Building Sentences
Building Sentences

Building Sentences

The Grammar You Need, Level 1


The Grammar You Need


12 Pages, 4.125 x 8.5

Sheet map, folded, $12.95 (US $12.95) (CA $16.95)

Publication Date: December 2014

ISBN 9780979169946

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The Grammar You Need series (three levels) covers essential grammar for the purpose of writing in English in an academic setting. Each fold-out card provides clear, full-color visuals showing how the grammar structures work and how to apply them. Students can download free workbooks from and can also take advantage of the powerful web application for this series at

Level 1 of the series, Building Sentences, develops students understanding and control of parts of speech, verb tenses, question formation, and simple, compound and complex sentences.

Author Biography

Eileen Cotter, lead author for The Grammar You Need levels 1-2 has a Master’s of Education from Boston University. She has taught all levels from early childhood to college credit classes. In addition to teaching ESL classes, she has taught numerous workshops and written an ESL textbook on second language writing. Her work on The Grammar You Need materials includes co-authoring cards, the extensive online workbooks and web applications. She also edited the second edition of the well-known teacher training textbook, The ELT Grammar Book. In addition to teaching ESL, she has an interest in American Sign Language.