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A Comprehensive Grammar of the English Language by Randolph Quirk, Sidney Greenbaum, Geoffrey Leech, Jan

By Randolph Quirk, Sidney Greenbaum, Geoffrey Leech, Jan Svartvik

An necessary shop of knowledge at the English language, written via a few of the best-known grammarians on this planet.

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My younger brother is short. 부디 씨는 운동을 잘해요. 그렇지만 공부는 못해요. Budi is good at sports. Studying , however, is not his forte. Grammar Focus ...... 1 은/는 designates the t opic , or the target of exposition , of a partic비ar sentence or group of sentences. Thus it means the same as ‘as for’ 。r ‘ regarding ’ For words ending in a vowel , 는 is added , and for words ending in a consonant , 은 is added • 저는 한국사람입니다 |’ m • 리처드 씨는 29살입니 다 Richard is 29 years old. • 제 직엽은 변호사입니다 I’m a lawyer. Korean 2 은/는 is also used when referring t o something mentioned earlier in a conversation or when talking about som하hi ng already known by both sides in the conversation.

There’s Jaejun coming (this way). ‘~rammar Focus ..... 1 01/가 is added to the end of a subject to designate it as the subject of the sentence. For words ending a vowel , 가 is added , and for words ending in a consonant , 2 01 is added. • 조엘 씨가 빵을 먹어요. Joel eats bread · 과일이 너무비싸요. The fruit is too expensive 01/가 also functions to particularly emphasize the preceding su이ect A 누가음식을준비할거예요? Wh。’s B 줍호씨가음식을준비할거예요. Junho will prepare the food going to prepare the food? ) A 누가안왔어요? Who hasn ’ t arrived?

What did you do yesterday? B 집에서 쉬고 있었어요 (x) - ’ 집에서 쉬었어요 ( 이 1relaxed at home Look at the pictures and 보기 꺼 11 in the blanks as shown in the example A 지금뭐 해요? B 피아노를 "1 고 앗어요. (피아노를치다) (1) 양웹3c£줍Xi룹~} : 지금 뭐 해요? -동-’‘ A 요즘 뭐 해요? '\~‘「g·융~ “ A 운룡 씨가 지금 공부 를해요? B 아니요, (밥을먹다) (4) r ‘ f ‘묶짧。 ì 옳뽑혈뺏 A (한국어를배우다) 무엇을 찾고 있었어요? B (반지를찾다) 1. Tenses ::::: Past Perfect Tense AN-잊센었었어요 펼뤘 미국에 갔었어요. S. ) 중국에서 살았었어요. 1(have) lived in China. ) 아버지가 풍풍했었어요. ) Grammar Focus ...... This pattern is used to express something or a situation that occurred in the past but did not continue or something separate from the present because it occurred much earlier than w hen the speaker is describing it.

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