Essential English Grammar is a grammar reference and practice book for elementary learners. Modelled on Raymond Murphy's highly successful intermediate level intermediate Grammar, it concentrates on areas of grammar normally taught at elementary level. * Easy to use: one each left-hand page a grammar point is explained and on the facing pages there are exercises to check understanding. * Clear explanations: grammar for elementary learners is explained in simple language with examples and attractive illustrations. * Accessible: the clear contents list and index of grammatical items make it easy for learners to select the units they need to study. * Additional exercise: these offer extra practice of grammar points from different units. * Appendices: these useful references deal with tenses, irregular verbs, short forms, spelling and phrasal verbs. * Self-study: the book can be used by learners working independently or as supplementary course material. * Key: this contains the answers to all exercise.