Grammar for Grown-ups

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Author: Katherine Fry,Rowena Kirton

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448138701

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 320

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Agitated about apostrophes? Struggling with spelling? Dithering over dangling participles? Stumped by the subjunctive? Relax. Help is at hand... For native English speakers who realise that there is more to good English than meets the eye, but don’t know where to start; for parents struggling to explain the finer details to their kids; and for English- language students everywhere . . . this is the only book you need. Grammar for Grown-Ups guides you through the perils, pitfalls and problematic aspects of the English language, with fun test-yourself sections all the way.

Grammar for Grown-Ups

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Author: Craig Shrives

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780857830807

Category: English language

Page: 243

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Everything you need to know but never learnt in school. This is a straight talking and methodical grammar reference guide that is perfect for anyone who wants to write with confidence. Packed with entertaining examples and quotes from everyone from Homer the Greek to Homer Simpson, the guide keeps readers engaged with a wealth of great quotations to help get writing up to scratch.

Grammar for Grownups

A Self-Paced Training Program

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Author: Janis Fisher Chan,Diane Lutovich

Publisher: Write It Well

ISBN: 9780963745576

Category: Business writing

Page: 250

View: 5819

Workbook, with examples and practice exercises, to help people in business and the professions improve their grammar and punctuation skills.

Grammar for Grownups

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Author: Val Dumond

Publisher: Muddy Puddle Press

ISBN: 9780979746673

Category: English language

Page: 256

View: 682

As adults, it's particularly important to express ourselves clearly, both in speaking and in writing. Grammar For Grownups is the book that enables you to do just that Here, at last, is a manual for people who have to use language in the real world. Not a list of hard-and-fast rules you learned (and forgot) in grade school, Grammar For Grownups is written clearly and wittily as a guidebook -- complete with practice exercises. Learn how to use language effectively by refreshing your knowledge of how grammar works and how words fit together to create meaning. With the book's simple, easy-to-understand language, you will recall the parts of speech, punctuation, and spelling in a way that helps get your meaning across quickly, effectively, and completely. No more guessing Learn how to produce effective writing through your knowledge of grammar and usage.

Grammar for Grownups

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Author: Beth Adubato

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781432711375

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 56

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A quick-and-easy guide to the grammar rules you used to know.

Grammar Rules

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Author: Craig Shrives

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 085783701X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

View: 7167

Do you know how to use semicolons, where to put your apostrophes and when to use commas? Do you know the difference between affect and effect, if and whether, or who and whom? Do you know why this stuff matters? If you've reached a stage in your career or education where your writing needs to be high quality, Grammar for Grown-ups is a must for your top drawer. Vocational rather than academic, Grammar for Grown-ups is packed with real-life examples and keeps you engaged with a wealth of great quotations from Homer the Greek to Homer the Simpson. Straight talking and methodical, Craig Shrives draws on his years as an intelligence officer as well as over a decade spent compiling his popular grammar website to present a comprehensive but light-hearted and easily digestible grammar reference guide.

Homework for Grown-ups

Everything You Learnt at School... and Promptly Forgot

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Author: Beth Coates,Elizabeth Foley

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1407020269

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 432

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The Sunday Times number one bestseller. An informative and entertaining book of old-school knowledge for adults. Don't know your isosceles from your equilateral? Forgotten what actually happened in 1066? Perplexed by past participles? Fret no longer. Homework for Grown-Ups covers everything from algebra and prime numbers, English grammar and the Big Bang theory, and an easy way to remember the order of the planets and Britain's kings and queens, to art, Latin, P.E., home economics, and much more. Packed with essential facts, figures and theories, along with fun but challenging test papers to keep you on your toes, it might just equip parents to handle their child's homework without humiliation.

A Complete French Grammar for Reference and Practice

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Author: Trudie Maria Booth

Publisher: University Press of America

ISBN: 0761849726

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 498

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This comprehensive manual thoroughly covers every aspect of French grammar, from the basic to the most advanced level, and illustrates the grammatical structures with useful, practical and interesting examples. It can be used as a classroom text in intermediate and advanced courses, as well as for reference and self-study.

English Grammar for Secondary Schools

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Author: Adelaide Mary Abraham

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1463427093

Category: Education

Page: 116

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Although the main purpose of this book is for the student to learn English grammar skills, the book also touches on life in Ghana, West Africa. It tells the student about the daily life of Ghanaians living a meager, yet productive life. In Ghana, we have qualified doctors and nurses working in hospitals; we have both male and female students in the medical field studying to be doctors, some of whom are now qualified and are working in the United States. We also have students in law, again, both men and women studying to be lawyers. A good many have graduated and are working abroad. The African-American student will benefit a great deal from this book in that the book encourages students to read about our ancestors. This connection to the past can enable students to see life differently and, perhaps, make a better life for themselves.

Presentation Success

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Author: Janis Fisher Chan

Publisher: AMACOM Div American Mgmt Assn

ISBN: 0761213821

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 158

View: 602

What does it take to impress an audience? No more boring presentations Presentation Success gives you what it takes to succeed-spectacularly-when you stand up to impress an audience. Packed with easy-to-use worksheets, strategies, and tips, this book delivers success. It helps you overcome "presentation fear" and makes it easy to plan, prepare, and deliver the kind of presentations that make people sit up and take notice. You'll discover the best ways to prepare your opening, write smooth transitions, plan your Q&A session, and troubleshoot potential problem areas. You'll learn how to use body language, communicate clearly, gain and hold attention, listen effectively, and elicit valuable feedback. Eye-opening self-evaluation exercises enable you to pull the pieces together and practice the skills you need to be a resounding success. You can use the handy resource section to access timely books, websites, and media tools to continue your learning. This is an ebook version of the AMA Self-Study course. If you want to take the course for credit you need to either purchase a hard copy of the course through amaselfstudy.org or purchase an online version of the course through www.flexstudy.com.