English Grammar Demystified: A Self Teaching Guide by Phyllis DutwinEnglish Grammar Demystified: A Self Teaching Guide by Phyllis Dutwin

English Grammar Demystified: A Self Teaching Guide

byPhyllis Dutwin

Paperback | December 9, 2009

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Decode the mystery of English grammar to add polish to your papers, emails, business letters, and more

English Grammar Demystified teaches the fundamentals of the subject in an easy, step-by-step approach thatallows you to learn at your own pace. With help from this book, you will understand the parts of speech, learn to use punctuation correctly, master verb tenses, spot and avoid common grammatical errors, and improve your overall sentence structures.

Throughout the book you can monitor your progress throughself-tests, and a comprehensive final exam at the end ofthe book gives you instant feedback on new language skills.

Phyllis Dutwin is an adult educator with more than thirty years experience designing reading, writing, and ESL programs as well as in teaching children and adults in classroom and individual settings. The author is an innovator in the development of materials geared specifically to adults' needs in improving reading and language skills...
Title:English Grammar Demystified: A Self Teaching GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9.1 × 7.4 × 0.66 inPublished:December 9, 2009Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071600809

ISBN - 13:9780071600804


Table of Contents

Part One: All About the English Sentence

Ch 1: The Basic Parts of the English Sentence

Ch 2: Agreement: Choosing the Correct Subject and Verb

Ch 3: Verbs and Tense: Past, Present, Future, and More

Ch 4: The Case for Pronouns

Part Two: Using Description, Punctuation, and Capitalization

Ch 5: Adjectives, Adverbs, and Phrases

Ch 6: Capitalization

Ch 7: Punctuation for Clarity

Ch 8: Building Sentences with Punctuation

Part Three: Correct Sentence Structure

Ch 9: Writing Balanced Sentences

Ch 10: Building Logical Sentences

Ch 11: Deleting Unnecessary Words

Part Four: Spelling and Usage

Ch 12: Techniques to Improve Spelling

Ch 13: Important Spelling Rules

Ch 14: Word Usage

Ch 15: Commonly Misused Words