Essential English Grammar: A Self-Study Reference and Practice Book for Elementary Students of English with Answers delineates elementary principles of grammar for beginners.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.