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Modern English Exercises for Non-Native Speakers - Parts of Speech

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ISBN-10: 0135938317

ISBN-13: 9780135938317

Edition: 2nd 1986

Authors: Marcella Frank

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List price: $44.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1986
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 3/11/1986
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

David Constantine is a Fellow of Queen's College, Oxford. His translation of Hans Magnus Enzensberger's Lighter than Air (Bloodaxe) won the Corneliu M. Popescu Prize for European Poetry Translation in 2003.

Function of Nouns
Plural Forms of Nouns
Foreign Plurals of Nouns
Inflected Possessive Forms
Countable vs. Noncountable Nouns
Derivation (1) Adding Agent-denoting Suffixes
Derivation (2) Doubling Final Consonants before Noun Suffixes
Derivation (3) Adding Noun Suffixes to Words that End in Silent E
Derivation (4) Changing Y to I before a Consonant or a Vowel
Derivation (5) Changing the Stem before Noun Suffixes
Derivation (6) Changing Verbs or Adjectives to Nouns
Noun Compounds
Agreement with Verbs
Agreement with Verbs (2) Nouns Ending in S
Agreement with Verbs (3) Nouns from Adjectives
Review of Nouns
Form of Personal Pronouns
Possessive Forms of Pronouns
Double Possessive Constructions with Pronouns
Who vs. Whom
Reflexive Pronouns
Reflexive Pronouns as Intensifiers
Pronouns for General Statements
Pronouns with ever
Agreement with Indefinite Pronouns (1)
Agreement with Indefinite Pronouns (2)
Other, Another, Others
Expletive There vs. Expletive It
Anticipatory It
Review of Pronouns
Adding Inflectional Endings
Derivation (1) Adding the Suffixes en, -ize, ify
Derivation (2) Adding Prefixes En-, Be-, Ac-, Im-
Derivation (3) Changing Nouns to Verbs
Irregular Verbs (1)
Irregular Verbs (2)
Irregular Verbs (3)
Simple Present Tense vs. Present Progressive Tense
Simple Past Tense vs. Past Progressive Tense
Past Progressive Tense
Past Progressive with Time Clauses
Future Time
Future Progressive Tense
Present Perfect Tense
Present Perfect Progressive Tense
Present Perfect Tense vs. Past Tense
Past Perfect Tense (1)
Past Perfect Tense (2) with Just, Already
Past Perfect Progressive Tense
Future Perfect Tense
Passive Form of Verbs
Passive Form of Verbs (2) Agent Omitted
Passive Verbs that Take Two Objects
Verb Forms in Unreal Conditions
Negatives of Verbs
Yes-No Questions
Questions with Interrogative Words
Questions with Interrogative Adjectives Whose, What, Which
Attached Questions
Review of Verbs
Verb Forms with One Auxiliary
Verb Forms with Two Auxiliaries (1) Be, Been, Being as the Second Auxiliary
Verb Forms with Two Auxiliaries (2) Have as the Second Auxiliary
Verb Forms with Three Auxiliaries Have as the Second Auxiliary
Review of Auxiliary Forms
Ability Can (Past Form Could), Be Able to (All Tenses)
Permission May (Past Form Might), Can (Past Form Could)
Obligation, Advisability Should, Ought to, Had Better
Possibility May, Can
Necessity Must, Have to
Inference with Must
Expectation, Should
Would Rather
Auxiliaries with To
Used to vs. Be used to
Past Auxiliaries in Sequence of Tenses
Contractions with Auxiliaries
Do as Auxiliary
Review of Auxiliaries
Sequence of Determiners
Sequence of Adjectives before Nouns
Proper Adjectives Adjectives of Nationality
Comparison of Adjectives
Derivation (1) Adding Adjective Suffixes to Words that end in Silent E
Derivation (2) Changing Y to I
Derivation (3) Doubling Final Consonants before Adjective Suffixes
Derivation (4) Adjectives from Nouns, Verbs
Derivation (5)
ing, -ed Adjectives (1)
ing, -ed Adjectives (2)
Much-Many, (A) Little, (A) Few, Less-Fewer
Adjectives Used in the Comparison of Nouns
Review of Adjectives
A vs. An
Articles vs. No Article (1)
Article vs. No Article (2)
Generic Use of Articles
The with Names for Familiar Objects
The with RankingAdjectives
The with Gerunds or Abstract Nouns
The with Place Names (1) General Rules
The with Place Names (2) Specific Rules
The with Words of Time and Place
The with Words Referring to Events, Government
The in of Phrases after Words Expressing Quantity
The in Construction like The More, the Merrier
Other Uses of The
Indefinite A vs. Indefinite Some
Indefinite A vs. Classifying A
Classifying A
What (A), Such (A)
A with Nouns That Are Both Countable and Nouncountable
A with Noncountable Nouns
Articles in Idioms with Verbs
Review of Articles
Position of Adverbials
Adverbs in Mid-position (with the Verb)
Adverbials in Final Position
Reversal of Word Order after Certain Adverbials
ly Adverbs (1)
ly Adverbs (2)
Adverbs vs. Adjectives
Review of Adverbs
Prepositions of Time
Prepositions of Place
Prepositional Objects
Verbs with Direct Objects and Prepositional Objects
Indirect Objects with or without To
Prepositions after Adjectives
Prepositions after Participial Adjectives
Verb-Preposition Combinations (1)
Verb-Preposition Combinations (2)
Verb-Preposition Combinations (3) (Review)
Separable Verbs
Verb-Preposition Combinations + Prepositional Objects
Passive of Verb + Preposition Combinations
Phrasal Prepositions
Prepositions of Cause, Concession, Condition, Time
Like, As
Prepositions of Adverbial Word Groups
Review of Prepositions
Structure Tests
Part 1
Part 2
Appendix: Irregular Verbs