English is not our first language and it is only natural to be faced with obstacles while learning and using the language. Now that everyone is stuck at home you might actually get the time to polish your English language skills.
Whether it’s preparing for competitive exams, or minimizing common day-to-day errors or just further sharpening your grammar, the following list will definitely help you:
Common Errors in Everyday English by Saumya Sharma
The book is not just about common errors. It includes some cleverly deceptive mistakes, which we commonly make, including often-mispronounced words. It also covers grammatical errors, frequently used and confused expressions, and faux pas that are made unknowingly.
Spoken English for My World by Sabina Pillai
Speaking English is sometimes the most difficult skill, even for people who have good reading and writing skills. This book helps the learner sharpen their spoken language in various situations, such as their personal, professional and social worlds. It comes with audio and video components built into an interactive Smart Tutor along with quizzes in the Areal app. With sections on spoken grammar and spoken vocabulary, this book is a complete resource for someone looking to speak English better in their daily life.
The Elevate Series by Shefali Ray, Samathmika Balaji, and Simran Luthra
This series consists of three books catering to three levels of English Elementary, Pre-intermediate and Intermediate. Mapped to the international language framework known as CEFR, these books help learners boost their all-round knowledge of English, including the four skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) along with grammar and vocabulary.
Be Grammar Ready by John Eastwood
Written by a British grammarian with over four decades of authorship experience, this book keeps in mind the particular needs of Indian learners of English, and provides updated grammar rules and information about usage, along with examples tailored to Indian contexts and exercises for practice, all of which support learners towards achieving accuracy in their use of English.
The Definitive Guide to IELTS Academic: Preparation and Practice by Audrone Rakauskiene, Irena Ragaiiene, Ramute, Emaitiene, and Santanu Sinha Chaudhuri
The series consisting of separate books for IELTS Academic and General Training is designed to meet the needs of learners preparing for the IELTS (International English Language Testing System). This series covers all four sections of the test, including Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking. It also includes audio and video components.