How to Write Effective Business English has been praised by both native and non-native writers of English as an indispensable resource.
This book is for Spanish speakers learning English.
Writing and Presenting in English by Petey YoungThe Rosetta Stone of Science is a useful and practical guide to presenting scientific research in the English language. It is written specifically for scientists who would like to improve the effectiveness with which they use the English language and improve their communicative skills in order to become published and develop more confidence in presenting their work at international conferences. Part 1 of the book covers the style preferred by today's leading journals, discusses how to prepare models for writing research papers, and provides advice for writing abstracts, proposals, and editing. Examples of cover letters are also given. Part 2 discusses the various arts and techniques used by successful presenters at scientific conferences. The content of the book is presented in a light, simple and informative manner making The Rosetta Stone of Science an entertaining and instructive read. This book will prove invaluable to all scientists, research fellows, post-docs, and graduate students whose first language is not English.
This book level one book of 2000 phrases is a bilingual book for English and Spanish.
Mastering English by Carl Bache; Niels Davidsen-NielsenThe future of English linguistics as envisaged by the editors of Topics in English Linguistics lies in empirical studies which integrate work in English linguistics into general and theoretical linguistics on the one hand, and comparative linguistics on the other. The TiEL series features volumes that present interesting new data and analyses, and above all fresh approaches that contribute to the overall aim of the series, which is to further outstanding research in English linguistics.
Publication Date: 1997-08-04
English Verbs and Essentials of Grammar for ESL Learners by Ed SwickAn all-in-one resource to help you sharpen your English verb and grammar skills Written with ESL learners like you in mind, this book provides essential concepts regarding verbs and grammar, as well as an appendix of helpful verb tables. English Verbs & Essentials of Grammar contains a multitude of examples using contemporary language to give you a taste of the language in real-life situations. Each unit focuses on a single verbal or grammatical concept, providing concise yet comprehensive explanations.
Call Number: eBook
Perfect Phrases for ESL by Natalie GastNow you'll know what to say atthe right time in any situation ESL specialist Natalie Gast knows from her experiencethat the workplace presents some unique situations. Inthis book she presents scenarios, business slang, andother linguistic issues that typical language texts don'tgo into--for example, how to break the ice with smalltalk or ask for clarification. These hundreds of phrases will help younot only survive but thrive in your chosen field.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2010-02-10
ACCUPLACER for Dummies with Online Practice by Mark ZegarelliGet on the right college path with the next-generation ACCUPLACER The next-generation ACCUPLACER is a compilation of computerized assessments that's designed to evaluate a student's skills in reading, writing, mathematics, and computer abilities. Next-generation ACCUPLACER determines how prepared students are for college courses, and places them in the appropriate course level where they will best succeed and grow as a learner. Next-Generation ACCUPLACER For Dummies with Online Practice is the one-stop guide for students who want to get a head start on scoring well on the important college placement tests for reading, writing, and math. With tips, tricks, and plenty of practice questions in the book, plus two full-length practice tests online, it helps you know what to expect and perform your absolute best on test day. Identify knowledge gaps and areas of strength Find skill-building support with tools that improve your readiness for college Get placed into the right college course Discover preparation tactics and opportunities for individual success If you're looking for a one-stop resource for preparing for the next-generation ACCUPLACER, the book starts here!