LEARNING A FOREIGN LANGUAGE
Practice Makes Perfect: English Sentence Builder
Practice Makes Perfect helps you put your English 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: English 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!
Practice Makes Perfect: English Problem Solver: With 110 Exercises
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.
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.
Practice Makes Perfect: English Conversation
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
John Butterworth, Lee Nicholls
Punctuation: Essential Guide to correct punctuation
This guide is intended to help children of 7-11 master the basics of punctuation (companion guides focus on grammar and spelling). It meets the requirements of the Literacy Framework for Years 3 and 4, and is also linked to the 1998 edition of “The Oxford Primary School Dictionary”. The books are written in a simple, lively style and use funny illustrations and running story-lines to bring abstract language concepts to life.
They can be used as reference books, giving clear advice on numerous points, and should also stimulate children’s interest in words and the way language is constructed. They also provide concise teaching points for language and literacy lessons, as a reference resource for both teachers and parents.
Practice Makes Perfect: Advanced English Grammar for ESL Learners
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:
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