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  • Grammar Essentials for dummies
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  • 作者: by Geraldine Woods with Joan Friedman
  • 出版社:John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
  • 出版年:c2019
  • 集叢名:For dummies
  • ISBN:9781119589617; 9781119589679; 9781119589686
  • 格式:EPUB 流式,PDF,JPG
  • 附註:Includes index

Grammar Essentials For Dummies (9781119589617) was previously published as Grammar Essentials For Dummies(9780470618370). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product.
 
For students competing for the decreasing pool of college scholarships, writing a stellar entrance essay can make all the difference. With discrete explanations of vital grammar rules, common usage errors, and the other key concepts people need to refer to most often, Grammar Essentials For Dummies provides crucial information to help students communicate accurately and effectively. This guide is also a perfect reference for parents who need to review critical grammar concepts as they help students with homework assignments or college entrance essays, as well as for adult learners headed back into the classroom and people learning English as a next language.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Geraldine Woods has more than 35 years of teaching experience and is the author of more than 50 books, including English Grammar Workbook For Dummies and Research Papers For Dummies.

  • INTRODUCTION(第1頁)
    • About This Book(第1頁)
    • Conventions Used in This Book(第2頁)
    • Foolish Assumptions(第2頁)
    • Icons Used in This Book(第2頁)
    • Where to Go from Here(第3頁)
  • CHAPTER 1: Grasping Grammar Nitty-Gritty(第5頁)
    • Grammar: What It Is!(第6頁)
    • The Big Ideas of Grammar(第7頁)
    • Putting Grammar to Work in the Real World(第11頁)
  • CHAPTER 2: Making Peace between Subjects and Verbs(第13頁)
    • Getting Reacquainted with Verbs(第14頁)
    • Identifying Subjects(第18頁)
    • Give Peace a Chance: Making Subjects and Verbs Agree(第22頁)
    • Coming to an Agreement with Difficult Subjects(第27頁)
  • CHAPTER 3: Perfecting Your Pronoun Usage(第33頁)
    • Playing Matchmaker with Pronouns and Nouns(第33頁)
    • Selecting Singular or Plural Pronouns(第35頁)
    • Getting Possessive with Your Pronouns(第37頁)
    • Keeping Your Pronouns and Antecedents Close(第38頁)
    • Pairing Pronouns with Pronoun Antecedents(第40頁)
    • Avoiding Sexist Pronouns(第43頁)
  • CHAPTER 4: Constructing a Complete Sentence(第45頁)
    • Creating Complete Sentences from Complete Thoughts(第46頁)
    • Banning Fragments from Formal Writing(第51頁)
    • Enough Is Enough: Avoiding Run-ons(第52頁)
    • Attaching Sentences Legally(第54頁)
    • Connecting Unequal Ideas(第56頁)
    • Combining Sentences with Pronouns(第61頁)
    • Don’t Keep Your Audience Hanging: Removing Danglers(第62頁)
  • CHAPTER 5: Drawing Parallels ( Without the Lines )(第65頁)
    • Seeking Balance(第65頁)
    • Striving for Consistency(第68頁)
    • Using Conjunction Pairs Correctly(第72頁)
    • Constructing Proper Comparisons(第73頁)
  • CHAPTER 6: Adjectives, Adverbs, and Comparisons(第75頁)
    • Spotting Adjectives(第75頁)
    • Hunting for Adverbs(第79頁)
    • Sorting through Some Sticky Choices(第81頁)
    • Getting Picky about Word Placement(第83頁)
    • Creating Comparisons(第86頁)
  • CHAPTER 7: Polishing Your Punctuation(第93頁)
    • More Rules Than the IRS: Using Apostrophes(第93頁)
    • Quoting Correctly(第98頁)
    • Making Comma Sense(第103頁)
    • Mastering Dashes(第111頁)
    • Wielding Hyphens with Ease(第113頁)
    • Creating a Stopping Point: Colons(第114頁)
  • CHAPTER 8: Capitalizing Correctly(第117頁)
    • Covering the Basic Rules(第117頁)
    • Capitalizing ( Or Not ) References to People(第118頁)
    • Getting a Geography Lesson: Places, Directions, and More(第122頁)
    • Looking at Seasons and Times of Day(第123頁)
    • Getting Schooled in Education Terms(第123頁)
    • Wrestling with Capitals in Titles(第124頁)
    • Writing about Events and Eras(第125頁)
    • Capitalizing Abbreviations(第126頁)
  • CHAPTER 9: Choosing the Right Words(第127頁)
    • One Word or Two?(第127頁)
    • Separating Possessive Pronouns from Contractions(第129頁)
    • Using Words That Seem Interchangeable but Aren’t(第131頁)
    • A Word and a Phrase to Avoid(第137頁)
  • CHAPTER 10: Tackling Other Troublemakers(第139頁)
    • Creating Noun Plurals(第139頁)
    • Perfecting Prepositions(第142頁)
    • Deleting Double Negatives(第147頁)
  • CHAPTER 11: Improving Your Writing(第149頁)
    • Identifying Your Audience(第149頁)
    • Cutting Ties with Your Computer Grammar Checker(第151頁)
    • Giving Your Writing Punch with Great Verbs(第152頁)
    • Deleting All That’s Extra(第156頁)
    • Spicing Up Boring Sentences(第157頁)
    • Writing for Electronic Media(第160頁)
  • CHAPTER 12: Ten Ways to Improve Your Grammar Every Day(第165頁)
    • Pick Up a Good Book(第165頁)
    • Read the Newspaper(第166頁)
    • Sample Some Magazines(第166頁)
    • Delve into Strunk and White(第166頁)
    • Surf the Web(第167頁)
    • Review Style Manuals(第167頁)
    • Watch High-Quality TV Shows(第168頁)
    • Peruse the News(第168頁)
    • Download Podcasts(第168頁)
    • Listen to Authorities(第169頁)
  • INDEX(第171頁)
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