9780470410806

Webster's New World English Grammar Handbook

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470410806

  • ISBN10:

    0470410809

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/20/2009
  • Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN (A)
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Summary

The trusted reference-now with on-the-go accessWhether you're in school or out in the work world, communicating clearly and correctly is key to your success. With easy-to-understand explanations of grammar rules and plenty of real-world examples and tips, this authoritative reference is just what you need to speak and write with confidence and ease.Now more accessible than ever, this edition has been updated to include:A new chapter on punctuation, including common punctuation mistakesExpanded coverage of commonly misspelled words and variances in spellingMore intuitive organization, making it easier to navigateVisual elements that enhance your understanding of specific grammar problemsFree online access to portions of the book for an on-the-go reference to commonly misspelled words; common punctuation errors; variances in spelling among the U.S., the U.K., and Canada; and frequently misused words and expressionsLucid, comprehensive, and easy-to-use, this is your go-to guide to get ahead.

Author Biography

Gordon Loberger, Ph.D., author of A Concise Guide to Standard English Usage, has taught English grammar at the university level for over 40 years. Kate Shoup is a veteran freelance writer and editor.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Parts of Speech
Nouns
Pronouns
Verbs
Modifiers
Function Words
Sentence Elements
Types of Sentences
Sentence Patterns
Punctuation
Sentence Parts
Handling Capitalization and Spelling
Capitalization
Spelling
On Writing
Misused Words and Expressions
Glossary
Index
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