Essentials of English Grammar: A Quick Guide to Good English

Paperback | July 15, 2005

byL. Baugh

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Clear, concise, and packed with lively examples, Essentials of English Grammar, Third Edition, fills you in on general usage rules for parts of speech, punctuation, capitalization, abbreviations, numbers, word division, spelling, commonly confused words, and much more. It also includes style guidelines with tips on how to write with economy, clarity, and accuracy.

A quick reference for people with the occasional question and an excellent primer for anyone learning the basics, this edition of the perennial bestseller features a new glossary of grammar terms, updated coverage of stylistic conventions, and new examples.

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Clear, concise, and packed with lively examples, Essentials of English Grammar, Third Edition, fills you in on general usage rules for parts of speech, punctuation, capitalization, abbreviations, numbers, word division, spelling, commonly confused words, and much more. It also includes style guidelines with tips on how to write with ec...

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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 t...

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

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.5 inPublished:July 15, 2005Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071457089

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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