Grammar in Context, Seventh Edition


4 Levels

Elementary/High Beginner to Advanced

American English

Up to 10 Teaching Hours/Week

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Grammar in Context, Seventh Edition, brings grammar alive through engaging readings that contextualize grammar for more meaningful practice.

National Geographic photography and stories deliver real-world content to improve grammar awareness and retention. Students learn more, remember more, and use language more effectively when they learn grammar in context.

Personalize and Practice with high interest readings, questions, grammar usage notes, and games. Review key points and assess student’s progress. Apply grammar to writing through editing practice and a final writing task with target grammar.

Engage students with the Online Workbook which offers variety of interactive grammar activities for digital homework or flexible independent study.

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Sandra N. Elbaum

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New to This Edition

Students learn more, remember more, and use language more effectively when they learn grammar in context.

Grammar in Context New to this Edition

  • New and Updated Readings introduce the target grammar in context and provide the springboard for explanations and practice.
  • NEW ‘Think About It’ questions give students the opportunity to personalize and think critically about what they are reading.
  • NEW ‘Grammar in Use’ notes highlight practical usage points to help students communicate more effectively.
  • NEW ‘Fun with Grammar’ activities keep the classroom lively and give students another chance to practice the grammar.
  • NEW listening comprehension activities encourage students to listen for meaning through natural spoken English.
  • NEW ‘Writing Tips’ further connect the grammar to the writing task.
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