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Perfect English Grammar: The Indispensable Guide to Excellent Writing and Speaking
Expert linguist Grant Barrett gives you all the tools you need to improve your everyday communication—from perfecting your punctuation to polishing your speaking skills—with his accessible, go-to grammar guide. Language learners of all levels can turn to this easy-to-navigate grammar guide again and again for quick and authoritative information. From conjugating verbs to crafting sentences to developing your own style, Grant Barrett provides you with the tools and motivation to improve the way you communicate. Perfect English Grammar helps you clearly say what you want to say—and the best way to say it.
  • Never Be Wrong: Catchy examples help you remember core grammar rules
  • Sharpen Your Style: Composition guidelines let you express yourself fully
  • Look It Up: Seamless navigation makes it easy to find answers quickly
  • Geek Out: Explore the tricky questions with Grant Barrett’s help
Whether you’re a busy professional or on the job hunt, Perfect English Grammar makes it easier than ever to improve your grasp of grammar.
Published by: Zephyros Press | Publication date: 03/29/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 240 pages

The Only Grammar Book You'll Ever Need: A One-Stop Source for Every Writing Assignment
The Only Grammar Book You'll Ever Need is the ideal resource for everyone who wants to produce writing that is clear, concise, and grammatically excellent. Whether you're creating perfect professional documents, spectacular school papers, or effective personal letters, you'll find this handbook indispensable. From word choice to punctuation to organization, English teacher Susan Thurman guides you through getting your thoughts on paper with polish.Using dozens of examples, The Only Grammar Book You'll Ever Need provides guidelines for:
  • Understanding the parts of speech and elements of a sentence
  • Avoiding the most common grammar and punctuation mistakes
  • Using correct punctuating in every sentence
  • Writing clearly and directly
  • Approaching writing projects, whether big or small
Easy to follow and authoritative, The Only Grammar Book You'll Ever Need provides all the necessary tools to make you successful with every type of written expression.
Published by: Adams Media | Publication date: 05/01/2003
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 194 pages

The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation: An Easy-to-Use Guide with Clear Rules, Real-World Examples, and Reproducible Quizzes
A revised and updated new edition of the bestselling workbook and grammar guide The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation is a concise, entertaining workbook and guide to English grammar, punctuation, and usage. This user-friendly resource includes simple explanations of grammar, punctuation, and usage; scores of helpful examples; dozens of reproducible worksheets; and pre- and post-tests to help teach grammar to students of all ages. Appropriate for virtually any age range, this authoritative guide makes learning English grammar and usage simple and fun. This updated Eleventh Edition reflects the latest updates to English usage and grammar and features a fully revised two-color design and lay-flat binding for easy photocopying.
  • Clear and concise, easy-to-follow, offering "just the facts"
  • Fully updated to reflect the latest rules in grammar and usage along with new quizzes
  • Ideal for students from seventh grade through adulthood in the US and abroad
For anyone who wants to understand the major rules and subtle guidelines of English grammar and usage, The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation offers comprehensive, straightforward instruction.
Published by: Wiley | Publication date: 01/22/2014
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 224 pages

Complete English Punctuation Rules: Perfect Your Punctuation and Instantly Improve Your Writing (The Farlex Grammar Book Book 2)
Why is punctuation so confusing? It doesn't need to be! End "punctuation anxiety" forever with Complete English Punctuation Rules, from the language experts at Farlex International, publishers of Complete English Grammar Rules and creators of, the trusted reference destination with 1 billion+ annual visits. Get the only punctuation guide with simple, easy-to-remember rules for all punctuation marks: periods; commas; semicolons; colons; question marks; exclamation points; apostrophes; quotation marks; hyphens; dashes; parentheses; and more (even lesser-known symbols). Did you notice? Ten—make that eleven—different punctuation marks have been used in this description already. Imagine how many you use in your everyday writing. Are you sure you're using them all correctly?Now is the time to stop making embarrassing errors and master correct punctuation once and for all. With punctuation worksheets for every topic and side-by-side examples of the right and wrong way to punctuate, you'll quickly learn:
  • Where to use commas
  • When to use a semicolon (and when not to)
  • Whether to place punctuation inside or outside quotation marks
  • How to properly form possessives and plurals
  • And everything you need to punctuate confidently!
Stop guessing about proper punctuation. Instantly improve your writing with Complete English Punctuation Rules.
Publication date: 09/20/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 113 pages

The Only Grammar & Style Workbook You'll Ever Need: A One-Stop Practice and Exercise Book for Perfect Writing
Everyone wants to produce writing that is clear, concise, and grammatically accurate, but getting to that point is not always easy. If you've ever had difficulty finding the right phrase to complete a simple sentence or have struggled to put a complicated thought into words, The Only Grammar and Style Workbook You'll Ever Need is for you.In this book, grammar savant Susan Thurman guides you through the complexities of spelling, usage, and style in the English language. Her comprehensive drills show you how to:
  • Find the right words
  • Identify the parts of speech
  • Recognize elements of a good sentence
  • Avoid common grammatical and punctuation mistakes
  • Write clearly and directly
With more than 150 exercises and in-depth lessons, this workbook will quickly become your go-to resource for all your writing needs.
Published by: Adams Media | Publication date: 06/18/2012
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 256 pages

