English Pronunciation in Use
English Pronunciation in Use is a comprehensive reference and practice book for learners of intermediate level and above and can be used by individual learners working alone, or in class. The book focuses on pronunciation for listening as well as speaking and includes both receptive and productive practice. There are 60 easy-to use units with key pronunciation points presented on the left-hand page with a range of exercises on the facing right-hand page. All units are supported with audio material which is available in cassette or CD format. The audio material uses a clear model of a standard British accent for presentation and repetition exercises. In receptive exercises different accents used to give learners the opportunity to listen to a range of English accents. There is a useful reference section including phonemic symbols and sound pairs, a self-diagnostic test, a guide for speakers of specific languages and glossary
Notes to the student; Notes to the teacher; Map of contents described in phonological terms; Section A Letters and sounds:Unit 1 Bye, buy: introducing letters and sounds; Unit 2 Plane, plan; Unit 3 Back pack; Unit 4Rice, rise; Unit 5 Down town; Unit 6 Meet, met; Unit 7 Carrot, cabbage; Unit 8 Few, view; Unit 9 Gate, Kate; Unit 10 Hear, we’re, year; Unit 11 Wine, win; Unit 12 sheep, jeep, cheap; Unit 13 Flies, fries; Unit 14 Car, care; Unit 15 Some, sun, sung; Unit 16 Note, not; Unit 17 Arthur’s mother; Unit 18 Sun, full, June; Unit 19 Shirt, short; Unit 20 Toy, town; Section B Syllables, words and sentences; Unit 21 Eye, my, mine: Introducing syllables; Unit 22 Saturday September 13th: Introducing word stress; Unit 23 Remember he told her: Introducing sentence stress; Syllables:Unit 24 Oh, no snow!: Consonants at the start of syllables; Unit 25 Go – goal – gold: Consonants at the end of syllables; Unit 26 Paul’s calls, Max’s faxes: Syllables:plural and other –s endings; Unit 27 Pete played, Rita rested: Syllables:past tense endings; Word stress: Unit 28 REcord, reCORD: Stress in two-syllable words; Unit 29 Second hand bookshop: Stress in compound words;Unit 30 Unforgettable: Stress in longer words 1; Unit 31 Public, publicity: Stress in longer words 2; Sentence stress: Unit 32 Don’t look now!; Sentences with all the words stressed; Unit 33 That could be the man: Unstressed words; Unit 34 I’ll ask her (Alaska) : Pronouns and contractions; Unit 35 She was first: Pronouncing the verb be; Unit 36 What do you think?: Auxiliary verbs; Unit 37 A piece of cheese: Pronouncing short words (a, of, or); Unit 38 Pets enter, pet centre: Joining words 1; Unit 39 After eight, after rate: Joining words 2; Unit 40 Greet guests, Greek guests: Joining words 3; Section C Conversation: Unit 41 Could you say that again? Understanding conversation; Unit 42 "was that the question?", he asked. Reading aloud: pronouncing punctuation; Unit 43 A shirt and a tie/ a shirt and tie Grouping words; Unit 44 Ehm… Showing you want to continue; Unit 45 Well, anyway… Telling a story; Unit 46 I mean, it’s sort of like… Understanding small talk; Unit 47 Right, OK… Understanding instructions; Unit 48 "Like father like son" as they say Quoting speech; Unit 49 He will win Introduction to emphatic stress; Unit 50 Schwartz… Pedro Schwartz Emphasizing added details; Unit 51 I think you’re in my seat Emphasizing important words; Unit 52 Chips or salad Emphasizing contrasting alternatives; Unit 53 Fifty? No, fifteen! Emphasizing corrections; Unit 54 Look who’s talking!: introducing tones; Unit 55 Here? Yes, here! Asking and checking tones; Unit 56 Where were you born? Tones in asking for information; Unit 57 We’re closed tomorrow Tones in new and old information; Unit 58 Oh really? Continuing or finishing tones; Unit 59 It’s fun, isn’t it? Agreeing or disagreeing tones; Unit 60 It was brilliant! High tones; Section D Reference: D1: Introduction to phonemic symbols; D2: Pronunciation test; D3: Guide for speakers of specific languages; D4: Sound pairs; D5: Sentence stress phrasebook; D6: Glossary; Answer key.
