'Essential Grammar in Use is highly recommendable for the use of self-study or as supplementary course material because of its clarity, conciseness, illustrative examples, convenient arrangement, and outstanding lay-out.' VVLE Newsletter, Belgium, 1997
'Never heard of Murphy? Well, then it is high time you rush to the nearest book shop and buy it. It is still the best grammar book and has been so for the last 12 years … The explanations always one page of any grammar item are clear and illustrated not only with good examples but also motivating pictures. On the page facing these explanations you are offered a good selection of exercises. They are easy to understand and also illustrated with pictures.' 'If you feel your students need and also want more of them, there is the volume with the Supplementary Exercises. This means no work for you, you do not have to make up your own examples it is all there.' ETAS, Switzerland, 1997
Essential Grammar in Use bonus extra CD-ROM contains interactive grammar exercises to accompany the book.