Grammar for Teachers A Guide to American English for Native and Non-Native Speakers

Grammar for Teachers A Guide to American English for Native and Non-Native Speakers

Grammar for Teachers A Guide to American English for Native and Non-Native Speakers by Andrea DeCapua

Contents of Grammar for Teachers eBook

  • What Is Grammar?
  • Section : Grammarians and Grammar
  • Section : Language and Change
  • Section : Linguists and Grammar
  • Language Is Rule-Governed
  • Section : Prescriptive Grammar and Descriptive Grammar
  • Prescriptive Grammar
  • Descriptive Grammar
  • Summary
  • Practice Activities
  • Answer Key
  • Morphology: Words and Their Parts
  • Section : Word Classes
  • Context and Function
  • Parts of Speech or Lexical Categories
  • Major Parts of Speech
  • Section : Morphology
  • Bound and Free Morphemes
  • Derivational and Inflectional Morphemes
  • Summary
  • Practice Activities
  • Answer Key
  • The Noun Phrase
  • Section : Identifying Nouns
  • Semantic Clues
  • Structural Clues
  • Morphological Clues
  • Section : Count, Non-Count, and Crossover Nouns
  • Count Nouns
  • Non-Count Nouns
  • Crossover Nouns
  • Section : Structure Words that Signal Nouns
  • Noun Signals
  • Section : Pronouns
  • Types of Pronouns
  • Summary
  • Practice Activities
  • Answer Key
  • Adjectives and Adverbs
  • Section : Adjectives
  • Semantic Clues
  • Morphological Clues
  • Structural Clues
  • Order of Adjectives
  • Special Types of Adjectives
  • Section : Adverbs
  • Subclasses of Adverbs
  • Practice Activities
  • Answer Key
  • Overview of Verbs and Verb Phrases: The Heart of the Sentence
  • Section : Identifying Verbs
  • Semantic Clues
  • Morphological Clues
  • Structural Clues
  • Section : Main Verbs Versus Auxiliary Verbs
  • The Primary Auxiliary Verbs Have, Be, Do
  • Section : Transitive and Intransitive Verbs
  • Transitive Verbs
  • Intransitive Verbs
  • Verbs that Are Transitive and Intransitive
  • Linking Verbs
  • Section : Verbs Followed by Gerunds and Infinitives
  • Verb/Gerund Variations
  • Section : Phrasal Verbs
  • Phrasal Verbs Versus Verb + Preposition/Adverb
  • Types of Phrasal Verbs
  • Summary
  • Practice Activities
  • Answer Key
  • Time, Tense, and Aspect of Verbs
  • Section : Verbs and Inflections
  • Time, Tense, and Aspect
  • Section : Present
  • Simple Present
  • Present Progressive
  • Section : Past
  • Simple Past
  • Past Progressive
  • Section : Future
  • Will
  • Be Going To
  • Present Progressive for Future
  • Future Progressive
  • Section : The Perfect
  • Present Perfect
  • Past Perfect
  • Future Perfect
  • Present Perfect Progressive, Past Perfect
  • Progressive, and Future Perfect Progressive
  • Summary
  • Practice Activities
  • Answer Key
  • Modal Auxiliary Verbs and Related Structures
  • Introduction
  • Section : Meanings and Use
  • Ability
  • Permission and Polite Requests
  • Possibility or Probability Present Time
  • Possibility or Probability Past Time
  • Necessity or Obligation
  • Prohibition
  • Advice or Suggestion
  • Expectation
  • Unfulfilled Expectation, Mistake
  • Section : Would and the Conditional
  • Would
  • Will
  • Would and the Conditional
  • Summary
  • Practice Activities
  • Answer Key
  • Basic Sentence Patterns and Major Variations
  • Section : Types of Sentence Constituents
  • Noun Phrases
  • Prepositional Phrases
  • Verb Phrases
  • Adjective and Adverb Phrases
  • Section : Questions
  • Yes/No Questions
  • Wh-Questions
  • Section : The Passive
  • The Passive and Tense
  • The Passive Versus the Active
  • Get
  • Understanding Passive Use
  • Section : Substitution
  • Substitution and the First Auxiliary Rule
  • Substitution and Inversion
  • Summary
  • Practice Activities
  • Answer Key
  • Compound Sentences and Introduction to Complex
  • Sentences: Adverbial Clauses
  • Section : Compound Sentences
  • Clauses Versus Phrases
  • Compound Sentences and Coordinators
  • Transition Words or Phrases
  • Sentence Position and Punctuation
  • Section : Complex Sentences
  • Complex Sentences and Multiple Subordinate
  • Clauses
  • Subordinate Clauses and Word Order
  • Adverbial Clauses of Time
  • Adverbial Clauses of Contrast
  • Adverbial Clauses of Place
  • Adverbial Clauses of Cause
  • Adverbial Clauses of Result
  • Adverbial Clause of Purpose
  • Adverbial Clauses of Condition
  • Adverbial Clauses of Manner
  • Section : Reduced Adverbial Clauses
  • Reducing Adverbial Clauses
  • Summary
  • Practice Activities
  • Answer Key
  • Complex Sentences Continued: Relative Clauses
  • Section : Relative Clauses and Relative Pronouns
  • Essential and Nonessential Relative Clauses
  • Relative Pronouns as Subjects and Objects
  • Omission of Relative Pronouns
  • Building Longer Complex Clauses
  • Section : Relative Adverbs
  • Relative Pronouns Instead of Relative Adverbs
  • Section : Reduced Relative Clauses
  • Reducing Relative Clauses
  • Reducing Passive Relative Clauses
  • Summary
  • Practice Activities
  • Answer Key
  • Complex Sentences Continued: Noun Clauses
  • Section : Noun Clauses
  • That Noun Clauses
  • The Different Functions of That
  • Noun Clauses Derived from Questions
  • Section : Reported Speech
  • Word Order in Reported Speech
  • Changes Between Direct Speech and Reported
  • Speech
  • Other Patterns in Reported Speech
  • Reported Speech as More Than a Mirror Image
  • Summary
  • Practice Activities
  • Answer Key
  • Verbal Constructions
  • Section : Gerunds and Gerund Phrases
  • Possessive Gerunds
  • Section : Participles and Participial Phrases
  • Types of Participles
  • Sentence Position of Participial Phrases
  • Functions of Participial Phrases
  • Time in Participial Phrases
  • Section : Infinitives and Infinitive Phrases
  • Perfect Infinitives and Infinitive Phrases
  • Sentence Patterns with Infinitive Phrases
  • Base Verbs or “Bare Infinitives” and Causative Verbs

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