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1 Burnside Reference- Grammar and Style

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Grammar for Grownups

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Introduction

Part One. Recalling the Parts of Speech Chapter 1. Places to Go, Things to See, People to Meet (Nouns)
Chapter 2. The Handy Dandy Quick Pronoun Menu (Pronouns)
Chapter 3. Do/Be/Do/Be/Do (Verbs)
Chapter 4. Tell About It (Adjectives)
Chapter 5. How Fast, Which Way? (Adverbs)
Chapter 6. The Little Words (Prepositions)
Chapter 7. Life's Little Headaches (Conjunctions and Interjections)
Chapter 8. Life's Little Headaches (Verbals)

Part Two. Punctuation Chapter 9. The Reflective Pause (Commas, Commas, Commas)
Chapter 10. Headlights, California and Complete Stops (Colons, Semicolons and Periods)
Chapter 11. The Voices of Writing (Question Marks and Exclamation Points)
Chapter 12. Enclosures of the Work Kind (Parenthesis, Brackets and Quotation Marks)
Chapter 13. Dots and Dashes (Apostrophes, Ellipsis, Hyphens, Dashes, and Diagonals)

Part Three. Creating Your Own Style Chapter 14. Words--Troublesome, New, Wonderful
Chapter 15. Structuring Sentences
Chapter 16. Building Paragraphs
Chapter 17. Four Guides to Better Spelling
Chapter 18. Numbers
Chapter 19. What's Your Point?
Chapter 20. Selling Your Ideas (Persuasive Writing)
Chapter 21. Nonsexist Language
Chapter 22. Grammar Glitches

Conclusion

Synopsis:

A practical and entertaining handbook that will help anyone get their written messages across in a clear and effective way.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780062720436
Author:
Dumond, Val
Author:
Dumand, Val
Publisher:
Harper Resource
Location:
New York, NY :
Subject:
Grammar
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Linguistics
Subject:
Language arts
Subject:
English language -- Grammar.
Subject:
Business Communication - General
Subject:
General Language Arts & Disciplines
Edition Description:
1st HarperPerennial ed.
Series Volume:
187 (1994)
Publication Date:
19940112
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.97x5.29x.62 in. .40 lbs.

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