Just Enough English Grammar Illustrated – Verb! Plural noun! Adjective! See language in action and never forget a grammar point again! Through fun illustrations and colorful diagrams, you’ll learn the essential points of grammar.
Just Enough English Grammar Illustrated gives you visual cues to the parts of speech and their usage, so you’ll know how to use them correctly when are speaking or writing in English.
What This Book Contains Just Enough English Grammar Illustrated requires no formal exposure to English grammar. The book is designed to give learners of English a basic grammar foundation. It may serve other students as a reference or review tool. This book takes a practical approach. It does not focus on rules and deﬁnitions. Instead, it studies how words work and what they do in sentences.
The material is presented in an easy, step-by-step format. As the learner moves through the book, he or she will gain an understanding of the basic principles of the English language. These principles are laid out simply but thoroughly, and each new principle builds on what the student learned earlier in the book.
Real-life scenarios use interesting characters and engaging, simple vocabulary. Basic English structures presented in visually engaging graphics bring grammar alive and therefore increase the student’s desire to learn grammar. Carefully designed graphic illustrations translate grammatical concepts into visual images.
Each topic or grammar concept is clearly explained with relevant graphic illustrations. They make comprehension possible without wordy explanations. Graphic organizers and Venn diagrams clarify concepts and help the reader review.
They stimulate creative and logical thought processes, and also help the student to evaluate and categorize language structures. Review Exercises and the Answer Key provide the learner with the opportunity to test his or her skills. This book offers choices. It takes into account the different ways in which students learn and, accordingly, provides a variety of learning tools. From real-life scenarios to illustrations and graphic organizers, there is something for everyone.
The eight chapters of this book are organized around the eight parts of speech. It is important to become familiar with the name of each part of speech and to expand your knowledge about each one.
The parts of speech will become the overall framework of your English language knowledge. It is to this framework that you will add important information necessary to build your basic grammar foundation.
The following strategies were designed to show you how these eight parts of speech can help you to build your foundation.