9780470409329

The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation: An Easy-to-Use Guide with Clear Rules, Real-World Examples, and Reproducible Quizzes, 10th Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470409329

  • ISBN10:

    0470409320

  • Format: eBook
  • Copyright: 6/1/2008
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
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Summary

The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation is filled with easy-to-understand rules,real-world examples, dozens of reproducible exercises, and pre- and post-tests.This handy workbook is ideal for teachers, students in middle school through college, ESL students, homeschoolers, and professionals. Valuable for anyone who takes tests or writes reports, letters, Web pages, e-mails, or blogs, The Blue Book offers instant answers to everyday English usage questions.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments. About the Author. Foreword by Mignon Fogarty (Grammar Girl). Introduction. 1 Grammar. Finding Subjects and Verbs. Subject and Verb Agreement. Pronouns. Who vs. Whom. Whoever vs. Whomever. That vs. Which. Adjectives and Adverbs. Problems with Prepositions. EffectiveWriting. 2 Confusing Words and Homonyms. 3 Punctuation. Spacing with Punctuation. Periods. Ellipsis Marks. Commas. Semicolons. Colons. Question Marks. Exclamation Points. Quotation Marks. Parentheses. Apostrophes. Hyphens. Dashes. 4 Capitalization. 5 Writing Numbers. 6 Quizzes. Grammar Pretest. Grammar Mastery Test. Punctuation, Capitalization, and Writing Numbers Pretest. Punctuation, Capitalization, and Writing Numbers Mastery Test. 7 Answers to Quizzes. Grammar Pretest. Grammar Mastery Test. Punctuation, Capitalization, and Writing Numbers Pretest. Punctuation, Capitalization, and Writing Numbers Mastery Test.

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