Author: Martha J. Kolln,Loretta S. Gray,Joseph Salvatore
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyWritingLab™ does not come packaged with th is content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyWritingLab, search for: 0134079965 / 9780134079967 Understanding English Grammar Plus MyWritingLab with Pearson eText – Access Card Package, 10/e Package consists of: · 0133954706 / 9780133954708 MyWritingLab with Pearson eText – Valuepack Access Card · 0134014189 / 9780134014180 Understanding English Grammar, 10/e For courses in Advanced Grammar. The essentials of English grammar, with a distinctively clear organization and user-friendly language The acclaimed Understanding English Grammar fosters students’ innate language expertise as they study sentence grammar. It offers a practical blend of the most useful elements of both traditional and new linguistic grammar, beginning with an overview of English as a world language, language change, and various classroom issues associated with prescriptive grammar and correctness, along with an updated list of further readings. Every discussion is viewed through the eyes of a novice reader, bearing in mind how the current generation of students uses communication tools for social purposes. Both students and teachers appreciate the self-teaching quality that incremental exercises provide throughout the chapters, with answers at the end of the book. The Tenth Edition introduces new coauthors Loretta Gray and Joseph Salvatore—two respected scholars who bring their special expertise in linguistics and creative writing, as well as long experience in teaching grammar and writing. Also Available with MyWritingLab ™ This title is also available with MyWritingLab –an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. In addition to the full eText, activities directly from the text are available within MyWritingLab. These include the small scrawl written assignments, readings from the text, review exercises and more.
An Easy-to-Use Guide with Clear Rules, Real-World Examples, and Reproducible Quizzes
Author: Jane Straus,Lester Kaufman,Tom Stern
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
A revised and updated new edition of the bestselling workbook and grammar guide The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation is a concise, entertaining workbook and guide to English grammar, punctuation, and usage. This user-friendly resource includes simple explanations of grammar, punctuation, and usage; scores of helpful examples; dozens of reproducible worksheets; and pre- and post-tests to help teach grammar to students of all ages. Appropriate for virtually any age range, this authoritative guide makes learning English grammar and usage simple and fun. This updated Eleventh Edition reflects the latest updates to English usage and grammar and features a fully revised two-color design and lay-flat binding for easy photocopying. Clear and concise, easy-to-follow, offering "just the facts" Fully updated to reflect the latest rules in grammar and usage along with new quizzes Ideal for students from seventh grade through adulthood in the US and abroad For anyone who wants to understand the major rules and subtle guidelines of English grammar and usage, The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation offers comprehensive, straightforward instruction.
What is English? To find an answer Tim Machan explores the language's present, past, and possible futures. His search is fascinating and important, for definitions of English have influenced education and law in many countries and helped shape the identities of this who live in them. Finding an account that fits the varieties of English is not simple. Tim Machan grapples with its elusive essence, through episodes in its history from rural America to colonialAustralia. Finally he reveals the stable category English resting among its shifting varieties. A book for everyone interested in English and the role of language in society.
Publisher: Bare Bones Training & Consulting Company
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
A user-friendly reference guide plus workbook containing the most important rules of English grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and writing numbers that people need every day. Full of helpful, real-world examples, exercises, tests, and answers. Perfect for business professionals, professors, teachers, students, and home schooling families, The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation is used in hundreds of universities, high schools, middle schools and corporations through the United States as well as in developing nations. Take an online quiz, get editing help, order the book, join the Q&A club, read Jane Straus's articles, or register for her monthly newsletter.
This dictionary of grammatical terms covers both current and traditional terminology in syntax and morphology. It includes descriptive terms, the major theoretical concepts of the most influential grammatical frameworks, and the chief terms from mathematical and computational linguistics. It contains over 1500 entries, providing definitions and examples, pronunciations, the earliest sources of terms and suggestions for further reading, and recommendations about competing and conflicting usages. The book focuses on non-theory-boumd descriptive terms, which are likely to remain current for some years. Aimed at students and teachers of linguistics, it allows a reader puzzled by a grammatical term to look it up and locate further reading with ease.
The Indispensable Guide to Excellent Writing and Speaking
Author: Grant Barrett
Publisher: Zephyros Press
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Expert linguist Grant Barrett gives you all the tools you need to improve your everyday communication--from perfecting your punctuation to polishing your speaking skills--with his accessible, go-to grammar guide. Language learners of all levels can turn to this easy-to-navigate grammar guide again and again for quick and authoritative information. From conjugating verbs to crafting sentences to developing your own style, Grant Barrett provides you with the tools and motivation to improve the way you communicate. Perfect English Grammar helps you clearly say what you want to say--and the best way to say it. Never Be Wrong: Catchy examples help you remember core grammar rules Sharpen Your Style: Composition guidelines let you express yourself fully Look It Up: Seamless navigation makes it easy to find answers quickly Geek Out: Explore the tricky questions with Grant Barrett's help Whether you're a busy professional or on the job hunt, Perfect English Grammar makes it easier than ever to improve your grasp of grammar.
Total multicolored with 2000 illustrations. A sacred book for young students. A family book for generation to generation. A thorough systematic treatment of Grammar & Composition. Designed to help in rapid conceptualisation of English Grammar.
