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National Geographic Learning's best selling grammar series now has more of what works for students and teachers! Students learn more, remember more, and use language more effectively when they learn grammar in context. Grammar in Context, Fifth Edition presents grammar in interesting, informative readings and then recycles the language and context throughout every activity.
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Sandra N. Elbaum was an ESL Instructor at Truman College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago, for thirty-six years. She has also taught in elementary and high schools, and in Mexico, Puerto Rico, the former Soviet Union, and Slovakia. Sandy is the author of the popular series Grammar in Context, now in its Fifth Edition. Sandy received her B.A. in Spanish and M.A. in Teaching English as a Second Language from the University of Illinois.Review:
GiC 2 TOC: Lesson 1 The Simple Present Tense; Frequency Words Pets and Other Animals Americans and Their Pets 1.1 Be-Forms and Uses 1.2 Contractions with Be Dog Walkers 1.3 Questions with Be Guide Dogs 1.4 The Simple Present Tense-Infinitive Statements 1.5 Negative Statements with the Simple Present Tense Search and Rescue Dogs 1.6 Questions with the Simple Present Tense 1.7 Wh- Questions with a Preposition 1.8 Questions About Meaning, Spelling, and Cost Marianne and Sparky 1.9 Simple Present Tense with Frequency Words 1.10 Position of Frequency Words and Expressions 1.11 Questions with Ever 1.12 Questions with How Often and Answers with Frequency Expressions Summary Editing Advice Test/Review Expansion Activities Lesson 2 The Present Continuous Tense; Action and Nonaction Verbs; The Future Tense Getting Older Retirement Living 2.1 Present Continuous Tense Life After Retirement 2.2 Using the Present Continuous for Longer Actions 2.3 Questions with the Present Continuous Tense 51 2.4 Contrasting the Simple Present and the Present Continuous 2.5 Action and Nonaction Verbs The Graying of America 2.6 The Future Tense with Will 2.7 The Future Tense with Be Going To 2.8 Will vs. Be Going To 72 4.8 Reflexive Pronouns 2.9 Future Tense + Time / If Clause Questions and Answers About an American Wedding Summary Editing Advice Test/Review Summary Expansion Activities Lesson 3 Habitual Past with Used To; The Simple Past Tense Working Towards a Better Life READING Equal Rights for All 3.1 Habitual Past with Used To George Dawson-Life Is So Good 3.2 Past Tense of Be 3.3 The Simple Past Tense of Regular Verbs 3.4 The Simple Past Tense of Irregular Verbs 3.5 Negative Statements 101 3.6 Questions with the Simple Past Tense Summary Editing Advice Test/Review Summary Expansion Activities Lesson 4 Possessive Forms; Object Pronouns; Reflexive Pronouns; Questions Weddings A Traditional American Wedding 4.1 Possessive Forms of Nouns 4.2 Possessive Adjectives 4.3 Possessive Pronouns 4.4 Questions with Whose 4.5 Object Pronouns New Wedding Trends 4.6 Direct and Indirect Objects 4.7 Say and Tell Economizing on a Wedding 4.8 Reflexive Pronouns Questions and Answers About an American Wedding 4.9 Questions About the Subject or Complement Summary Editing Advice Test/Review Summary Expansion Activities Lesson 5 Singular and Plural; Count and Noncount Nouns* There + Be; Quantity Words Thanksgiving, Pilgrims, and American Indians A Typical Thanksgiving 5.1 Noun Plurals 5.2 Using the Singular and Plural for Generalizations 5.3 Special Cases of Singular and Plural The Origin of Thanksgiving 5.4 Noncount Nouns 5.5 Count and Noncount Nouns Recipe for Turkey Stuffing 5.6 Quantities with Count and Noncount Nouns Taking the Land from the Native Americans 5.7 There + a Form of Be 5.8 Using There Code Talkers 5.9 Quantity Expressions- An Overview 5.10 Some, Any, A, No 5.11 A Lot Of, Much, Many 5.12 A Lot Of vs. Too Much/Too Many 5.13 A Few, Several, A Little 5.14 A Few vs. Few; A Little vs. Little Summary Editing Advice Test/Review Summary Expansion Activities Lesson 6 Adjectives; Noun Modifiers; Adverbs; Too / Enough/Very / A Lot Of Health Obesity: A National Problem 6.1 Adjectives 6.2 Noun Modifiers Obesity: The Solutions 6.3 Adverbs of Manner 6.4 Adjective vs. Adverb Sleep 6.5 Too and Enough 6.6 Too and Very and A Lot Of Summary Editing Advice Test/Review Expansion Activities Lesson 7 Time Words and Time Clauses; The Past Continuous Tense Summary Immigrants Ellis Island 7.1 When, Until, While 7.2 When and Whenever 7.3 Time Words 216 7.4 The Past Continuous Tense-An Overview Albert Einstein-Immigrant from Germany 7.5 The Past Continuous Tense-Forms 220 7.6 