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Prepositions Illustrated

ISBN-10: 0472082892
ISBN-13: 9780472082896
Edition: N/A
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Description: One of the most difficult aspects of learning English as a second language is mastering the use of prepositions and prepositional phrases. Many languages do not even have prepositions as a part of the language, thus making this part of speech  More...

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Book details

List price: $21.95
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 2/1/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

One of the most difficult aspects of learning English as a second language is mastering the use of prepositions and prepositional phrases. Many languages do not even have prepositions as a part of the language, thus making this part of speech difficult for nonnative speakers to use properly. Prepositions Illustrated aims to make the learning process easier and the teaching job more effective by introducing new variations on old methods, and capturing the student's interest through entertainment. Prepositions Illustrated is intended primarily for intermediate students, but the simpler passages will also help beginning students, while the book as a whole can be used as a review for more advanced students. This book teaches students how to use prepositions properly by saturating the mind with a single preposition. Prepositions Illustrated teaches a slippery part of speech, not by rules, which in many cases are either sparse or non-existant, but by means of focusing on one preposition at a time, with abundant examples, reading passages, exercises, and student participation. This immersion into the specific uses of a single preposition to the point of saturation is unique. The book covers thirty-eight prepositions and over two hundred usages, with eggplant drawings to illustrate sample sentences. Another goal of Prepositions Illustrated is to upgrade prepositions, in the consciousness of teachers and students alike, to a more prominent position in the hierarchy of the English language. While completing the lessons in the book, readers will become more aware of the existence of prepositions, their influence, and the problems of incorrect usage. Prepositions Illustrated will be a useful reference-exercise book that can be used as a supplementary classroom text or as a self- learning text.

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