Oxford Grammar for EAP: English Grammar and Practice for Academic Purposes

Author(s): Ken Paterson

ELT/ESOL Grammar Skills

Provides students with the functional grammar they need to succeed in their academic studies, whatever their chosen subject Reviews and consolidates the key grammatical areas needed for essay writing and presentations such as modal verbs, noun phrases, conditionals, and relative clauses Suitable for students across a wide range of disciplines, e.g. business, finance, history, natural sciences, engineering, technology Demonstrates and practises how to use strategies for academic writing and speaking such as comparing and contrasting, arguing and persuading, talking about cause and effect, and paraphrasing Detailed answer key includes model answers to extended writing tasks Quick test yourself exercises provide practice of specific grammar points Tips highlight extra information worth remembering Academic Word List glossaries help with learning high-frequency academic vocabulary used in the 'Challenge yourself' exercises Supports all levels of Oxford EAP but works effectively as a supplement to any course or for independent study

Product Information

Contents ; Introduction ; Tense review ; Comparing and contrasting ; Noun phrases ; Being formal and informal ; Relative clauses ; Stating facts and opinions ; Connectors ; Being emphatic ; Passives ; Arguing and persuading ; Modal verbs ; Talking about cause and effect ; Verb patterns ; Hedging ; Phrasal and prepositional verbs ; Paraphrasing ; Conditionals ; Using defining language ; Collocation ; Cohesion ; Punctuation ; Glossary ; Academic Word List ; Answer key ; Index

General Fields

  • : 9780194329996
  • : Oxford University Press
  • : Oxford University Press
  • : 0.546
  • : December 2012
  • : 267mm X 192mm X 10mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : March 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Ken Paterson
  • : Paperback
  • : en
  • : 428.24
  • : 288