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Nitty Gritty Grammar Student's Book: Sentence Essentials for Writers / Edition 2
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Nitty Gritty Grammar Student's Book: Sentence Essentials for Writers / Edition 2

by A. Robert Young, Ann O. Strauch
 

ISBN-10: 0521606543

ISBN-13: 9780521606547

Pub. Date: 02/28/2006

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Nitty Gritty Grammar, Second Edition, focuses on essential areas of English grammar that cause difficulty for developing writers. Nitty Gritty Grammar, Second Edition focuses on essential areas of English grammar that cause difficulty for developing writers. It guides students through the learning process by exploring grammar in context, providing controlled practice,

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Nitty Gritty Grammar, Second Edition, focuses on essential areas of English grammar that cause difficulty for developing writers. Nitty Gritty Grammar, Second Edition focuses on essential areas of English grammar that cause difficulty for developing writers. It guides students through the learning process by exploring grammar in context, providing controlled practice, and giving students thought-provoking writing assignments in which they can practice grammar in a more open-ended format. The grammar points are illustrated in reading passages from a variety of genres, from comic strips to the 9/11 Commission Report. Nitty Gritty Grammar boxes summarize key grammar points and serve as easy reference. Five review sections are included for review and consolidation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521606547
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2006
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
8.03(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Plan of the Bookiv
Prefaceix
Section 1
Chapter 1Sentence Essentials1
Chapter 2Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences15
Chapter 3Run-On Sentences and Sentence Fragments31
Section 1 Review47
Section 2
Chapter 4Nouns51
Chapter 5Articles67
Section 2 Review84
Section 3
Chapter 6The Simple Present and the Present Progressive87
Chapter 7The Simple Past and the Past Progressive105
Chapter 8The Present Perfect and the Present Perfect Progressive123
Chapter 9The Future141
Section 3 Review156
Section 4
Chapter 10Modals159
Chapter 11Conditionals181
Chapter 12Hope and Wish195
Section 4 Review210
Section 5
Chapter 13Prepositions213
Chapter 14Word Forms227
Chapter 15Final Do's and Don'ts247
Section 5 Review268
Appendix ACommonly Confused Words271
Appendix BCommon Irregular Verbs274
Credits277
Index279

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