English Vocabulary in Use
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English Vocabulary in Use Elementary
English Vocabulary in Use Elementary is a vocabulary book for learners of English, primarily designed as a self-study reference and practice book, but which can also be used for classroom work. * 60 easy-to-use units: vocabulary items are presented and explained on left-hand pages with a variety of follow up activities on right-hand pages. * Presents and explains new words in context and shows learners how to use them and how to work out rules for using them. * Based on a corpus of real written and spoken language. * Suggests tips and techniques for good vocabulary learning habits. * Contains a comprehensive, student-friendly key. * Includes a detailed index with phonetic transcription. * Beautifully illustrated in full colour.
Acknowledgements; Introduction; LEARNER TRAINING: 1 Talking about language (noun, verb etc. and the language of the rubrics inthis book); 2 Learning vocabulary; EVERYDAY VERBS: 3 Have / had / had; 4 Go / went / gone; 5 Do / did / done; 6 Make / made / made; 7 Come / came / come; 8 Take / took / taken; 9 Bring / brought / brought; 10 Get / got / got; 11 Phrasal verbs; 12 Every day; 13 Talking; 14 Moving; WORDS AND GRAMMAR: 15 Conjunctions and connecting words; 16 Time words: days, months and seasons; 17 Time words; 18 Places; 19 Manner; 20 Irregular verbs; 21 Common uncountable words; 22 Common adjectives: good and bad things; 23 Common adjectives: people; 24 Words and prepositions; 25 Prefixes; 25 Prefixes; 26 Suffixes; 27 words you may confuse; PEOPLE: 28 Birth, marriage and death; 29 The family; 30 Parts of the body; 31 Clothes; 32 Describing people; 33 Health and illness; 34 Feelings; 35 Greetings and other useful phrases; THE WORLD: 36 Countries, languages and people; 37 Weather; 38 In the town; 39 In the countryside; 40 Animals and pets; 41 Travelling; 42 notices; AT HOME: 43 Food and drink; 44 In the kitchen; 45 In the bedroom and bathroom; 46 In the living room; SCHOOL AND WORKPLACE: 47 Jobs; 48 At school and university; 49 Communications; LEISURE: 50 Holiday; 51 Shops and shopping; 52 In a hotel; 53 Eating out; 54 Sports; 55 Cinema; 56 Leisure at home; SOCIAL ISSUES: 57 Crime; 58 The media; 59 Everyday problems; 60 Global problems; Answer key; Index.
English Vocabulary in Use Upper-intermediate
English Vocabulary in Use Upper-intermediate is aimed specifically at upper-intermediate level learners. The material has been thoroughly revised following feedback from users of the first edition. The vocabulary presented in this new edition has now been informed by the Cambridge International Corpus of real language to ensure that the vocabulary is current, useful and relevant for learners. - 100 easy-to-use units: vocabulary items are presented and explained on left-hand pages with a range of practice exercises on right-hand pages. - Presents and explains new words in context, shows learners how to use them and how to work out rules for using them. - Contains a comprehensive, learner-friendly answer key. - Includes a detailed index with phonetic transcriptions to help with the pronunciation of difficult vocabulary. - Is beautifully illustrated in full colour.
