Master the Basics--English

Author: Jean Yates

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

ISBN:

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 341

View: 791

Offers ESL students an overview of the fundamentals of the English language, with information on usage, grammar, verb tenses, sentence elements, and parts of speech.

Master the basics

German

Author: Paul G. Graves

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series Inc

ISBN:

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 224

View: 878

The popular Fast and Fun Way language learning series, previously available as book-and-cassette programs and in paperback book-only versions, can now be purchased to teach German and three other languages as a combination book and audio CD package. This program, designed for both travelers and students, instructs in the basics of speaking, understanding, and reading and writing German. Suitable both for adults and older children, the program includes language games and puzzles, cartoon illustrations, vocabulary flash cards, and other features that help make language-learning fun. The four compact discs present dramatized bilingual conversations and introduce students of German to correct pronunciation and listening comprehension.

Improve Your Punctuation & Grammar

Master the Essentials of the English Language, and Write with Greater Confidence

Author: Marion Field

Publisher: How to Books

ISBN:

Category: English language

Page: 176

View: 686

This guide aims to help the reader to master the basics of the English language. It outlines the basics of grammar and punctuation, shows how to avoid common mistakes and describes how to write with greater confidence. CONTENTS: Following grammatical guidelines - learning about sentence construction - varying your sentences - colouring your writing - making sense of punctuation marks - handling apostrophes and abbreviations - writing dialogue - avoiding common mistakes - improving your style - reinforcing your work - making use of the dictionary and the thesaurus About the author Marion Field was Head of English in a large Comprehensive School, and an experienced examiner for GCSE English. She is the author of a range of books dedicated to helping others master the English language and its usage.

The Basics

English

Author: Michele Goulet Miller

Publisher: South-Western Pub

ISBN:

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 248

View: 820

The Basics of English presents grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and number usage that provides the "base" of knowledge needed to succeed in writing classes. Short, concise content delivers a thorough approach with clear-cut examples and exercises to reinforce learning. Use of current technology including the Internet has been incorporated as well as SCANS workplace readiness skills. Humor is also added to emphasize key principles and concepts.

Improve Your Written English

Master the Essentials of Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling and Write with Greater Confidence

Author: Marion Field

Publisher: How To Books Ltd

ISBN:

Category: English language

Page: 185

View: 230

Updated and revised for the fourth edition, this one-stop reference covers all aspects of written English. CONTENTS: Part one The basics - parts of speech - sentence structure - punctuation - paragraphing and dialogue - spelling - apostrophes and abbreviations - revision Part two English in action - the essay and the short story - summarising and reporting - form filling - letter writing - job applications

Everyday English

Getting to Grips with the Basics of the Language

Author: Michelle Finlay

Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books

ISBN:

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

View: 374

A poor command of English is a considerable obstacle in almost every walk of life, from conducting business to dealing with everyday problems. This book takes you back to the basics; the simple rules and tricks that will help anyone to master the language. Rather than a guide to everything you would ever want to know about the English language, it is a basic companion to the nuts and bolts, designed to help native and non-native speakers alike to speak and write correct and unambiguous English in any situation - business or personal. The book offers advice on many different areas, including the writing of letters, reports and other texts, where often it is vital to convey meaning and purpose simply and clearly. It also includes sections on sentences, parts of speech, punctuation and common pitfalls to avoid.

English Fundamentals

Author: Donald W. Emery

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 448

View: 782

With clear explanations, an abundance of exercises, and numerous diagnostic and progress tests, this book provides students with the solid instruction and practice they need to master the basic principles of English grammar. Beginning with the fundamental elements of the sentence, this book presents each topic with clear, detailed explanations and numerous exercises. The first lessons introduce the basic system of the language. Once the foundation is laid, subsequent lessons explore more complex structures and relationships. The final instructional section surveys college writing and closes with coverage of essay tests and test–taking skills.

Everyday English

Getting to grips with the basics of the language

Author: Michelle Finlay

Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 175

View: 995

A poor command of English is a considerable obstacle in almost every walk of life, from conducting business to dealing with everyday problems. This book takes you back to the basics; the simple rules and tricks that will help anyone to master the language. Rather than a guide to everything you would ever want to know about the English language, it is a basic companion to the nuts and bolts - designed to help native and non-native speakers alike to speak and write correct and unambiguous English in any situation, business or personal. The book offers advice on many different areas including the writing of letters, reports and other texts, where it is often vital to convey meaning and purpose simply and clearly. It also includes sections on sentences, parts of speech, punctuation, and common pitfalls to avoid.

The Everything Grammar and Style Book

All you need to master the rules of great writing

Author: Susan Thurman

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN:

Category: Reference

Page: 352

View: 938

Good grammar is as critical to a successful personal and professional life as good grooming. Yet many struggle to master the basics. Enter this straightforward and entertaining book, which will teach even the worst grammarphobes how to write crystal-clear emails, professional-sounding letters, or articulate term papers. Completely revised and updated, this edition of an Everything bestseller includes: Steps to mastering difficult punctuation Effective revision techniques Tips for clear and concise writing It also includes new material on: Lists of commonly misspelled and misused words Brand-new exercises, called Checkpoint, at the end of each chapter E-Links: Web sites for spelling rules, style help, and interactive quizzes The perfect desk reference, The Everything Grammar and Style Book, 2nd Edition has all the ingredients anyone needs to conquer their fear of grammar and become a great communicator.