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Grammar Essentials For Dummies

Grammar Essentials For Dummies

Geraldine Woods

ISBN: 978-0-470-61837-0

May 2010

192 pages

In Stock

$9.99

Description

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.

Chapter 1: Grasping Grammer Nitty-Gritty.

Chapter 2: Making Peace between Subjects and Verbs.

Chapter 3: Perfecting Your Pronoun Usage.

Chapter 4: Constructing a Complete Sentence.

Chapter 5: Drawing Parallels (Without the Lines).

Chapter 6: Adjectives, Adverbs, and Comparisons.

Chapter 7: Polishing Your Punctuation.

Chapter 8: Capitalizing Correctly.

Chapter 9: Choosing the Right Words.

Chapter 10: Tackling Other Troublemakers.

Chapter 11: Improving Your Writing.

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

Index.