EFFECTIVE VOCABULARY LEARNING: 1 Learning vocabulary- general advice; 2 Learning vocabulary - aids to learning; 3 Organising a vocabulary notebook; 4 Names of English language words; 5 Using your dictionary; 6 Revising vocabulary; 7 Guessing and explaining meaning; WORD FORMATION: 8 Suffixes; 9 Prefixes; 10 Roots; 11 Abstract nouns; 12 Compound adjectives; 13 Compound nouns (1) noun + noun; 14 Compound nouns (2) verb + preposition; 15 Words from other languages; 16 Abbreviations and acronyms; 17 New words in English; WORDS AND PRONUNCIATION: 18 Words commonly mispronounced; 19 Onomatopoeic words; 20 Homonyms; CONNECTING AND LINKING WORDS: 21 Time; 22 Condition; 23 Cause, reason, purpose and result; 24 Concession and contrast; 25 Addition; 26 Text-referring words; 27 Discourse markers in speech; 28 Discourse markers in writing; COUNTABLES AND UNCOUNTABLES: 29 Uncountable words; 30 Words that occur only in the plural; 31 Countable and uncountable nouns with different meanings; 32 Collective nouns; 33 Making uncountable nouns countable; 34 Containers and contents; TOPICS: 35 Countries, nationalities and languages; 36 Weather; 37 Describing people (1) appearance; 38 Describing people (2) character; 39 Relationships; 40 At home; 41 Everyday problems; 42 Global problems; 43 Education; 44 Work; 45 Sport; 46 The arts; 47 Music; 48 Food; 49 The environment; 50 Towns; 51 The natural world; 52 Clothes; 53 Health and medicine; 54 Travel; 55 Holidays; 56 Numbers and shapes; 57 Science and technology; 58 Computers; 59 The press and the media; 60 Politics and public institutions; 61 Crime; 62 Money - buying, selling and paying; FEELINGS AND ACTIONS: 63 Belief and opinion; 64 Pleasant and unpleasant feelings; 65 Like, dislike and desire; 66 Speaking; 67 The six senses; 68 What your body does; BASIC CONCEPTS: 69 Number, quantity, degree and intensity; 70 Time; 71 Distance and dimension; 72 Obligation, need, possiblity and probability; 73 Sound and light; 74 Possession, giving and lending; 75 Movement and speed; 76 Texture, brightness, weight and density; 77 Success, failure and difficulty; IDIOMATIC EXPRESSIONS: 78 Idioms - general; 79 Everyday expressions; 80 Similes; 81 Binomials; 82 Idioms describing people; 83 Idioms describing feeling or mood; 84 Idioms describing problematic situations; 85 Idioms connected with praise and criticism; 86 Idioms connected with using language; 87 Miscellaneous idioms; 88 proverbs; PHRASAL VERBS AND VERB-BASED EXPRESSIONS: 89 Expressions with do and make; 90 Expressions with bring and take; 91 Expressions with get; 92 Expressions with set and put; 93 Expressions with come and go; 94 Expressions with other verbs; VARIETIES OF ENGLISH: 95 Formal and informal words (1); 96 Formal and informal words (2); 97 US English; 98 Other Englishes; 99 Headline English; 100 The language of signs and notices
English Vocabulary in Use Advanced
This new book in the successful English Vocabulary in Use series will bring students up to an advanced level knowledge of English. Over 2000 new words and expressions are presented and practised in typical contexts. Each unit provides valuable information for advanced level students about usage and there are clear explanations about subtle differences in meaning and collocation. This book has been carefully researched using evidence from the Cambridge International Corpus to ensure that the language studied is the English native speakers actually use. • Clear, attractive colour units. • 100 easy-to-use two-page units. • Presents new words in context and shows learners how to use them. • Uses authentic texts. • Promotes good learning habits with learning tips and follow-up tasks. • Contains a comprehensive, student-friendly answer key and a detailed index with phonetic transcriptions.
English Grammar in Use
English Grammar in Use Third Edition is a fully updated version of the classic grammar title. It retains the key features of clarity and accessibility which have made the book so popular. This third edition: - has 10 completely new units, including 9 new units on phrasal verbs to more thoroughly cover this important area for intermediate students. - has even more Additional Exercises, to offer more contrastive practice. - is in full colour and has a slightly larger format to look clearer and more inviting for students. The with answers version of the book is packaged with the CD ROM. This exciting and substantial new CD ROM: - has a diagnostic test to help students identify areas to practise. - has extra exercises for all the units in the book. - allows users to make their own tests from a bank of contrastive exercises. - has recordings of all the main exercises so users can practise their pronunciation. - includes a link to Cambridge Dictionaries Online so students can look up any words they need.
