Practice Makes Perfect: Intermediate English Grammar for ESL Learners

Author: Robin Torres-Gouzerh

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071771696

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 360

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Master English grammar through hands-on exercises and practice, practice, practice! Practice Makes Perfect: Intermediate English Grammar for ESL Learners helps you take your English grammar skills to a higher level and gives you the confidence to speak and write in your new language. This reference/workbook leads you through English grammar using concise, easy-to-understand language, keeping you focused on achieving your goal of total fluency. Practice Makes Perfect: Intermediate English Grammar for ESL Learners is packed with: Example sentences that illustrate and clarify each grammatical point Dozens of exercises in formats suited to your learning style A detailed answer key for quick, easy progress checks Master these tricky subjects: verbs • modal auxiliaries • passive voice • participial adjectives • perfect tenses • the passive form with get * subject-verb agreement * and much more
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Practice Makes Perfect Advanced English Grammar for ESL Learners

Author: Mark Lester

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071743332

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 224

View: 9432

Get control over those difficult areas of English grammar Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced English Grammar for ESL Learners is focused on those grammar topics that might pose special problems for you, especially if English is not your first language. Because it targets advanced topics, you will quickly zero in on what holds you back from fluency. And like with all of the bestselling Practice Makes Perfect books, you can practice through exercises and reinforce your knowledge. The book includes: 775 exercises Expertise from Mark Lester, an ESL expert in grammar who founded the highly respected ESL department at the University of Hawaii. He authored the most popular college classroom grammar in the country Topics include: Noun plurals, Possessive nouns and personal pronouns, Articles and quantifiers, Adjectives, Verb forms and tenses, Talking about present time, Talking about past time, Talking about future time, Causative verbs, The passive, The structure of adjective clauses, Restrictive and nonrestrictive adjective clauses, Gerunds, Infinitives, Noun clauses
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Practice Makes Perfect: English Grammar for ESL Learners

Author: Ed Swick

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071465359

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

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Continuing the success of the bestselling Practice Makes Perfect series, Practice Makes Perfect English Grammar for ESL Learners features well-organized presentations, skill-building exercises, and a focus on practical conversational skills. Here you will find clear explanations accompanied by highlighted examples and boxed summaries of key points. You also get numerous exercises in a variety of formats, including fill-inthe-blank sentences and passages, translations, multiple-choice questions, sentence rewriting, and creative writing exercises. Answers to all questions are provided in the back of the book.
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Practice Makes Perfect English Vocabulary for Beginning ESL Learners

Author: Jean Yates

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007176304X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 224

View: 6267

Master the words and phrases necessary for handling everyday situations Practice Makes Perfect: English Vocabulary for Beginning ESL Learners helps you develop your vocabulary by providing practice in word-building and encouraging you to analyze new words for an ever-increasing vocabulary. Each chapter of this comprehensive book focuses on a theme, such as family or travel, so you can build your language skills in a systematic manner. As you lay the foundation for an increasing vocabulary, you are able to perfect your new words with plenty of exercises and gain the confidence to communicate well in English. Practice Makes Perfect: English Vocabulary offers you: More than 220 exercises Concise grammatical explanations A new chapter on contemporary vocabulary An answer key to gauge your comprehension With help from this book, you can easily speak or write in English about: Different occupations and jobs * American holidays and traditions * Taking the train * Growing your own garden * Where it hurts on your body * Your house * Your family and friends * What you studied in school * Your favorite TV show * Your family's background . . . and much more!
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Practice Makes Perfect Advanced ESL Reading and Comprehension (EBOOK)

Author: Diane Engelhardt

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071798870

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

View: 9649

The challenging exercises and critical vocabulary you need to advance your English skills Created by ESL instructor Diane Engelhardt, Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced English Reading and Comprehension features lengthy, complex passages to help you develop essential English reading and critical thinking skills. Inside are 15 readings on topics such as DNA evidence, sustainable urban communities, the human genome project, and more--subjects that will keep you engaged as you take your English to the next level. You will get plenty of practice, practice, practice on understanding and comprehending high-level vocabulary through enlightening exercises. You’ll master how to organize information you read, summarize text, and more. Before you know it, your reading skills will be stronger and your comprehension will grow, enabling you to get more out of English-language texts. Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced English Reading and Comprehension will help you: Build your academic and technical vocabulary Boost your comprehension skills to an advanced level Create reading strategies to use with any difficult text Develop critical thinking skills
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Practice Makes Perfect English Conversation

