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Elements of English: Verb Forms, Regular and Irregular
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Series: Elements of English. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,810. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Many books on English verbs list only three parts: "ride, rode, ridden". This book goes further, listing ten parts. It consistently shows differences like "shrunk, shrunken" and "rotted, rotten". It lists irregular nouns like "liar" and passive adjectives that can have active meanings, like "accomplished". And it groups irregular verbs with similar forms, to show the patterns behind the groups.
Elements of English: Palatal Sounds
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Series: Elements of English. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,450. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
The English words create and quest both end with a t-sound. But add -ion, and creation ends with "shun", question with "chun". Proceed ends with a d-sound, but add -ure and procedure ends with "jur". Add -ion and the d changes to ss, so procession ends with "shun". The s in vision and pleasure is pronounced like the j in French. This book explains the principles behind these sounds and spellings.
Dictionary of English Irregular Verbs
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists
An alphabetic list of verbs that goes far beyond the standard paradigm of three parts: "ride, rode, ridden". This book lists eleven parts, setting out differences in use and meaning between words like "shrunk, shrunken" and "passed, past". It lists irregular nouns like "liar" and distinguishes passive participles like "beaten" from those with active meanings like "fallen".