Practice Makes Perfect: English Pronouns and Prepositions

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McGraw-Hill Companies,Incorporated, Jul 12, 2005 - Foreign Language Study - 128 pages
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A quick, painless way for ESL learners to master English pronouns and prepositions

This new addition to the Practice Makes Perfect series makes it easier than ever for ESL learners to get the hang of English pronouns and prepositions. In clear, straightforward language, and with the help of numerous everyday examples, language teacher Ed Swick demystifies English pronouns and prepositions, and he provides dozens of skill-building exercises. The numerous exercises include a variety of formats, such as fill-in-the-blank sentences, sentence rewriting, writing original sentences, and more.

An indispensable resource for advanced-beginner and intermediate-level ESL learners, this workbook:

  • Details all aspects of English pronoun and preposition usage
  • Clarifies the subtleties of usage that often escape ESL learners
  • Employs practical, high-frequency vocabulary throughout

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Contents

Pronouns
1
Pronouns as the Subject of a Sentence
3
Pronouns as Direct Objects
9
Pronouns as Indirect Objects
12
Pronouns in a Prepositional Phrase
14
Direct and Indirect Object Pronouns in the Same Sentence
16
Possessive Pronouns
21
Demonstrative Indefinite and Interrogative Pronouns
24
Reciprocal Pronouns
41
Prepositions
43
Prepositions That Indicate Location
45
Prepositions That Indicate Movement or Direction
50
Prepositions That Indicate Time
54
Compound Prepositions
58
Prepositions That Combine with Other Words
61
Participial Prepositions
65

Numbers as Pronouns
28
The Pronoun One
30
Relative Pronouns
33
Reflexive Pronouns
38
Postpositive Prepositions
67
A Variety of Prepositional Uses
94
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About the author (2005)

Ed Swick has taught ESL for thirty years. He is the author of several books on the subject.

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