A comprehensive and clear guide for those looking to improve their English grammar for use in the workplace.
If you are required to use English at work but feel you need to build up your grammar, Collins’ new Business Grammar & Practice is the perfect solution.
Well-known Business English experts Nick Brieger and Simon Sweeney guide the user through 72 units to explain the structure of the English language. Examples of real usage are followed by a simple but thorough explanation of each grammar point. Then, a range of practice exercises cement your understanding.
All of the sample sentences are taken from the COBUILD corpus. This ensures that you don’t learn artificial language – instead you get to grips with the vocabulary and structures that are used in the business world around the globe today.
Work through the book from start to finish for a comprehensive course in intermediate grammar, or pick and choose the topics of most interest to you.
• Main tenses (presents, pasts, futures, conditionals)
• Auxiliaries and modals
• Active vs. passive voice
• Verb irregularities
• Sentence and clause types
• Adjectives and adverbs
• Determiners (articles, pronouns, demonstratives…)
CEF level: B1–B2