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Painless Grammar (Barron's Painless)

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ISBN13: 9780764134364
ISBN10: 0764134361
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This very approachable text combines instruction in parts of speech and sentence structure with down-to-earth examples, funny illustrations, and examination of some of the more amusing and peculiar words in the English language. A chapter on clear e-mail communication and etiquette is brand new in this edition, as are many of the author's challenging "Brain Ticklers." Her helpful chapter on how to edit a school paper has also been heavily revised and updated.

Barron's popular Painless Series of study guides for middle school and high school students offer a lighthearted, often humorous approach to their subjects, transforming details that might once have seemed boring or difficult into a series of interesting and mentally challenging ideas. Most titles in the series feature many fun-to-solve "Brain Tickler" problems with answers at the end of each chapter.

Synopsis:

(back cover)

PAINLESS

Grammar

Second Edition

Really. This isn't going to hurt at all . . .

If you've hated every grammar book you've ever had to open, get ready for a pleasant surprise! This book mixes parts of speech and punctuation rules with large portions of humor, down-to-earth examples of correct usage, and funny cartoon illustrations. As you learn painlessly about how to make a verb agree with its subject, or a pronoun with its antecedent, you'll look at some of the wackier words in the English language and see how they are often misused. This new edition also gives you some handy tips on sending e-mail messages to your friends.

For Middle School and High School Students

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funcho, February 28, 2007 (view all comments by funcho)
This is a book no one should be without. All the rules of the English language that you learned in school and have since forgotten are right here!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780764134364
Author:
Barrons
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series
Author:
Elliott, Rebecca S.
Author:
Rebecca Elliott Ph.D.
Author:
Elliott Ph.D., Rebecca
Subject:
Grammar
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Study Aids - Grammar
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Study Guides
Subject:
English Grammar
Subject:
English language -- Grammar.
Subject:
Study Aids - General
Subject:
Children s-Reference General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Barron's Painless
Publication Date:
June 2006
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 13.6 oz
Age Level:
08-12

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PAINLESS

Grammar

Second Edition

Really. This isn't going to hurt at all . . .

If you've hated every grammar book you've ever had to open, get ready for a pleasant surprise! This book mixes parts of speech and punctuation rules with large portions of humor, down-to-earth examples of correct usage, and funny cartoon illustrations. As you learn painlessly about how to make a verb agree with its subject, or a pronoun with its antecedent, you'll look at some of the wackier words in the English language and see how they are often misused. This new edition also gives you some handy tips on sending e-mail messages to your friends.

For Middle School and High School Students

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