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Practical English usage : Michael Swan's guide to problems in English (Fourth edition)

By: Swan, Michael

Part of the Practical English Usage, 4th edition series
0194202429 / 9780194202428
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Practical English Usage is recommended for any teacher, trainee teacher, or advanced-level student looking for answers to questions about the English language.

The material is now organised in two parts (grammar and vocabulary), making it easier than ever to find the answers, either online or in print.Part 1 is a complete practical learner's grammar with 28 sections, covering all the structural points that cause problems forlearners.Part 2 is a guide to vocabulary problems covering:rules for word formation and spellinga survey of high-priority vocabulary areasan A-Z guide to over 250 commonword problemsThe 600+ entries provide answers to the questions that learners typically ask, for example:use of tensesthe truth about conditionalsarticle problemssingular they getas a passiveauxiliarybring or take?can, could, may or might?classic or classical?the language ofemailsrules for word formation and spelling Plus:the grammar of speech and formal writingBritish-American differencesquestions of style and idiomchanges inEnglishpolitenessavoiding offensive languagea survey of high-priority vocabulary areasa guide to over 250 common vocabulary problemslists of learners' most common mistakes


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