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Grammar in Context - Book 2

Grammar in Context - Book 2 - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-1413007428

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Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Publishers, Inc.
Published: 2006
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Grammar in Context - Book 2 - 4TH 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-1413007428

Sandra N. Elbaum

ISBN13: 978-1413007428
ISBN10: 1413007422
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 06
Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Publishers, Inc.

Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

Students learn more, remember more, and use grammar more effectively when they learn language in context. GRAMMAR IN CONTEXT presents grammar in interesting, informative readings and then recycles the language and context throughout every activity. Learners gain knowledge and skills in both the grammar structures and topic areas.

Benefits:

  • NEW! New and updated readings on current topics. Read about Instant Messaging, e-Bay, Wildfires in California, and more.
  • Expansion Activities develop speaking and writing skills and provide for student interaction.
  • Internet Activities encourage students to explore and use a wealth of online resources.
  • Split Editions provide options for shorter courses.
  • MORE GRAMMAR PRACTICE workbooks can be used for in-class practice or homework.
  • NEW! Updated grammar charts with integrated language notes provide added clarity.
  • NEW! Expanded audio program allows students to listen to every reading and selected dialogs.
  • NEW! Updated and varied contextualized activities target all learning styles.
  • NEW! About You activities provide for language personalization and communication opportunities.
  • NEW! Teacher's Annotated Edition offers page-by-page teaching suggestions, answer keys, and "Time Saver" suggestions for more streamlined classroom options.
  • NEW! Updated Assessment CD-ROM with ExamView Pro test generator lets teachers create tests and quizzes easily. Now with more testing items and assessment options.
  • NEW! Instructional Video presents teaching suggestions and advice on how to maximize the effectiveness of the series in the classroom.
  • Editing Advice gives pre-writing practice and alerts students to common errors.

Table of Contents

Lesson 1. THE SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE; FREQUENCY WORDS.

Context. Pets and Other Animals.
Reading. Americans and Their Pets.
Be-Forms and Uses. Contractions with Be.
Reading. Dog Walkers.
Questions with Be.
Reading. Guide Dogs.
The simple Present Tense-Affirmative Statements. Negative Statements with the Simple Present Tense.
Reading. Search and Rescue Dogs.
Questions with the Simple Present Tense. WH- Questions with a Preposition. Questions about Meaning, Spelling, and Cost.
Reading. Marianne and Sparky.
Simple Present Tense with Frequency Words. Position of Frequency Words Expressions. Questions with Ever. Questions with How Often and Answers with Frequency Expressions.
Summary.
Editing Advice.
Test/Review.
Expansion Activities.
Internet Activities.

Lesson 2. THE PRESENT CONTINUOUS TENSE; ACTION AND NONACTION VERBS; THE FUTURE TENSE.

Context. Getting Older.
Reading. Retirement Living.
Present Continuous Tense.
Reading. Life after Retirement.
Using the Present Continuous for Longer Actions. Questions with the Present continuous Tense. Contrasting the Simple Present and Present Continuous. Action and Nonaction Verbs.
Reading. The Graying of America.
The Future Tense with Will. The Future Tense with Be Going To. Will vs. Be Going To. Future Tense + Time/If Clause.
Summary.
Editing Advice.
Test2GReview.
Expansion Activities.
Internet Activities.

Lesson 3. HABITUAL PAST WTIH USED TO; THE SIMPLE PAST TENSE.

Context. Working Towards a Better Life.
Reading. Equal Rights for All.
Habitual Past with Used To.
Reading. George Dawson-Life is So Good.
Past Tense of Be. The Simple Past Tense of Regular Verbs. Simple Past Tense of Irregular Verbs. Negative Statements. Questions with the Simple Past Tense.
Summary.
Editing Advice.
Test/Review.
Expansion Activities.
Internet Activities.

Lesson 4. POSSESIVE FORMS; OBJECT PRONOUNS; REFEXIVE PRONOUNS; QUESTIONS.

