Webster's New World English Grammar Handbook

Webster's New World English Grammar Handbook

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"Webster's New World English Grammar Handbook" covers all the basics of standard English usage in a concise, step-by-step format including the special "General Observation" feature that provides grammar rules and tips at a glance. This comprehensive reference is the perfect desktop reference for the non-writing professionals and students alike. "Webster's New World English Grammar Handbook" goes beyond the competition by providing special sections on writing, spelling, and punctuation as well as an extensive appendix on "Misused Words and Expressions." This alphabetized appendix features hundreds of examples of misused words and expressions and explains proper usage. You'll find yourself referring to this section time and again to polish your grammar.show more

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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 190 x 235 x 20mm | 598.75g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764564889
  • 9780764564888

About Gordon J. Loberger

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 Welsh is a veteran freelance writer and editor.show more

Table of contents

Preface. Introduction. PART I: PARTS OF SPEECH. Nouns. Pronouns. Adjectives. Verbs. Adverbs. Function Words. PART II: SENTENCE ELEMENTS. Types of Sentences. Sentence Patterns. Sentence Parts. PART III: HANDLING CAPITALIZATION AND SPELLING. Capitalization. Spelling. PART IV: ON WRITING. Prewriting. Writing. Revising. Proofreading. Appendix: Misused Words and Expressions. Glossary. Index.show more

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