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Great post. I just shared this on my blog, twitter and facebook. So many of the mistakes in this infographic run rampant in social media and blogs. Text messaging and web grammar are ruining languages in my opinion. Thanks!
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Thanks very much to everyone who responded to my suggestion of sharing our essential TESOL books. There was a great response, which I summarize below. To make things a bit easier to read, I have somewhat arbitrarily divided the books into categories: methodology and inspiration, reference, grammar and writing, other skills, and classroom activities. The suggested books leaned heavily towards grammar and writing, so that gets its own category. Perhaps we are more sure of our abilities in other areas? At any rate the responses are below. Feel free to continue to add to and respond to this thread if you like.
Prior to computers, people were taught to underline titles of books and plays and to surround chapters, articles, songs, and other shorter works in quotation marks. However, here is what The Chicago Manual of Style says: When quoted in text or listed in a bibliography, titles of books, journals, plays, and other freestanding works are italicized; titles of articles, chapters, and other shorter works are set in roman and enclosed in quotation marks.
Also note that, when quoted in text or listed in a bibliography, titles of books, journals, plays, and other freestanding works are italicized; titles of articles, chapters, and other shorter works are set in roman and enclosed in quotation marks.
The Cambridge Grammar of the English Language (CGEL) - The most recent and comprehensive descriptive grammar of Standard English. Although this book is technical and is not designed to be used directly by language learners, it's a valuable resource for anyone who wants to write more accurate answers. Chapters one and two are available for free online. A shorter version aimed at undergraduate students with no background in linguistics is A Student's Introduction to English Grammar.
There are so many conjunctions in English when phrases are included that it's well nigh impossible to list them all. Most grammar books for learners simplify the list of coordinating conjunctions to the most common and useful seven, using the acronym FANBOYS. There are, however, many more.
English Grammar in Use with Answers and CDThis book is fabulous! All of the books in this series (Grammar in Use) present you with the grammar and then provide you with an opportunity to practice it with exercises. Having the answer key is great for self study as well.