Advanced Grammar In Use (MS 361)

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2007
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Tenses

1. Present simple (I do) and present continuous (I am doing) (1)

2. Present simple (I do) and present continuous (I am doing) (2)

3. Present perfect (I have done) and past simple (I did) (1)

4. Present perfect (I have done) and past simple (I did) (2)

5. Present perfect (I have done) and past simple (I did) (3): adverbs used with these tenses

6. Past continuous (I was doing) and past simple (I did)

7. Present perfect continuous (I have been doing),

8. Present perfect continuous (I have been doing) and present perfect (I have done)

9. Past perfect (I had done) and past simple (I did)

10 Past perfect continuous (I had been doing) and past perfect (I had done)

The future

11. Will and going to; shall

12. Present continuous (I am doing) for the future and going to

13. Present simple (I do) for the future

14. Future continuous (will be doing)

15. Be to + infinitive (I am to do), future perfect (I will have done), and future perfect continuous (I will have been doing)

16. The future seen from the past (was going to, etc.)

Modals

17. Should and ought to

18. Will and would: willingness, likelihood and certainty

19. Will and would: habits; used to

20. May, might, can and could: possibility (1)

21. May, might, can and could: possibility (2)

22. Can, could, and be able to: ability

23. Must and have (got) to

24. Need(n’t), don’t have to and mustn’t

25. Permission, offers, etc.

Be, have, do, make, etc.

26. Linking verbs: be, appear, seem; become, get, etc.

27. Have and have got; have and take

28. Do and make

Passives

29. Forming passive sentences

30. Using passives

31. Verb + -ing or to-infinitive: passive forms

32. Reporting with passive verbs

Questions

33. Forming questions; reporting questions.

34. Asking and answering negative questions

35. Wh-questions with how, what, which and who

Verbs: infinitives, -ing forms, etc.

36. Verbs with and without objects

37. Verb + to-infinitive or bare infinitive

38. Verb + to-infinitive or -ing?

39. Verb + -ing

40. Verb + wh-clause

41. Have/get something done; want something done, etc.

42. Verb + two objects

Reporting

43. Reporting people’s words and thoughts

44. Reporting statements (1): that-clauses

45. Reporting statements (2): verb tense in that-clauses

46. Reporting statements (3): verb tense in the reporting clause; say and tell; etc.

47. Reporting offers, suggestions, orders, intentions, etc.

48. Should in that-clauses

49. Modal verbs in reporting

Nouns and compounds

50. Countable and uncountable nouns

51. Agreement between subject and verb (1)

52. Agreement between subject and verb (2)

53. The possessive form of nouns (Jane’s mother)

54. Compound nouns (1)

55. Compound nouns (2)

Articles

56. A/an and one

57. The and a/an (1):‘the only one’

58. The and a/an (2): ‘things already known’, etc.

59. Some and zero article with plural and uncountable nouns

60. The, zero article and a/an: ‘things in general’

61. People and places

62. Holidays, times of the day, meals, etc.

Determiners and quantifiers

63. Some and any; something, somebody, etc.

64. Much (of), many (of), a lot of, lots (of), etc.

65. All (of), the whole (of), both (of)

66. Each (of), every, and all

67. No, none (of), and not any

68. Few, a few (of), little, a little (of), etc.

69. Quantifiers with and without ‘of’ (some/some of; any/any of; etc.)

Relative clauses and other types of clause

70. Relative clauses (1) (The girl who I was talking about.)

71. Relative clauses (2) (Tom, who is only six, can speak three languages.)

72. Relative clauses (3): other relative pronouns

73. Relative clauses (4): prepositions in relative clauf.es

74. Participle clauses (-ing, -ed and being + -ed)

75. Participle clauses with adverbial meaning

Pronouns, substitution and leaving out words

76. Reflexive pronouns: herself, himself, themselves, etc.

77. One and ones (There’s my car - the green one.)

78. So (I think so; so I hear)

79. Do so; such

80. Leaving out words after auxiliary verbs

81. Leaving out to-infinitives (She didn’t want to (go).)

Adjectives

82. Adjectives: position (1)

83. Gradable and ungradable adjectives; position (2)

84. Adjectives and adverbs

85. Participle adjectives (the losing ticket; the selected winners)

86. Prepositions after adjectives: afraid of/for, etc.

87. Adjectives + that-clause or to-infinitive

88. Comparison with adjectives (1): -er/more...; enough, sufficiently, too; etc.

89. Comparison with adjectives (2): as...as; so...as to; etc.

Adverbs and conjunctions

90. Position of adverbs

91. Adverbs of place, indefinite frequency, and time

92. Degree adverbs: very, too, extremely, quite, etc.

93. Comment adverbs; viewpoint adverbs; focus adverbs

94. Adverbial clauses C; time (1): verb tense; before and until; hardly, etc.

95. Adverbial clauses of time (2): as, when and while

96. Giving reasons: as, because, because of, etc.; for and with

97. Purposes and results: in order to, so as to, etc.

98. Contrasts: although and though; even though/if; in spite of and despite

99. Conditional sentences (1): verb tenses

100. Conditional sentences (2)

101. If...not and unless; if and whether, etc.

102. After waiting..., before leaving..., besides owning..., etc.

103. Connecting ideas between and within sentences

Prepositions

104. At, in and on: prepositions of place

105. Across, along, over and through; above, over, below and under

106. Between, among; by, beside, etc.

107. At, in and on: prepositions of time

108. During, for, in, over, and throughout; by and until

109. Except (for), besides, apart from and but for

110. About and on; by and with

111. Prepositions after verbs (1)

112. Prepositions after verbs (2)

113. Prepositions after verbs (3)

114. Two- and three-word verbs: word order

Organising information

115. There is, there was, etc.

116. It... (1)

117. It... (2)

118. Focusing: it-clauses and what-clauses

119. Inversion (1)

120. Inversion (2)

Appendix 1 Passive verb forms

Appendix 2 Quoting what people think or what they have said

Appendix 3 Irregular verbs

Appendix 4 Typical errors and corrections

Glossary

Additional exercises

Study guide

Key to exercises

Key to Additional exercises

Key to Study guide

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