The Past Continuous Tense-Uses 221 7.7 Was/Were Going To Gloria Estefan-Cuban Immigrant 7.8 Simple Past vs. Past Continuous with When 228 7.9 Simple Past vs. Past Continuous 7.10 Using the -ing Form After Time Words Summary Editing Advice Test/Review Expansion Activities Lesson 8 Modals; Related Expressions Renting an Apartment 8.1 Modals and Related Expressions-An Overview An Apartment Lease 8.2 Negatives with Modals 8.3 Statements and Questions with Modals 8.4 Must, Have To, Have Got To 8.5 Obligation with Must or Be Supposed To 8.6 Can, May, Could, and Alternate Expressions Tenants' Rights 8.7 Should; Had Better 8.8 Negatives of Modals The New Neighbors 8.9 Must for Conclusions 8.10 Will and May / Might At a Garage Sale 8.11 Using Modals and Questions for Politeness Summary Editing Advice Test/Review Expansion Activities Lesson 9 The Present Perfect; The Present Perfect Continuous Searching the Web 9.1 The Present Perfect Tense-An Overview Google 9.2 The Past Participle 9.3 Irregular Past Participle Forms of Verbs 9.4 The Present Perfect-Contractions, Negatives 9.5 Adding an Adverb 9.6 The Present Perfect-Statements and Questions 9.7 Continuation from Past to Present 9.8 The Simple Present vs. the Present Perfect 9.9 The Present Perfect vs. the Simple Past 9.10 The Present Perfect Continuous-An Overview Genealogy 9.11 The Present Perfect Continuous-Forms 9.12 The Present Perfect Continuous-Statements and Questions 9.13 The Present Perfect Continuous-Use 9.14 The Present Perfect with Repetition from Past to Present 9.15 The Simple Past vs. the Present Perfect with Repetition 9.16 The Present Perfect with Indefinite Past Time 9.17 Answering a Present Perfect Question Summary Editing Advice Test/Review Expansion Activities Lesson 10 Gerunds; Infinitives Finding a Job 10.1 Gerunds-An Overview Finding a Job 10.2 Gerund as Subject 10.3 Gerund After Verb 10.4 Gerund After Preposition 10.5 Gerund in Adverbial Phrase 10.6 Infinitives-An Overview Tips on Writing a Resume 10.7 Infinitive as Subject 10.8 Infinitive After Adjective 10.9 Infinitive After Verb 10.10 Gerund or Infinitive After Verb 10.11 Object Before Infinitive 336 10.12 Infinitive to Show Purpose Rita's Story 10.13 Used To vs. Be Used To Summary Editing Advice Test/Review Expansion Activities Lesson 11 Adjective Clauses Making Connections-Old Friends and New 11.1 Adjective Clauses-An Overview Finding Old Friends 11.2 Relative Pronoun as Subject 11.3 Relative Pronoun as Object 11.4 Where and When 11.5 Formal vs. Informal Internet Matchmaking 11.6 Whose + Noun Summary Editing Advice Test/Review Expansion Activities Lesson 12 Superlatives; Comparatives Sports and Athletes 12.1 Superlatives and Comparatives-An Overview Michael Jordan 12.2 The Superlative Form 378 12.3 Comparative and Superlative Forms of Adjectives and Adverbs 12.4 Superlatives and Word Order Americans' Attitude Toward Soccer 12.5 Comparatives 12.6 Comparatives and Word Order An Amazing Athlete 12.7 As ... As 12.8 As Many/Much ... As 12.9 The Same . .. As 12.10 Equality with Nouns or Adjectives Football and Soccer 12.11 Similarity with Like and Alike 12.12 Be Like 12.13 Same or Different Summary Editing Advice Test/Review Expansion Activities Lesson 13 Passive Voice and Active Voice The Law 13.1 The Passive Voice and the Active Voice-An Overview Jury Duty 13.2 The Passive Voice 13.3 Passive Voice-Form and Use 13.4 Negatives and Questions with Passive Voice Unusual Lawsuits 13.5 Choosing Active Voice or Passive Voice Summary Editing Advice Test/Review Expansion Activities Lesson 14 Articles; Other / Another; Indefinite Pronouns Money 14.1 Articles-An Overview Kids and Money 14.2 The Indefinite Article-Classifying or Identifying the Subject 14.3 The Indefinite Article-Introducing a Noun 14.4 The Definite Article 14.5 Making Generalizations 14.6 General or Specific with Quantity Words Changing the American Dollar 14.7 Another and Other 14.8 More About Another and Other The High Cost of a College Education 14.9 Definite and Indefinite Pronouns Summary Editing Advice Test/Review Expansion Activities Appendices A. Spelling and Pronunciation of Verbs B. Irregular Noun Plurals C. Spelling Rules for Adverbs Ending in -ly D. Metric Conversion Chart E. The Verb Get F. Make and Do G. Nouns That Can Be Both Count or Noncount H. Verbs and Adjectives Followed by a Preposition I. Direct and Indirect Objects J. Capitalization Rules K. Glossary of Grammatical Terms L. Special Uses of Articles M. Alphabetical List of Irregular Verb Forms N. Maps of the United States of America and North America Index
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