Context. Wedding.
Reading. A Traditional American Wedding.
Possessive Forms of Nouns. Possessive Adjectives. Possessive Pronouns. Questions with Whose. Object Pronouns.
Reading. New Wedding Trends.
Direct and Indirect Objects. Say and Tell.
Reading. Economizing on a Wedding.
Reflexive Pronouns.
Questions and Answers About an American Wedding.
Questions. About the Subject or Complement.
Summary.
Editing Advice.
Test/Review.
Expansion Activities.
Internet Activities.

Lesson 5. SIGULAR AND PLURAL; COUNT AND NONCOUNT NOUNS; THERE + BE QUANTITY WORDS.

Context. Thanksgiving, Pilgrims, and American Indians.
Reading. A Typical Thanksgiving.
Noun Plurals. Using the Singular and Plural for Generalizations. Special Cases of Singular and Plural.
Reading. The Origin of Thanksgiving.
Noncount Nouns. Count and Noncount Nouns.
Reading. Recipe for Turkey Stuffing.
Quantities with Count and Noncount Nouns.
Reading. Taking the Land from the Native Americans.
There + A Form of Be.
Reading. Code Talkers.
Quantity Expressions-Overview. Some, Any, A, No. A Lot Of, Much, Many. A Lot Of vs. Too Much/Too Many. A Few, Several, A Little. A few vs. Few; A Little vs. Little.
Summary.
Editing Advice.
Test/Review.
Expansion Activities.
Internet Activities.

Lesson 6. ADJECTIVES; NOUN MODIFIERS; ADVERBS; TOO/ENOUGH/VERY/A LOT OF.

Context. Health.
Reading. Obesity: A National Problem.
Adjectives. Noun Modifiers.
Reading. Obesity: The Problems-The Solutions.
Adverbs of Manners. Adjective vs. Adverb.
Reading. Sleep.
Too and Enough. Too and Very and A Lot Of.
Summary.
Editing Advice.
Test/Review.
Expansion Activities.
Internet Activities.

Lesson 7. TIME WORDS AND TIME CLAUSES; THE PAST CONTINUOUS TENSE.

Context. Immigrants.
Reading. Ellis Island.
When, Until, While. When and Whenever. Time Words. The Past Continuous Tense-Overview.
Reading. Ambert Einstein.
The Past Continuous Tense-Forms. The Past Continuous Tense-Uses. Was/Were Going To.
Reading. Gloria Estefan-Cuban Immigrant.
Simple Past vs. Past Continuous with When. Simple Past vs. Past Continuous with While. Using the -ing form after Time Words.
Summary.
Editing Advice.
Test/Review.
Expansion Activities.
Internet Activities.

Lesson 8. MODALS; RELATED EXPRESSIONS.

Context. Renting an Apartment.
Modals and Related Expressions-Overview.
Reading. An Apartment Lease.
Negatives with Modals. Statements and Questions with Modals. Must, Have To, Have Got To. Obligation with Must or Be Supposed To. Can, May, Could, Be Able To, Be Possible To, Be Permitted To, Be Allowed To.
Reading. Tenants' Rights.
Should; Had Better. Negatives of Modals.
Reading. The New Neighbors.
Must for Conclusions. Will and Maya/Might.
Reading. At a Garage Sale.
Using Modals and Questions for Politeness.
Summary.
Editing Advice.
Test/Review.
Expansion Activities.
Internet Activities.

Lesson 9. THE PRESENT PERFECT; THE PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS.

