Preposition Book Practice Toward Mastering English Prepositions

ISBN-10: 047203166X

ISBN-13: 9780472031665

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Authors: Tom Cole

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"The" "Preposition Book" is intended as a thorough guide and workbook to address students' questions and misconceptions regarding English prepositions and improve their ability to use prepositions fluently. The book comprehensively covers prepositions and also provides opportunities to practice many other essential points of English grammar and usage practice. "The Preposition Book" is organized by level of difficulty but was written for intermediate-level students. Many exercises are included within each chapter, and Putting It Together and Expansion Exercises are designed to give students even more opportunity to practice. A Comprehensive Test appears at the end of each chapter.
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List price: $26.95
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 9/11/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.540

An Important Note Regarding the Organization of the Text
Introduction
To the Student
To the Teacher
How to Learn Using The Preposition Book Software (Preposition Pinball and Other Games)
What Is a Preposition?
Prepositions for Daily Life
Explanations 1-4
One-Word Prepositions: in, on, at with Time
One-Word Prepositions: in, on, at with Place
One-Word Prepositions: beside, by, near
Two-Word Prepositions: next to, close to, far from
Explanations 5-8
Common Preposition/Verb Combinations: at and to with Smile, Frown, Laugh, Talk, Speak, Sing
Prepositions with Verbs Indicating Movement: Go, Walk, Drive, Travel, Leave
Prepositions with Action and Non-Action Verbs: Home, Downtown, Here, There
Two-Word Verbs and Multi-Word Verbs: Go/Come Back, Look For, Look Up, Get Up, Put On, Take Off
Expansion Exercises for Chapter 1
Answers to Exercises in Chapter 1
Prepositions for Daily Life and the Classroom
Explanations 9-13
One-Word Prepositions: in, at with Cities, Counties, States, Places Smaller than a City, General Locations with Activity, Places with a Visible Line or an Edge
Common Preposition/Verb Combinations: Be from, Come from, Arrive in, on, at, or o
Common Preposition/Verb Combinations: Listen to
Two-Word Verbs and Multi-Word Verbs: Pay Attention to
Common Preposition/Verb Combinations: Shout at/to, Yell at/to, Holler at/to
Explanations 14-18
One-Word Prepositions: above, over, under, underneath, beneath, below
Common Preposition/Verb Combinations: Ask, Cost, Charge, Lend (to), Give (to), Send (to), Write (to), Buy (for), Make (for), Borrow from, Introduce to, Explain to, Repeat for, Translate for
Prepositions that Join Other Words to Act as Adverbs: at all
Two-Word Verbs and Multi-Word Verbs: Call On, Go On, Hand In, Hand Back, Tear Up, Kick Out
Prepositions that Join Other Words to Act as Adverbs: for good
Expansion Exercises for Chapter 2
Answers to Exercises in Chapter 2
Prepositions for Relating Objects to One Another and for Simple Narrating
Explanations 19-22
One-Word Prepositions: of to Show Possession or to Show that One Noun (or Pronoun) Is Part of Another
Common Preposition/Noun Combinations: Key to, Answer to, Damage to, Injury to
One-Word Prepositions: for as an Exchange, as a Gift or Favor, as Purpose, as a Planned Part
Common Preposition/Adjective Combinations: Absent from, Missing from, Sick of, Tired of, Good at, Bad at
Explanations 23-26
One-Word Prepositions: before, after, by
One-Word Prepositions: for, since, until
Two-Word Prepositions: prior to, subsequent to with Time
Two-Word Verbs and Multi-Word Verbs: Count On, Depend On, Put Off, Call Off, Show Up, Show Off
Expansion Exercises for Chapter 3
Answers to Exercises in Chapter 3
Prepositions for Describing Places and Narrating Life Events
Explanations 27-32
One-Word Prepositions: around, along, down, through, toward(s), at, across, past, beyond
