The Little Gold Grammar Book: 40 Powerful Rules for Clear and Correct Writing (3rd Edition)

The Little Gold Grammar Book: 40 Powerful Rules for Clear and Correct Writing (3rd Edition)

by Brandon Royal
     
 

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There's no need to fear the grammar goblin. Whether you're a high school or college student, test-prep candidate, or working professional, this guidebook offers a review of grammar that is both relevant and distilled. A wealth of examples, charts, and engaging exercises makes The Little Gold Grammar Book an invaluable guide for anyone who wants to master those skills…  See more details below

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There's no need to fear the grammar goblin. Whether you're a high school or college student, test-prep candidate, or working professional, this guidebook offers a review of grammar that is both relevant and distilled. A wealth of examples, charts, and engaging exercises makes The Little Gold Grammar Book an invaluable guide for anyone who wants to master those skills that will make a good writer even better. In addition to presenting 40 commonly encountered rules of grammar, this book contains a 100-question grammar quiz, a collection of 50-plus word pairings (diction), a compilation of 200 idioms, and 30 multiple-choice problems to integrate key concepts. Special sections cover editing tips and punctuation, American English versus British English, and traditional writing versus digital writing.

This book – a winner at the USA Book News Best Book Awards and voted Educational Book of the Year by the BPAA – is suitable for high school, community college, or university students, as well as any individual wanting to improve his or her core essential grammar skills.

"A must-have for anyone wishing to improve her or his writing capabilities. Whether you're interested in personal achievement, professional advancement, or educational attainment, I highly recommend this book as a permanent addition to your library."
--Dr. Donald C. Martin, PhD, college admissions expert and former Dean of Enrollment for the Teacher's College at Columbia University

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Dr. Donald C. Martin, PhD, college admissions expert and former Dean of Enrollment for the Teachers College at Columbia
"A must-have for anyone wishing to improve her or his writing capabilities. Whether you're interested in personal achievement, professional advancement, or educational attainment, I highly recommend this book as a permanent addition to your library."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940016530048
Publisher:
Maven Publishing
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
227
Sales rank:
970,833
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Brandon Royal is an award-winning writer whose educational authorship includes The Little Red Writing Book, The Little Red Writing Book Deluxe Edition, The Little Green Math Book, and The Little Blue Reasoning Book. During his tenure working in Hong Kong for US-based Kaplan Educational Centers – a Washington Post subsidiary and the largest test-preparation organization in the world – Brandon honed his theories of teaching and education and developed a set of key learning “principles” to help define the basics of writing, grammar, math, and reasoning. A Canadian by birth and graduate of the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, his interest in writing began after completing writing courses at Harvard University. Since then he has authored a dozen books and reviews of his books have appeared in Time Asia magazine, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal of America, Midwest Book Review, The Asian Review of Books, Choice Reviews Online, Asia Times Online, and About.com. Brandon is a five-time winner of the International Book Awards, a seven-time gold medalist at the President’s Book Awards, as well as a winner of the Global eBook Awards, the USA Book News “Best Book Awards,” and recipient of the “Educational Book of the Year” award as presented by the Book Publishers Association of Alberta.

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