Younger students at beginning to intermediate levels will greatly benefit from this step-by-step approach to English grammar basics. This is the ideal supplement to your language arts program whether your students are native
English speakers or beginning English language learners.
Skill-specific lessons make it easy to locate and prescribe instant reinforcement or intervention.
• Illustrated lessons are tightly focused on core concepts of grammar
• Nearly 70 practice exercises are included for ready reinforcement
• A wealth of examples are provided on every topic
• Concise explanations are bolstered by extra grammar tips and useful language notes
BASIC ENGLISH GRAMMAR Book 1
Anne Seaton • Y. H. Mew
Irvine, CA 92618-2767
Web site: www.sdlback.com
First published in the United States by Saddleback Educational Publishing, 3 Watson, Irvine,
CA 92618 by arrangement with Learners Publishing Pte Ltd, Singapore
Copyright ©2007 by Saddleback Educational Publishing. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without the written permission of the publisher. ISBN 1-59905-201-6
Printed in the United States of America
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Grammar is a very old field of study. Did you know that the sentence was first divided into subject and verb by Plato, the famed philosopher from ancient Greece? That was about 2,400 years ago! Ever since then, students all over the world have found it worthwhile to study the structure of words and sentences. Why? Because skill in speaking and writing is the hallmark of all educated people.
Lesson by lesson, this book provides basic instruction in the eight parts of speech—nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, and