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Practical English Usage for iOS

Developer's Description

A vital reference tool for teachers and higher-level learners

Over 600 short entries on common problems in English

Free sample entries available: see below.

Entries cover:

spoken and written grammar, vocabulary, spelling and pronunciation,

formal and informal language, British-American differences

Clear simple explanations; examples in natural everyday English

New revised and updated edition, reorganised into two parts for easier quicker reference:

1. Complete topic-by-topic student's grammar,

with section introductions highlighting common mistakes.

2. Guide to key vocabulary topics,

with AZ list of over 250 common word problems.

Additional background notes on:

changes in English

the meaning of correctness

standard English and dialect grammar

other world varieties of English

style and idiom


avoiding offensive language

and many other matters

When using the app, you can:

find the information you want quickly through the Index search or the systematic Contents list

navigate immediately between related entries through the many cross-references

listen to demonstrations of pronunciation points

create your own list of favourite entries

go to History to return to recent searches

Free sample entries

When do we use will, going to or present progressive to talk about the future?

Can they and them have a singular meaning?

Why can't we say *Shes very interested in the nature*?

When do we use get as a passive auxiliary? For example: He got caught.

The truth about conditionals

When do we use bring and when do we use take?

When do we use can, could, may or might to talk about permission?

How do we read out an email address?

How can we use a question to sound more polite?

When do we use classic and when do we use classical?

How do we use passives like 'Her sister was given the car'?

Why can't we say *I look forward to hear from you*?

When do we use do/does/did in questions beginning Who...? And when not?

To access free sample, click Get above

Full Specifications

What's new in version


Release February 9, 2020
Date Added February 9, 2020

Operating Systems

Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.


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