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  • ISBN: 9781615644407 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 1615644407 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: xix, 332 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Alpha, Penguin Group (USA) Inc. 2014.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-319) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction to grammar and style. Rules and conventions ; Beyond the rules: writing with style -- Grammar basics. Brushing up on parts of speech ; Recognizing the parts of a sentence -- Using the parts of speech to build sentences. Using nouns and pronouns as subjects ; Taking action with verbs ; Describing words: adjectives and adverbs ; Wrapping up action with complements ; Using phrases ; Adding clauses -- Writing with style. The seven Cs of good writing ; Choosing the right words: diction ; Maintaining parallel structure ; Varying sentence structure ; Avoiding and fixing common errors ; Avoiding sexism, bias, and other no-no's -- Fine-tuning the mechanics. Basic punctuation ; Quotation marks and apostrophes ; Hyphens, dashes, parentheses, and brackets ; Spelling rules, tips, and tricks ; Capitalization, abbreviations, and numbers.
Summary, etc.:
Grammar can be an intimidating subject. This guide helps you learn-- or relearn-- the essentials, and makes learning and using proper grammar simple.
Subject: English language > Grammar > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
English language > Rhetoric > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
English language > Usage > Handbooks, manuals, etc.

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