Essential English Grammar: A Self-Study Reference and Practice Book for Elementary Students of English with Answers delineates elementary principles of grammar for beginners. Summary Of The Book Essential English Grammar: A Self-Study Reference and Practice Book For Elementary Students Of English With Answers can essentially be called a comprehensive practice book for beginners. The book contains numerous examples and exercises for students to practice. The book has a formidable index with 114 chapters to choose from. Some of the concepts covered in the book include irregular verbs, spellings, short forms, tense and phrasal verbs. The vast number of chapters give readers the freedom to pick and choose their particular topic and exercises. There are extra exercises provided in the book that facilitate increased improvement of one’s grammar skills. The book explains elementary grammar theories with helpful illustrations. This makes it a useful practice and reference book for both personal and classroom usage. There are various handy references or appendices in the book as well. These contain many interesting nuggets of information about grammatical terms and concepts. Essential English Grammar: A Self-Study Reference and Practice Book For Elementary Students Of English With Answers is based on Raymond Murphy’s own acclaimed Intermediate English Grammar. It seeks to be a one stop guide for all elementary grammar problems, theories and needs. About Raymond Murphy Raymond Murphy is a teacher, grammar expert and author of several best selling educational books. Raymond Murphy has also written Murphy’s English Grammar: A Self-study Reference and Practice Book for Intermediate Students of English with Answers, Grammar in Use Intermediate Student’s Book with Answers and English Grammar in Use. Raymond Murphy has reached out to more than 100 million readers worldwide with his unique grammar books. Murphy has been teaching for a number of years. He has received Cambridge University’s honorary MA. His immensely successful first book was published by Cambridge University Press after several rejections. Raymond Murphy is known for his simple book structures that encourages easier and faster understanding on part of the readers.