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English grammar for dummies

Author: Geraldine Woods
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Pub., [2010]
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides information on grammatical rules and how to use them, discussing verbs and verb tenses, subjects, adjectives and adverbs, prepositions, interjections, articles, pronouns, and punctuation.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Problems and exercises
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Geraldine Woods
ISBN: 9780470635599 0470635592 9780470635582 0470635584
OCLC Number: 648764715
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Includes index.
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Details: Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1524 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 1728 KB).
Contents: Introduction 1 Part I: Getting Down to Basics: The Parts of the Sentence 7 Chapter 1: I Already Know How to Talk. Why Should I Study Grammar? 9 Chapter 2: Verbs: The Heart of the Sentence 17 Chapter 3: Relax! Understanding Verb Tense 29 Chapter 4: Who's Doing What? How to Find the Subject 43 Chapter 5: Having It All: The Complete Sentence 55 Chapter 6: Handling Complements 73 Part II: Avoiding Common Errors 83 Chapter 7: Do You Feel Bad or Badly? The Lowdown on Adjectives and Adverbs 85 Chapter 8: Small Words, Big Trouble: Prepositions 101 Chapter 9: Everyone Brought Their Homework: Pronoun Errors 109 Chapter 10: Just Nod Your Head: About Agreement 121 Part III: No Garage, but Plenty of Mechanics 135 Chapter 11: Punctuation Law That Should Be Repealed: Apostrophes 137 Chapter 12: Quotations: More Rules Than the Internal Revenue Service 151 Chapter 13: The Pause That Refreshes: Commas 169 Chapter 14: Useful Little Marks: Dashes, Hyphens, and Colons 185 Chapter 15: CAPITAL LETTERS 195 Chapter 16: New Media, New Grammar Rules 207 Part IV: Polishing Without Wax - The Finer Points of Grammar 219 Chapter 17: Pronouns and Their Cases 221 Chapter 18: Fine-Tuning Verbs 235 Chapter 19: Saying What You Want to Say: Descriptive Words and Phrases 253 Chapter 20: Good, Better, Best: Comparisons 265 Chapter 21: Parallels Without the Lines 281 Part V: Rules Even Your Great-Aunt's Grammar Teacher Didn't Know 295 Chapter 22: The Last Word on Verbs 297 Chapter 23: The Last Word on Pronouns 309 Chapter 24: The Last Word on Sentence Structure 323 Part VI: The Part of Tens 343 Chapter 25: Ten Ways Two to Improve Your Proofreading 345 Chapter 26: Ten Ways to Learn Better Grammar 349 Index 353
Series Title: --For dummies.
Responsibility: by Geraldine Woods.

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Provides information on grammatical rules and how to use them, discussing verbs and verb tenses, subjects, adjectives and adverbs, prepositions, interjections, articles, pronouns, and punctuation.

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