Grammar Dimensions 3

  • AUTHOR: Diane Larsen-Freeman
  • ISBN-13: 9781413027426 
  • 464 Pages  Paperback 
  • 4th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2000, 1997, 1993
  • ©2007     Published
  • Level(s): High-intermediate
  • List Price = $ 77.95 | College Wholesale (Net) Price $58.50
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Overview

About The Product

Through clear and comprehensive grammar explanations, extensive practice exercises, and lively communicative activities, Grammar Dimensions provides students with the language skills they need to communicate accurately, meaningfully, and appropriately.

  • Updated Opening Tasks can be used as a diagnostic or warm-up exercise to explore students' knowledge of each structure's form, meaning, and use.
  • Updated topics, grammar charts, and grammar exercises provide detailed grammar practice.
  • Internet Activities explore outside sources of language to expand upon students' communication and language.
  • Reflection activities clarify students' learning styles and encourage students to create personal learning strategies.
  • Lesson Planners contain step-by-step teaching instructions with a choice of lesson plans to suit the needs of individual classrooms and teachers.

  • Assessment CD-ROM with ExamView® Pro test generator lets teachers create tests and quizzes quickly and easily.
  • Contextualized grammar explanations focused on form, meaning, and use help students understand the target language.
  • Communicative activities expand the target structures and increase language communication.
  • The Use Your English "purple pages" offer communicative activities that integrate grammar with reading, writing, listening and speaking opportunities.

Workbooks provide additional exercises to improve grammar, editing activities to increase students' writing skills, and a test-taking section to enhance students' application skills.

Features

  • Updated Opening Tasks can be used as a diagnostic or warm-up exercise to explore students' knowledge of each structure's form, meaning, and use.
  • Updated topics, grammar charts, and grammar exercises provide detailed grammar practice.
  • Internet Activities explore outside sources of language to expand upon students' communication and language.
  • InfoTrac research activities in books 2, 3, and 4 enhance research skills in the target language.
  • Reflection activities clarify students' learning styles and encourage students to create personal learning strategies.
  • Lesson Planners contain step-by-step teaching instructions with a choice of lesson plans to suit the needs of individual classrooms and teachers.
  • Assessment CD-ROM with ExamView® Pro test generator lets teachers create tests and quizzes quickly and easily.
  • Contextualized grammar explanations focused on form, meaning, and use help students understand the target language.
  • Communicative activities expand the target structures and increase language communication.
  • The Use Your English "purple pages" offer communicative activities that integrate grammar with reading, writing, listening and speaking opportunities.
  • Workbooks provide additional exercises to improve grammar, editing activities to increase students' writing skills, and a test-taking section to enhance students' application skills.

About the Contributor

AUTHOR
  • Diane Larsen-Freeman

    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.

Table of Contents

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

New to this Edition

  • New and revised grammar explanations and examples help students and teachers understand each language structure.
  • New and revised grammar charts and exercises provide opportunities for students to practice and master their new language.
  • New Internet and "InfoTrac College Edition" activities in every unit of books 2-4 develop student research using current technologies.
  • New "Reflection" activities encourage students to create personal language goals and to develop learning strategies.
  • New design, art, and photos make each activity and exercise more engaging.
  • New Lesson Planners assist teachers in giving their students practice and skills they need to communicate accurately and appropriately.

Components

Teacher Components

  • Grammar Dimensions 3: Assessment CD-ROM with ExamView®  (ISBN-10: 1424008328 | ISBN-13: 9781424008322)
    Assessment CD-ROM with ExamView® Pro test-generating software allows instructors to create custom tests and quizzes quickly and easily.
  • Grammar Dimensions 3: Lesson Planner  (ISBN-10: 142400358X | ISBN-13: 9781424003587)
    Lesson Planners contain step-by-step teaching instructions with a choice of lesson plans to suit the needs of individual classrooms and teachers.

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  • Grammar Dimensions 3: Audio CD  (ISBN-10: 1424003504 | ISBN-13: 9781424003501)
    Audio Program includes audio content for one "Use Your English" listening activity per chapter.
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  • Grammar Dimensions 3: Workbook  (ISBN-10: 1424003547 | ISBN-13: 9781424003549)
    Workbooks provide additional exercises to improve grammar, editing activities to increase students’ writing skills, and a test-taking section to enhance students’ application skills.
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  • Grammar Cafe  (ISBN-10: 1424017068 | ISBN-13: 9781424017065)
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  • Grammar Dimensions 3: Split Text B  (ISBN-10: 1424003415 | ISBN-13: 9781424003419)
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