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Essentials of English Grammar By L. Baugh

Essentials of English Grammar by L. Baugh

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A reference to the English language and for people with grammar questions. It features a glossary of grammar terms and coverage of stylistic conventions. It includes examples that guide you through the rules for parts of speech, punctuation, capitalization, spelling, frequently confused words, and much more.

Essentials of English Grammar Summary

Essentials of English Grammar by L. Baugh

Perplexed by prepositions? Stymied by semicolons? Solve the puzzle of good grammar. A quick reference for people with grammar questions and an excellent primer for anyone learning the basics, "Essentials of English Grammar" features a glossary of grammar terms and updated coverage of stylistic conventions. Easy-to-follow examples guide you through the rules for parts of speech, punctuation, capitalization, spelling, frequently confused words, and much more. Also included are important style tips on how to write with economy, clarity, and accuracy.An indispensable, easy-to-use reference to the English language, "Essentials of English Grammar" includes information on Grammar Essentials - parts of speech and their functions; pronoun-antecedent agreement; common errors in using verb tenses; correct use of punctuation and punctuation style; sentence constructions; errors to avoid with prepositions; spelling and word division; and, correct use of capitalization, abbreviations, and numbers. It also provides information on: Style Considerations - effective sentence patterns, brevity in writing, using words that are specific and concrete for clarity, achieving accuracy, salutations and titles, and gender-inclusive language; and, Appendixes - principal parts of irregular verbs, verb-preposition combinations, frequently confused words, and frequently misspelled words.

About L. Baugh

L. Sue Baugh is the bestselling author of numerous books on grammar usage and writing.

Table of Contents

Part I Essentials of Grammar; 1: Parts of Speech; 2: Punctuation and Punctuation Style; 3: Sentences and Sentence Patterns; 4: Capitalization, Abbreviations, and Numbers; 5: Spelling and Word Division; Part II Style Considerations; 6: Sentences; 7: Brevity; 8: Clarity; 9: Accuracy; 10: Gender-Inclusive Language; Appendix A: Principal Parts of Irregular Verbs; Appendix B: Verb-Preposition Combinations; Appendix C: Frequently Confused Words; Appendix D: Frequently Misspelled Words; Glossary; Index

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GOR003116941
9780071457088
0071457089
Essentials of English Grammar by L. Baugh
Used - Very Good
Paperback
McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
2005-06-24
224
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