How Grammar Works A Self-Teaching Guide

ISBN-10: 0471243884

ISBN-13: 9780471243885

Edition: 2nd 1999 (Revised)

Authors: Patricia Osborn

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The theory behind How Grammar Works is that effective language usage comes more easily to someone who has first understood the system of grammar than to someone who merely sets out to memorise a list of rules.
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List price: $18.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/10/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 276
Size: 7.64" wide x 9.21" long x 0.57" tall
Weight: 1.364
Language: English

The Essentials Of Language
What is Grammar, Anyway
Nouns: The Building Blocks of Sentences
Verbs: The Energy of Sentences
Complements: The Completion of the Verb
Pronouns: Getting Personal
Adjectives: The First Add-On
Adverbs: Add-On Number Two
Prepositions: Relating One Word to Another
Coordinating Conjunctions: One and One Makes Two
Action And Interaction: The System At Work
Word Order is Part of Meaning
Just Enough Punctuation
The 5 W's and an H. The Amazing Word Be and its Many Faces
More About Pronouns and Nouns
Introducing the Verbals
More Punctuation: I Said, "May I Have Your Attention Please?" Combining Sentences
Keeping It Simple, Even When Sentences Get Complex
Verbs Do More: The Fine Points of Using Verbs
Questions of Usage: How Can Words Agree with One Another When People Don't
Forming Comparisons Correctly: A Matter of Degree
The Complete Sentence: Putting It All Together
Making the Right Choice
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