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Grammar Essentials For Dummies

Woods, Geraldine


1. Auflage Juni 2019
192 Seiten, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-58961-7
John Wiley & Sons

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Grammar Essentials For Dummies (9781119589617) was previously published as Grammar Essentials For Dummies(9780470618370). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product.

For students competing for the decreasing pool of college scholarships, writing a stellar entrance essay can make all the difference. With discrete explanations of vital grammar rules, common usage errors, and the other key concepts people need to refer to most often, Grammar Essentials For Dummies provides crucial information to help students communicate accurately and effectively. This guide is also a perfect reference for parents who need to review critical grammar concepts as they help students with homework assignments or college entrance essays, as well as for adult learners headed back into the classroom and people learning English as a next language.

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Introduction 1

Chapter 1: Grasping Grammar Nitty-Gritty 5

Chapter 2: Making Peace between Subjects and Verbs 13

Chapter 3: Perfecting Your Pronoun Usage 33

Chapter 4: Constructing a Complete Sentence 45

Chapter 5: Drawing Parallels (Without the Lines) 65

Chapter 6: Adjectives, Adverbs, and Comparisons 75

Chapter 7: Polishing Your Punctuation 93

Chapter 8: Capitalizing Correctly 117

Chapter 9: Choosing the Right Words 127

Chapter 10: Tackling Other Troublemakers 139

Chapter 11: Improving Your Writing 149

Chapter 12: Ten Ways to Improve Your Grammar Every Day 165

Index 171
Geraldine Woods has more than 35 years of teaching experience and is the author of more than 50 books, including English Grammar Workbook For Dummies and Research Papers For Dummies.

G. Woods, New York, New York