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English Grammar Today

An A — Z of Spoken and Written Grammar

Ronald Carter, Michael McCarthy, Geraldine Mark and Anne O’Keeffe

Key Features

  • Over 500 entries organised into a simple and easy-to-use A — Z structure
  • Authentic examples of written and spoken English place the grammar in context
  • Focus on differences between standard and non-standard varieties of English
  • Substantial coverage of spoken English and useful information on spelling, punctuation and word formation

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English Grammar Today

With extensive corpus research at its core, English Grammar Today is an indispensable reference guide to contemporary English grammar and usage. Ideal for learners of English looking for clear explanations of natural written and spoken English.

Written by a team of leading experts in the field, this grammar reference book provides hundreds of clear grammar explanations with authentic examples of the way in which the grammar is used in real-life situations.

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English Grammar Today Workbook

English Grammar Today provides extensive practice of the grammar points that often cause difficulty for learners of English at CEF levels B1-B2. Ideal for classroom use and slf-study, the book contains hundreds of varied exercises that allow learners to practise grammar points in context through authentic examples of spoken and written English.

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