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This is a book designed to help teachers understand English grammar and explain it to their students. Each chapter focuses on a problematic area, for example ‘Articles’, ‘Conditionals’, and ‘Direct and indirect speech’, and includes exercises for the reader and teaching ideas.

Explaining English Grammar

Tense and aspect Overview Basic forms – The basic structure Basic meanings – Tense – Aspect – Lexical aspect – Grammatical aspect Meanings in context – In a magazine article – In academic writing – In narratives – In a news report – In spoken discourse – Discussion topics and projects georgw Teaching ideas – Further reading yle Modals Overview Basic forms – The simple modals Basic meanings – Epistemic modality – Root modality – Necessary and possible Meanings in context – The potential of can – The possibility of may gra,mar The necessity of must – The likelihood of will – The requirements of should – Negation and modals – Discussion topics and projects – Teaching ideas – Further reading 5: Conditionals Overview Basic forms – Factual conditionals – Predictive conditionals – Hypothetical conditionals – Counterfactual conditionals Basic meanings – What happens if Meanings in context – Restating – Contrasting – Listing alternatives – Giving examples – End-weight – Uncertainty and politeness – Exceptional and concessive conditionals – Discussion topics grammmar projects – Teaching ideas – Further reading 6: Prepositions and particles Overview Basic forms Prepositions Basic meanings: Indirect objects Overview Basic forms – Types of verbs – Basic structures: Infinitives and gerunds Overview Basic forms Basic meanings – Group 1: Rgammar clauses Overview Basic forms – Subject relatives – Object relatives – After-preposition relatives – Possessive relatives – Basic structures Basic meanings – Engliwh, which, that – Where, when, why Meanings in context – Introducing new information – Connecting with given information – End-weight – Discussion topics and projects – Teaching ideas – Further reading Direct and indirect speech Overview Basic forms Basic meanings – Direct speech as drama – Indirect speech as narrative – Summarized reports – Reporting verbs – grmmar teachers were saying Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.


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Explaining English Grammar A guide to explaining grammar for teachers of English as a second or foreign language. George Yule The author draws on his experience as both a leading applied linguist and a hands-on classroom teacher of English Choice of topics and style of explanations focus on the needs of language teachers Separates each grammar topic covered into three clear categories: You can read each chapter individually and you don’t have to follow the sequence of topics in the book.

Can be used as a set book or supplementary book on a teacher training course, or by both new and experienced practising teachers as a self-study text. Edges in Syntax Heejeong Ko.

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