Language Arts & Disciplines

English Grammar & Punctuation

Author: Shelley Evans-marshall

Publisher: Quickstudy

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 6

View: 765

The QuickStudy English grammar & punctuation guide covers parts of speech and how they combine to form clauses, phrases and sentences that express complete thoughts. For students or anyone needing a little help with English grammar.
Language Arts & Disciplines

English Grammar And Punctuation (Speedy Study Guides)

Author: Speedy Publishing

Publisher: Speedy Publishing LLC

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 5

View: 916

Familiarize yourself with the basic rules of grammar by reviewing the common rules per part of speech. To reinforce points per rule, this guide comes with examples of incorrect, correct and better uses of each part of speech. With this guide, English grammar is no longer as intimidating as before. Grab a copy today.
Study Aids

Academic Writing and Grammar for Students

Author: Alex Osmond

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN:

Category: Study Aids

Page: 216

View: 562

Available as an E-Inspection Copy! Go here to order Grappling with grammar? Struggling with punctuation? Whether you're writing an essay or assignment, report or dissertation, this useful guide shows you how to improve the quality of your work at university – fast – by identifying and using the correct use of English grammar and punctuation in your academic writing. Using tried and tested advice from student workshops, Alex Osmond shares practical examples that illustrate common mistakes, and shows you how to avoid them. You’ll also discover guidance on: Writing structure – the what and how of crafting sentences and paragraphs Conciseness – how to express your point succinctly and clearly, showing you understand the topic Effective proofreading – the importance of the final ‘tidy up’, so your work is ready to hand in Referencing – common systems, and how to reference consistently (and avoid plagiarism). This new edition also includes separate chapters on critical thinking and referencing, exploring each topic in more detail, and learning outcomes in every chapter, so you can identify what new skills you’ll take away. Personal tips and advice direct from Alex Osmond For access to additional resources and one-to-one advice from Alex, 'like' his Facebook page Academic Writing and Grammar for Students. SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills website for tips, quizzes and videos on study success!
Language Arts & Disciplines

Navigating English Grammar

Author: Anne Lobeck

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 304

View: 599

An engaging and fresh take on the rules and politics of English grammar, written in lively prose. It goes a step further than most books on grammar by providing an overview of the field, with a discussion of historical and current debates about grammar, and how we define, discuss, and approach it. Presents a novel, inquiry-based approach to understanding speakers' unconscious knowledge of English grammar Makes lucid connections, when relevant, with current linguistic theory Integrates language change and variation into the study of grammar Examines historical sources of socially evaluative perceptions of grammar, as 'good' or 'bad', and notions of language authority Provides syntactic explanations for many modern punctuation rules Explores some of the current controversies about grammar teaching in school and the role of Standard English in testing and assessment
Language Arts & Disciplines

English Verbs Quick Reference Guide

Author: Lauren M. Scerbo

Publisher: Quickstudy

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 4

View: 298

Your handy guide to one of the most important parts of speech: The Verb.
Language Arts & Disciplines

Common Grammar Pitfalls and Mistakes

Author: BarCharts, Inc

Publisher: Quickstudy

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 6

View: 761

Our 3-panel (6-page) guide offers a concise review of tips to help improve skills in English grammar and word usage, which is sure to make it a hit with "grammarphobes" and word lovers, alike. Jam-packed with information that is divided into separate sections on grammar pitfalls and usage pitfalls, including: *Subject-Verb Agreement *Tense & Pronoun Shifts *Run-on Sentences & Sentence Fragments *Commas & Apostrophes *Double Negatives *Misused Modifiers *Split Infinitives *Redundancy *Verb Form Mistakes *Misused Words *And more!
Education

McGraw-Hill Handbook of English Grammar and Usage, 2nd Edition

Author: Mark Lester

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page: 367

View: 156

Reviews the rules of English grammar, covering such topics as verb forms, subject-verb agreement, punctuation, capitalization, parallelism, who versus whom, and etiquette for digital communication.
Foreign Language Study

German Quickly

Author: April Wilson

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN:

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 432

View: 551

German Quickly: A Grammar for Reading German is a thorough, straightforward textbook with a sense of fun. It teaches the fundamentals for reading German literary and scholarly texts of all levels of difficulty. It can be used as an introductory text for scholars with no background in German, or it can serve as a reference text for students wishing to review German. The grammar explanations are detailed and clear, addressing common problems students encounter while learning to read German. This book includes thought-provoking and entertaining reading selections consisting mainly of aphorisms and proverbs. There are also twelve appendices, including a summary of German grammar, descriptions of German dictionaries, a partial answer key, strategies for learning German, and a humanities vocabulary section of about 3,800 words.