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Advanced grammar in use : a self-study reference and practice book for advanced learners of English, with answers

Author: Martin Hewings
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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With 120 units of grammar explanation and practice exercises, this book provides coverage of those language areas advanced level students will find most rewarding to study. This edition includes answers.
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Textbooks for foreign speakers
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Hewings
ISBN: 0521532914 9780521532914
OCLC Number: 663430309
Notes: Previous edition: 1999.
Includes index.
Description: ix, 294 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Tenses --
1. Present continuous and present simple (1) --
2. Present continuous and present simple (2) --
3. Past simple and present perfect --
4. Past continuous and past simple --
5. Past perfect and past simple --
6. Present perfect continuous and present perfect --
7. Past perfect continuous, past perfect and past continuous --
8. Present and past time: review --
The future --
9. Will and be going to --
10. Present simple and present continuous for the future --
11. Future continuous and future perfect (continuous) --
12. Be to + infinitive --
13. Other ways of talking about the future --
14. The future seen from the past --
Modals and semi-modals --
15. Can, could, be able to and be allowed to --
16. Will, would and used to --
17. May and might: possibility --
18. Must and have (got) to --
19. Need(n't), don't need to and don't have to --
20. Should, ought to and had better --
Linking verbs, passives, questions --
21. Linking verbs: be, appear, seem, become, get, etc --
22. Forming passive sentences (1) --
23. Forming passive sentences (2): verb + -ing or to-infinitive --
24. Using passives --
25. Reporting with passive verbs, It is said that --
26. Wh-questions with who, whom, which, how and whose --
27. Negative questions, echo questions, questions with that-clauses --
Verb complementation: what follows verbs --
28. Verbs, objects and complements --
29. Verb + two objects --
30. Verb + -ing forms and infinitives (1) --
31. Verb + -ing forms and infinitives (2) --
Reporting --
32. Reporting people's words and thoughts --
33. Reporting statements: that-clauses --
34. Verb + wh-clause --
35. Tense choice in reporting --
36. Reporting offers, suggestions, orders, intentions, etc --
37. Modal verbs in reporting --
38. Reporting what people say using nouns and adjectives --
39. Should in that-clauses, the present subjunctive --
Nouns --
40. Agreement between subject and verb (1) --
41. Agreement between subject and verb (2) --
42. Agreement between subject and verb (3) --
43. Compound nouns and noun phrases --
Articles, determiners and quantifiers --
44. A /an and one --
45. A /an, the and zero article (1) --
46. A /an, the and zero article (2) --
47. A /an, the and zero article (3) --
48. Some and any --
49. No, none (of) and not any --
50. Much (of), many (of) a lot of, lots (of), etc --
51. All (of), whole, every, each --
52. Few, little, less, fewer --
Relative clauses and other types of clause --
53. Relative pronouns --
54. Other relative words: whose, when, whereby, etc --
55. Prepositions in relative clauses --
56. Other ways of adding information to noun phrases (1): additional noun phrases, etc --
57. Other ways of adding information to noun phrases (2): prepositional phrases, etc --
58. Participle clauses with adverbial meaning (1) --
59. Participle clauses with adverbial meaning (2) --
Pronouns, substitution and leaving out words --
60. Reflexive pronouns: herself, himself, themselves, etc --
61. One and ones --
62. So and not as substitutes for clauses, etc --
63. Do so, such --
64. More on leaving out words after auxiliary verbs --
65. Leaving out to-infinitives --
Adjectives and adverbs --
66. Position of adjectives --
67. Gradable and non-gradable adjectives (1) --
68. Gradable and non-gradable adjectives (2) --
69. Participle adjectives and compound adjectives --
70. Adjectives + to-infinitive, -ing, that-clause, wh-clause --
71. Adjectives and adverbs --
72. Adjectives and adverbs: comparative and superlative forms --
73. Comparative phrases and clauses --
74. Position of adverbs (1) --
75. Position of adverbs (2) --
76. Adverbs of place, direction, indefinite frequency, and time --
77. Degree adverbs and focus adverbs --
78. Comment adverbs and viewpoint adverbs --
Adverbial clauses and conjunctions --
79. Adverbial clauses of time --
80. Giving reasons: as, because, etc., for and with --
81. Purposes and results: in order to, so as to, etc --
82. Contrasts: although and though, even though /if, while, whilst and whereas --
83. If (1) --
84. If (2) --
85. If I were you., imagine he were to win --
86. If --
not and unless, if and whether, etc --
87. Connecting ideas in a sentence and between sentences --
Prepositions --
88. Prepositions of position and movement --
89. Between and among --
90. Prepositions of time --
91. Talking about exceptions --
92. Prepositions after verbs --
93. Prepositions after nouns --
94. Two- and three-word verbs: word order --
Organising information --
95. There is, there was, etc --
96. It. (1) --
97. It. (2) --
98. Focusing: it-clauses and what-clauses --
99. Inversion (1) --
100. Inversion (2) --
Grammar review --
Appendix 1. Passive verb forms --
Appendix 2. Basic question forms --
Appendix 3. Quoting what people think or what they have said --
Appendix 4. Irregular verbs.
Responsibility: Martin Hewings.
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With 120 units of grammar explanation and practice exercises, this book provides coverage of those language areas advanced level students will find most rewarding to study. This edition includes answers.

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