Fourth Edition (2020)
Practical English Usage has sold over 2 million copies worldwide. Now revised and updated for the fourth edition, it answers the questions that teachers and learners ask about English grammar and vocabulary with clear, corpus-informed explanations and examples.
NEW Organisation into two easy-to-use parts, making it quicker to find the information you want: 1. A complete topic-by-topic student's grammar, with section introductions highlighting common mistakes. 2 A guide to key vocabulary topics, including an A–Z list of common word problems.
Part 1 is a complete practical learner's grammar with 28 sections, covering all the structural points that cause problems for learners.
Part 2 is a guide to vocabulary problems covering:
• rules for word formation and spelling
• a survey of high-priority vocabulary areas
• an A–Z guide to over 250 common word problems