Practical English Usage iOS app

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Practical English Usage iOS app

Fourth Edition

Format: iOS App
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Michael Swan: ELTons 2014 British Council lifetime achievement award winner

Practical English Usage is a world bestseller and a vital reference tool that helps teachers and higher-level learners with common language problems in English. Practical English Usage Fourth Edition is now available as an app, making it quicker and easier to look up the 600+ entries.

  • ISBN: 978-0-19-420248-0

Practical English Usage has sold over 2 million copies worldwide. Now revised and updated for the fourth edition, it answers the questions that teachers and learners ask about English grammar and vocabulary with clear, corpus-informed explanations and examples.

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Key features

  • Deals with spoken and written grammar, vocabulary, spelling and pronunciation, formal and informal language and differences between British and American English.
  • Offers clear simple explanations with corpus-based examples of natural, everyday English.
  • NEW Organisation into two easy-to-use parts, making it quicker to find the information you want: 1. A complete topic-by-topic student's grammar, with section introductions highlighting common mistakes. 2 A guide to key vocabulary topics, including an A-Z list of over 250 common word problems.


Practical English Usage is recommended for any teacher, trainee teacher, or advanced-level student looking for answers to questions about the English language. The material is now organised in two parts (grammar and vocabulary), making it easier than ever to find the information you want.

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 view your recent searches.

System requirements

Requires iOS 9.0 or later.