The Grammar Handbook by Gordon Winch

The Grammar Handbook

byGordon Winch

Paperback | November 9, 2013

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The Grammar Handbook is an essential reference for English grammar, punctuation and usage. It is ideal for undergraduate students seeking additional assistance with their grammar. The functional grammar section includes models of text types divided into literary text types and factual texttypes and grammar is introduced in a logical sequence so that students will understand the meaning of terms. The easy-to-use contents list and page tabs provide a handy reference to support any language activity from word, phrase and sentence level through to text level. This Handbook providesstudents the answers to everyday English usage questions.

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Gordon Winch was previously Head of the Department of English at Kuring-gai College of Advanced Education, now the Lindfield campus of the University of Technology, Sydney, and is currently a full-time author and educational consultant. He has taught in primary and secondary schools in Australia and overseas, holds a Master of Arts an...
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Title:The Grammar HandbookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 10.04 × 7.48 × 0.01 inPublished:November 9, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019552909X

ISBN - 13:9780195529098

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Table of Contents

IntroductionWord Level: The Parts of Speech- Nouns- Pronouns- Adjectives- Verbs- Adverbs- Prepositions- Conjunctions- Articles- Interjections- ParsingGroup, Phrase, Clause and Sentence Levels- Groups- Phrases- Clauses- Sentences- PunctuationText Level- Text Level Structure- Text Types/Genres- Literary Texts- Factual Texts- Persuasive TextsCorrect Usage- Confused Words- Homonyms- Making SenseFigurative LanguageThe AffixOrigins of Words