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Author Elbaum, Sandra N.

Title Grammar in context. 3A / Sandra N. Elbaum.

Imprint Boston, Mass. : Heinle Cengage Learning, c2010.

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 GDL Central Library Literacy Collection    Lit Col 428.24 ELB 2010    Available
 GDL Central Library Literacy Collection    Lit Col 428.24 ELB 2010    Available
Edition 5th ed.
Description 1 v. (various pagings): ill. ; 28 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Book -- lesson 1 -- Grammar : The present perfect ; the present perfect continuous -- Context : Jobs -- Reading : Cover letter and job résumé -- 1.1. The present perfect tense -- forms -- 1.2. The past participle -- 1.3. The present perfect -- contradictions -- 1.4. The present perfect- question formation -- 1.5. Uses of the present perfect tense -- an overview -- 1.6. The present perfect with continuation from past to present -- 1.7. Negative statements with since, for, and in -- 1.8. The present perfect vs. the simple present -- Reading : Where have all the jobs gone? -- 1.9. The present perfect continuous -- 1.10. The present perfect tense vs. the simple past tense -- 1.11. The present perfect with repetition from past to present -- 1.12. The present perfect tense vs. the simple past tense with repetition -- Reading : The Occupational Outlook Handbook -- 1.13. The present perfect tense with indefinite past time -- an overview -- 1.14. Questions with ever -- 1.15. Yet, already -- 1.16. Questions with lately and recently -- 1.17. The present perfect continuous tense with ongoing activities -- 1.18. The present perfect tense with no time mentioned -- 1.19. The present perfect tense vs. the present perfect continuous tense with no time mentioned
Lesson 2 -- Grammar : The passive voice ; participles used as adjectives ; get + participles and adjectives -- Context : Hollywood -- 2.1. The passive voice -- an overview -- Reading : The Oscars -- 2.2. The passive voice -- form -- 2.3. Passive voice and active voice -- uses -- 2.4. The passive voice without an agent -- 2.5. The passive voice with an agent -- 2.6. Verbs with two objects -- Reading : The history of animation -- 2.7. Transitive and intransitive verbs -- 2.8. The passive voice with get -- 2.9. Participles used as adjectives -- Reading : Charlie Chaplin -- 2.10. Participles used as adjectives to show feelings -- 2.11. Other past participles used as adjectives -- Reading : Being famous -- 2.12. Past participles and other adjectives with get
Lesson 3 -- Grammar : The past continuous ; the past perfect ; the past perfect continuous ; comparison of past tenses -- Context : Disasters and tragedies -- 3.1. Overview of past tenses -- Reading : The Columbia tragedy -- 3.2. The past continuous tense -- forms -- 3.3. The past continuous tense -- uses -- 3.4. The past continuous or the simple past -- Reading : The Titanic -- 3.5. The past perfect tense -- forms -- 3.6. The past perfect tense -- use -- 3.7. When with the simple past or the past perfect -- Reading : Wildfires in southern California -- 3.8. The past perfect continuous tense -- forms -- 3.9. The past perfect continuous tense -- uses -- 3.10. The past perfect (continuous) tense for the present perfect (continuous) tense -- Reading : Hurricane Katrina -- 3.11. Comparison of past tenses
Lesson 4 -- Grammar : Modals -- present and future ; related expressions -- Context : Consumer warnings -- 4.1. Overview of modals and related expressions -- Reading : Sweepstakes or scam? -- 4.2. Possibilities -- may, might, could -- 4.3. Necessity and urgency with must, have to, have got to -- 4.4. Obligation with must or be supposed to -- 4.5. Advice with should, ought to, and had better -- Reading : Telemarketing -- 4.6. Permission and prohibition -- Reading : Identity theft -- 4.7. Comparing negative modals -- 4.8. Making suggestions -- Reading : Infomercials -- 4.9. Expectations with be supposed to -- Reading : My elderly neighbor -- 4.10. Logical conclusions -- 4.11. Possibility vs. probability in the present -- 4.12. Modals with continuous verbs -- lesson 5 -- Grammar : Modals in the past -- Context : American presidents -- Reading : Slavery, Lincoln, and the Civil War -- 5.1. Modals in the past -- 5.2. Past possibility and probability -- Reading : The Cuban missile crisis -- 5.3. Past direction not taken -- Reading Election 2000 : Bush vs. Gore -- 5.4. Past mistakes -- 5.5. Be supposed to in the past -- Reading : The media and presidential elections -- 5.6. Must have vs. had to -- 5.7. Could + base form vs. could have + past participle -- 5.8. More on couldn't have -- 5.9. Continuous forms of past modals
