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Everyday Grammar : Oxford Paperback Reference - John Seely

Everyday Grammar

Oxford Paperback Reference

Paperback Published: 1st July 2004
ISBN: 9780198608745
Number Of Pages: 240

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This accessible and unique approach to grammar comes in two parts: the first section consists of a practical guide on how to understand and use grammar successfully, and the second is an extensive A-Z glossary of grammatical terms. Ideal for both language students and anyone wanting to improve their use of English, it demystifies and explains these terms, while giving expert advice on how to construct sentences.

* Chapters on sentences and clauses, nouns and pronouns, verbs, clause patterns, adverbials, multiple sentences, and more
* Factboxes and writing tips give examples and clear explanations of problem topics such as adverb formation and the use of 'I and me' or 'so and such'
* Diagrams break down passages of text, giving clear explanations on their sentence construction
* Glossary terms include conjunction, future perfect 'tense', interrogative clause, is/are, passive voice, simple aspect, split infinitive, uncountable noun.

About the Author

John Seely is an experienced author specializing in language and communication skills who has worked in education at all levels from primary school to university. He is a director of two not-for-profit companies. His publications include the Oxford English Programme, the Oxford Guide to Writing and Speaking and Everyday Grammar. He is also the series editor of the One Step Ahead series.

Section A
1: Introduction
2: Sentences and clauses
3: Nouns and pronouns
4: Noun phrases
5: Verbs
6: Tense and 'tense'
7: More about clause patterns
8: Adverbials
9: Multiple sentences
10: Adverbial clauses
11: Building texts
Section B
Glossary and Usage Guide

ISBN: 9780198608745
ISBN-10: 0198608748
Series: Oxford Paperback Reference
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 1st July 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 18.1 x 14.8  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.2