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English Grammar For Dummies

2nd Australian Edition

by Wendy M. Anderson Author · Geraldine Woods Author

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Improve the writing and speaking skills you use every day

Graceless with grammar? Perplexed by punctuation? Have no fear! This second Australian edition of English Grammar For Dummies explains everything from basic sentence structure to the finer points of grammar. Packed with expert advice, this book will help you to communicate more effectively and make the right impression every time.

  • Structure sentences correctly — learn everything from making verbs agree to understanding clauses
  • Avoid and fix common mistakes — find out how to revise the things your grammar checker underlines
  • Punctuate like a professional — explore the correct use of commas, apostrophes, colons, semicolons and dashes
  • Polish your writing style — discover how good grammar and good style go hand in hand
  • Open the book and find:

  • Ways to accessorise with adjectives and adverbs
  • Tips for pairing the correct pronoun with the noun
  • Advice about how to use numerals in documents
  • Hints for writing emails and slide presentations
  • Explanations of errors missed by spell checkers
  • Learn to:

  • Improve your writing and editing
  • Understand and apply grammar rules
  • Avoid common errors
  • Connect grammar with style
  • Publication Details

    Publisher:
    Wiley
    Imprint:
    For Dummies
    Edition:
    2
    Publication Date:
    2012
    Series:
    2nd Australian Edition

    Format

    • Kindle Book
    • OverDrive Read
    • Adobe PDF eBook 16.5 MB
    • Adobe EPUB eBook 1.5 MB

    Wendy M. Anderson (Author)

    Wendy M Anderson is an author, editor and educator. She has taught effective communication in classroom and business environments for over 20 years.

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    Geraldine Woods (Author)

    Geraldine Woods has taught grammar for over 25 years.

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    Lesley J. Ward (Author)

    Lesley J Ward is a founding member of the UK Society for Editors and Proofreaders.

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