National Geographic'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.
Judi A. Peman has a B.A. in Spanish Education and an M.A. in Linguistics, both from the University of Illinois. She has taught ESL to both high school students and adults for over 30 years. Currently, she is a teacher emeritus at Truman Community College in Chicago. Judi has presented workshops in basic reading and writing at various professional conferences. She has also taught and trained teachers in both Spain and China. Judi is the author/co-author of 3 ESL text books.
GiC 3 TOC: Lesson 1 The Present Perfect; The Present Perfect Continuous Jobs 1.1An Overview Job Resume and Cover Letter 1.2 The Present Perfect Tense-Forms 1.3 The Past Participle 1.4 The Present Perfect-Contractions 1.5 The Present Perfect-Question Formation 1.6 Uses of the Present Perfect Tense-An Overview 1.7 The Present Perfect with Continuation from Past to Present 1.8 Negative Statements with Since, For, and In 1.9 The Present Perfect vs. the Simple Present Where Have All the Jobs Gone? 1.10 The Present Perfect Continuous 1.11 The Present Perfect vs. the Simple Past 1.12 The Present Perfect with Repetition from Past to Present 1.13 The Present Perfect vs. the Simple Past with Repetition The Occupational Outlook Handbook 1.14 The Present Perfect with Indefinite Past Time-An Overview 1.15 Questions with Ever 1.16 Yet, Already 1.17 Questions with Lately and Recently 1.18 The Present Perfect Continuous with Ongoing Activities 1.19 The Present Perfect with No Time Mentioned 1.20 The Present Perfect vs. the Present Perfect Continuous with No Time Mentioned Summary Editing Advice Test/Review Expansion Activities Lesson 2 Passive Voice; Participles Used as Adjectives; Get + Participles and Adjectives Hollywood 2.1 Passive Voice-An Overview 58 The Oscars 2.2 The Passive Voice-Form 2.3 The Passive and Active Voice-Uses 2.4 The Passive Voice without an Agent 2.5 The Passive Voice with an Agent 2.6 Verbs with Two Objects The History of Animation 2.7 Transitive and Intransitive Verbs 2.8 The Passive with Get 2.9 Participles Used as Adjectives Charlie Chaplin 2.10 Participles Used as Adjectives to Show Feelings 2.11 Other Past Participles Used as Adjectives Being Famous 2.12 Past Participles and Other Adjectives with Get Summary Editing Advice Test/Review Expansion Activities Lesson 3 The Past Continuous; The Past Perfect; The Past Perfect Continuous; Comparison of Past Tenses Disasters and Tragedies 3.1 Overview of Past Tenses The Columbia Tragedy 3.2 The Past Continuous-Forms 3.3 The Past Continuous Tense-Uses 3.4 The Past Continuous or the Simple Past The Titanic 3.5 The Past Perfect Tense-Forms 3.6 The Past Perfect-Use 3.7 When with the Simple Past or the Past Perfect Wildfires in Southern California 3.8 The Past Perfect Continuous-Forms 3.9 The Past Perfect Continuous-Uses 3.10 The Past Perfect (Continuous) or the Present Perfect (Continuous) Survivors of the Titanic 3.11 Comparison of Past Tenses Summary Editing Advice Test/Review Expansion Activities Lesson 4 GRAMMAR Modals-Present and Future; Related Expressions CONTEXT Consumer Warnings 4.1 Overview of Modals and Related Expressions READING Sweepstakes or Scam? 4.2 Possibilities-May, Might, Could 4.3 Necessity and Urgency with Must, Have To, Have Got To 4.4 Obligation with Must or Be Supposed To 4.5 Advice with Should and Ought To READING Telemarketing 4.6 Permission and Prohibition 4.7 Comparing Negative Modals 4.8 Making Suggestions READING Infomercials 4.9 Expectations with Be Supposed To READING My Elderly Neighbor 4.10 Logical Conclusions 4.11 Probability vs. Possibility in the Present 4.12 Modals with Continuous Verbs Summary Editing Advice Test/Review Expansion Activities Lesson 5 Modals in the Past The Kennedys and History in the Making 5.1 Overview of Modals in the Past The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy 5.2 Past Probability (Deduction, Conclusion) 5.3 Past Possibility The Cuban Missile Crisis 5.4 Past Direction Not Taken John Kennedy, Jr. 5.5 Past Mistakes 5.6 Be Supposed To in the Past The Media and Presidential Elections 5.1 Must Have