Summary: This second edition offers English and linguistics majors, advanced ESOL learners, and future ESOL instructors a descriptive analysis of the indispensable elements of English grammar. Written for the average American undergraduate and designed to be covered in one semester, this book starts from scratch and takes nothing for granted beyond a reading and speaking knowledge of English (at the advanced level on the OPI scale). It includes frequently interspersed tear-ou
t exercises which promptly test what is taught. This new edition has been updated for the contemporary student and includes revised explanations of case and complementation, among other changes.
Summary: This second edition offers English and linguistics majors, advanced ESOL learners, and future ESOL instructors a descriptive analysis of the indispensable elements of English grammar. Written for the average American undergraduate and designed to be covered in one semester, this book starts from scratch and takes nothing for granted beyond a reading and speaking knowledge of English (at the advanced level on the OPI scale). It includes frequently interspersed tear-out exercises which promptly test what is taught. This new edition has been updated for the contemporary student and includes revised explanations of case and complementation, among other changes. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:2ND 00 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Georgetown University Press Published: 09/28/2000 International: No
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Teschner, Richard V. : University of Texas at El Paso
Richard V. Teschner is a professor of languages and linguistics at the University of Texas at El Paso. He is co-author of the widely-used textbook Destinos.
Evans, Eston V. : Tennessee Technological University
Eston V. Evans is a professor of foreign languages at Tennessee Tech University.
''Programs at the undergraduate level that spend time examining the grammar of English would benefit from Teschner and Evans' text.''
''The exercises constitute a major strength of this volume. . . . [They] reinforce what gradually emerges as another strong point of this book--helping students learn to see the language in terms of its structure. . . [this book] lives up to its title and should serve its intended audiences well.''
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