Grammar in Context Basic, 5th Edition

  • Sandra N. Elbaum Truman College, City College of Chicago
  • Judi P. Peman
  • ISBN-10: 142407908X
  • ISBN-13: 9781424079087
  • 352 Pages Paperback 
  • Previous Editions: 2006
  • © 2011 | Published
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Overview

National Geographic Learning's best selling grammar series now has more of what works for students and teachers!


Students learn more, remember more, and use language more effectively when they learn grammar in context. Grammar in Context, Fifth Edition presents grammar in interesting, informative readings and then recycles the language and context throughout every activity.

  • The fifth edition of Grammar in Context has MORE!
  • MORE visual support including an exciting, new four-color design to help students navigate through the program.
  • MORE connection between grammar and writing, demonstrated through writing models and enhanced by more editing practice for relevant application of target grammar points.
  • MORE technology support for the teacher and student: Online Lesson Planner offers time saving solutions for the busy instructor. Online Workbook features additional exercises that learners can access in the classroom, language lab, or at home.
  • MORE contemporary and relevant readings and topics like the Hudson River plane-landing, President Obama, social networking, and more!
  • MORE accessible and contextualized grammar charts and presentations provide added clarity.


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Features/Benefits

  • The fifth edition of Grammar in Context has MORE!
  • MORE visual support including an exciting, new four-color design to help students navigate through the program.
  • MORE connection between grammar and writing, demonstrated through writing models and enhanced by more editing practice for relevant application of target grammar points.
  • MORE technology support for the teacher and student:
  • Online Lesson Planner offers time saving solutions for the busy instructor.
  • Online Workbook features additional exercises that learners can access in the classroom, language lab, or at home.
  • MORE contemporary and relevant readings and topics like the Hudson River plane-landing, President Obama, social networking, and more!
  • MORE accessible and contextualized grammar charts and presentations provide added clarity.

What's New

  • Full-color design makes grammar more visually contextualized and even easier to study and teach from.
  • Enhanced editing section guides students to first identify and then correct common grammatical errors in context.
  • The Online Workbook features additional exercises that learners can access in the classroom, language lab, or at home.

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Table of Contents

1. Subject Pronouns; Be; Contractions; Singular and Plural; This/That/These/Those; Adjectives; Expressions with It
2. Possessive Nouns; Possessive Adjectives; Irregular Plural Forms; Be-Yes/No Questions and Short Answers; Be-Information Questions; Articles A/An
3. Imperatives; Let's; Object Pronouns
4. The Simple Present Tense; Frequency Words
5. Modal Verbs: Can, Should, Have To
6. Must and Have To; Noncount Nouns; Quantity Expressions
7. Prepositions; There is/There Are
8. The Present Continuous Tense; Time Expressions
9. The Future Tense with Be Going To; Expressions of Time in the Future
10. Comparatives; Superlatives
11. The Past Tense of Be; Regular Verbs in the Simple Past Tense; Irregular Verbs in the Past Tense; Time Expressions with the Past Tense
12. Verb Review: Simple Present Tense; Present Continuous Tense; Future Tense; Simple Past Tense; Modal Verbs: Can, Should, Must, Have To

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National Geographic's best selling grammar series now has more of what works for students and teachers! Students learn more, remember more, and use language more effectively when they learn grammar in context. Grammar in Context, Fifth Edition presents grammar in interesting, informative readings and then recycles the language and context throughout every activity.


Grammar in Context Basic: Audio CDs (2)  (ISBN-10: 1424079071 | ISBN-13: 9781424079070)

National Geographic's best selling grammar series now has more of what works for students and teachers! Students learn more, remember more, and use language more effectively when they learn grammar in context. Grammar in Context, Fifth Edition presents grammar in interesting, informative readings and then recycles the language and context throughout every activity.


eBook Grammar in Context Basic: Student Book, 1 Year Access  (ISBN-10: 1285434307 | ISBN-13: 9781285434308)


eBook Grammar in Context Basic: Student Book, Printed Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1285447409 | ISBN-13: 9781285447407)


Meet the Author

About the Author

Sandra N. Elbaum

Sandra N. Elbaum was an ESL Instructor at Truman College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago, for thirty-six years. She has also taught in elementary and high schools, and in Mexico, Puerto Rico, the former Soviet Union, and Slovakia. Sandy is the author of the popular series Grammar in Context, now in its Fifth Edition. Sandy received her B.A. in Spanish and M.A. in Teaching English as a Second Language from the University of Illinois.

Judi P. Peman

Judi A. Peman has a B.A. in Spanish Education and an M.A. in Linguistics, both from the University of Illinois. She has taught ESL to both high school students and adults for over 30 years. Currently, she is a teacher emeritus at Truman Community College in Chicago. Judi has presented workshops in basic reading and writing at various professional conferences. She has also taught and trained teachers in both Spain and China. Judi is the author/co-author of 3 ESL text books.