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Title:
Easy English step-by-step for ESL learners
Author:
Pelletier, Danielle (ESL Instructor), author
ISBN:
9780071820981
Publication Information:
New York McGraw-Hill Education, ©2014.

©2014
Physical Description:
xv, 400 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series:
Easy...step-by-step

Easy step-by-step.
General Note:
Includes index.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: Greeting People -- Formal and Informal Greetings -- Conversation: Greeting People -- Saying Good-Bye -- Meeting People -- The Six Steps to Meeting Someone -- Conversation: Meeting People -- Grammar: Subject Pronouns -- Grammar: BE Verb -- Grammar: Adjectives -- Talking About the Weather -- Using the Negative -- Using Intensifier Adverbs -- Vocabulary: Phrasal Verbs -- Reading About It -- Step 1: Pre-Read -- Step 2: Read Actively -- Step 3: Understand What You Read -- Let's Read Together -- Writing About It -- How to Begin a Sentence -- How to End a Sentence -- Do It Out There! -- Weekly Log -- Talking About Habits, Customs, and Routines -- Talking About Family -- Grammar: Using the Simple Present Verb Tense -- Grammar: Using Adverbs of Frequency -- Grammar: Asking WH Questions in the Simple Present Tense -- Grammar: Yes/No Questions with Non-BE Verbs in the Simple Present Tense -- Vocabulary: Phrasal Verbs for Daily Activities --

Contents note continued: Introducing Someone -- Conversation: Introducing Someone to Someone Else -- Reading About It -- Let's Read Together -- Topics and Main Ideas -- Reading Actively -- Writing About It -- Subject-Verb Agreement with the Simple Present Verb Tense -- Proper Nouns -- Do It Out There! -- Weekly Log -- Talking About What People Are Doing Now -- Grammar: Using the Present Progressive Verb Tense -- Grammar: Asking WH Questions in the Present Progressive Tense -- Grammar: Count and Noncount Nouns -- Grammar: Definite and Indefinite Articles -- Eating at a Restaurant -- Vocabulary: Phrasal Verbs for Eating, Food, and Restaurants -- Conversation: Making Polite Requests at a Restaurant -- Reading About It -- Topics and Main Ideas -- Discovering Meaning Through Context -- Writing About It -- Using Commas in a List -- Do It Out There! -- Weekly Log -- Walking Around Town: Giving and Getting Directions -- Conversation: Asking for Directions -- Vocabulary: City Center --

Contents note continued: Grammar: Using the Imperative -- Vocabulary: Expressions Used in Directions -- Vocabulary: Prepositions of Place -- Grammar: There Is/There Are -- Describing Your Town -- Communication Strategy: Understanding Directions -- Taking Public Transportation -- Conversation: Public Transportation Schedules -- Grammar: The Simple Present Verb Tense for Schedules -- Vocabulary: Public Transportation -- Vocabulary: Expressions of Time -- Vocabulary: Phrasal Verbs for Getting Around Town -- Reading About It -- Let's Read Together -- Discovering Meaning Through Context -- Writing About It -- Identifying the SVO Sentence Structure -- Do It Out There! -- Weekly Log -- Talking About Last Weekend -- Conversation: Talking About What You Did -- Grammar: Using the Simple Past Verb Tense -- Time Expressions for the Past Tense -- Vocabulary: Recreation and Hobbies -- Grammar: Asking Questions with the Simple Past Verb Tense -- Grammar: The Simple Past BE Verb --

Contents note continued: Expressing Attitudes for Recreation and Hobbies -- Grammar: Gerunds and Infinitives -- Grammar: Possessive Adjectives -- Communication Strategy: Encouraging Someone -- Communication Strategy: Expressing Disbelief -- Conversation: Talking About the Weekend -- Vocabulary: Phrasal Verbs for Recreation and Hobbies -- Reading About It -- Discovering Meaning Through Context: Contrast -- Let's Read Together -- Writing About It -- Interjections: Using the Exclamation Point and Question Mark -- Writing About Past Actions -- Do It Out There! -- Weekly Log -- Talking to New Friends -- Conversation: Making a New Friend -- Communication Strategy: Small Talk -- How to Make Friends -- Grammar: Possessive Pronouns -- Grammar: Demonstrative Adjectives -- Grammar: Demonstrative Pronouns -- Spending Time with Friends -- Communication Strategy: Making Invitations -- Communication Strategy: Accepting Invitations -- Communication Strategy: Declining Invitations --

Contents note continued: Communication Strategy: Suggesting Activities -- Communication Strategy: Sharing Contact Information -- Vocabulary: Phrasal Verbs for Plans and Activities -- Conversation: Putting It All Together -- Reading About If -- Let's Read Together -- Writing About It -- The SVC Sentence Structure -- Identifying the SVC Sentence Structure -- Do It Out There! -- Weekly Log -- Talking About Illness -- Real Conversation: Describing Pain -- Grammar: Using the Present Perfect Progressive Tense -- Communication Strategy: Describing Symptoms -- Vocabulary: Symptoms and Ailments -- Consulting a Doctor -- Communication Strategy: Giving Advice -- Communication Strategy: Asking for Advice -- Communication Strategy: Asking for Permission -- Vocabulary: Phrasal Verbs for Health -- Conversation: Putting It All Together -- Reading About It -- Let's Read Together -- Identifying Supporting Ideas in a Paragraph -- Writing About It -- Structure of a Paragraph -- Do It Out There! --

Contents note continued: Weekly Log -- Talking About Shopping -- Conversation: At a Clothing Store -- Grammar: Using the Future Verb Tense -- Communication Strategy: Offering and Asking for Help -- Vocabulary: Clothing -- Vocabulary: Phrasal Verbs for Shopping -- Prepositions of Time -- Grammar: Object Pronouns -- Talking About Clothes -- Vocabulary: Adverbs and Adjectives -- Vocabulary: Comparatives -- Vocabulary: Superlatives -- Communication Strategy: Asking for and Giving Opinions -- Conversation: Putting It All Together -- Reading About It -- Let's Read Together -- Writing About It -- Review: Structure of a Paragraph -- Do It Out There! -- Weekly Log.
Abstract:
Suitable for learning English quickly and easily, this book is based on the idea that the quickest route to learning this subject is building a solid foundation in the basics. It features grammar explanations with multiple examples.
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