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The CELTA Teaching Compendium
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,660. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts
This compendium sets out to provide a quick, easy reference to all the key practical teaching skills taught in CELTA. It explains the essential things you need to know, with practical tips and suggestions.
Phrases
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Phrase is a group of words that functions as a single unit and lacks either a subject or a predicate, or both. It is in this lucid manner that this book will teach you various types of phrase such as noun, verb, adjectival, adverbial, prepositional, gerund, participial and infinitive phrases. Backed with a good exercise, this book will enable you master how to identify phrases in every sentence.
Rhymes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 670. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Rhyme is the quality shared by two or more words that end with the same sound. This book thus teaches you how to identify the words that rhyme. And above all, it gives you some useful hints that will enable you to appreciate rhyming.
Transcription
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Transcription is the assigning of a particular phonetic symbol to a particular sound. This book does not only teach you how to transcribe words but also instructs you on how to divide words into syllables. In the end, it will enable you to transcribe words effectively and master the syllables in words successfully..
Stresses
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Stress is the greater force that makes a syllable or word to sound louder and distinct. This book thus helps you to learn how to put stresses on words and sentences. It can help you to improve on the placement of stress only if you can strictly adhere to the several rules of stress placement it has enunciated. With good exercises, it also instructs you on emphatic stress and sentence stress.
Consonants
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
A consonant is a sound produced by obstructing the flow of air either partially or completely from the lungs. It is in this manner that this book will teach you how to pronounce all the consonant sounds in English Language. And above all, it will also enable you to learn how to pronounce both the voiced and voiceless consonants.
Vowels
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
A vowel is a sound produced without obstruction to the flow of air from the lungs. It is in this way that this book will teach you how to pronounce all the vowel sounds in English Language. And it also gives you some practices on how to pronounce all the monophthongs and diphthongs.
Summary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
This book will help you to learn how to summarize. It teaches you the technique of summarizing a passage. And it provides several summary passages that will enable you to learn how to summarize.
Comprehension
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
This book teaches you how to answer questions on a comprehension passage with little or no difficulty. It teaches a technique of comprehending a passage. And above all, it attempts to explore several comprehension passages and show you how to answer some questions on a comprehension passage.
Essays
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
This book teaches you how to write memorable, exciting and error-tree essays. It shows you how to write a narrative essay. It tells you how to write a descriptive essay. It explains to you how to write an argumentative essay. It instructs you on how to write an expository essay. And above all, it examines a good technique of writing and identifies the common errors in writing a piece.
Letters
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
This book teaches you how to write a memorable, exciting and error-free piece of writing. It analyzes the formal letters. It instructs on the semi-formal letters. It elaborates on informal letters. And above all, it offers you the technique of writing a piece and identifies the common errors in writing.
Idioms
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
An idiom is a phrase or expression whose meaning cannot be deducted from the meanings of the individual words when standing alone. This book thus teaches you how to learn more idioms and how to use them in your sentences.
Vocabularly
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Vocabulary comprises the English words that you recognize their meanings and the words you deduce from contexts. This book thus attempts to teach you how to build vocabulary. It therefore analyzes the word root, prefix, suffix, register, synonym and antonym.
Concord
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Concord is a perfect agreement on the use of subjects, verbs, pronouns, and their antecedents, genders, tenses, voice and mood in communication. This book thus analyzes subject-verb agreement, pronoun-antecedent agreement, and shifts in construction.
Clauses
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
A clause is a group of words that contain a subject and a predicate, thereby forming a part of sentence. This book thus analyzes the types of clause, viz. noun, adjectival (restrictive and non-restrictive) and adverbial clauses.
Punctuations
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Punctuations comprise certain marks used to show grammatical relationship of words, or to place emphasis on words. This book thus teaches you how to use various punctuation marks such as period/full-stop, comma, semicolon, colon, quotation mark, hyphen, dash, ellipsis and slash/stroke.
Sentences
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
This book classifies sentences according to their structures, viz. simple, compound, complex and compound-complex sentences. It also classifies sentences according to their functions, viz. declarative, interrogative, imperative and exclamatory sentences. It moreover identifies the various sentence elements and patterns. In the end, it emphasizes on the use of parallelism in constructing sentences.
Conjunctions
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
A conjunction is used to join words like pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs and prepositions. This book thus attempts to explain the types of conjunction such as coordinating, correlative and subordinating conjunctions, and conjunctive adverbs. All in all, it instructs on how to use conjunctions and identifies the wrong usage of conjunctions.
Prepositions
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Prepositions are words or a group of words that show the relationship of a noun or a pronoun to another part of speech. This book attempts to throw some light on prepositions. It also looks at the types of preposition such as simple and complex prepositions. And it identifies prepositions used after certain words and states the ways of misusing prepositions.
Adverbs
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Adverb modifies a verb, an adjective or a fellow adverb. This book attempts to classify adverbs according to their uses. There are thus adverbs of time, place, manner, duration and frequency. It also discusses how to position an adverb in a sentence. And above all, it points out the various ways to misuse an adverb..

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