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  • Grammar and Beyond Essentials

    A four-level grammar course for use on its own or as a companion text alongside other coursebooks.

    Research-based and content-rich grammar series for beginning- to advanced-level students. The series focuses on the most commonly used English grammar structures and practices all four skills in a variety of authentic and communicative contexts. It is designed for use both in a grammar course or as a supplement to other Academic English courses. Each Student's Book includes access to the Online Workbook.

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    Authors: Randi Reppen, Laurie Blass, Susan Iannuzzi, Alice Savage, John D. Bunting, Luciana Diniz
    CEFR Levels: A1 - C1

      Key Features  

    Clear presentation and practice guide learners to understand the form, meaning, and usage of each grammar point.
    Easy-to-read charts and engaging activities allow teachers to cover a broad range of learner outcomes.
    Avoid Common Mistakes helps students to identify and correct their most commonly made errors to develop self-editing skills and improve their speaking and writing.
    QR codes throughout the book give easy access to audio at point of use in class or for review.
    Online Workbook provides an opportunity for additional practice and for students to assess their mastery of the grammar points.
    Quiz Your English app is a fun way to practice, improve, and test your English. Compete against a friend (or let the app find a player for you from learners all over the world) to answer questions accurately and quickly to move up in the rankings.

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    Informed by years of research 

    The grammar presented is based on the grammar of written and spoken English as it is used in college lectures, textbooks, academic essays, high school classrooms, and conversations between instructors and students. 


    Authors were able to write the course using research and analysis of over one billion words of authentic written and spoken language.

    • Present grammar rules that accurately represent how English is actually spoken and written
    • Identify and teach differences between the grammar of written and spoken English
    • Focus more attention on the structures that are commonly used, and less on those that are rarely used, in writing and speaking
    • Help students avoid the most common mistakes that English language learners make
    • Choose reading topics that will naturally elicit examples of the target grammar structure
    • Introduce important vocabulary from the Academic Word List

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    Avoid Common Mistakes

    The mistakes highlighted in this section are drawn from an authentic database of over 35 million words from student essays written by non-native speakers of English and information from experienced classroom teachers.

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    Data from the Real World

    Concrete and useful points discovered through analysis of corpus data takes students beyond traditional information and teaches them how grammar is used in authentic situations.

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    Real-world contexts 

     Students engage with contexts they experience in the real-world such as culture, technology, and lifestyles while learning key grammar points to make them more fluent speakers and writers.

    Grammar in the Real World

    Each unit presents the grammar in a realistic context using contemporary text.

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    Realistic Grammar Presentation

    Grammar points are presented in clear and simple charts, and have been tested against real-world data to ensure that they are authentic representations of actual use of English.

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    Achieving grammar learning outcomes 

    Check student progress throughout to make sure they are on track to achieving learning outcomes.

    Online Practice

    Student's Book comes with access to the Online Workbook for extra practice to help learners master each grammar point. Self-assessment questions allow them to test their mastery of what they learned. 

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    Tracking student progress

    Unit, Midterm, and Final Tests help you assess how your class is doing. You can also keep track and check each student's activities in the Online Workbook Gradebook.

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    Mobile app

    Learning and testing can be fun! Quiz your English is an engaging way for students to check their English by competing against players from all around the world to test their knowledge in a truly global environment.

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