ESOL Practice Grammar: Supplementary Grammar Support for ESOL Students: Entry Levels 1-2 Study Book

David King


Essential grammar support for ESOL students.

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ISBN: 9781859644720

Beginner to pre-intermediate
CEF Level: A1 to A2  IELTS Level: 2.0 to 4.0

Product Description


ESOL Practice Grammar: Supplementary Grammar Support for ESOL Students: Entry Levels 1-2

This book has been designed for adult students studying ESOL at schools and colleges in the United Kingdom. It is also ideal for students who are interested in learning grammar in the context of UK culture.

The material take the key grammatical structures at Entry Levels 1 and 2 from the Adult ESOL core curriculum as its basis.

The rationale underlying the book is to make grammar accessible, relevant and memorable. A bold and eyecatching design have been used to reinforce these three aspects of the book.

Key features of the course include:

  • 30 units matching the ESOL curriculum;
  • accessible explanations;
  • attractive full-colour format;
  • graded practice activities;
  • focus on language patterns;
  • contextualized language;
  • communicative interaction and genuine language development;
  • database of essential topic-based vocabulary;
  • accommodation of student differentiation;
  • for class study, self-study, or for home reference;
  • includes full answer key.

See also the higher-level version of this book: ESOL Practice Grammar: Supplementary Grammar Support for ESOL Students: Entry Level 3


Format: Paperback

Publication date: 1 Dec 2008

Number of pages: 140


am / is / are: the verb be 1
there is / there are / it is / they are: the verb be 2
The present continuous
I / you / we / they: present simple 1
he / she / it: present simple 2
Question words
can / can’t (cannot) / could / couldn’t: modal verbs
have got
some / any: quantity 1
how much / how many / a lot / a few / a little: quantity 2
Making plurals: nouns
a / an / the: articles
the: the definite article
this / that / these / those: demonstratives
Prepositions of time: in / on / at
Prepositions of place: in / on / at
More prepositions of place
Prepositional phrases
Verbs + prepositions
Uses of like
was / were: past simple 1
Regular verbs: past simple 2
Irregular verbs: past simple 3
Present continuous / will (won’t) / going to: future
must / mustn’t / have to: obligation
Comparative adjectives
Grammar notes
Answer key
Key to pronunciation

Author details

David King holds an MA (TEFL) from Reading University. After teaching in the West Indies and in Spain, David spent several years with the Eurocentre Organisation in the UK as teacher, trainer and Director of Studies. Since 2000, he has worked as a freelance trainer, editor and author of ELT/ESOL materials.

For Garnet Education, he has written ESOL Practice Grammar Entry Level 3 (2007) and ESOL Practice Grammar Entry Levels 1-2 (2009). In addition, he has authored and edited a wide range of print and multi-media language learning materials for a number of other publishers. He works part-time as an ESOL teacher and trainer for Central Sussex College, Crawley.


"Such is the book's attractiveness, as well as its pedagogic thoroughness and efficiency, that it has a lot to offer for anyone studying English grammar."

- Anna Cowper, Freelance Consultant Editor