English Grammar Workbook For Dummies [NOOK Book]

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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 ...

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Overview

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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470664544
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/7/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: UK Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 328
  • Sales rank: 238,554
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.59 (d)
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

Nuala O'Sullivan is an English teacher.

Geraldine Woods is the co-author of the bestselling English Grammar For Dummies, UK Edition.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Laying the Foundations: 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: ā€˜Let Me Speak!ā€™ 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: Getting Your Verbs in the Right Mood.

Part IV: All You Need to Know about Descriptions and Comparisons.

Chapter 14: Writing Good or Well: Adjectives, Adverbs and Articles.

Chapter 15: Going on Location: Placing Descriptions Correctly.

Chapter 16: Forming Comparisons: For Better or Worse.

Chapter 17: Apples and Oranges: Improper Comparisons.

Part V: Writing with Style.

Chapter 18: Practising Parallel Structure.

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 Overcorrections.

Chapter 22: Ten Errors to Avoid at All Costs.

Appendix: Your Final Challenge.

Index.

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