vs. Had To 5.8 Could + Base Form vs. Could Have + Past Participle 5.9 More on Couldn't Have 5.10 Continuous Forms of Past Modals Summary Editing Advice Test/Review Expansion Activities Lesson 6 Adjective Clauses; Descriptive Phrases Computers and the Internet 6.1 Adjective Clauses-An Overview Spam 6.2 Relative Pronoun as Subject 6.3 Relative Pronoun as Object 6.4 Comparing Pronoun as Subject and Object 6.5 Relative Pronoun as Object of Preposition eBay 6.6 Where and When in Adjective Clauses 6.1 Where, When, That, or Which in Adjective Clauses Handwritten Letters or E-mail? 6.8 Whose + Noun in an Adjective Clause 6.9 Adjective Clauses After Indefinite Pronouns Creating the World Wide Web 6.10 Nonessential Adjectives Clauses 6.11 Essential vs. Nonessential Adjective Clauses 6.12 Descriptive Phrases Summary Editing Advice Test/Review Expansion Activities Lesson 7 Infinitives; Gerunds Helping Others 7.1 Infinitives-An Overview Andrew Carnegie, Philanthropist 7.2 Verbs Followed by an Infinitive 7.3 Object Before Infinitive Charity and Volunteering 7.4 Causative Verbs 7.5 Adjective Plus Infinitive Bicycling to Raise Money for AIDS 7.6 Using the Infinitive to Show Purpose 7.7 Infinitive as Subject 7.8 Infinitive with Too and Enough 7.9 Gerunds-An Overview Helping Others Get an Education 7.10 Gerund as Subject 7.11 Gerund After Prepositions and Nouns 7.12 Using the Correct Preposition 7.13 Verbs Followed by Gerunds 7.14 Verbs Followed by Gerund or Infinitive 7.15 Infinitive and Gerund as Subject 7.16 Gerund or Infinitive After a Verb: Differences in Meaning Mimi's Bike Ride 7.17 Used To / Be Used To / Get Used To Global Volunteers 7.18 Sense Perception Verbs Summary Editing Advice Test/Review Expansion Activities Lesson 8 Adverbial Clauses and Phrases; Sentence Connectors; So I Such . .. That Coming to America 8.1 Adverbial Clauses-An Overview A Nation of Immigrants 8.2 Reason and Purpose New Immigrants: The Lost Boys of Sudan 8.3 Time Expressions 8.4 Using the -ing Form After Time Words Slavery-An American Paradox 8.5 Contrast The Changing Face of America 8.6 Condition Adopting a Baby from Abroad 8.7 Sentence Connectors 8.8 So ... That / Such . .. That Summary Editing Advice Test/Review Expansion Activities Lesson 9 Noun Clauses After Verbs and Adjectives; Noun Clauses as Included Questions; Noun Clauses as Direct Quotes; Noun Clauses in Reported Speech Caring for Children 9.1 Noun Clauses-An Overview Bringing Up Baby 9.2 Noun Clauses After Verbs and Adjectives Pediatricians' Recommendations 9.3 Noun Clauses After Expressions of Importance Day Care 9.4 Noun Clauses as Included Questions 9.5 Question Words Followed by an Infinitive Dr. Benjamin Spock 9.6 Noun Clauses as Exact Quotes of Notable Words A Folk Tale 9.7 Exact Quotes in Telling a Story 9.8 Noun Clauses as Reported Speech 9.9 The Rule of Sequence of Tenses 9.10 Say vs. Tell 9.11 Exceptions to the Rule of Sequence of Tenses 9.12 Reporting an Imperative Being an Au Pair 9.13 Noun Clauses as Reported Questions 9.14 Noun Clauses After other Past Tense Verbs Summary Editing Advice Test/Review Expansion Activities Lesson 10 Unreal Conditions-Present; Real Conditions vs. Unreal Conditions; Unreal Conditions-Past; Wishes Science or Science Fiction? Time Travel 10.1 Unreal Conditions-Present 10.2 Implied Conditions Traveling to Mars 10.3 Real Conditions vs. Unreal Conditions Life 100 Years Ago 10.4 Unreal Conditions-Past 10.5 Mixed Tenses in Condition Statements Science or Wishful Thinking? 10.6 Wishes 10.7 Wishing for a Desired Change Summary Editing Advice Test/Review Expansion Activities Appendices A. Noncount Nouns B. Uses of Articles C. The Verb Get D. Gerund and Infinitive Patterns E. Verbs and Adjectives Followed by a Preposition F. Direct and Indirect Objects G. Spelling and Pronunciation of Verbs H. Capitalization Rules 1. Plural Forms of Nouns J. Metric Conversion Chart K. Comparative and Superlative Forms l. Glossary of Grammatical Terms M. Alphabetical List of Irregular Verb Forms N. Map of the United States of America: Major Cities Map of North America Index
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