English Vocabulary in Use Pre-intermediate and Intermediate by Stuart Redman

By Stuart Redman

English Vocabulary in Use pre-intermediate & intermediate has been completely revised in line with suggestions from clients of the 1st variation. The vocabulary awarded during this new version has been knowledgeable by way of the Cambridge overseas Corpus of genuine language to make sure that the vocabulary is present, necessary and correct for newcomers. - a hundred easy-to-use devices: vocabulary goods are awarded and defined on left-hand pages with a number perform workouts on right-hand pages. - offers and explains new phrases in context, indicates newcomers easy methods to use them and the way to see ideas for utilizing them. - encompasses a finished, learner-friendly solution key. - features a designated index with phonetic transcriptions to aid with the pronunciation of adverse vocabulary. - Is superbly illustrated in complete color.

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A relative clause depends upon a word or words in the main clause: The man who stole the car has been caught. The man has been caught is the main clause. The relative clause is used as an adjective to modify the noun man. Notice that the relative pronoun who does double duty: it is the subject of stole in the relative clause; it also stands for the noun man, and connects the relative clause to this noun. The choice of who or whom depends on its construction in the relative clause: The man whom you accused is not guilty.

But nouns ending iny preceded by a vowel are regular: toy, toys; donkey, donkeys; valley, valleys. In addition to these larger groups, all of which add either s or es for the plural, there are a number of small groups of nouns with special plurals: no change: sheep, sheep; deer, deer; fish, fish; species, species internal changes: foot, feet; tooth, teeth; mouse, mice; man, men adding en: ox, oxen; child, children a to ae: alumna (feminine), alumnae; nebula, nebulae; vertebra, vertebrae us to i: alumnus (masculine), alumni; radius, radii; stimulus, stimuli um to a: memorandum, memoranda; medium, media; datum, data is to es: basis, bases; oasis, oases; thesis, theses on to a: criterion, criteria; phenomenon, phenomena Finally, compound nouns must be considered individually.

A relative clause depends upon a word or words in the main clause: The man who stole the car has been caught. The man has been caught is the main clause. The relative clause is used as an adjective to modify the noun man. Notice that the relative pronoun who does double duty: it is the subject of stole in the relative clause; it also stands for the noun man, and connects the relative clause to this noun. The choice of who or whom depends on its construction in the relative clause: The man whom you accused is not guilty.

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