Author: Jean Yates

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071770860

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 192

View: 9833

Learn how to speak English fluently and spontaneously Practice Makes Perfect: English Conversation gives you helpful instruction on correct pronunciation, grammar, syntax, and word usage, keeping in mind the typical problems of non-native English speakers like you. Each section includes a series of exercises that gives you extra practice in using new concepts and encourages you to construct personalized conversations. The lessons will reassure even grammar-phobic learners that you can achieve a confident speaking style. Offering a winning formula for getting a handle on speaking English right away, Practice Makes Perfect: English Conversation offers: Engaging dialogues illustrate practical conversational situations Example phrases or sentences clarify each point A variety of exercises for practice, with an answer key that provides instant feedback and reference Practical and high-frequency vocabulary used throughout
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Practice Makes Perfect English Problem Solver (EBOOK)

With 110 Exercises

Author: Ed Swick

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071791256

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 208

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Tackle head-on all the hurdles that you find hard about learning English as an ESL student Practice Makes Perfect: English Problem Solver doesn't pretend that learning English is easy. Instead of covering the entirety of the language, it hones in on those areas where you might have difficulty--areas such as definite vs. indefinite articles, little vs. few, using get, and restrictive and non-restrictive relative clauses. Features: A variety of extensive exercises for practice Practical and high-frequency vocabulary Answer key provided for reference and quick feedback Don't sweat those troublesome grammar areas any more! Practice Makes Perfect: English Problem Solver is your perfect learning tool for ironing out your troubles.
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Practice Makes Perfect German Sentence Builder

Author: Ed Swick

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071599634

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

View: 5032

Practice Makes Perfect helps you put your German vocabulary and grammar skills together! You may have all the vocabulary down pat and every grammar point nailed--but without the skill of knowing how to put these elements together, communicating in your second language would be nearly impossible. Practice Makes Perfect: German Sentence Builders picks up from where other grammar books leave off, showing you the variety of structures and how to combine them to make solid sentences. And like every Practice Makes Perfect title, these books feature crystal-clear explanations, numerous realistic examples, and dozens of opportunities to practice, practice, practice!
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Practice Makes Perfect: Basic English

Author: Julie Lachance

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071771700

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

View: 9463

Bite-size lessons. Big-time learning. With Practice Makes Perfect: Basic English, you'll get just the basics--essential vocabulary and grammar to get you to the next stage of learning English. Inside, three-page units cover each subject, which can be completed in a mere 10 to 15 minutes! Also included are engaging and humorous exercises to keep you focused and interested while you gain confidence in your new language.
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Practice Makes Perfect Intermediate ESL Reading and Comprehension (EBOOK)

Author: Diane Engelhardt

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071798854

Category: Reference

Page: 224

View: 1896

Take your skills to the next level and get more meaning out of the English language Reading English texts that are created especially for ESL students like you is a critical part to learning the language, but that does not mean you have to be bored with the subjects! Created by expert ESL instructor Diane Engelhardt, Practice Makes Perfect: Intermediate English Reading and Comprehension features 15 engaging readings on interesting topics such as the technology of 21stcentury deep-sea treasure hunting, Pixar Studios' computer-generated movie magic, the Flying Doctors of Australia, and more. You will, of course, get plenty of practice, practice, practice on understanding and comprehending vocabulary. You'll master how to read for main ideas, summarize texts, make outlines, remember facts and figures, and more. Before you know it, your reading skills will be stronger and your comprehension will grow, enabling you to get more out of English-language texts. Practice Makes Perfect: Intermediate English Reading and Comprehension will help you: Develop your reading comprehension skills at the intermediate level Build your English vocabulary Prepare for the comprehension sections of ESL tests
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Practice Makes Perfect English Vocabulary Games

