Collins Cobuild - Verbs: Patterns and Practice: Self-study Edition

 
9780003750928: Collins Cobuild - Verbs: Patterns and Practice: Self-study Edition

This guide provides learners of English from intermediate level upwards with practice material. It presents a description of English verbs and their patterns. Explanations of verb patterns are provided on the left and exercises on the right hand page. Verbs sharing a pattern are listed in groups based on meaning. Examples show how the verbs are used while tables show the elements in each verb pattern.

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SELF-STUDY EDITION

This book provides learners of English from intermediate level upwards with a wealth of course and practice material. It presents a new description of English verbs and their patterns, based on the most complete corpus analysis of verbs ever undertaken. Each pattern is explained, and the verbs sharing a pattern are listed in groups according to meaning. Clear examples show the learner exactly how the verbs are used.

• clear and spacious layout
• explanations of verb patterns on left hand pages, stimulating exercises on right hand pages
• description of over 100 basic verb patterns
• derived from the user-friendly grammar coding in the new, revised 'Collins Cobuild English Dictionary'
• tables showing clearly the elements in each verb pattern
• hundreds of real spoken and written examples taken from 'The Bank of English'
• lists of frequent verbs supporting the explanations

Based on 'Collins Cobuild Grammar Patterns 1: Verbs', winner of the English-Speaking Union Duke of Edinburgh award, 1996

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