1. Overview of the English Verb System 2. Overview of the English Verb System 3. Adverbial Phrases and Clauses 4. Passive Verbs 5. One-Word and Phrasal Modals 6. Infinitives 7. Gerunds 8. Intensifiers and Degree Complements 9. Modifying Noun Phrases 10. Comparatives 11. Connectors 12. Relative Clauses 13. Present Time Frame 14. Present Perfect 15. Future Time 16. Modals of Prediction and Inference 17. Hypothetical Statements 18. Sensory Verbs, Causative Verbs, and Verbs that Take Subjunctive 19. Articles in Discourse 20. Reference Forms in Discourse 21. Possessives 22. Quantifiers, Collective Nouns, and Collective Adjectives 23. Past Time Frame 24. Modals in Past Time 25. Indirect Quotation Appendices
About the Author
Diane Larsen-Freeman is Professor Emerita of Education, Professor Emerita of Linguistics, and Former Director of the English Language Institute at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She is also a Distinguished Senior Faculty Fellow at the School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vermont. Dr. Larsen-Freeman has been a conference speaker in over 60 countries of the world and has published over 100 articles in her areas of interest. Her Heinle/Cengage titles include "The Grammar Book: Form, Meaning, and Use for English Language Teachers" (third edition, 2015, co-authored with Marianne Celce-Murcia), "From Grammar to Grammaring" (2003, authored), and the fourth edition of "Grammar Dimensions: Form, Meaning, and Use" (2007, Series Director). From 1980-1985, Dr. Larsen-Freeman was Editor of the journal "Language Learning." In 1997, Dr. Larsen-Freeman was inducted into the Vermont Academy of Arts and Sciences. In 1999, she was selected by ESL Magazine as one of "the ESL pioneers." In 2000, she received the lifetime achievement award from Heinle & Heinle.