1) ""English collocation in use""
A good knowledge of collocations (typical word combinations) is essential for fluent and natural-sounding English. Using collocations will improve your style of written and spoken English, and knowledge of collocations is often tested in examinations such as Cambridge FCE, CAE, CPE and IELTS. Learning correct word combinations will also help you avoid common learner errors. ""English Collocations in Use"" presents and practices hundreds of collocations in typical contexts. It is ideal for students at good intermediate level and above. Using collocations will improve your style of written and spoken English: - Instead of 'a big amount', say 'a substantial amount' - Instead of 'think about the options', say 'consider the options'. Using collocations will make your English sound more natural: - Instead of 'get ill', say 'fall ill' - Instead of 'a big fine', say 'a heavy fine'. Using collocations will help you avoid common learner errors: - Instead of 'do a choice', say 'make a choice' - Instead of 'make your homework', say 'do your homework'.
2) ""English collocation in use Advanced""
This book includes 60 easy-to-use-two-page units. Covers all the most useful collocations (common word combinations) at Advanced level to help make your English more fluent and natural-sounding. A good knowledge of collocations (typical word combinations) is essential for fluent and natural-sounding English, and knowledge of collocations is often tested in advanced level examinations such as Cambridge CAE, CPE and IELTS. ""English Collocations in Use Advanced"" presents and practices hundreds of collocations in typical contexts to help you improve your written and spoken English. It also includes tips on learning strategies and ways to avoid common learner errors. The book is informed by the Cambridge International Corpus to make sure that the collocations taught are the most frequent and useful for students at each level.
3) ""1000 English collocations in 10 minutes a day""
In these 50 lessons, you're going to learn 1000 + collocations that will expand your vocabulary and help your English sound more natural. Collocations are the typical or common combinations of words we use together. When you make mistakes with collocations, the other person will usually understand you - but your English won't sound ""natural"" - because it's different from the way a native speaker would say it. Although it's possible to communicate successfully with incorrect collocations, using collocations correctly can help you speak more fluently.
I suggest completing one lesson in this book per day, but of course you can study at your own pace. Always do the quiz after each lesson, this is essential to review and practice what you've learned! The answers are at the end of the book.
4) ""Check your vocabulary for natural english collocations""
""Check Your Vocabulary"" workbook is aimed at non-native speakers who want to build essential vocabulary and learn to speak fluent and natural-sounding English. For example, in English we use different words to describe different types of food when they go bad. We can describe meat as rotten, cheese as mouldy, milk as sour and butter as rancid - but we would not say sour meat, or rotten milk. Knowing how words are naturally used together is known as collocation. A good knowledge of these word combinations greatly improves the style of written and spoken language for non-native speakers. Knowledge of collocations is often tested in exams such as IELTS, TOEFL and TOEIC. Containing a range of word games, quizzes and exercises, this workbook will help intermediate learners to develop core language skills in a challenging, yet entertaining way.
5) ""Key words for fluency - upper-intermediate collocation practice""
'Key Words for Fluency Upper Intermediate"" provides practice in learning collocations of some of the most useful words in English. It emphasizes common words that occur in many different contexts and identifies over 150 nouns essential for fluency. "
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