‘English Grammar and Writing Skills’ has been designed for use as a textbook for school students and those in higher secondary. The book has been planned, keeping in mind the needs of the students, and is aligned to the CBSE and SSC boards. The exercises in each chapter will help the students prepare for their examinations. The book introduces the student to grammar concepts, step by step, and is rich in examples. The exercises are meant to reinforce the understanding of the concepts. At the end of the study, students will be pleasantly surprised by their improved understanding of the subject.
High School English Grammar & Composition provides ample guidance and practice in sentence building, correct usage, comprehension, composition and other allied areas so as to equip the learners with the ability to communicate effectively in English.
Combines instruction in sentence structure with examination of amusing expressions, and gives tips on email communication, editing a school paper, and more. Titles in Barron’s extensive Painless Series cover a wide range of subjects, as they are taught at middle school and high school levels. Perfect for supporting Common Core Standards, these books are written for students who find the subjects somewhat confusing, or just need a little extra help. Most of these books take a lighthearted, humorous approach to their subjects, and offer fun exercises including puzzles, games, and challenging “Brain Tickler” problems to solve. Bonus Online Component: includes additional games to challenge students, including Beat the Clock, a line match game, and a word scramble.
For courses in first-year composition. The most balanced coverage of the writing process, grammar, research, and other issues important to today’s readers. The Eleventh Edition of the Simon & Schuster Handbook for Writers , from trusted authors Lynn Troyka and Doug Hesse, continues its emphasis on critical thinking and reading as fundamental skills, integral to quality writing and sound research practices. This handbook provides all the information that readers need – how to write papers, use and document sources, write online, write with visuals, master grammar, and use correct punctuation. Designed for easy use and speedy entry into all topics, this book welcomes readers into a conversation about becoming better writers, and makes them feel supported every step of the way. Also available with MyWritingLab™ This title is also available with MyWritingLab, an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. In addition to the full eText, activities directly from the text are available within MyWritingLab. These include written assignments, readings from the text, review exercises, and more. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab™ & Mastering™ does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab & Mastering, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab & Mastering, search for: 0134140176 / 9780134140179 Simon & Schuster Handbook for Writers Plus MyWritingLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 11/e Package consists of: 0133954706 / 9780133954708 MyWritingLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 0134172825 / 9780134172828 Simon & Schuster Handbook for Writers
The world's most trusted grammar source for clear, direct, and comprehensive instruction, the Azar-Hagen Grammar Series -- including Basic English Grammar for beginning English language learners -- blends grammar instruction with communicative methods. Grammar is the springboard for developing all language skills: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. With clear, user-friendly charts and engaging, interactive practice, it's easy to see why this classic series remains the top-selling text in its field year after year. Highlights Clear charts and explanations Examples accompanied by easy-to-understand explanations and minimal terminology. Direct, in-depth grammar practice Immediate application of grammatical forms and meanings. Variety of exercise types including warm-up, reading, listening, comprehension, completion, interview, and writing. Comprehensive corpus-informed grammar syllabus Written vs. spoken usage in formal and informal contexts. Teacher's Guide includes step-by-step teaching suggestions for each chart, notes on key grammar structures, and vocabulary and expansion activities. Test Bank offers additional quizzes, chapter tests, mid-term, and final exams, and Chart Book contains the grammar charts. Teachers can use the eText as a classroom presentation tool and the ExamView� software to customize their tests. MyEnglishLab: Azar (access code in Student Book) includes: Extensive grammar practice with more than 500 new interactive exercises for practice in listening, speaking, and reading. Learner support with pop-up notes and grammar charts for easy access to information. Ongoing assessment, with immediate feedback on practice activities and tests, so students can monitor their own progress. Student Book audio Student Book answer key Grammar Coach videos Self-assessments
Finally! An easy-to-understand grammar book with fun grammar lessons. The Dragon Grammar Book is the ideal grammar book for kids, dragons, and adults alike. From multi-award winning children's fantasy author, Diane Mae Robinson, The Dragon Grammar Book introduces middle grades through adults to the basic rules of the English language with easy grammar lessons. Featuring the zany fantasy characters in the author's The Pen Pieyu Adventures series, The Dragon Grammar Book is sure to be enjoyed by the whole kingdom. "With clear examples and fun activities, this book is a must-have for readers and aspiring writers." -Peter Takach, English Teacher and Grammarian "Having a useful resource that engages students and includes a wide variety of grammar rules with short, fun examples is difficult to find. Robinson has produced a winner with this easy-to-navigate, all-inclusive, grammar guide for kids." -Literary Titan " I've rarely come across as well presented and entertaining an approach to what can be an intimidating subject, particularly for a young audience or for adults learning English as a second language. Robinson gets to the heart of the really puzzling aspects of grammar and offers them up in a format designed to make learning grammar more fun." -Jack Magnus for Readers' Favorite "Author Diane Mae Robinson has written an excellent and fun book on grammar that children and adults will comprehend. Schools, libraries, writers, and readers will benefit from this easy-to-understand grammar book." -Barbara Fanson for Readers' Favorite "Do you think English grammar is fun? No? Join the club. It can be torture. However, there is a book called The Dragon Grammar Book by Diane Mae Robinson and it might just change your opinion about grammar books." -Kim Anisi for Readers' Favorite