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Practical English Usage

Deals with spoken and written grammar, vocabulary, spelling, pronunciation, and differences between formal and informal language. In other word it’s a dictionary of English grammar, which editipn in alphabetical order making it easy to search and find the intended grammatical problem.

Definitely a teacher resource. However, it is not the hardest language to learn on the basic level. Practical English Usage by Michael Swan.

Practical English Usage by Michael Swan

View all 5 comments. It goes beyond the simple rules that most English-speaking people know like tenses for example and tries to explore that which is irregular, confusing, and often unnoticed. You don’t really have to slog through all the rules of grammar to get better at English. May 08, Saadullah Rekani rated it it was amazing. Go to History to view your recent searches.

Now revised and updated for the fourth edition, it answers the questions that teachers and learners ask about English grammar and vocabulary with clear, corpus-informed explanations and examples.

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Special features of this book include: This book is addictive! Swan answers a lot of questions I as a non-native speaker have particularly in areas like punctuation and grammar.

Want to Read saving…. Browse through the thematically-organised Contents Overview and the A-Z list of entries. It surely is a treasure to people who treat English as a second language and non-English speakers. For student resources, Murphy’s Grammar in Use is a godsend. English is the hardest language to be fluent in, in the world. View all 4 comments.

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He also offers an explanation of the common errors made even by some native speakers. Visit Site External Download Site. Widely held to be the “Bible” of English Language Teaching, Swan’s book is useful as a reference but not the be-all-and-end-all that many people assume. The main Practical English Usage is a major new reference guide for intermediate and advanced students of English of all nationalities and their teachers. Open Preview See a Problem? Sep 04, Sarah rated it really liked it.

It has an A to Z listing, practicao the usage of all the parts of speech and many misused words or clauses. Practical English Usage contains many examples of common mistakes about English grammar. One can always count on Swan to explain pesky grammar points. Fully revised and updated, and now available online and in print.