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The Briefest English Grammar and Punctuation Guide Ever! - Ruth Coleman

The Briefest English Grammar and Punctuation Guide Ever!


Published: 1st June 2011
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Now in one handy volume: the bestselling The Briefest English Grammar Ever! and The Briefest Punctuation Guide Ever! Covering the basics of English grammar and punctuation, this friendly guide is perfect for students at all levels. It clearly and simply explains how language works and functions and strips out all the jargon to make understanding punctuation easy. So if you need to sort out your verbs from your nouns and your adjectives from your adverbs, or if you aren't sure whether a comma should go before or after a word or when to start a new sentence, then this concise, unintimidating guide is an absolute must for your bookshelf.

Copyright; Contents; PART 1: Grammar; Preface to the grammar guide; Intro; Sentences; Clauses and phrases; Words -- and their functions; Nouns; Pronouns; Verbs; Adjectives; Adverbs; Prepositions; Conjunctions; Articles (or determiners); Exclamations; More about clauses; In conclusion . . .; PART 2: Punctuation; Preface: What this part is and isn't; Intro; I'm writing ordinary sentences. What punctuation marks do I need?; What's the difference between a hyphen and a dash? Aren't they the same?; Capital letters can be confusing. When should I use them? When shouldn't I use them?

ISBN: 9781742240244
ISBN-10: 1742240240
Format: ePUB
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 168
Published: 1st June 2011
Publisher: UNSW Press
Edition Number: 1