Author: Chris Gunn

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9780071820721

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 224

View: 4084

Challenge yourself while learning English with this engaging workbook of fun activities from the bestselling and trusted Practice Makes Perfect series English-language learning doesn't have to just be grammar-based drills and exercises—as many ELLs and instructors have discovered at Lanternfish ESL—a website dedicated to ESL games. In Practice Makes Perfect: English Vocabulary Games, units are organized around themes, then supported by different kinds of games. These can all easily be adapted for a classroom setting, but are designed for the independent self-study. Answer keys are provided as well as brief glossaries. Organized thematically (for easier vocabulary retention) and in increasing difficulty A variety of games and puzzles: crosswords, word searches, word jumbles, etc. A break from traditional English language instruction that's fun but effective
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Practice Makes Perfect English Verb Tenses Up Close

Author: Mark Lester

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071753540

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 128

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Solve the mysteries of English verbs Practice Makes Perfect: English Verb Tenses Up Close puts the spotlight on this tricky grammar trouble spot. It boasts plenty of opportunities for practicing your language skills, as well as extensive examples based on a conversational style that will keep you engaged. The book also features a unique answer key that gives you more than just a listing of correct answers; it clues you in on the "why" behind them. Combine those features with the renowned Practice Makes Perfect format and you have the ideal reference/workbook to learn to speak and write English with fluency.
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Collins COBUILD Intermediate English Grammar

Author: Dave Willis,John Sinclair

Publisher: Collins Cobuild

ISBN: 9780007163472

Category: Education

Page: 272

View: 7489

The Collins Cobuild Intermediate English Grammar handbook gives learnders all the information on grammar they need to be confident in English.
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Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Vocabulary, 2nd Edition

With 240 Exercises + Free Flashcard App

Author: Dorothy Richmond

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071804137

Category: Study Aids

Page: 464

View: 8596

Go beyond ¿Cómo se dice? and add thousands of words to your Spanish vocabulary To communicate comfortably in Spanish, you need access to a variety of words that go beyond the basics, as well as a solid foundation in grammar. In Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Vocabulary you get the tools you need to expand your lexicon and sharpen your speaking and writing skills. And how do you this? PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE! Each chapter of this comprehensive book focuses on a theme, such as family or travel, so you can build your language skills in a systematic manner. As you lay the foundation for a burgeoning vocabulary, you will perfect your new words with plenty of exercises and gain the confidence you need to communicate well in Spanish. This new edition of Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Vocabulary offers you: More than 240 exercises Concise grammatical explanations The latest vocabulary in such areas as technology, communications, and the media An answer key to gauge your comprehension WITH HELP FROM THIS BOOK, YOU CAN EASILY SPEAK OR WRITE IN SPANISH ABOUT: Different occupations and jobs * Spanish holidays and traditions * Food and drink * Politics and current events * Your social life * Your family and friends * Business and money * Your favorite entertainment venues * Your family's background . . . and much more
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Practice Makes Perfect German Vocabulary

Author: Ed Swick

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071763023

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 224

View: 9051

Master the words and phrases necessary for handling everyday situations Practice Makes Perfect: German Vocabulary helps you develop your vocabulary by providing practice in word-building and encouraging you to analyze new words for an ever-increasing vocabulary. Each chapter of this comprehensive book focuses on a theme, such as family or travel, so you can build your language skills in a systematic manner. As you lay the foundation for an increasing vocabulary, you are able to perfect your new words with plenty of exercises and gain the confidence to communicate well in German. Practice Makes Perfect: German Vocabulary offers you: More than 100 exercises Concise grammatical explanations A new chapter on contemporary vocabulary An answer key to gauge your comprehension With help from this book, you can easily speak or write in German about: Different occupations and jobs * German holidays and traditions * Taking the train * Growing your own garden * Where it hurts on your body * Your house * Your family and friends * What you studied in school * Your favorite TV show * Your family's background . . . and much more!
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Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Conversation