Advanced Writing Skills For Students of English
Want to know how to write better in English?How do you make your message clear and easy to understand? How do you vary your sentences and vocabulary to keep readers engaged? How do you use advanced language without being confusing?The answers to these questions and more can be found in Advanced Writing Skills for Students of English. Through discussing a wide range of topics, Phil Williams presents a series of tips for better writing with a focus on analysing the grammatical rules and reasoning behind each. This guide also looks, in brief, at the considerations required for specific areas of writing.Writing is a skill that takes time and personal practice to master, and Phil Williams’ latest language guide is a simply-presented aide to start you on that journey today.
Published by: English Lessons Brighton | Publication date: 06/05/2018
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 201 pages

How To Write Better: Tips, Tricks, & Hacks To Be A World Class Writer
Communicating and communicating effectively is one of the most important skills that you can ever learn. In How To Be A Better Writer: Tips, Tricks, & Hacks To Be A World Class Writer I am going to show you how to become just that, a world class writer. This books includes everything that you need to know to get started on your path to writing that rivals the legends.While practice is a must you can spend years going around in circles if you don't have the right information. With the information in this book you'll save yourself tons of time and effort. Take it from me someone who has been writing for years and writes over three thousand words everyday. In this book I teach you what you need to know to become a world class writer.Here are just some of the things that you will learn.- How to instantly cure writer's block once and for all.- How to write a book for maximum effect.- The two laws of writing that you should never violate for good writing.- How to use nouns and verbs properly.- The three things that distinguish good writers from mediocre ones.- How to write well everyday.- The one thing that separates legendary writers we all know and love from those who write just as much but don't see nearly the results.- What part reading has to play in writing.- The importance of daily writing.- The Flesch-Kincaid score and why it's the key to readable writing.- And much more...So if you're ready to take your writing to the next level and become a world class writer then pick up your copy of How To Write Better: Tips, Tricks, & Hacks To Be A World Class Writer today!
Publication date: 03/03/2017
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 40 pages

Word Order in English Sentences
#1 BESTSELLER - Grammar#1 BESTSELLER - English as a Foreign Language#1 BESTSELLER - TOEFL & TOEICWant to know what subject-verb-object REALLY means? Unsure about where to place your adverbs? Need to rearrange sentences confidently? This is the book for you. A complete foundation in word order and sentence structure for the English language, Word Order in English Sentences can be used both for reference and as a full self-study guide. From basic rules through to the many considerations of adverbial phrases, prepositions and complex sentences, with exercises in between, this grammar guide contains everything you need for a strong understanding of how sentences are put together. The rules and patterns for forming and reforming phrases and sentences are all presented with easy-to-follow explanations, clear examples and exercises to test understanding. With his engaging style, Phil Williams takes you beyond the basics, making flexible and advanced English accessible to all - try it today.
Published by: English Lessons Brighton | Publication date: 02/25/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 102 pages

Complete English Grammar Rules: Examples, Exceptions, Exercises, and Everything You Need to Master Proper Grammar (The Farlex Grammar Book Book 1)
Finally, all the rules of English grammar in one comprehensive book, explained in simple terms.The grammar book for the 21st century has arrived, from the language experts at Farlex International and, the trusted reference destination with 1 billion+ annual visits. Farlex brings you the most comprehensive grammar guide yet: all the rules of English grammar, explained in simple, easy-to-understand terms. Over 500 pages of proper grammar instruction—2X more than the leading grammar book! Whether you're an expert or a beginner, there's always something new to learn when it comes to the always-evolving English language. Don't rely on multiple incomplete textbooks that contradict each other—fill in all the gaps in your grammar knowledge with one go-to guide. Only Complete English Grammar Rules gives you key exceptions, common grammar mistakes, thousands of real-world examples, and hundreds of grammar quizzes designed to help you retain what you've learned.With Complete English Grammar Rules, you'll be able to: • Quickly master basic English grammar and tackle more advanced topics.• Properly use every type of noun, verb, and even the most obscure grammar elements.• Master verb tenses, including irregular verbs and exceptions. • Avoid embarrassing grammar errors.• Immediately put your skills into action! Become a more effective writer and communicator in school, at work, and in everyday conversation.
Published by: Farlex International | Publication date: 07/14/2016
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 518 pages

The Everything Grammar and Style Book: All you need to master the rules of great writing (Everything®)
Good grammar is as critical to a successful personal and professional life as good grooming. Yet many struggle to master the basics. Enter this straightforward and entertaining book, which will teach even the worst grammarphobes how to write crystal-clear emails, professional-sounding letters, or articulate term papers.Completely revised and updated, this edition of an Everything bestseller includes:
  • Steps to mastering difficult punctuation
  • Effective revision techniques
  • Tips for clear and concise writing
It also includes new material on:
  • Lists of commonly misspelled and misused words
  • Brand-new exercises, called Checkpoint, at the end of each chapter
  • E-Links: Web sites for spelling rules, style help, and interactive quizzes
The perfect desk reference, The Everything Grammar and Style Book, 2nd Edition has all the ingredients anyone needs to conquer their fear of grammar and become a great communicator.
Published by: Everything | Publication date: 02/01/2008
Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 354 pages
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