• English grammar essentials for dummies
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  • 作者: by Wendy M Anderson, Geraldine Woods, Lesley J Ward
  • 出版社:Wiley Publishing Australia Pty Ltd
  • 出版年:c2020
  • 集叢名:For dummies
  • ISBN:978-0-730-38472-4 ; 0-7303-8472-1 ; 978-0-7303-8474-8 ; 0-7303-8474-8
  • 格式:EPUB,PDF
  • 版次:Australian ed.
  • 附註:"Learning made easy"--Cover. Includes index.

English Grammar Essentials For Dummies 2nd Edition (9780730384724) was previously published as English Grammar Essentials For Dummies 2nd Edition (9781118493311). 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.
The fun and easy way to learn essential grammar rules, common usage errors, and other key concepts in the English language
Understanding the rules of English is key to being an effective communicator—at work, at school, or anywhere else. If you struggle with the rules—and who hasn't—English Grammar Essentials For Dummies is the book for you. Covering just the basics you need, the book boils the rules of grammar down to the core concepts that will make you a better communicator in any and every aspect of your life.

Ideal for students, job hunters, adult learners, those who speak English as a second language, and anyone who wants to make a good impression
Covers the vital essentials needed for better written communication
Serves as an excellent refresher course for professionals whose primary mode of communication is increasingly electronic and written
Clear and understandable writing can be the key to success in almost any professional field. With English Grammar Essentials For Dummies, you'll master the basics with ease!


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

Geraldine Woods has taught grammar for over 25 years.

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

  • Introduction(第1頁)
    • About This Book(第1頁)
    • Foolish Assumptions(第2頁)
    • Icons Used in This Book(第2頁)
    • Where to Go from Here(第3頁)
  • Chapter 1: Grappling with Grammar(第5頁)
    • Grasping Grammar: Good and Proper(第6頁)
    • Using Aussie English(第7頁)
    • Having a Quick Squiz at Aussie Words(第8頁)
    • Choosing Levels of English(第10頁)
    • Labelling Words(第12頁)
  • Chapter 2: Controlling Verbs(第17頁)
    • Verifying Verbs(第17頁)
    • Simplifying Subjects(第22頁)
    • Making Subjects and Verbs Agree(第24頁)
    • Looking like Verbs: Verbals(第28頁)
  • Chapter 3: Completing Sentences(第31頁)
    • Having Subject–Verb Pairs(第31頁)
    • Expressing Complete Thoughts(第32頁)
    • Creating Completeness with Clauses(第33頁)
    • Considering Fragments(第36頁)
    • Contemplating Complements(第38頁)
    • Completing Linking Verbs(第43頁)
    • Complementing the Object(第44頁)
  • Chapter 4: Peaking with Pronouns(第45頁)
    • Matching Pronouns with Nouns(第46頁)
    • Avoiding Vague Pronoun Use(第46頁)
    • Choosing Singular and Plural Pronouns(第47頁)
    • Pairing Pronouns with Collective Nouns(第48頁)
    • Selecting Pronouns as Subjects(第49頁)
    • Knowing Who or Whom(第51頁)
    • Comparing with Pronouns(第52頁)
    • Owning Possessive Pronouns(第52頁)
    • Reflecting on Reflexive Pronouns(第53頁)
  • Chapter 5: Modifying with Descriptions(第55頁)
    • Adding Meaning with Adjectives(第55頁)
    • Describing with Adjectives(第56頁)
    • Describing with Adverbs(第60頁)
    • Misplacing Descriptions(第63頁)
    • Dangling a Description in Space(第64頁)
    • Squinting Descriptions(第66頁)
  • Chapter 6: Punctuating for Meaning(第67頁)
    • Conquering Commas(第67頁)
    • Airing All about Apostrophes(第74頁)
    • Simplifying Semicolons(第79頁)
    • Clarifying Colons(第80頁)
    • Dealing with Dashes(第82頁)
    • Embracing Em and En Dashes(第84頁)
  • Chapter 7: Choosing Capital Letters and Numerals(第87頁)
    • Covering the Basics of Capitalisation(第87頁)
    • Deciding When to Use Numerals(第93頁)
  • Chapter 8: Avoiding Tricky Situations(第95頁)
    • Eliminating Sexist Pronouns(第96頁)
    • Choosing Between Adjectives and Adverbs(第97頁)
    • Being Clear with Even, Almost and Only(第99頁)
    • Understanding the Connection Between Which, That and the Comma(第101頁)
    • Creating Clear Comparisons(第102頁)
    • Storytelling in Past or Present Tense(第105頁)
    • Matching Up Two-Part Conjunctions(第109頁)
    • Ending the Problem with I or Me(第110頁)
    • Editing Out Empty Subjects: Its, Here and There(第112頁)
    • Ending a Sentence with a Preposition(第113頁)
  • Chapter 9: Reporting Speech and Quoting Others(第115頁)
    • Quoting Someone Else(第115頁)
    • Punctuating Block Quotations(第116頁)
    • Joining the Dots with Ellipses(第118頁)
    • Putting Brackets within Quotations(第119頁)
    • Recording Titles(第121頁)
    • Writing Conversation: Quotation Marks(第122頁)
    • Creating Scare Quotes: Aerial Quotation Marks(第132頁)
  • Chapter 10: Writing with Style(第133頁)
    • Building Better Sentences(第133頁)
    • Finding the Right Voice: Active and Passive(第139頁)
    • Creating Writing That Flows: Cohesion(第143頁)
    • Being Absolutely Clear: Plain English(第146頁)
  • Chapter 11: Creating More Accurate Documents(第151頁)
    • Summarising with Bullet Point Lists(第151頁)
    • Handling Addresses and Dates(第153頁)
    • Filling in the Rules for Abbreviations(第155頁)
    • Ensuring Effective Emails(第157頁)
    • Focussing on Visual Presentations(第160頁)
    • Presenting Perfect Bibliographies(第162頁)
  • Chapter 12: Ten Solutions to the Most Common Grammar Errors(第167頁)
    • Adding Apostrophes (Or Not)(第167頁)
    • Reaching Agreement(第168頁)
    • Staying in the Right Tense(第169頁)
    • Splicing Sentences with a Comma(第169頁)
    • Running Sentences On(第170頁)
    • Fragmenting Sentences(第170頁)
    • Misplacing Modifiers(第170頁)
    • Knowing When to Use Subject and Object Pronouns(第171頁)
    • Selecting Prepositions(第171頁)
    • Confusing ‘Of’ with ‘Have’(第172頁)
  • Index(第173頁)
紙本書 NT$ 435
NT$ 435

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