Author: Jean Yates

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071744770

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

View: 510

Practice the Art of Conversation in Spanish! Want to strike up a conversation with a native Spanish speaker but nervous that you’re not ready? This book helps you overcome that obstacle and before you know it, you’ll be speaking comfortably in your new native language. Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Conversation is organized around twelve units that present realistic conversational situations, from making introductions to giving opinions and from making a date to telling a story. Using these engaging dialogues as a starting point, each unit is packed with helpful instruction on correct pronunciation, syntax, and word usage--in addition to lots of conversation-ready phrases that you will find indispensable as your fluency increases. You will, of course, get plenty of practice, practice, practice using your new skills in conversation. Each dialogue is followed by a variety of exercises that not only give you the opportunity to put new concepts into action but also encourage you to construct personalized conversations. These lessons will reassure even the most grammar-phobic learners that they too can achieve a confident--and spontaneous--speaking style. Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Conversation will help you: Engage in dialogues that illustrate practical conversations Expand your vocabulary Get clarification of new concepts with numerous realistic examples Reinforce your new conversational skills through extensive exercises Before you know it, you’ll find yourself confidently speaking Spanish with your Spanish-speaking friends--or ready to make new ones!
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Practice Makes Perfect Basic Chinese

Author: Xiaozhou Wu,Feng-hsi Liu,Rongrong Liao

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071784268

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 288

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Offers lessons teaching basic Chinese grammar, high-frequency vocabulary, and sentence structures.
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Practice Makes Perfect English Verbs 2/E

With 125 Exercises + Free Flashcard App

Author: Loretta S. Gray

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071807365

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 224

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Master English verb forms If you're looking for help memorizing English verb conjugations, any English verb book will do. But if you are interested in becoming fluent, you’ll need to learn how these building blocks are used in everyday, natural language. That's where Practice Makes Perfect: English Verbs comes in. The ideal reference and workbook for advanced beginning to intermediate ESL learners, Practice Makes Perfect: English Verbs shows you when and why to use certain verb tenses and gives you plenty of examples, increasing your confidence in choosing the right word. Thanks to the proven Practice Makes Perfect format, you will learn to master English verbs in no time at all. With Practice Makes Perfect: English Verbs, you will: Understand when and why to use different verb tenses Learn how verbs work with everyday examples from a wide range of topics Build your verb skills with more than 125 engaging exercises New! Test your overall comprehension with a review section
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Practice Makes Perfect Basic Portuguese (EBOOK)

With 190 Exercises

Author: Sue Tyson-Ward

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071784292

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

View: 1736

Master Portuguese grammar through hands-on exercises and practice, practice, practice! Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Portuguese is a trusted companion to your Portuguese learning experience. In each bite-sized lesson, author Sue Tyson-Ward guides you through simple grammar and vocabulary concepts and illustrates them with clear examples. The accompanying fun and interesting exercises let you practice, practice, practice what you have learned. The lessons are short so you can complete them in twenty minutes or less, and you can go at a pace that works for you. THIS WORKBOOK WILL HELP YOU UNDERSTAND Saber vs. conhecer * Verb tenses * Essential vocabulary * Superlatives * Nouns * Adjectives * Sentence structure . . . and more Whether you are learning on your own or taking a beginning Portuguese class, Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Portuguese will help you build your confidence in your new language.
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Practice Makes Perfect Basic Math

Author: Carolyn Wheater

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071778462

Category: Mathematics

Page: 192

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More than 1 million books sold in the Practice Makes Perfect series! Based on the successful approach of the Practice Makes Perfect series, a basic math workbook that allows students to reinforce their skills through key concepts and 500 exercises About the Book A no-nonsense practical guide to this subject, Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Math offers practice in very basic mathematics skills in an area also sometimes called remedial math. It covers the skills necessary to pass the GED and the math students need to know for community college. Students get reviews of arithmetic, multiplication, division, basic geometry and algebra, as well as negative numbers, square roots, working with fractions, and more. Offering a winning formula for getting a handle on mathematics right away, Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Math is an indispensable resource for anyone who wants a solid understanding of the fundamentals. Key Selling Features Not focused on any particular test or exam, but complementary to most basic math curricula More than 500 exercises and answers covering all aspects of basic math Large trim allows clear presentation of exercises, worked problems, and explained answers The Practice Makes Perfect series has sales of 1 million-plus copies in the language category--now applied to mathematics Market/Audience For students who need to review and practice basic math, whether to keep up with class work or to prepare for a test or exam Author Information Carolyn Wheater (Hawthorne, NJ) teaches middle school and upper school mathematics at the Nightingale-Bamford School in New York City. Educated at Marymount Manhattan College and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, she has taught math and computer technology for 30 years to students from preschool through college. She is a member of National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and the Association of Teachers in Independent Schools.
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