Two-Word Prepositions: away from, across from
Three-Word Prepositions: catty corner from/to
Common Preposition/Verb Combinations: to or o with Compass Directions
One-Word Prepositions: in the part, on the side, at the end
One-Word Prepositions: by to Indicate Manner, to Answer a How Question, in Passive Voice
Explanations 33-38
One-Word Prepositions: in, on, by with Means of Transportation
Common Preposition/Verb Combinations: Recover from, Retire from, Graduate from, Resign from
Common Preposition/Adjective Combinations: Get/Be Married to, Get/Be Divorced from, Get/Be Acquainted with, Get/Be Familiar with
Common Preposition/Noun Combinations: Recovery from, Retirement from, Graduation from, Resignation from, Marriage to, Divorce from, Acquaintance with, Familiarity with
Two-Word Verbs and Multi-Word Verbs: Get Over, Leave Out, Turn On, Turn Off, Pass Away, Pass Out, Come To
Prepositions that Join Other Words to Act as Adverbs: by mistake, by chance, on purpose
Expansion Exercises for Chapter 4
Answers to Exercises in Chapter 4
Prepositions for Viewing the World, Narrating Trips and Vacations, and Describing Emotions
Explanations 39-43
One-Word Prepositions: on, off as Opposites
One-Word Prepositions: in, out as Opposites
Two-Word Prepositions: out of Followed by a Noun
Two-Word Verbs and Multi-Word Verbs: Look Forward to, Look Back on, Take Advantage of, Get Along (with)
One-Word Prepositions: on with Vacation, Trip, Picnic, and Break
Explanations 44-48
Two-Word Verbs and Multi-Word Verbs: Have to Do with
Common Preposition/Verb Combinations: Be on, Be about, Talk about, Worry about, Think about
Common Preposition/Adjective Combinations: Angry at, Mad at, Happy with, Pleased with, Scared of, Afraid of
Common Preposition/Adjective Combinations: Get/Be Used to, Get/Be Accustomed to
Common Preposition/Adjective Combinations: Composed of, Made of, Made from
Expansion Exercises for Chapter 5
Answers to Exercises in Chapter 5
Prepositions for Cause and Effect and Opinion
Explanations 49-54
Prepositions that Join Other Words to Act as Adverbs: at first
Common Preposition/Noun Combinations: Effect on
One-Word Prepositions: up, down
Common Preposition/Verb Combinations: Result in
Common Preposition/Verb Combinations: Object to, Insist on
Common Preposition/Noun Combinations: Objection to, Insistence on
Explanations 55-61
Two-Word Verbs and Multi-Word Verbs: Make Up, Come About, Bring About/On, Come Across, Find Out
One-Word Prepositions: between, among
Common Preposition/Verb Combinations: Prefer X to Y, Choose X over Y
Two-Word Prepositions: because of, due to
One-Word Prepositions: for, against
Common Preposition/Adjective Combinations: Opposed to
Three-Word Prepositions: in favor of
Expansion Exercises for Chapter 6
Answers to Exercises in Chapter 6
Prepositions for Exemplifying and Comparing/Contrasting
Explanations 62-67
Prepositions that Join Other Words to Act as Adverbs: for example, for instance, to begin with, for one thing
Prepositions that Join Other Words to Act as Adverbs: in fact
Common Preposition/Adjective Combinations: Different from, Similar to
Common Preposition/Verb Combinations: Differ from
One-Word Prepositions: in to Connect a Quality or Quantity to a Related Noun
Three-Word Prepositions: with respect to, with/in regard to to Connect a Quality to a Related Noun or to Mean about or Having to Do with
Explanations 68-74
Prepositions that Join Other Words to Act as Adverbs: in contrast
Three-Word Prepositions: in Contrast to, as Opposed to
One-Word Prepositions: like, unlike
One-Word Prepositions: despite
Three-Word Prepositions: in spite of
Prepositions that Join Other Words to Act as Adverbs: on the one hand, on the other hand
Two-Word Verbs and Multi-Word Verbs: Take Up, Try Out, Try On, See Off, Take Off
Expansion Exercises for Chapter 7
Answers to Exercises in Chapter 7
Answer Key to Comprehensive Tests
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