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"Why worry about grammar?" you may wonder. "Why can't I just write what I want and not worry about a bunch of rules?" Well, your writing shows a lot about who you are and how you think. If you want other people to pay attention to your ideas instead of noticing all the mistakes you made, good grammar is a must. Author Jennifer Rozines Roy is here to help you with the sometimes confusing world of grammar. From parts of speech to punctuation, from irregular verbs to common grammar goofs, You Can Write Using Good Grammar can be your guide to clear,
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Overview

"Why worry about grammar?" you may wonder. "Why can't I just write what I want and not worry about a bunch of rules?" Well, your writing shows a lot about who you are and how you think. If you want other people to pay attention to your ideas instead of noticing all the mistakes you made, good grammar is a must. Author Jennifer Rozines Roy is here to help you with the sometimes confusing world of grammar. From parts of speech to punctuation, from irregular verbs to common grammar goofs, You Can Write Using Good Grammar can be your guide to clear, correct writing that shows you at your best!
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  • ISBN-13: 9780766020849
  • Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/28/2004
  • Series: You Can Write Series
  • Pages: 64
  • Age range: 11 - 18 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.86 (w) x 8.84 (h) x 0.39 (d)

Table of Contents

Why Worry About Grammar? 4
1 Parts of Speech: The Building Blocks of Good Grammar 6
2 The Simple Sentence-and Beyond! 17
3 Using the Right Parts of Speech, the Right Way 26
4 Punctuation, Proofreading, and Other Fine Points 41
5 Grammar in Motion 53
Common Grammar Goofs 55
Glossary 59
Further Reading and Internet Addresses 63
Index 64
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