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The big ten of grammar : identifying and fixing the ten most frequent grammatical errors

Author: William B Bradshaw
Publisher: New York : Beaufort Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Have you ever hesitated when choosing between I or me? Have you had trouble figuring out tricky pronouns like who or whom? What about those always-troublesome comas--do they go before or after the quotation marks? If you're anything like the rest of us, you struggle with these age-old grammatical issues. In this practical and easy-to-understand handbook, Dr. William B. Bradshaw identifies the ten most common errors  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bradshaw, William.
Big Ten of Grammar : Identifying and Fixing the Ten Most Frequent Grammatical Errors.
New York : Beaufort Books, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William B Bradshaw
ISBN: 9780825306143 0825306140
OCLC Number: 795120419
Description: 1 online resource (158 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
Chapter 1. The number one mistake: misusing "I" and "me" --
Chapter 2. Working with "he" or "him" and "she" or "her" --
Chapter 3. Quotation marks and other punctuation --
Chapter 4. The "ing" thing --
Chapter 5. "That" or "which" and some other things --
Chapter 6. Misusing the apostrophe --
Chapter 7. Troublesome verbs--"lie," "lay," "laid," "lain" --
Chapter 8. "Less" or "fewer" --
Chapter 9. Commas and semicolons in a series --
Chapter 10. Commas between adjectives --
Summary --
Bonus section: time-saving references --
Appendix: keeping up-to-date: ten short reminders.
Responsibility: William B. Bradshaw.

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Have you ever hesitated when choosing between I or me? Have you had trouble figuring out tricky pronouns like who or whom? What about those always-troublesome comas--do they go before or after the quotation marks? If you're anything like the rest of us, you struggle with these age-old grammatical issues. In this practical and easy-to-understand handbook, Dr. William B. Bradshaw identifies the ten most common errors in English grammar and helps you to recognize and correct these mistakes, enabling you to write and speak with greater clarity in your personal and professional life. The Big Ten of.

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