Context. Searching the Web.
The Present Perfect Tense-Overview.
Reading Google.
The Past Participle. Irregular Past Participle Forms of Verbs. The Present Perfect-Contractions, Negatives. Adding and Adverb. The Present Perfect-Statements and Questions. Continuation from Past to Present. The Simple Present vs. the Present Perfect. The Present Perfect vs. the Simple Past. The Present Perfect Continuous-An Overview.
Reading. Genealogy.
The Present Perfect Continuous-Forms. The Present Perfect Continuous-Statements and Questions. The Present Perfect Continuous-Use. The present Perfect with Repetition from Past to Present. The Simple Past vs. the Present Perfect with Repetition. The present Perfect with Indefinite Past Time. Answering a Present Perfect Question.
Summary.
Editing Advice.
Test/Review.
Expansion Activities.
Internet Activities.

Lesson 10. GERUNDS; INFINITIVES.

Context. Finding a Job.
Gerunds-Overview.
Reading. Finding a Job.
Gerund as Subject. Gerund After Verb. Gerund After Preposition. Gerund in Adverbial Phrase. Infinitive-Overview.
Reading. Tips on Writing a Resume.
Infinitive as Subject. Infinitive After Adjective. Infinitive After Verb. Gerund or Infinitive After Verb. Object Before Infinitive. Infinitive to Show Purpose.
Reading. Rita's Story.
Used to vs. Be Used To.
Summary.
Editing Advice.
Test/Review.
Expansion Activities.
Internet Activities.

Lesson 11. ADJECTIVE CLAUSES.

Context. Making Connections-Old Friends and New.
Adjective Clauses-Overview.
Reading. Finding Old Friends.
Relative Pronoun as Subject. Relative Pronoun as Object. Formal vs. Informal. Where and When.
Reading. Internet Matchmaking.
Whose + Noun.
Summary.
Editing Advice.
Test/Review.
Expansion Activities.
Internet Activities.

Lesson 12. SUPERLATIVES; COMPARISION.

Context. Sports and Athletes.
Superlatives and Comparatives-Overview.
Reading. Michael Jordan.
The Superlative Form. Comparative and Superlative Forms of Adjectives and Adverbs. Superlatives and Word Order.
Reading. Americans' Attitude Toward Soccer.
Comparisons. Comparatives and Word Order.
Reading. An Amazing Athlete.
As ...As. As Many/Much ...As. The Same ...As. Equality with Nouns or Adjectives.
Reading. Football and Soccer.
Similarity with Like and Alike. Be Like. Same or Different.
Summary.
Editing Advice.
Test/Review.
Expansion Activities.
Internet Activities.

Lesson 13. PASSIVE VOICE AND THE ACTIVE VOICE.

Context. The Law.
The Passive Voice and the Active Voice-Overview.
Reading. Jury Duty.
The Passive Voice. Passive Voice-Form and Use. Negatives and Questions with Passive Voice.
Reading. Unusual Lawsuits.
Choosing Active or Passive.
Summary.
Editing Advice.
Test/Review.
Expansion Activities.
Internet Activities.

Lesson 14. ARTICLES; OTHER/ANOTHER; INDEFINITE PRONOUNS.

Context. Money.
Articles-Overview.
Reading. Kids and Money.
The Indefinite Article-Classifying or Identifying the Subject. The indefinite Article-Introducing a Noun. The Definite Article. Making Generalizations. General or Specific with Quantity Words.
Reading. Changing the American Dollar.
Another and Other. More about Another and Other.
Reading. The High Cost of a College Education.
Definite and Indefinite Pronouns.
Summary.
Editing Advice.
Test/Review.
Expansion Activities.
Internet Activities.

Lesson 15. VERB REVIEW; SENTENCE STRUCTURE AND WORD ORDER.

Context. Moving.
Reading. Letter of Complaint.
The Present Tenses. The Future Tense.
Editing Advice.
The Past Tenses. The Present Perfect and the Present Perfect Continuous.
Editing Advice.
Be
Editing Advice.
Infinitives.
Editing Advice.
Modals.
Editing Advice.
Review of Question Formation. Sentence Structure. Word Order.
Summary.
Editing Advice.
Test/Review.
Expansion Activities.
Internet Activities.

Appendices.

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