English Grammar in Use Third Edition is a fully updated version of the classic grammar title. It retains all the key features of clarity and accessibility that have made the book so popular with students and teachers. This new edition is designed to be flexible. The book is available both with and without answers, so can be used in class or for homework. The books come with a handy pullout reference panel, which allows students to review key grammar points. The 'with answers' version of the book is also available packaged with a brand new CD-ROM. Key Features Ten completely new units, including nine new units on phrasal verbs to extend this important area for intermediate students. Includes even more Additional Exercises, to offer more contrastive practice. Informed by the Cambridge International Corpus to ensure all the language taught is authentic and up-to-date. In full colour and has a slightly larger format to appeal to students.
Table of Contents
Present and past1 Present continuous (I am doing)2 Present simple (I do)3 Present continuous and present simple (1) (I am doing and I do)4 Present continuous and present simple (2) (I am doing and I do)5 Past simple (I did)6 Past continuous (I was doing)Present perfect and past7 Present perfect (1) (I have done)8 Present perfect (2) (I have done)9 Present perfect continuous (I have been doing)10 Present perfect continuous and simple (I have been doing and I have done)11 How long have you (been) A...?12 For and since When A...? and How long A...?13 Present perfect and past (1) (I have done and I did)14 Present perfect and past (2) (I have done and I did)15 Past perfect (I had done)16 Past perfect continuous(I had been doing)17 Have got and have18 Used to (do)Future19 Present tenses (I am doing / I do) for the future20 (I'm) going to (do)21 Will/shall (1)22 Will/shall (2)23 I will and I'm going to24 Will be doing and will have done25 When I do / When I've done When and ifModals26 Can, could and (be) able to27 Could (do) and could have (done)28 Must and can't29 May and might (1)30 May and might (2)31 Have to and must32 Must mustn't needn't33 Should (1)34 Should (2)35 Had better It's time A...36 Would37 Can/Could/Would you A...? etc. (Requests, offers, permission and invitations)Conditionals and 'wish'38 If I do A... If I did A...39 If I knew A... I wish I knew A...40 If I had known A... I wish I'd known A...41 WishPassive42 Passive (1) (is done / was done)43 Passive (2) (be/been/being done)44 Passive (3)45 It is said that A... He is said to A... (be) supposed to46 Have something doneReported speech47 Reported speech (1) (He said that A...)48 Reported speech (2)Questions and auxiliary verbs49 Questions (1)50 Questions (2) (Do you know where A...? / She asked me where A...)51 Auxiliary verbs (have/do/can etc.) I think so / I hope so etc.52 Question tags (do you? isn't it? etc.)-ing and the infinitive53 Verb + -ing (enjoy doing / stop doing etc.)54 Verb + to A... (decide to do / forget to do etc.)55 Verb (+ object) + to A... (I want to do / I want you to do)56 Verb + -ing or to A... (1) (remember/regret etc.)57 Verb + -ing or to A... (2) (try/need/help)58 Verb + -ing or to A... (3) (like / would like etc.)59 Prefer and would rather60 Preposition (in/for/about etc.) + -ing61 Be/get used to something (I'm used to A...)62 Verb + preposition + -ing (succeed in -ing / accuse somebody of -ing etc.)63 Expressions + -ing64 To A..., for A..., and so that A... (purpose)65 Adjective + to A...66 To A... and preposition + -ing (afraid/interested/sorry)67 See somebody do and see somebody doing68 -ing clauses (Feeling tired, I went to bed early.)Articles and nouns69 Countable and uncountable (1)70 Countable and uncountable (2)71 Countable nouns with a/an and some72 A/an and the73 The (1)74 The (2) (School / the school)75 The (3) (Children / the children)76 The (4) (The giraffe / the telephone / the piano etc., the + adjective)77 Names with and without the (1)78 Names with and without the (2)79 Singular and plural80 Noun + noun (a tennis ball / a headache etc.)81 -'s (your sister's name) and of A... (the name of the book)Pronouns and determiners82 Myself/yourself/themselves etc.83 A friend of mine My own house On my own / by myself84 There A... and it A...85 Some and any86 No/none/any Nothing/nobody87 Much, many, little, few, a lot, plenty88 All / all of most / most of no / none of etc.89 Both / both of neither / neither of either / either of90 All, every and whole91 Each and everyRelative clauses92 Relative clauses (1): clauses with who/that/which93 Relative clauses (2): clauses with or without who/that/which94 Relative clauses (3): whose/whom/where95 Relative clauses (4): extra information clauses 196 Relative clauses (5): extra information clauses 297 -ing and -ed clauses (the woman talking to Tom, the boy injured in the accident)