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Yates, Jean
English vocabulary for beginning ESL learners / Jean Yates
New York, NY : McGraw-Hill, c2006
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 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL 428.24 YAT    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers
Vocabulary -- Problems, exercises, etc
English language -- Composition and exercises
Physical Description ix, 196 p. ; 28 cm
Contents pt. I. Nouns -- unit 1. People and places -- Words for people -- Words for places -- unit 2. Singular, plural, and noncount nouns -- Using singular nouns -- Using plural nouns -- Using noncount nouns -- Using articles with singular, plural, and noncount nouns -- Using demonstrative pronouns with singular, plural, and noncount nouns -- unit 3. Proper nouns -- unit 4. Possessive nouns and pronouns -- Possessive nouns -- Possessive pronouns -- unit 5. Review of singular, plural, and noncount nouns -- unit 6. Verbs used as nouns -- unit 7. More specific nouns -- Words for people -- Words for the arts -- Words for places -- Words for things -- Words for events -- pt. II. Adjectives -- unit 8. Making descriptions -- Adjectives that describe people -- Adjectives that describe a person's condition -- Adjectives that describe objects -- Adjectives that describe places -- Adjectives that describe the weather -- unit 9. Comparisons and superlatives -- Making an adjective stronger or weaker -- Making comparisons with adjectives -- Expressing Superlatives -- unit 10. Verbs and nouns used as adjectives -- Verbs used as adjectives -- Nouns used as adjectives -- unit 11. Adjective order -- pt. III. Verbs -- unit 12. The verb be -- The present tense of be -- Asking questions with be -- Making be negative -- The past tense of be -- unit 13. Non-to be verbs -- Regular present tense forms of verbs other than be -- Regular past tense forms -- Verbs that describe usual activities -- Irregular past tense forms -- Verbs used for household activities -- Verbs used in a classroom -- Making verbs negative -- Activities that are often performed in an office -- Asking questions -- Verbs used for shopping -- Verbs used in a bank -- Using the present progressive tense -- Verbs used for outdoor activities -- Verbs used for activities in public places -- Using the present perfect tense -- Verbs used for leisure activities -- Verbs used for cooking -- Giving directions -- pt. IV. Adverbs -- unit 14. Adverbs of place, time, and frequency -- Adverbs of place -- Adverbs of time -- Adverbs of frequency -- unit 15. Adverbs of manner -- Forming adverbs from adjectives -- Comparing adverbs -- unit 16. Adverbs that modify -- Adverbs that modify verbs -- Adverbs that modify adjectives and other adverbs -- Answer key
Subject Increase your confidence in talking with native English speakers with this book. Inside you will find more than 1,500 commonly used words you hear at work, at school, and on the street. This guide/workbook explains nouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs--and how they will help you learn new vocabulary. Once you master the words in this book, you will find it easier than ever to add new ones to your expanding vocabulary in the future. And with plenty of exercises inside to practice what you learn, you will become comfortable using English in everyday situations
Series SOE Curriculum Lab
Practice makes perfect (McGraw-Hill Companies)

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