English: An Essential Grammar is written specifically for native speakers, beginning with the basics and going on to deal with phrase, clause and sentence structure, word formation and spelling. This fully revised third edition features new material on:
- the structure of phrases and clauses
- light verbs
- nominal adjectives
- the Operator
- preposition to and infinitival to
- the four thats
- determiners, prepositions, and common errors
With new exercises and answers for all new sections, this Essential Grammar continues to be the ideal reference for anyone who would like to improve their knowledge of English grammar.
About the Author
Gerald Nelson is Professor of English at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.