Practical English Usage, Third Edition: Hardback

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OUP Oxford, Apr 21, 2005 - Foreign Language Study - 658 pages
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This unique reference guide addresses problem points in the language as encountered by learners and their teachers. It gives information and advice that is practical, clear, reliable, and easy to find. Most of the book is about grammar, but it also covers selected points of vocabulary, idioms, style, pronunciation, and spelling.




Explanations and examples based on current corpus research.


Entries on "kinds of English," covering standard English and dialects, correctness, spoken and written English, formality, and variation and change.

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This book is a disappointment unless you are on fast track to pass ESL exams like TOEFL- for this specific purpose it is very useful. However, I won't recommend it otherwise. Almost nothing in this ... Read full review

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Contents

varieties and styles of English
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other words and expressions
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actually
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About the author (2005)

Michael Swan is a writer specializing in English language teaching and reference materials. His interests include pedagogic grammar, mother-tongue influence in second language acquisition, and the relationship between applied linguistic theory and classroom language-teaching practice, and hehas published a number of articles on these topics. Michael has had extensive experience with adult learners and has worked with teachers in many countries. He is a Visiting Professor at St Mary's College, University of Surrey.

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