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English Grammar Recordings

language laboratory catalog

American Accent Training: Grammar
Cook
EN 1.057
Covers grammar, accent, pronunciation, comprehension, vocabulary, reading, writing, spelling, and punctuation.

Basic English Grammar 3rd Edition
Azar & Hagen
EN 1.058
CD audio program with answer key.

Focus on Grammar Advanced
Maurer
EN 1.048
an advanced-level reference and practice series that “expands students’ knowledge of English grammar through contextualized listening, speaking, reading and writing activities;” accompanying text and workbook containing TOEFL-type tests and writing practice exercises available; Macintosh CD-ROM containing contextualized and interactive activities as well as grammar review, review tests and all relevant reference material from the student text also available.
Average unit: 7 minutes
Total time: 2 hours 45 minutes

Fundamentals of English Grammar 4th Edition
Azar & Hagen
EN 1.059
CD audio program with answer key.

Listening Dictation
ELI
EN 1.007
A beginning-level series that presents and drills basic English structures.
Text available
Average unit: 10–15 minutes
Total time: 6 hours 22 minutes

Side by Side I and II
Molinsky/Bliss
EN 1.035/EN 1.036
A carefully sequenced progression of conversational exercises designed to provide a solid foundation in English grammar; recordings include the text's original conversations and replacement items used to create new conversations within the grammatical framework being reviewed; On Your Own activities in the book provide additional practice of structures within the more open-ended context of the student's personal world of interests and background.
Two-volume text available; for intermediate adult learners of English
Average lesson: 20–25 minutes.

Side by Side I and II 2nd Edition
Molinsky/Bliss
EN 1.044/EN 1.045
Revised edition of above; 2nd edition audio program includes: (1) textbook exercises for conversational practice and development of skills, (2) activity workbook exercises, including practice in pronunciation, stress and intonation.
1 copy of each accompanying text and activity workbook available
Average lesson: 13–30 minutes
Total times:
    Book I: 5 hours 11 minutes
    Activity workbook I: 2 hours
    Book II: 5 hours 35 minutes
    Activity workbook II: 90 minutes

Understanding and Using English Grammar 4th Edition
Azar/Hagen
EN 1.053
A text for intermediate to advanced English language learners that promotes the development of communicative and interactive language learning while also serving as a comprehensive reference grammar; includes: academic readings and listening exercises based on specific grammar structures; speaking practice activities; listening script, answer key; 20 chapters recorded on two audio CDs.
Each chapter: 2–12 minutes
Total time: 1 hour 45 minutes