The ESL Miscellany: A Cultural and Linguistic Inventory of American English

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Pro Lingua Associates, Jan 1, 1981 - English language - 275 pages

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
2
The Lesson Plan
4
The Learning Plan
7
THE LINGUISTIC ASPECT
9
A Grammatical Sequence
11
Grammar Lists Checklist 1 Minimal Pairs
17
Irregular Noun Plurals
21
Nationality Words
22
Banks and Money
106
Recreation
107
Sports and Games
108
Medicine and Health
111
Dentistry
114
Barber and Beautician
115
Cosmetics and Toiletries
116
Hygiene and Contraception
117

Prefixes and Suffixes
26
Roots
30
Verb Tenses 7 Stative Verbs
34
Noncountable Nouns
37
Frequency Adverbs
38
Irregular Verbs
39
Direct and Indirect Objects
43
Idioms with
44
Modals 14 Twoword Verbs
48
Verbs Followed by Infinitive 16 Verbs Followed by Gerund 17 Verbs Followed by Infinitive or Gerund 18 Verbs Followed by Simple Verb
54
Participles as Modifiers
55
Adjective and Preposition Combinations 21 Verbs taking Subjunctive
57
Verb Preposition Combinations
58
THE COMMUNICATIVE ASPECT Situations
59
Stores and Shops
60
Agencies and Services
62
Community
63
Health and Safety 5 Home
64
Recreation
65
Academia
66
Classroom
67
Checklist
69
Food
71
Cooking
72
Eating
73
HousingHousekeeping
74
Clothes
76
Paraphernalia
78
Family
79
Human Relationships
80
Human Qualities and Stages
81
Time
82
Weather and Climate
83
Geography
84
Animals
85
Birds
87
Plants and Trees
88
Language
89
Thinking
90
Numbers and Math
91
Colors
92
Shapes
93
Substances and Materials
94
Containers
95
Emotions
96
The Body and its Functions
97
Vulgarities
99
Manipulations
100
Transportation
101
Hotels 33 Music 41 Business 42 Agriculture 43 Shops and Tools 44 Law 47 Media 48 Religion 49 Education 50 Disasters 51 WarMilitary 52 Energy...
103
Restaurants
104
Post Office
105
Office
118
PoliceCrime
124
PoliticsGovernment
125
Surviving
134
Travel
136
Participating
139
Integrating
142
Outline Map of the U S
144
THE CULTURAL ASPECT
146
Common Denominators
147
Immigration Statistics
149
Native American Indian Population
151
Cities
153
States
154
Industries
156
Government Departments and Agencies
160
Presidents
162
Famous Americans
168
Heroes
170
Historical Sites
171
National Parks
172
Natural Features
174
Dates and Holidays
175
Historical Dates
176
Folk Songs
180
Nursery Rhymes
182
American Literature
184
Famous Quotations
187
Proverbs
189
Superstitions
195
Curses and Oaths
196
Names
197
Place Names
200
Religions
201
Sports Teams
202
Sports Personalities
204
School System
206
Television Programming
208
Magazines
209
National Anthem
210
THE METALINGUISTIC AND MISCELLANEOUS ASPECT
211
Glossary of Grammatical Terms
212
Three Phonetic Alphabets
223
A Brief Guide to Punctuation
225
Spelling Rules 228
228
British and American Spelling Differences
229
British and American Vocabulary Differences
231
HighFrequency Words 233
233
Measurement
241
THE PARALINGUISTIC ASPECT
253
Sources
271
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