Unforgettable Grammar

Unforgettable Grammar

by Dr Lloyd Yam

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Unforgettable Grammar by Dr Lloyd Yam

Experience the full power of our innovative App DEMO (see free sample). You'll be flying through grammar exercises and tapping your answers to bring the simplest interactive learning to life. Backed by our large database, the system provides you with the right information at the right time in a dynamic environment, making it possible to customize the best learning path for each individual. For another pleasant surprise, all exercises were carefully selected from 'The adventures of Sherlock Holmes' to teach you the kind of practical and stylish English you always want to see in your writing. And writing is what this book is all about, but you can't write correct English without any grammar rules or express yourself effectively without mastering sentence patterns. So this book has to start with grammar as part and parcel of writing, but it is a grammar book with a difference. Books on simple grammar tend to end up with incomplete or even inadequate grammar. Simplification by omission is a process of making choices on behalf of the reader presumably because the latter is unable to do so. There is, however, another way to teach, which is giving the full presentation and leaving it to the memory faculty to make choices. Accordingly, this book gives you a comprehensive grammar course to gain a complete overview of the English language. Obviously, there are parts you need to remember and parts of passing interest that you only need to be aware of. As mentioned in the Introduction, the technique of presenting 'Unforgettable Grammar' is to make what you need to know unforgettable and leave the rest to your indulgence. With this flexibility, the middle and high school students will find the book valuable in improving their writing skills, while teachers and parents will use it to widen the scope of teaching as desired. For instance, can you ever forget that there is only one rule in writing, or that learning two tense rules is sufficient to handle tenses? Read the book and find out.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940045565257
Publisher: Dr Lloyd Yam
Publication date: 01/08/2014
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 276,971
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Dr Yam has devoted a decade of intensive research to the application of lexicography to grammar and built up databases of the kind used only by a limited number of dictionary publishers. Graduated from the University of London, he pioneered teaching English and math on British television (Prestel), and went on to provide solutions for physics and chemistry problems. Subsequent software products for the American market include the Picture Dictionary (forerunner of Raytheon's Wordless Picture Story Books) and the Rovabot series on elementary English. Dr Yam also invented computer music in 1987 and utilized speech technology to make digital telephony available to the disabled when ADA law came into force in 1994. Author of over 50 books and papers, Dr Yam wrote the English version of the construction code for Europe (Currently 28 Member States), edited by Professor Oslund of Sweden. He also developed English Grading Software for Oxford University Press in 2008.

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