English Grammar Workbook For Dummies

Product Number: EB00056710
Released: Aug 19, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780470664544
Publisher: For Dummies
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English Grammar Workbook For Dummies, UK Edition is grammar First Aid for anyone wanting to perfect their English and develop the practical skills needed to write and speak correctly. Each chapter focuses on key grammatical principles, with easy-to-follow theory and examples as well as practice questions and explanations. From verbs, prepositions and tenses, to style, expressions and tricky word traps, this hands-on workbook is essential for both beginners looking to learn and practise the basics of English grammar, and those who want to brush up skills they already have - quickly, easily, and with confidence.    English Grammar Workbook For Dummies, UK Edition covers: Part I: Laying the Groundwork: Grammar Basics       Chapter 1: Placing the Proper Verb in the Proper Place               Chapter 2: Matchmaker, Make Me a Match: Pairing Subjects and Verbs Correctly            Chapter 3: Who Is She, and What Is It? The Lowdown on Pronouns Chapter 4: Finishing What You Start: Writing Complete Sentences         Part II: Mastering Mechanics           Chapter 5: Exercising Comma Sense Chapter 6: Made You Look! Punctuation Marks That Demand Attention            Chapter 7: One Small Mark, a Whole New Meaning: Apostrophes          Chapter 8: "Let Me Speak!" Quotation Marks Chapter 9: Hitting the Big Time: Capital Letters          Part III: The Pickier Points of Correct Verb and Pronoun Use   Chapter 10: The Case of It (And Other Pronouns)       Chapter 11: Choosing the Best Pronoun for a Tricky Sentence Chapter 12: Travelling in Time: Tricky Verb-Tense Situations  Chapter 13: Are You and Your Verbs in the Right Mood? Part IV: All You Need to Know about Descriptions and Comparisons    Chapter 14: Writing Good or Well: Adjectives and Adverbs Chapter 15: Going on Location: Placing Descriptions Correctly Chapter 16: For Better or Worse: Forming Comparisons            Chapter 17: Apples and Oranges: Improper Comparisons         Part V: Writing with Style   Chapter 18: Keeping Your Balance                Chapter 19: Spicing Up and Trimming Down Your Sentences   Chapter 20: Steering Clear of Tricky Word Traps Part VI: The Part of Tens Chapter 21: Ten Over-corrections Chapter 22: Ten Errors to Avoid at All Cost

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Series: For Dummies
Original Publish Date: Apr 07, 2010

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