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The grammar detective : solving the mysteries of basic grammar

Author: Gillian Mary Hanson
Publisher: London : Continuum, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'The Grammar Detective' invites readers to get to grips with English grammar by solving a series of three short murder mysteries, accompanied by several whimsical illustrations. The book introduces aspects of grammar such as nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, clauses and phrases, and includes a variety of test exercises.
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Genre/Form: Problems, exercises, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gillian Mary Hanson
ISBN: 9780826498076 0826498078
OCLC Number: 156830945
Description: xii, 153 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Contents: A Note to the Reader; Part One: Parts of Speech; Text 1: The Mystery in the Hall of Mirrors; Part Two: The Sentence; Text 2: The Mystery in the Ghost Tunnel; Part Three: Punctuation; Text 3: The Mystery at the Children's Carousel; Solutions to Mysteries; Usage; 1. Word Sense; 2. Homophones; 3. British and American Spelling; 4. Idioms; Glossary of Terms for Grammar; Glossary of Terms for Literary Criticism; Glossary of Terms for Reasoning; Index.
Responsibility: Gillian Mary Hanson ; drawings by Mary Gillian Ward.

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