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Essential English grammar,

Author: Philip Clark Gucker
Publisher: New York, Dover Publications [1966]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This logical, developmental presentation of the major aspects of English grammar includes all the necessary tools for speech and comprehension. Designed for adults with limited learning time who wish to acquire the basics of everyday English, this grammar features numerous shortcuts and timesavers. Ideal as an introduction, supplement, or refresher.
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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Clark Gucker
ISBN: 0486216497 9780486216492
OCLC Number: 422704
Description: x, 177 pages 21 cm
Contents: pt. I The essentials of English grammar --
1. The sentence: subject and predicate --
2. Kinds of sentences --
3. Simple subject and verb --
4. Compound constructions --
5. Complements --
6. Prepositional phrases --
7. Parts of speech --
8. Verbs: two kinds; and complements --
9. Forms and properties of verbs --
10. Verbals --
11. Nouns --
12. Pronouns --
13. Appositives --
14. Adjectives --
15. Adverbs --
16. Prepositions --
17. Conjunctions --
18. Kinds of sentences; clauses --
19. More about subordinate clauses --
20. A dictionary of grammatical terms --
pt. II: Putting grammar to work --
21. Making verbs agree --
22. Making verb forms accurate --
23. Putting verbs in the right tense and mood --
24. Choosing the right case for pronouns --
25. Making pronouns agree with antecedents --
26. Making pronouns clear --
27. Using the right modifiers --
28. Using the right connectives --
29. Making sentences complete and unified --
30. Placing modifiers clearly --
31. Organizing sentences logically --
pt. III: Answers to practice exercises.
Responsibility: by Philip Gucker.

Abstract:

This logical, developmental presentation of the major aspects of English grammar includes all the necessary tools for speech and comprehension. Designed for adults with limited learning time who wish to acquire the basics of everyday English, this grammar features numerous shortcuts and timesavers. Ideal as an introduction, supplement, or refresher.

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