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14.07.2017
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE GRAMMAR OF ENGLISH

This grammar book offers its readers the truly excellent explanations of grammatical terminology. The author has formatted the publication in a very reader-friendly manner making it so easy and interesting to use. It may be considered a fully adequate textbook. This edition of the book in the second one, it has been completely revised and updated, taking into account the input from the readers of the first release, their notes and recommendations.

The publication has been significantly expanded and now includes much more texts and example sentences, cartoons and exercises. The intention of the author was to introduce the very basic grammar concepts in a way that would inspire the readers of the book and learners of English language to use the linguistic arguments. The book is mainly focusing on the syntactic analysis and evidence. It has been prepared for students of undergraduate level but will of course be very useful to students of any other level and even for the self-studying.

A good and comprehensive glossary of the grammar terms is also there in the book. The keys have been provided to each of the exercises and sample exams, to control the learning process and for better tracking of the progress.

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13.07.2017
ABC OF COMMON GRAMMATICAL ERRORS

Here is another popular grammatical book released for both teachers and students of English learning it as the foreign/second language. The main declared intention of the author, Nigel Turton, was to provide the learners of intermediate/advanced levels of proficiency with an easy access to the required info in order to correct their grammatical mistakes and avoid them in the future.

Talking specifically about teachers of English, this title gives a practical checklist of students' errors, provided with the explanations of the related grammar points. The textbook is covering both errors in system and word grammar, together with the so-called "common" errors. The author of the guide employed the standard (British) English, describing the differences between American and British English at the relevant entries.

All the entries in the guide feature the good examples of correct vs. incorrect usage, followed by the clear and easily understandable explanations of the grammar rules which have been broken in the particular cases. This reference addresses the errors that students of English make regularly. The errors collected by the author have been gathered from a huge number of various written texts that have been produced by the students at different proficiency levels.​

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12.07.2017
A PRACTICAL ENGLISH GRAMMAR

This training material has been prepared and is intended for both intermediate and post-intermediate students of English. However, the authors of this publications hope that it will be equally useful for more advanced language learners. It is a thorough and comprehensive survey of structures and forms, written in very clear modern English; in addition, they have been illustrated with numerous examples.

Special attention has been given to difficult areas. Differences between grammatical forms and conversational usage are shown in the present book with the emphasis on conversational forms. You may read this book from the very beginning to the end or just go directly to the topics of your interest. It will also be ideal for all people learning English as a second language. We would say that it is a truly excellent exercise book for everyone, and maybe one of the best available today.

The publication is good for people willing to refresh their grammar skills. In fact,this title might easily serve as the main source of information for people studying English grammar, since the amount of the info provided in this book is enough to exclude the necessity of using any other supplemental publications. Try this one and you will see the result.

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10.07.2017
A GLOSSARY OF ENGLISH GRAMMAR

Let us introduce a concise glossary of grammar terminology as well as expressions and words that are commonly used to describe the grammar. We should note that the author could have easily made the publication much bigger and intimidating. However, this would definitely take the author into dictionary making not glossary making, as it was intended; and, with the intention to avoid this, the author of the book has had to choose which of the terms are considered key ones and important enough to include in the glossary and, in turn, which terms could be excluded.

Apart from the glossary itself, the book includes a list of useful books relating to grammar supplemented with the suggestions for further research. The book was prepared by one of the most distinguishing expert grammarians in the world and provides basic and simple info on grammatical terminology. All definitions provided by the author are very concise and clear, making the book wonderful to use. The remarkable efforts made by the author, Geoffrey Leech, resulted in this publication presenting a huge number of useful terms.

The proper usage of such terminology can be a problem for the students and that is why there is a necessity for such sort of publication providing the accessible guidance with the focus made on the English language.

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