Lesson 6 -- Grammar : Adjective clauses ; descriptive phrases -- Context : The Internet -- 6.1. Adjective clauses -- an overview -- Reading : Spam -- 6.2. Relative pronoun as subject -- 6.3. Relative pronoun as object -- 6.4. Comparing pronoun as subject and object -- 6.5. Relative pronoun as object of preposition -- Reading : eBay -- 6.6. Where and when in adjective clauses -- 6.7. Where, when, that, or which in adjective clauses -- Reading : Freecycle -- 6.8. Whose + noun in an adjective clause -- 6.9. Adjective clauses after indefinite pronouns -- Reading : Creating the World Wide Web -- 6.10. Nonessential adjective clauses -- 6.11. Essential vs. nonessential adjective clauses -- 6.12. Descriptive phrases
Lesson 7 -- Grammar : Infinites ; gerunds -- Context : Helping others -- 7.1. Infinitives -- an overview -- Reading : Andrew Carnegie, philanthropist -- 7.2. Verbs followed by an infinitive -- 7.3. Object before infinitive -- Reading : Charity and volunteering -- 7.4. Causative verbs -- 7.5. Adjective plus infinitive -- Reading : One step at a time -- 7.6. Using the infinitive to show purpose -- 7.7. Infinitive as subject -- 7.8. Infinitive with too and enough -- 7.9. Gerunds -- an overview -- Reading : Helping others get an education -- 7.10. Gerund as subject -- 7.11. Gerund after prepositions and nouns -- 7.12. Using the correct preposition -- 7.13. Verbs followed by gerunds -- 7.14. Verbs followed by gerund or infinitive -- 7.15. Infinitive and gerund as subject -- 7.16. Gerund or infinitive after a verb : differences in meaning -- Reading : Mimi's bike ride -- 7.17. Used to/be used to/get used to -- Reading : Global volunteers -- 7.18. Sense-perception verbs
Lesson 8 -- Grammar : Adverbial clauses and phrases ; sentence connectors ; so /such ... that -- Context : Coming to America -- 8.1. Adverbial clauses -- an overview -- Reading : A nation of immigrants -- 8.2. Reason and purpose -- Reading : The lost boys of Sudan -- 8.3. Time expressions -- 8.4. Using the -ing form after time words -- Reading : Slavery -- an American paradox -- 8.5. Contrast -- Reading : The changing face of America -- 8.6. Condition -- Reading : Adopting a baby from abroad -- 8.7. Sentence connectors -- 8.8. So... that/such... that -- lesson 9 -- Grammar : Noun clauses -- Context : Caring for children -- 9.1. Noun clauses -- an overview -- Reading : Bringing up baby -- 9.2. Noun clauses after verbs and adjectives -- Reading : Pediatricians' recommendations -- 9.3. Noun clauses after expressions of importance -- Reading : Day care -- 9.4. Noun clauses as included questions -- 9.5. Question words followed by an infinitive -- Reading : Dr. Benjamin Spock -- 9.6. Noun clauses as exact quotes of notable words -- Reading : A folk tale -- 9.7. Exact quotes in telling a story -- 9.8. Noun clauses as reported speech -- 9.9. The rule of sequence of tenses -- 9.10. Say vs. tell -- 9.11. Exceptions to the rule of sequence of tenses -- 9.12. Reporting an imperative -- Reading : Being an au pair -- 9.13. Noun clauses as reported questions -- 9.14. Noun clauses after other past tense verbs
Lesson 10 -- Grammar : Unreal conditions -- present ; real conditions vs. unreal conditions ; unreal conditions -past ; wishes -- Context : Science or science fiction? -- Reading : Time travel -- 10.1. Unreal conditions -- present -- 10.2. Implied conditions -- Reading : Traveling to Mars -- 10.3. Real conditions vs. unreal conditions -- Reading : Life 100 years ago -- 10.4. Unreal conditions -- past -- Reading : Science or wishful thinking? -- 10.5. Wishes -- 10.6. Wishing for a desired change -- Appendices -- A. Noncount nouns -- B. Uses of articles -- C. The verb get -- D. Gerund and infinitive patterns -- E. Verbs and adjectives followed by a preposition -- F. Direct and indirect objects -- G. Spelling and pronunciation of verbs -- H. Capitalization rules -- I. Plural forms of nouns -- J. Metric conversion chart -- K. Comparative and superlative forms -- L. Glossary of grammatical terms -- M. Alphabetical list of irregular verb forms -- N. Map of the United States of America -- Index.
Subject English language -- Grammar -- Problems, exercises, etc.
English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers
ISBN 9781424080922 (paperback)
1424080924 (paperback)

 
    
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