Sharp Grammar: Building Better Grammar Skills [NOOK Book]

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Features:
  • A 10-question quiz in every chapter to show readers where they need the most help.
  • Information on grammar, sentence structure, style, usage, punctuation, and mechanics.
  • A variety of practice exercises with detailed answer explanations for every topic.
  • A recognition and recall chapter test ...
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Sharp Grammar: Building Better Grammar Skills

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Overview

Features:
  • A 10-question quiz in every chapter to show readers where they need the most help.
  • Information on grammar, sentence structure, style, usage, punctuation, and mechanics.
  • A variety of practice exercises with detailed answer explanations for every topic.
  • A recognition and recall chapter test that includes material from the entire chapter to once again reinforce what the reader has learned on a large scale. Detailed answer explanations follow the chapter test.
  • Chapter summaries for easy review.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781607141365
  • Publisher: Kaplan Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/12/2010
  • Series: Kaplan Test Prep
  • Sold by: Kaplan, Inc.
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 895,624
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.67 (d)
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Kaplan Publishing is one of the nation's leading publishers of academic and professional development resources. We produce more than 150 new titles annually, on topics such as test preparation, college and graduate school admissions, academic and career development in the legal, medical, education, and general business fields. Kaplan Publishing is the number one provider of test prep materials for a variety of standard tests, including GRE, GMAT, LSAT, PSAT, MCAT, TOEFL, and more.
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Table of Contents


Introduction     vii
Grammar and Sentence Structure
The Parts of Speech     3
Sentence Parts and Patterns     25
Verb Forms and Tenses     47
Helping Verbs and Other Tricky Matters     69
Subject-Verb Agreement     91
Pronoun Agreement, Reference, and Case     109
Modifiers and Their Placement     131
Sentence Fragments and Run-Ons     151
Parallelism and Active vs. Passive Voice     169
Style and Usage
Effective Word Choice     191
Being Appropriate     209
Being Concise     229
Clear and Engaging Sentences     249
Commonly Confused Words     271
Punctuation and Mechanics
Spelling, Punctuation, and Capitalization     289
Sharp Grammar Cumulative Test     313
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  • Posted January 9, 2011

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    I selected this book to review the rules of grammer before completing my doctoral dissertation. I found it to be a good review but a bit exhausting.

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