Handbook of Spoken Grammar

Author(s): Caroline Caygill

English Speaking Skills


Spoken English is now recognized as having its own “grammar” which is not covered in traditional language practice material. Using recent corpus research into spoken English the Handbook of Spoken Grammar teaches learners to speak more naturally, using the patterns that native speakers use when speaking English.


The Handbook of Spoken Grammar is written for students from intermediate level and above looking to develop natural fluency in their speaking skills. The Handbook of Spoken Grammar is divided into20 units, each dealing with aspoken grammar strategy to equip students with greater native-like linguistic techniques.


Written for class or self-study use, each spoken grammar strategy is identified in context using conversational examples on the audio CD and short written transcripts. Each strategy is then explained in full before students go on to complete a range of thorough practice activities.


Key features:


  • Helps students of intermediate level and above speak more naturally

  • Based on recent corpus research

  • Designed for class or self-study

  • Perfect as a supplementary resource for spoken English exams

  • Includes free audio CD


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“…a superb spoken grammar.” Wayne Trotman, EL Gazette, September 2012

General Fields

  • : 9781905085545
  • : Delta Publishing
  • : Delta Publishing
  • : Contains Paperback and CD-ROM
  • : January 2012
  • : 246mm X 189mm X 20mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : December 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Caroline Caygill
  • : Mixed media product
  • : 250