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Practical English Usage (4th Edition) Book with Online Access (Internet Access Code)

Practical English Usage (4th Edition) Book with Online Access (Internet Access Code) ISBN: 9780194202411
British English

Practical English Usage (4th Edition) Book with Online Access (Internet Access Code)

Series: Practical English Usage (4th Edition)
Author: Swan, Michael
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780194202411
Publication Date: 2016
Availability: In Stock In Stock
Level: C1 Advanced
Price: £42.65  (£41.20 + £1.45 VAT) £41.20
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Practical English Usage has sold over 2 million copies worldwide. Now revised and updated for the fourth edition, it answers the questions that teachers and learners ask about English grammar and vocabulary with clear, corpus-informed explanations and examples.

Key Features:
• Online access, including 87 diagnostic tests.
• Completely revised and updated to reflect changes in language use.
• NEW Organisation into two easy-to-use parts, making it quicker to find the... [more] information you want:
1. A complete topic-by-topic student's grammar, with section introductions highlighting common mistakes.
2 A guide to key vocabulary topics, including an A-Z list of common word problems.

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 for learners.

Part 2 is a guide to vocabulary problems covering:
• rules for word formation and spelling
• a survey of high-priority vocabulary areas
• an A-Z guide to over 250 common word problems

The 600+ entries provide answers to the questions that learners typically ask, for example:
• use of tenses
• the truth about conditionals
• article problems
• singular they
• get as a passive auxiliary
• bring or take?
• can, could, may or might?
• classic or classical?
• the language of emails

• the grammar of speech and formal writing
• British-American differences
• questions of style and idiom
• changes in English
• politeness
• avoiding offensive language
• lists of learners' most common mistakes [less]
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