Grammar Matters

Paperback | December 20, 2013

byMargaret Zeegers

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Grammar Matters is a simple, accessible and engaging book about the rules of grammar. It is designed to introduce the basic foundations of grammar to teacher education students in order to build knowledge and confidence, and equip them with a range of skills and strategies to help them teachgrammar and literacy. At the start of each chapter, students are introduced to the key concepts to be discussed in the chapter on the basis of what the reader already knows about grammar, and what they can expect to learn about and master in the chapter. There are basic grammar and teaching strategy "hot tips" throughoutthe book to help students remember grammar rules and conventions, and apply them when teaching in the classroom.

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Grammar Matters is a simple, accessible and engaging book about the rules of grammar. It is designed to introduce the basic foundations of grammar to teacher education students in order to build knowledge and confidence, and equip them with a range of skills and strategies to help them teachgrammar and literacy. At the start of each ch...

Dr Margaret Zeegers is Associate Professor in the School of Education and Arts at the University of Ballarat. An experienced teacher and researcher, she has worked in education as a school teacher in state schools, in TAFEs, and in universities in Australia and abroad.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 9.65 × 7.48 × 0.68 inPublished:December 20, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195523091

ISBN - 13:9780195523096

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PrefacePart 1: Parts of Speech and Rules of Grammar1. The Nouns2. The Pronoun3. The Apostrophe: Not a Part of Speech4. The Preposition5. The Adjective6. The Article7. The Connective8. The Interjection9. The Verb10. The AdverbEnd of Part 1 revision sectionPart 2: Phrases, Clauses, Sentences and their Punctuation11. Phrases, Clauses and Sentences12. Types of Phrases and Clauses13. PunctuationReferences and Further Reading