Master the Basics--English
This volume, aimed mainly at students of English as a Second Language, covers virtually all the basics of English grammar, including parts of speech, typical verb patterns in English usage, and common usage of other parts of speech. All verb tenses are spelled out in detail, with special attention given to the formulation of questions and answers. Guidelines are included for combining different sentence elements. Additional topics include rules for capitalization and punctuation. A Test-Yourself section offers more than 25 mini tests with answers.
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The Parts of Speech
10 VerbsPast Time
22 Telling Time
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action adverb basic verb blanks chair conjunctive adverb dance descriptive adjective dinner direct object doctor dress drive EXAMPLES express the following finished following sentences FUTURE PERFECT TENSE gerund go home he/she/it ice cream indefinite pronouns indicates infinitive jewelry John called Kim gave l'm going l/you/he/she/it/we/they l/you/we/they leave live look lt's Mary movie Negative Short Answer non-count nouns Noun Determiner o'clock object pronoun party passive voice past participle past perfect past progressive past tense percent possibility person play plural noun present participle present perfect present perfect tense present progressive present tense progressive tense Question Answer Meaning shoes Short Answer Yes sick singing sleeping Statement subjunctive subjunctive mood Tag Question talk teacher tell things tired tomorrow vacation watch wear week Who(m yesterday you/we/they