Thomas Celentano has published seven books and multiple articles about English grammar for English students worldwide. His 810-page "The Big Book of English Grammar" is a culmination of his work. He is also the novelist behind R. Cameron Bryce's "When Pigs and Horses Fly" ("Under the Giant Mimosa") and "Killing Tony, Excerpts from My Diary."
He has taught English as a second language for more than 20 years and has held directorships in various ESL schools over his career. A magna cum laude graduate of the University of Hawaii, at Manoa, he holds degrees in foreign language studies and anthropology.
An avid surfer, sailor and adventurer, he has spent years crisscrossing the South Pacific Ocean on his 8.3 meter sailboat, Carrie Ann, capturing, on film and in audio recordings, the sights and sounds of island communities there.
This book combines three of our best selling English grammar books about English prepositions, English irregular verbs and the English articles, a, an, and the. For low-intermediate through advanced ESL and English learners. Designed for individual and classroom use, for students, ESL instructors and schools. Learn to speak English well with our Big Book series English grammar books.
This book combines three of our best selling English grammar books about English gerunds and infinitives, prepositions, and the English phrasal verbs. For low-intermediate through advanced English learners. Designed for individual and classroom use, for students, ESL instructors and schools. The prepositions and phrasal verbs sections, especially, can be used to help with IELTS, TOEIC, TOEFL prep.
Two of our best selling English grammar books, now together in one-easy-to use volume. Now with audio book access. For intermediate through advanced ESL and English learners. Designed for individual and classroom use, for students, ESL instructors and schools. The Phrasal Verbs section, especially, can be used to help with IELTS, TOEIC, TOEFL, Cambridge, and GED studies.
Revised and updated. For high-beginner through advanced English learners. This book is designed for students who want fast, concise answers about English irregular verbs. The Quick-Find menu system and Index allow the student to find irregular verbs of interest quickly. Explanations are clear and concise and are followed by plenty of real-life English examples.
For intermediate and advanced English learners. English learners can now quickly master the correct use of English gerunds and infinitives as they are used after common English verbs. This book has a quick-find menu system and index, allowing for quick searches throughout the book. Explanations are clear and concise and are backed up with real-life English examples of usage.
Now with audio. Beyond Phrasal Verbs takes the English learner to a new level of understanding about using phrasal verbs in context. Phrasal verbs often form the foundation for English idioms, English expressions, English colloquial expression, slang and even nuances like sarcasm. "Beyond Phrasal Verbs" takes the student there. The quick reference layout allows students to quickly find answers.
Now with audio. Learn to use words A, AN and THE correctly in every English sentence. This book is easy to use and has many quick reference features. There are many examples in real English sentences. There is an easy explanation for each rule for using A, AN, and THE. This book is convenient: you can keep it in your phone, tablet, or computer for fast answers to your questions.
Now with Audio. English is full of expressions that convey slang meanings, sarcastic meanings, informal meanings, and many other meanings that are not immediately apparent by defining the single words in an expression. This book was written for the advanced ESL learner who wants to explore the next level of English proficiency: understanding how English native speakers communicate every day.
This is an upgraded version of all of our previous Focus on English grammar content together in one book. This new edition helps intermediate - advanced students to quickly find answers to questions about prepositions, phrasal verbs, idioms and expressions, English irregular verbs, English expressions for real life (advanced ESL), gerunds and infinitives, and English articles a, an, and the.
Now with audio. English prepositions at a higher level, for intermediate and advanced English learners. This book focuses on understanding English prepositions in a wide variety of real-life English communication. ESL students, TOEIC and TOEFL students, Cambridge students, GED students and anyone wanting to know how to use English prepositions correctly in every sentence.