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Grammar: 1001 Practice Questions For Dummies (+ Free Online Practice)

Woods, Geraldine

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2. Edition August 2022
336 Pages, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-88374-6
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Learn to dot your I's and cross your T's with this hands-on grammar practice

The rules of grammar can seem abstract and confusing. But putting them into practice will help you understand and retain grammatical conventions. In Grammar: 1001 Practice Questions For Dummies, you'll get the step-by-step and hands-on experience you need to improve your conjugations, gerund use, punctuation, and more. Each practice question includes detailed explanations and solutions available both in the book and online.

The book also includes:
* Intuitive questions on everything from Oxford commas to verb tense
* Free, one-year access to all 1,001 practice questions online, and the ability to create customized quizzes and study sessions
* Detailed explanations for every question to help build your understanding

Ideal for self-paced learning and as a companion for students in grammar and English classes in high school and college, Grammar: 1001 Practice Questions For Dummies (+ Free Online Practice) is a must-have resource to improve your written and spoken English communication.

Grammar: 1001 Practice Questions For Dummies (9781119883746) was previously published as 1,001 Grammar Practice Questions For Dummies (9781118745014). 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.

Introduction 1

Part 1: The Questions 7

Chapter 1: Telling Time: Identifying the Verb and Choosing the Correct Tense 9

Chapter 2: Working with Irregular, Helping, and Descriptive Verb Forms 17

Chapter 3: One Cool and One Hot Topic: Forming Plurals of Nouns and Pronouns 27

Chapter 4: Reaching an Agreement: Pairing Subjects and Verbs 33

Chapter 5: Matchmaking: Pairing Pronouns and Antecedents 39

Chapter 6: Pronouns on a Case-by-Case Basis 45

Chapter 7: Forming Complete Sentences 53

Chapter 8: Moving Beyond the Basics: Adding Descriptions 59

Chapter 9: Going Long: Descriptive Phrases and Clauses 65

Chapter 10: Writing Gooder Better Comparisons 71

Chapter 11: Correct with a Capital C: Capitalization 77

Chapter 12: Exercising Comma Sense: Placing Commas Correctly 83

Chapter 13: A Smooth Ride to Meaning: Apostrophes and Quotation Marks 89

Chapter 14: Seeking Unity and Balance: Parallelism 97

Chapter 15: Cutting Repetition and Wordiness 103

Chapter 16: Breaking Patterns to Create Interesting Sentences 109

Chapter 17: More on Verbs: Voice and Mood 119

Chapter 18: Tailoring Your Writing for Electronic Media 123

Chapter 19: Choosing Language to Suit Your Audience 131

Chapter 20: Confusing Word Pairs 135

Chapter 21: Making Proper Word Choices 143

Chapter 22: Identifying Nonstandard Expressions 149

Part 2: The Answers 155

Chapter 23: Answers 157

Index 313
Geraldine Woods has more than 40 years of teaching experience and has helped students prepare for the SAT for more than 30 years. She has written more than 50 books, including English Grammar For Dummies.

G. Woods, New York, New York, USA