By Geoffrey Leech, Jan Svartvik

A Communicative Grammar of English used to be first released in 1975, considering then the publication has proven itself as a grammar leading edge in technique, trustworthy in insurance, and transparent in its motives. it really is now to be had during this totally revised and redesigned 3rd variation to supply up to date and obtainable support to academics, complex newcomers and undergraduates scholars of English. a very new Workbook co-authored by way of ELT experts Edward Woods and Rudy Coppieters also will accompany this version. This version is split into 3 elements: half One: A consultant to using this ebook, this appears to be like on the means English grammar varies in numerous kinds of English, for instance ¿formal¿ and ¿informal¿, ¿spoken¿ and ¿written¿ half : Grammar in use, an important half, provides grammar during the eyes of the communicator and specializes in the makes use of of grammar instead of on grammatical constitution half 3: A-Z in English grammar presents an alphabetically prepared consultant to English grammar

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Go "n'r Ih" allSIH'rs. IIIeriilalirJII, shlltlle launch, sheller (n), wnwtirJn, drup in (= visit), tennis u'ithrimw (from a competition), trYilri/rullelll. SfOPel, WTeam competition Contrasting the future simple and future continuous Students do the exercise in pairs. he answers with the class. 1 Arrange the students in groups of three to four. KEY 2 Give each student a copy of 'Siesta'. 3 The first group chooses one of the ten situations and reads it out to the second group. Example: How willI recognise you at the station?

On televisiOn, politicians were shocked by the satire of That Was The Week ThaI Was. With film from the archives of Pathe Newsreel, ITN, BBC and Granada Television. AM MUlUlAY RESEARCH WALLEN MAT't'HJE DIRECTOR MIKE BECKER PRODUCER MIKE MURPHY Claire McGarron Margaret Colin Tenance Considine Timothy Carhart Haddix Bowman Peter Crombie 1 2 SUr·1r·1.. . ;-. OJ <: Example sentence t3 """~ w ... ~ a Use/funcrion I I usually go up to my parents' house. 2 You press the eject button and then ... { DAY 'Island life is so idlJllic, I sOl1letinzes wish I1lL/ Job could keep me here (orever' LTHOUGH I OWN a two-up-andI've normally had lunch on the set so 1 two-down cottage in Stratford-upondon't need anything more to eat in the Avon, I spend as much time here in evening.

5 2 2 3 4 5 S English people are always saying sorry. • 6 As Ronnie is cleaning his teeth one morning, he sees a message written in the toothpaste. Now complete time lines for each item in the chart. Complete the first sentence with a suitable time expression. a) He puts out a note for the milkman ... b) He's putting out a note for the milkman at the moment. What is the difference in meaning between a) and b)? 2 a) I spend so much time earning money. b) For the time being I'm spending so much time earning money.

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