Present and past 1 Present continuous (I am doing) 2 Present simple (I do) 3 Present continuous and present simple (1) (I am doing and I do) 4 Present continuous and present simple (2) (I am doing and I do) 5 Past simple (I did) 6 Past continuous (I was doing) Present perfect and past 7 Present perfect (1) (I have done) 8 Present perfect (2) (I have done) 9 Present perfect continuous (I have been doing) 10 Present perfect continuous and simple (I have been doing and I have done) 11 How long have you (been) …? 12 For and since When …? and How long …? 13 Present perfect and past (1) (I have done and I did) 14 Present perfect and past (2) (I have done and I did) 15 Past perfect (I had done) 16 Past perfect continuous(I had been doing) 17 Have got and have 18 Used to (do) Future 19 Present tenses (I am doing / I do) for the future 20 (I’m) going to (do) 21 Will/shall (1) 22 Will/shall (2) 23 I will and I’m going to 24 Will be doing and will have done 25 When I do / When I’ve done When and if Modals 26 Can, could and (be) able to 27 Could (do) and could have (done) 28 Must and can’t 29 May and might (1) 30 May and might (2) 31 Have to and must 32 Must mustn’t needn’t 33 Should (1) 34 Should (2) 35 Had better It’s time … 36 Would 37 Can/Could/Would you …? etc. (Requests, offers, permission and invitations) Conditionals and ‘wish’ 38 If I do … If I did … 39 If I knew … I wish I knew … 40 If I had known … I wish I’d known … 41 Wish Passive 42 Passive (1) (is done / was done) 43 Passive (2) (be/been/being done) 44 Passive (3) 45 It is said that … He is said to … (be) supposed to 46 Have something done Reported speech 47 Reported speech (1) (He said that …) 48 Reported speech (2) Questions and auxiliary verbs 49 Questions (1) 50 Questions (2) (Do you know where …? / She asked me where …) 51 Auxiliary verbs (have/do/can etc.) I think so / I hope so etc. 52 Question tags (do you? isn’t it? etc.) -ing and the infinitive 53 Verb + -ing (enjoy doing / stop doing etc.) 54 Verb + to … (decide to do / forget to do etc.) 55 Verb (+ object) + to … (I want to do / I want you to do) 56 Verb + -ing or to … (1) (remember/regret etc.) 57 Verb + -ing or to … (2) (try/need/help) 58 Verb + -ing or to … (3) (like / would like etc.) 59 Prefer and would rather 60 Preposition (in/for/about etc.) + -ing 61 Be/get used to something (I’m used to …) 62 Verb + preposition + -ing (succeed in -ing / accuse somebody of -ing etc.) 63 Expressions + -ing 64 To …, for …, and so that … (purpose) 65 Adjective + to … 66 To … and preposition + -ing (afraid/interested/sorry) 67 See somebody do and see somebody doing 68 -ing clauses (Feeling tired, I went to bed early.) Articles and nouns 69 Countable and uncountable (1) 70 Countable and uncountable (2) 71 Countable nouns with a/an and some 72 A/an and the 73 The (1) 74 The (2) (School / the school) 75 The (3) (Children / the children) 76 The (4) (The giraffe / the telephone / the piano etc., the + adjective) 77 Names with and without the (1) 78 Names with and without the (2) 79 Singular and plural 80 Noun + noun (a tennis ball / a headache etc.) 81 -’s (your sister’s name) and of … (the name of the book) Pronouns and determiners 82 Myself/yourself/themselves etc. 83 A friend of mine My own house On my own / by myself 84 There … and it … 85 Some and any 86 No/none/any Nothing/nobody 87 Much, many, little, few, a lot, plenty 88 All / all of most / most of no / none of etc. 89 Both / both of neither / neither of either / either of 90 All, every and whole 91 Each and every Relative clauses 92 Relative clauses (1): clauses with who/that/which 93 Relative clauses (2): clauses with or without who/that/which 94 Relative clauses (3): whose/whom/where 95 Relative clauses (4): extra information clauses 1 96 Relative clauses (5): extra information clauses 2 97 -ing and -ed clauses (the woman talking to Tom, the boy injured in the accident) Adjectives and adverbs 98 Adjectives ending in -ing and