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The McGraw-Hill handbook of English grammar and usage

Author: Mark Lester; Larry Beason
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains a practical guide to common English grammar, reviewing parts of speech, sentence structure, verb forms, and basic phrases while presenting tips on understanding mistakes and why they happen. Includes a glossary.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lester, Mark.
McGraw-Hill handbook of English grammar and usage.
New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2005
(OCoLC)646921146
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Lester; Larry Beason
ISBN: 0071441336 9780071441339
OCLC Number: 55229168
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vii, 344 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1 Grammar 101 --
Parts of speech --
Basic phrases --
Sentences and clauses --
Verb forms --
Verbals --
pt. 2 How to find and correct mistakes --
Writing complete sentences --
Subject-verb agreement --
Pronoun problems --
Verb problems --
Modification --
Commas --
Apostrophes --
Semicolons and colons --
Quotation marks --
Capitalization --
Parallelism.
Responsibility: Mark Lester and Larry Beason.
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Shows how to fix everyday English language mistakes. With commonsense, easy-to-remember usage tips throughout, this handbook features incorrect and correct grammatical examples, a short review of  Read more...

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