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ABRAMS' GUiDE TO GRAMMAR: THiRD EDiTiON

Abrams' Guide to Grammar: Third Edition

Abrams' Guide to Grammar: Third Edition

(ISBN: 1944607218)

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.. a self-paced workbook that teaches the core grammar skills Using IconLogic’s proven "skills & drills" training approach, this user-friendly, concise grammar reference is designed for word people -- writers, editors, proofreaders, managers, support staff, and students. “Abrams’ Guide to Grammar: Third Edition” covers problems of grammar and punctuation. If you communicate by composing a letter, memo, report, or email, you’ll benefit from this lively and instructional tutorial. What's more, if the following topics intimidate you or fly right over your head, this is the book for you. Abrams' Guide to Grammar demystifies the rules and provides practical experience to reinforce learning and build confidence with improved usage. This workbook features hands-on activities and challenge exercises (Confidence Checks) including detailed answer keys to all of the exercises.

Content

If any of the following topics intimidate you or if you need a refresher on grammar and punctuation rules, this is the book for you:

  • Parts of Speech
  • Phrases (Prepositional and Verbal)
  • Sentence Fragments
  • Run-on Sentences
  • Commas with Independent and Dependent
  • Clauses
  • Commas with Which and That
  • Commas after Introductory Constructions
  • Commas with Nonrestrictive Phrases
  • Commas in a Series
  • Verb Tense and Mood
  • Active vs. Passive Voice
  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement
  • Pronoun Case
  • The Pronouns Who and Whom
  • Parallelism
  • Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers
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