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Autor: Nuala O'Sullivan
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English Grammar Workbook For Dummies, UK Edition

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English Grammar Workbook For Dummies, UK Edition is grammarFirst Aid for anyone wanting to perfect their English and developthe practical skills needed to write and speak correctly. Eachchapter focuses on key grammatical principles, with easy-to-followtheory and examples as well as practice questions and explanations.From verbs, prepositions and tenses, to style, expressions andtricky word traps, this hands-on workbook is essential for bothbeginners looking to learn and practise the basics of Englishgrammar, and those who want to brush up skills they already have -quickly, easily, and with confidence.


English Grammar Workbook For Dummies, UK Editioncovers:

Part I: Laying the Groundwork: GrammarBasics
Chapter 1: Placing the Proper Verb in the ProperPlace
Chapter 2: Matchmaker, Make Me a Match: Pairing Subjects and VerbsCorrectly
Chapter 3: Who Is She, and What Is It? The Lowdown onPronouns
Chapter 4: Finishing What You Start: Writing CompleteSentences

Part II: MasteringMechanics
Chapter 5: Exercising Comma Sense
Chapter 6: Made You Look! Punctuation Marks That DemandAttention
Chapter 7: One Small Mark, a Whole New Meaning:Apostrophes
Chapter 8: "Let Me Speak!" Quotation Marks
Chapter 9: Hitting the Big Time: CapitalLetters

Part III: The Pickier Points of Correct Verb and PronounUse
Chapter 10: The Case of It (And OtherPronouns)
Chapter 11: Choosing the Best Pronoun for a Tricky Sentence
Chapter 12: Travelling in Time: Tricky Verb-TenseSituations
Chapter 13: Are You and Your Verbs in the Right Mood?

Part IV: All You Need to Know about Descriptions andComparisons
Chapter 14: Writing Good or Well: Adjectives and Adverbs
Chapter 15: Going on Location: Placing Descriptions Correctly
Chapter 16: For Better or Worse: FormingComparisons
Chapter 17: Apples and Oranges: ImproperComparisons

Part V: Writing with Style
Chapter 18: Keeping YourBalance
Chapter 19: Spicing Up and Trimming Down YourSentences
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
Introduction 1

Part I: Laying the Foundations: Grammar Basics 7

Chapter 1: Placing the Proper Verb in the Proper Place 9

Chapter 2: Matchmaker, Make Me a Match: Pairing Subjects andVerbs Correctly 23

Chapter 3: Who Is She, and What Is It? The Lowdown on Pronouns35

Chapter 4: Finishing What You Start: Writing Complete Sentences49

Part II: Mastering Mechanics 65

Chapter 5: Exercising Comma Sense 67

Chapter 6: Made You Look! Punctuation Marks That DemandAttention 83

Chapter 7: One Small Mark, a Whole New Meaning: Apostrophes93

Chapter 8: 'Let Me Speak!' Quotation Marks 105

Chapter 9: Hitting the Big Time: Capital Letters 117

Part III: The Pickier Points of Correct Verb and Pronoun Use129

Chapter 10: The Case of It (And Other Pronouns) 131

Chapter 11: Choosing the Best Pronoun for a Tricky Sentence 145

Chapter 12: Travelling in Time: Tricky Verb Tense Situations161

Chapter 13: Getting Your Verbs in the Right Mood 173

Part IV: All You Need to Know about Descriptions andComparisons 183

Chapter 14: Writing Good or Well: Adjectives, Adverbs andArticles 185

Chapter 15: Going on Location: Placing Descriptions Correctly197

Chapter 16: Forming Comparisons: For Better or Worse 213

Chapter 17: Apples and Oranges: Improper Comparisons 225

Part V: Writing with Style 237

Chapter 18: Practising Parallel Structure 239

Chapter 19: Spicing Up and Trimming Down Your Sentences 253

Chapter 20: Steering Clear of Tricky Word Traps 267

Part VI: The Part of Tens 279

Chapter 21: Ten Overcorrections 281

Chapter 22: Ten Errors to Avoid at All Costs 285

Appendix: Your Final Challenge 289

Index 305

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Autor: Nuala O’Sullivan
ISBN-13 :: 9780470664544
ISBN: 0470664541
Verlag: John Wiley & Sons
Seiten: 328
Sprache: Englisch
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Sonstiges: Ebook