Written primarily to help students of English as a Second Language improve their fluency and do well on standardized tests such as the TOEFL and IELTS, the new edition of "Master the Basics: English"--
Covers fundamentals of English grammar
Reviews parts of speech
Analyzes all verb tenses
Provides guidelines for basic English sentence patterns
Summarizes rules for capitalization and punctuation in written English
Special topics include how to express numbers, days and dates, time, and weather. A "Test Yourself" section offers many mini tests with answers. Review exercises with easy-to-reference answer keys included for each section. This latest edition includes a new chapter that helps learners identify and avoid common mistakes in pronunciation, punctuation, subject and object pronouns, adjectives, verbs and adverbs.