By Geoffrey Leech, Jan Svartvik
A Communicative Grammar of English was once first released in 1975, due to the fact that then the ebook has validated itself as a grammar leading edge in strategy, trustworthy in insurance, and transparent in its causes. it's now on hand during this absolutely revised and redesigned 3rd variation to supply updated and available support to academics, complex inexperienced persons and undergraduates scholars of English. a very new Workbook co-authored by means of ELT experts Edward Woods and Rudy Coppieters also will accompany this variation. This variation is split into 3 components: half One: A consultant to using this e-book, this seems to be on the means English grammar varies in several varieties of English, for instance ¿formal¿ and ¿informal¿, ¿spoken¿ and ¿written¿ half : Grammar in use, an important half, provides grammar during the eyes of the communicator and makes a speciality of the makes use of of grammar instead of on grammatical constitution half 3: A-Z in English grammar presents an alphabetically prepared advisor to English grammar
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1 2 3 4 \" 37 \ 1 , LESSON General Objects (pages 38 and 39) NOTES These pictures of common nouns are designed to be used with adjectives. Useful language Notes The chocolate is nice. The raincoat is wet. Nice chocolate. A wet raincoat. Standard games and activities (see Section 3 pages 7-11) Notes        What's on the Card? Line Solitaire Noughts and Crosses Three in a Row Take an adjective card and find a noun it could describe. expensive: house/car/radio Kim's Game Matching Pairs True or False?
Use the blank master to make more sets of families. ------ PMa 10 11 12 33 dM LESSON Big, Bigger, Biggest (pages 34 and 35) NOTES Useful language Notes dogs tiny small medium big large enormous pullovers cheap reasonably priced dear expensive skirts short medium-length knee-length calf-length ankle-length long parcels light heavy + comparatives/superlatives of all these Standard games and activities (see Section 3 pages 7-11) Notes         What's on the Card? Line Solitaire Noughts and Crosses Three in a Row Charades Matching Pairs Guessing Game This dog is bigger than number 2, but smaller than number 4.
The table is (square). 24 Patterns Adjective + noun Describing clothes 26 Happy families (1) Have you got a (checked shirt)? 28 Happy families (2) Have you got a (thin dog)? 30 Odd one out: materials I can see a (wooden) chair. 32 Twelve bottles Adjective + noun 34 Big, bigger, biggest Comparatives and superlatives 36 It's too ... It's (much) too (big). It's not (big) enough. 38 General objects Matching adjectives + nouns 40 Two bedrooms Comparing rooms The hotel room is more comfortable than the tent.