English grammar book recommendations


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English grammar book recommendations

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Jan 20, 2008, 4:46pm

Can you recommend any good English grammar books for intermediate and advanced learners? Some of my favourites are:

*English Grammar in Use (Raymond Murphy)
*Essential English Grammar (Raymond Murphy)
(the whole IN USE series is really good including the supplementary exercises that can be bought separately)
*Living English Structure (Longman publication)

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Jan 30, 2008, 12:01am

Martha Kolln's Understanding English Grammar is my all time favorite.

Jan 30, 2008, 5:22pm

This isn't strictly grammar, but R. L. Trask's Mind the Gaffe! is great. And funny.

One entry explains how a fully gramatical sentence can make absolutely no sense at all. One of the examples is:
The square root of seven is green and squishy.

... which is perfectly gramatical, but absolutely nuts.

Mar 6, 2008, 6:51am

I really like working with Practical English Usage by Michael Swan.

Nov 29, 2009, 8:43am

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Nov 29, 2009, 10:22am

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