The Illustrated First Aid in English

The Illustrated First Aid in English

By Angus Maciver
US$ 10.50
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Book Description

Used wherever the English Language is spoken or taught and now re-designed and beautifully illustrated to make it bright, appealing, attractive and motivating.
This illustrated edition retains the structure and approach of the original bestseller but has been produced to ensure that all the terms and information are up to date and reflect the international readership of the book. It is invaluable in class and as a reference book, both to native English speakers and to students of English as an additional language.
- Covers vocabulary, spelling, syntax, idiom and correct usage
- Provides background information
- Includes a wide-range of exercises to test knowledge and skills
The New Illustrated First Aid in English is accompanied by an answer book which gives answers to all the exercises and tests.

Table of Contents
  • Cover
  • Book title
  • Contents
  • The English language
  • Parts of speech
  • Number
  • Gender
  • Families
  • Traditional homes
  • Names
  • Group terms or collections
  • Similes
  • Occupations
  • Places
  • Receptacles
  • Sounds and motions
  • Sounds made by objects
  • Classification
  • Gradation
  • Association
  • Analogies
  • It makes you think
  • Absurdities
  • Abbreviations
  • Antonyms
  • Synonyms
  • Homonyms and homophones
  • Verbs
  • Adjectives
  • Adverbs
  • Word building:
    • Nouns (formation of)
    • Adjectives (formation of)
    • Verbs (formation of)
    • Adverbs (formation of)
    • Compound words (formation of)
  • Concord
  • Pronouns
  • Conjunctions
  • Prepositions
  • Correction of sentences
  • The right word in the right place
  • Addition of clauses
  • Replacement
  • Sentences:
    • Simple to complex
    • Complex to simple
  • Alphabetical order
  • Apostrophes
  • Capital letters
  • Punctuation
  • Diminutives
  • Small quantities
  • For reference
  • Proverbs
  • Colloquialisms
  • General colloquial expressions
  • Popular phrases
  • Doubles
  • Colours
  • Our five senses
  • Derivations:
    • Roots
    • Prefixes
    • Suffixes
  • General knowledge
  • Fastenings
  • Useful information
    • Various countries – the peoples – their main languages
    • Origin of certain place names
    • Various countries and their capitals
    • Currencies of various countries
    • The wonders of the world
    • Science vocabulary
  • Spelling lists
  • General tests
  • Tests in comprehension
  • Standard English pronunciation
  • Spelling guide
  • Phrasal verbs
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