Collocations are combinations of words which frequently appear together. Using them makes your English sound more natural. Knowledge of collocations is often tested in examinations such as Cambridge FCE, CAE, CPE and IELTS. This book is suitable for students at good intermediate level and above. # Using collocations will improve your style of written and spoken English: Instead of "a big amount", say "a substantial amount". # Instead of "think about the options", say "consider the options". Using collocations will make your English sound more natural: # Instead of "get ill", say "fall ill". # Instead of "a big fine", say "a heavy fine". Using collocations will help you avoid common learner errors: # Instead of "do a choice", say "make a choice". # Instead of "make your homework", say "do your homework". English Collocations in Use: # 60 easy-to-use two-page units: collocations are presented and explained on left-hand pages with a range of practice exercises on right-hand pages. # Presents and explains approximately 1,500 word combinations in typical contexts using tables, charts, short texts and dialogues. # Contains a comprehensive answer key and full index for easy reference. # Includes tips on learning strategies and ways to avoid common mistakes. # Informed by the Cambridge International Corpus to ensure that the most frequently used collocations are presented. Издание на английском языке.
Vocabulary tests to accompany the popular English Vocabulary in Use Upper-intermediate Third edition. Test Your English Vocabulary in Use Upper-intermediate Second edition contains 100 easy-to-use practice vocabulary tests with a clear marking system on each page so that progress can be easily checked. The book can be used on its own, for self-study or in the classroom, or to reinforce the vocabulary covered in English Vocabulary in Use Upper-intermediate Third edition, available separately.
A good knowledge of collocations (typical word combinations) is essential for fluent and natural-sounding English, and knowledge of collocations is often tested in advanced level examinations such as Cambridge CAE, CPE and IELTS. English Collocations in Use Advanced presents and practises hundreds of collocations in typical contexts to help you improve your written and spoken English. It also includes tips on learning strategies and ways to avoid common learner errors. The book is informed by the Cambridge International Corpus to make sure that the collocations taught are the most frequent and useful for students at each level.
Tests needn't be boring! You can use this book alone, or in class, and watch your rapid progress. Each test will build your confidence and help you to remember "problem" words. You can use Test Your English Vocabulary in Use on its own or along with the companion volume English Vocabulary in Use Pre-Intermediate and Intermediate 3rd edition (sold separately).
Academic Vocabulary in Use Second Edition is the perfect study aid for anyone using English for their academic work. Ideal for students of any discipline, from engineers and social scientists to business students and lawyers, it covers all the key vocabulary found in academic textbooks, articles, lectures and seminars. The book is also useful for those preparing for IELTS and university entrance examinations, and is designed for students at good intermediate level and above. The second edition has been updated to reflect changes in education, technology and communications, includes a selection of new reading passages, and is now in full colour. 50 easy-to-use, two-page units with clear explanations of new vocabulary on the left page, and a variety of practice exercises on the right. The most useful and frequently-used academic vocabulary, based on the Cambridge English Corpus and established academic word lists. Words and expressions presented in real-life academic contexts, including extracts from lectures, presentations, essays, tables and graphs. A ‘Reading and vocabulary' section with longer texts provides more practice of key vocabulary. Comprehensive answer key and phonemic transcriptions of key words to help with pronunciation. A handy ‘Reference section' with notes on formal and informal usage, plus British, Irish and North American vocabulary differences and spelling variations.
A new edition of our bestselling pronunciation title, now in full colour and with a new section on understanding fast, authentic speech. English Pronunciation in Use Intermediate Second Edition is a comprehensive reference and practice book for learners of intermediate level and above. It is suitable for use by individual learners or in the classroom. The book contains 60 easy-to-use two-page units covering all aspects of pronunciation, including sounds, stress and intonation. A new section 'Understanding Pronunciation in Use' focuses on the skill of understanding pronunciation in fast speech. The comprehensive reference section includes a glossary, exercises on using phonemic symbols and information on English as a lingua franca. The Audio CDs include models for repetition and slowed down extracts for listening.
Key Words for Fluency Intermediate provides practice in learning collocations of some of the most useful words in English. It emphasizes common words that occur in many different contexts and identifies over 150 nouns essential for fluency.
Professional English in Use Engineering presents and practises over 1000 words and phrases to help you function in English in your everyday working life. Using the highly successful format of presentation on the left hand page and practice on the right hand page, Professional English in Use Engineering presents essential vocabulary in context to help you use the words more easily. Easy to use, attractively designed in four colours throughout and and fully comprehensive, this book will be invaluable for anyone needing to use English for their professional lives. It is suitable for one-to-one classroom use and self-study.
English Pronunciation in Use Intermediate Second Edition is a comprehensive reference and practice book for learners of intermediate level and above. lt is suitable for self-study or in the classroom. Thisffully-revised, full-colour Second Edition covers all aspects of pronunciation, including sounds, stress and intonation.
English Phrasal Verbs in Use Intermediate is a vocabulary book for good intermediate level learners and above. It is primarily designed as a self-study reference and practice text but it can also be used for classroom work. English Phrasal Verbs in Use Intermediate: 70 easy-to-use two-page units: phrasal verbs are presented and explained on left-hand pages with a range of practice exercises on right-hand pages. Presents and explains approximately 1,000 phrasal verbs in typical contexts using tables, charts, short texts and dialogues. Contains a Mini dictionary with easy-to-understand definitions and cross references to units in the book. Provides valuable information about appropriate usage. Promotes good learning habits with study tips and follow-up tasks. Contains a comprehensive, student-friendly answer key. Includes the most frequently used phrasal verbs from a corpus of written and spoken English and from the Cambridge Phrasal Verbs Dictionary. Издание на английском языке. Формат: 19,5 см х 26,5 см.
English Grammar in Use Third Edition Classware brings together on one DVD-ROM the text and images from the self-study reference and practice book plus audio for the left-hand page grammar point explanations. This gives teachers a new way of presenting and using the material in class. This software can be used with interactive whiteboards, portable whiteboard devices, or simply a computer and projector.