Everyday Grammar

Paperback | May 6, 2004

byJohn Seely

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This accessible and unique approach to grammar comes in two parts: the first section consists of a practical guide on how to understand and use grammar successfully, and the second is an extensive A-Z glossary of grammatical terms. Ideal for both language students and anyone wanting to improvetheir use of English, it demystifies and explains these terms, while giving expert advice on how to construct sentences.* Chapters on sentences and clauses, nouns and pronouns, verbs, clause patterns, adverbials, multiple sentences, and more* Factboxes and writing tips give examples and clear explanations of problem topics such as adverb formation and the use of 'I and me' or 'so and such'* Diagrams break down passages of text, giving clear explanations on their sentence construction* Glossary terms include conjunction, future perfect 'tense', interrogative clause, is/are, passive voice, simple aspect, split infinitive, uncountable noun

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This accessible and unique approach to grammar comes in two parts: the first section consists of a practical guide on how to understand and use grammar successfully, and the second is an extensive A-Z glossary of grammatical terms. Ideal for both language students and anyone wanting to improvetheir use of English, it demystifies and ex...

John Seely is an experienced author specializing in language and communication skills who has worked in education at all levels from primary school to university. He is a director of two not-for-profit companies. His publications include the Oxford English Programme, the Oxford Guide to Writing and Speaking and Everyday Grammar. He is...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.61 inPublished:May 6, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198608748

ISBN - 13:9780198608745

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AcknowledgementsContentsSection A1. Introduction2. Sentences and clauses3. Nouns and pronouns4. Noun phrases5. Verbs6. Tense and 'tense'7. More about clause patterns8. Adverbials9. Multiple sentences10. Adverbial clauses11. Building textsSection BGlossary and Usage Guide