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English Grammar Essentials for Dummies : Australian Edition - Wendy M. Anderson

English Grammar Essentials for Dummies

Australian Edition

Paperback Published: 21st March 2013
ISBN: 9781118493311
Number Of Pages: 192

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The fun and easy way to learn essential grammar rules, common usage errors, and other key concepts in the English language.

Understanding the rules of English is key to being an effective communicator—at work, at school, or anywhere else. If you struggle with the rules—and who hasn't?—English Grammar Essentials For Dummies is the book for you. Covering just the basics you need, the book boils the rules of grammar down to the core concepts that will make you a better communicator in any and every aspect of your life.

  • Ideal for students, job hunters, adult learners, those who speak English as a second language, and anyone who wants to make a good impression
  • Covers the vital essentials needed for better written communication
  • Serves as an excellent refresher course for professionals whose primary mode of communication is increasingly electronic and written
Clear and understandable writing can be the key to success in almost any professional field. With English Grammar Essentials For Dummies, Australian Edition, you'll master the basics with ease!

About the Author

Wendy M Anderson is an author, editor and educator. She has taught effective communication in classroom and business environments for over 20 years. Geraldine Woods has taught grammar for over 25 years. Lesley J Ward is a founding member of the UK Society for Editors and Proofreaders.

English Grammar Essentials for Dummies


At the moment, I haven't finished the book, as it teaches young and older people. But for the above - a must as a reference to the English grammar.





Good pointers of correcting your grammar

Brisbane Australia



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Introduction 1

Chapter 1: Grappling with Grammar 5

Chapter 2: Controlling Verbs 17

Chapter 3: Completing Sentences 31

Chapter 4: Peaking with Pronouns 45

Chapter 5: Modifying with Descriptions 55

Chapter 6: Punctuating for Meaning 67

Chapter 7: Choosing Capital Letters and Numerals 87

Chapter 8: Avoiding Tricky Situations 95

Chapter 9: Reporting Speech and Quoting Others 115

Chapter 10: Writing with Style 133

Chapter 11: Creating More Accurate Documents 151

Chapter 12: Ten Solutions to the Most Common Grammar Errors 167

Index 173

ISBN: 9781118493311
ISBN-10: 1118493311
Series: For Dummies
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 21st March 2013
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 21.5 x 14.0  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.23
Edition Number: 1

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