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 Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation

Author: Jane Straus
Publisher: Bare Bones Training & Consulting Company
ISBN: 0966722183
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

A user-friendly reference guide plus workbook containing the most important rules of English grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and writing numbers that people need every day. Full of helpful, real-world examples, exercises, tests, and answers. Perfect for business professionals, professors, teachers, students, and home schooling families, The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation is used in hundreds of universities, high schools, middle schools and corporations through the United States as well as in developing nations. Take an online quiz, get editing help, order the book, join the Q&A club, read Jane Straus's articles, or register for her monthly newsletter.

English Grammar Workbook For Dummies

Author: Geraldine Woods
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118047346
Release Date: 2011-03-08
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Get some good grammar practice-and start speaking and writing well Good grammar is important, whether you want to advance your career, boost your GPA, or increase your SAT or ACT score. Practice is the key to improving your grammar skills, and that's what this workbook is all about. Honing speaking and writing skills through continued practice translates into everyday situations, such as writing papers, giving presentations, and communicating effectively in the workplace or classroom. In English Grammar Workbook For Dummies you'll find hundreds of fun problems to help build your grammar muscles. Just turn to a topic you need help with-from punctuation and pronouns to possessives and parallel structure-and get out your pencil. With just a little practice every day, you'll be speaking correctly, writing confidently, and getting the recognition you deserve at work or at school. Hundreds of practice exercises and helpful explanations Explanations mirror teaching methods and classroom protocols Focused, modular content presented in step-by-step lessons English Grammar Workbook For Dummies will empower you to structure sentences correctly, make subject and verbs agree, and use tricky punctuation marks such as commas, semicolons, and apostrophes without fear.

The Only Grammar Style Workbook You ll Ever Need

Author: Susan Thurman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781440533303
Release Date: 2012-06-18
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Everyone wants to produce writing that is clear, concise, and grammatically accurate, but getting to that point is not always easy. If you've ever had difficulty finding the right phrase to complete a simple sentence or have struggled to put a complicated thought into words, The Only Grammar and Style Workbook You'll Ever Need is for you. In this book, grammar savant Susan Thurman guides you through the complexities of spelling, usage, and style in the English language. Her comprehensive drills show you how to: Find the right words Identify the parts of speech Recognize elements of a good sentence Avoid common grammatical and punctuation mistakes Write clearly and directly With more than 150 exercises and in-depth lessons, this workbook will quickly become your go-to resource for all your writing needs.

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.

Merriam Webster s Guide to Punctuation and Style

Author: Merriam-Webster
Publisher: Merriam Webster Mass Market
ISBN: 0877799210
Release Date: 2001-01-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

"New edition! Quick answers to questions about pronunciation, capitalization, plurals, and quotations. A guide to copyediting and proofreading. Special sections of word usage and grammar. Instructions for preparing notes and bibliographies."\\\\\

The Daily Spark

Author: SparkNotes
Publisher: Spark Publishing Group
ISBN: 1411402251
Release Date: 2004-07
Genre: Education

The Daily Spark series gives classroom teachers a dynamic way of delivering stimulating and effective exercises to get students motivated at the start of class. Each book in the series features 180 exercises, one for each day of the school year. These small, handy books are brightly designed for quick and easy reproduction. Each Daily Spark prompt is uniquely tailored for subject matter; while one may present a short problem, another may pose a provocative question or ask students to write a brief poem or journal entry.

Grammar Girl Presents the Ultimate Writing Guide for Students

Author: Mignon Fogarty
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780805089431
Release Date: 2011-07-05
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

A guide to English language grammar covers the parts of speech, sentences, and punctuation along with information on writing style and a collection of quizzes.

Random House Webster s Grammar Usage and Punctuation

Author: Random House
Publisher: Random House Reference &
ISBN: 9780375722769
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Reference

Provides clear and concise explanations of English grammar, including a review of common grammatical and stylistic errors, a list of commonly misspelled words, and guidelines for punctuation and capitalization.

