Reported Speech: Front Line English Grammar Series (For Spanish Speakers)
Spanish/English | 2003 | ISBN: 8478733701 | PDF | 74 pages | 12,4 Mb
This book aims to capture the essence of a very important and interesting area of English Grammar: Reported Speech. The book focuses on the core of reported speech. It covers the use of many common Reporting verbs` how to click back` the tenses of verbs, time words, modal verbs, words for things and people, etc.
What the book consists of:
– 10 Main units which logically present all the main areas of reported speech, from the reporting verbs say and tell through to reporting questions and summarizing.
– A comprehesive summary in two parts. Part one summarizes the main reporting structures: part two is a chart of the tense changes which are posible when changing direct speech to reported speech.
– A series of useful and fun consolidation exercises that test what you have learnt in wider contexts.
– Full answers to all exercises.
– A complete English/Spanish list of all irregular verbs used in the book (and some others).
Key features of the book:
– Clear, concise grammar explanations and rules in Spanish which take into account your very individual problems.
– Nearly 250 simple, real and reliable example sentences in English/Spanish complement the grammar explanations.
– Over 50 exercises, which entertain as well as test, are linked very closely to the grammar explanations.
Who is the book for?
The book is designed for intermediate students of English, who are working by themselves or in a school or language institution. Students above and below intermediate level will also gain much indispensible knowledge about reported speech from this book.