Practice Makes Perfect: English Problem Solver (C859)

Code: 9780071791243

ISBN: 9780071791243
Author: Ed Swick
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Published: 2012
Category: ESL
Series: Practice Makes Perfect




Publisher's Synopsis

Written by Ed Swick, the author of other best-selling resources in the Practice Makes Perfect series, English Problem Solver is aimed at Intermediate-level students (and higher) who may be feeling overwhelmed by unfamiliar areas in the English language which many often struggle with.  As a highly experienced teacher and author, Ed Swick is familiar with this situation, and more importantly, knows that students can overcome it. In this valuable resource, Swick shares his arsenal of strategies on how students can beat these obstacles on their way to English mastery.

Exercise topics covered in this book include:

Definite versus indefinite articles
Capitalization and punctuation
Verb oddities
Tense usage
Passive versus static passive
Subject-verb agreement
Verbs and prepositions
Little versus few
Comparatives and superlatives
Pronoun varieties
Determiners and adverbs of degree
Gerunds, infinitives, and participles
Using "get"
Restrictive and nonrestrictive relative clauses
Coordinating and subordinating conjunctions
Phrasal verbs

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