Essential College English

Author: Norwood Selby
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 0321038088
Release Date: 1999-07-01
Genre: English language

Selby's Essential College English is an excellent grammar workbook that provides a complete, clear treatment of the rules of grammar and punctuation. Incorporating a friendly and engaging tone throughout, the author's focus on the traditional principles of basic, sentence-level grammar and usage. Each chapter begins with a practice "Find the Error" activity, progresses to lessons and numerous exercises to reinforce each lesson, and concludes with further Review and Editing Tests to help readers retain what they have learned in each chapter. With journal and writing assignments at the end of each chapter, the book places greater emphasis on writing and the writing process. The book also includes checklists, boxed grammar rules, writer's tips, coverage of spelling practice and stylistic elements.

The Perfect English Grammar Workbook

Author: Lisa McLendon
Publisher: Zephyros Press
ISBN: 162315796X
Release Date: 2017-01-10
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Easiest-to-Use, Most Up-to-Date Grammar Workbook for Improving Your Daily Communication The English language is expansive and complex. The rules are always changing, and grammar advice from a century or even a few years ago may not apply today. If you want to communicate with clarity and credibility--if you want people to focus on what you're saying, rather than how you're saying it--then you need to use excellent grammar. Editor, linguistic expert, and self-proclaimed "grammar cheerleader" Lisa McLendon has spent her career finding ways to use language effectively and correctly. Lisa knows that the primary reason people are uneasy about writing and public speaking is because they aren't confident in their grammar skills. With The Perfect English Grammar Workbook Lisa has developed a simple, well-organized grammar workbook that demystifies English grammar so you can use it with confidence and accuracy. In The Perfect English Grammar Workbook you'll find: EASY-TO-FOLLOW LESSONS organized by how we naturally learn--simple instructions followed by self-directed quizzes RELEVANT, ENGAGING EXAMPLES that demonstrate grammar rules with wit, humor, and contemporary appeal RECENT, UP-TO-DATE RULES based on the English language we use today A WIDE VARIETY OF EXERCISES that make learning fun HELPFUL FEATURES FOR CLASSROOM USE including standalone answer keys for easy photocopying and color-coded pages for quick navigation Finding the best grammar workbook can be difficult. But The Perfect English Grammar Workbook provides everything you need to master the rules of grammar with ease and enjoyment. The Perfect English Grammar Workbook covers all English grammar rules including: Composition * Parts of Speech * Sentence Structure * Verbs * Determiners * Nouns * Adjectives * Prepositions * Conjunctions * Punctuation * and more.

Grammar Made Easy

Author: Merlene J Purkiss
Publisher: Mjp Publishing, LLC
ISBN: 1634528700
Release Date: 2016-07-18
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Grammar Made Easy: Adjectives and Adverbs is an easy-to-follow, comprehensive guide for those who struggle with mastery of adjectives and adverbs, one of the most difficult grammatical skills. The book begins with a simple explanation to distinguish between adjectives and adverbs. It also effectively demonstrates how to use adjectives and adverbs in the comparison along with numerous other practice exercises. The author, Merlene Purkiss, incorporates the same techniques she has used in the classroom for 40 years to motivate her students to become good writers. She often tells her students, "Writing is not difficuGrammar Made Easy: Adjectives and Adverbs has the right techniques to help you become a better writer!

Enough is Enough

Author: Jane Straus
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
ISBN: 0787979880
Release Date: 2005-09-01
Genre: Self-Help

Break free of fear and let your inner truth inspire you to thrive and get the life you really want What keeps us enduring an unsatisfying life? How can we break free of our fear-based patterns to live an inspiring and unique life that is aligned with our deepest personal truth? Written by the highly successful seminar leader and life coach Jane Straus, Enough Is Enough delves into the spiritual, emotional, and intellectual aspects of an extraordinary life. Using a practical approach that includes a wealth of exercises, Straus helps readers break free of fear and learn to lead a life of integrity that is filled with joy. Jane Straus (Mill Valley, CA) is a seminar leader, coach, motivational speaker, and the founder and CEO of two companies, one for business seminars and one for intensive personal growth workshops.