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Chapter 1: Brushing Up on the Basics.
Chapter 2: Closing the Gender Gap.
Chapter 3: It?s Happening in the Present.
Chapter 4: Spicing Up Your Descriptions with Adjectives, Adverbs, and Prepositions.
Chapter 5: Making Inquiries.
Chapter 6: Revealing the Past.
Chapter 7: Looking to the Future.
Chapter 8: Identifying Verb Moods.
Chapter 9: Ten Important Verb Distinctions.
Appendix: Verb Charts.
Series: For Dummies
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 21st May 2010
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 14.27 x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.2
Edition Number: 1