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Chapter 1: Grasping Grammer Nitty-Gritty.
Chapter 2: Making Peace between Subjects and Verbs.
Chapter 3: Perfecting Your Pronoun Usage.
Chapter 4: Constructing a Complete Sentence.
Chapter 5: Drawing Parallels (Without the Lines).
Chapter 6: Adjectives, Adverbs, and Comparisons.
Chapter 7: Polishing Your Punctuation.
Chapter 8: Capitalizing Correctly.
Chapter 9: Choosing the Right Words.
Chapter 10: Tackling Other Troublemakers.
Chapter 11: Improving Your Writing.
Chapter 12: Ten Ways to Improve Your Grammar Every Day.
Series: For Dummies (Language & Literature)
For Ages: 11 - 14 years old
For Grades: 7 - 9
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 24th May 2010
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.69 x 14.02
Weight (kg): 0.2
Edition Number: 1