Author: Geoffrey N. Leech
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman Limited
ISBN: 0582405742
Release Date: 2001-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This thoroughly revised edition provides teachers and learners of English with a unique, up-to-date reference grammar in an easy-to-use dictionary-like format.

Oxford A Z of English Usage

Author: Jeremy Butterfield
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199652457
Release Date: 2013-08-15
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This handy guide provides crystal-clear help with writing correctly and appropriately in everyday situations. Arranged alphabetically, the book contains concise entries with guidance on individual words and phrases, and longer entries on broader topics such as overused words, bullet points, and avoiding sexist language.

Oxford A Z of Grammar and Punctuation

Author: John Seely
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199669189
Release Date: 2013-08-15
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Including examples of real usage, this handy volume provides clear information about grammar and punctuation that we need on a day-to-day basis in over 300 entries.Revised and updated, The Oxford A-Z of Grammar and Punctuation offers accessible and coherent explanations across a broad range of topics, and is the first port of call for any reader seeking clear, authoritative help with grammar and punctuation. Both easy to use andcomprehensive, it is an essential tool for writing at home, in the office, at school, and at college.

A Communicative Grammar of English

Author: Geoffrey Leech
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317869689
Release Date: 2013-11-14
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

A Communicative Grammar of English has long been established as a grammar innovative in approach, reliable in coverage, and clear in its explanations. This fully revised and redesigned third edition provides up-to-date and accessible help to teachers, advanced learners and undergraduate students of English. Part One looks at the way English grammar varies in different types of English, such as ‘formal’ and ‘informal’, ‘spoken’ and ‘written’; Part Two focuses on the uses of grammar rather than on grammatical structure and Part Three provides a handy alphabetically arranged guide to English grammar. A new workbook, The Communicative Grammar of English Workbook also accompanies this edition.


Author: Sylvia Chalker
Publisher: OXFORD University Press
ISBN: 9780192800879
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Reference

An A-Z of 1,000 English grammatical terms, including current mainstream terminology, older, traditional and many new, controversial terms plus coverage of wider linguistics items. Concise definitions are accompanied by more detailed explanations with examples of usage and many quotations from grammar books. Now available in paperback this book should be found on the shelves of all those with an interest in the English language

English Grammar Today with CD ROM

Author: Ronald Carter
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521731751
Release Date: 2011-04-07
Genre: Foreign Language Study

A major grammar reference book of modern English, specially written for intermediate learners of English. English Grammar Today is an indispensable reference guide to contemporary English grammar and usage. With extensive corpus research at its core, it provides over 500 entries organised into an easy-to-use A-Z structure. Authentic examples of written and spoken English place the grammar in context and the clear explanations make it ideal for intermediate learners of English at CEF levels B1-B2, including those preparing for IELTS or Cambridge English exams such as Preliminary and First. The book comes with a free CD-ROM that provides the book content and nearly 200 additional entries, plus audio recordings of all the examples and dialogues.

Oxford A Z of Better Spelling

Author: Charlotte Buxton
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199564132
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Good spelling is fundamental to making the right impression with any type of writing; reports, homework, CVs, and letters all require correct spelling in order to get the message across in clear and straightforward English. Adaptable or adaptible? Definite or definate? Delirious or delireous? What is the difference between assent and ascent, dual and duel, or forbear and forebear? How do you make the plural of halo? Is it halos or haloes? Actually it's both, but not so for potato, theplural of which is potatoes. Knowing the difference between easily confusable words, making plurals, and adding endings are just some of the aspects of spelling that confront us with endless pitfalls. This easy-to-use A-Z guide does what no spellchecker can do: it gives immediate access not only to individual word spellings but also to general rules that will help you develop good spelling. The book covers the topics in simple and helpful terms and also offers advice on how to use apostrophes and hyphens, and the differences between British and American spelling. The core of the book is a list of over 2,000 words laid out for quick and easy reference. Based on evidence of misspelling gathered from real situations, this guide is the most useful and comprehensive help on spelling available. This new edition makes the benefits of the material more explicit to the general reader: better organization of the supplementary features, simplified and more transparent design, additionaland updated content, and more clearly written rules. One of a mini-series of titles on spelling, grammar and punctuation, and usage.

English Grammar for Today

Author: Geoffrey N. Leech
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781349168781
Release Date: 1982-10-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

English Grammar for Today seeks to promote the study of grammar in the English curriculum. It takes a new approach which gives weight not only to analytical skills but also to the integration of English grammar with other linguistic skills such as composition and comprehension.

Using German

Author: Martin Durrell
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521530008
Release Date: 2003-09-04
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This is a new, thoroughly revised edition of the acclaimed Using German, first published in 1992. It provides guidance for those who have already acquired the basics of German and wish to extend their fluency and confidence. Focusing on the particular needs of the English-speaking user, it incorporates important information on recent trends and changes in the German language, including the 1998 spelling reforms, and on style, register and regional variation, frequently ignored by conventional textbooks. It will be an invaluable source of up-to-date guidance on grammar and vocabulary.

1001 Words You Need To Know and Use

Author: Martin Manser
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199560059
Release Date: 2010-01-14
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This A-Z provides 1001 words you need to know to make your writing and speaking effective, convincing, and expressive. With clear guidance on choosing the right word, this book is essential for anyone wanting to achieve greater success in written and spoken tasks including essays, interviews, CVs and application letters, reports, and more.

The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation

Author: Jane Straus
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118790328
Release Date: 2014-01-22
Genre: Education

A revised and updated new edition of the bestselling workbook and grammar guide The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation is a concise, entertaining workbook and guide to English grammar, punctuation, and usage. This user-friendly resource includes simple explanations of grammar, punctuation, and usage; scores of helpful examples; dozens of reproducible worksheets; and pre- and post-tests to help teach grammar to students of all ages. Appropriate for virtually any age range, this authoritative guide makes learning English grammar and usage simple and fun. This updated Eleventh Edition reflects the latest updates to English usage and grammar and features a fully revised two-color design and lay-flat binding for easy photocopying. Clear and concise, easy-to-follow, offering "just the facts" Fully updated to reflect the latest rules in grammar and usage along with new quizzes Ideal for students from seventh grade through adulthood in the US and abroad For anyone who wants to understand the major rules and subtle guidelines of English grammar and usage, The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation offers comprehensive, straightforward instruction.

The New A Z of ELT

Author: Scott Thornbury
ISBN: 1786327880
Release Date: 2017-05
Genre: English language

"The New A-Z of ELT is a practical and informative guide which is indispensible to teachers and teacher trainers of all levels of experience. The new edition has been revised and restructured to take recent developments in language teaching into account and is a fully cross-referenced, alphabetical guide to ELT that defines and explains essential language teaching concepts and terminology from fields including grammar, linguistics, discourse analysis, digital pedagogies and phonology." --Back cover.

A Dictionary of Modern English Usage

Author: Henry Watson Fowler
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions
ISBN: 1853263184
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This dictionary aims to help users to find the most appropriate word to use on a wide range of occasions. It is designed in particular for students, those writing reports, letters and speeches, and crossword solvers, but is also useful as a general word reference. Special features include: an alphabetical A-Z listing; numbered senses for words with more than one meaning; British and American variants; and specially marked colloquial uses.

The Oxford English Grammar H

Author: Sidney Greenbaum
Publisher: Clarendon Press
ISBN: 0198612508
Release Date: 1996-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Covers written and spoken British and American English and reviews grammar, usage, punctuation, and phonetics