Grammar for Writing 1

An Editing Guide to Writing

Author: Joyce S. Cain

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780132088985

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 141

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Grammar for Writing is a three-level series that provides students with the essential grammar applications they need to become proficient writers. Based on the series Eye on Editing, Grammar for Writing updates the existing two levels and adds a third level for expanded content coverage. The series features authentic writing excerpts and practical tools to facilitate comprehension and application for students enrolled in writing or combined-skills courses. Features: Clear, concise grammar explanations and easy-to-read charts help summarize key learning objectives. Diagnostic pretests and self-check exercises assess students' understanding of the editing points. Exercises drawn from student writing focus on the most frequently occurring grammar errors. Editing guidelines help students identify and correct common grammatical mistakes. Authentic writings model application of grammar points. Corpus-informed approach to vocabulary gives the series an academic feel.

Academic Writing and Grammar for Students

Author: Alex Osmond

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473947189

Category: Study Aids

Page: 216

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Available as an E-Inspection Copy! Go here to order Grappling with grammar? Struggling with punctuation? Whether you're writing an essay or assignment, report or dissertation, this useful guide shows you how to improve the quality of your work at university – fast – by identifying and using the correct use of English grammar and punctuation in your academic writing. Using tried and tested advice from student workshops, Alex Osmond shares practical examples that illustrate common mistakes, and shows you how to avoid them. You’ll also discover guidance on: Writing structure – the what and how of crafting sentences and paragraphs Conciseness – how to express your point succinctly and clearly, showing you understand the topic Effective proofreading – the importance of the final ‘tidy up’, so your work is ready to hand in Referencing – common systems, and how to reference consistently (and avoid plagiarism). This new edition also includes separate chapters on critical thinking and referencing, exploring each topic in more detail, and learning outcomes in every chapter, so you can identify what new skills you’ll take away. Personal tips and advice direct from Alex Osmond For access to additional resources and one-to-one advice from Alex, 'like' his Facebook page Academic Writing and Grammar for Students. SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills website for tips, quizzes and videos on study success!

The Only Grammar Book You'll Ever Need

A One-Stop Source for Every Writing Assignment

Author: Susan Thurman,Larry Shea

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440519269

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 192

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The Only Grammar Book You'll Ever Need is the ideal resource for everyone who wants to produce writing that is clear, concise, and grammatically excellent. Whether you're creating perfect professional documents, spectacular school papers, or effective personal letters, you'll find this handbook indispensable. From word choice to punctuation to organization, English teacher Susan Thurman guides you through getting your thoughts on paper with polish. Using dozens of examples, The Only Grammar Book You'll Ever Need provides guidelines for: Understanding the parts of speech and elements of a sentence Avoiding the most common grammar and punctuation mistakes Using correct punctuating in every sentence Writing clearly and directly Approaching writing projects, whether big or small Easy to follow and authoritative, The Only Grammar Book You'll Ever Need provides all the necessary tools to make you successful with every type of written expression.

Grammar for Writing 1

An Editing Guide to Writing

Author: Joyce S. Cain

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780132089005

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 224

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This student workbook presents techniques for and exercises in editing written English--focusing specifically on the grammatical structures with which students most frequently have difficulty--all to develop familiarity with the editing stage in the writing process, grammar skills, and comprehension.

The Everything Grammar and Style Book

All you need to master the rules of great writing

Author: Susan Thurman

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1605502103

Category: Reference

Page: 352

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Good grammar is as critical to a successful personal and professional life as good grooming. Yet many struggle to master the basics. Enter this straightforward and entertaining book, which will teach even the worst grammarphobes how to write crystal-clear emails, professional-sounding letters, or articulate term papers. Completely revised and updated, this edition of an Everything bestseller includes: Steps to mastering difficult punctuation Effective revision techniques Tips for clear and concise writing It also includes new material on: Lists of commonly misspelled and misused words Brand-new exercises, called Checkpoint, at the end of each chapter E-Links: Web sites for spelling rules, style help, and interactive quizzes The perfect desk reference, The Everything Grammar and Style Book, 2nd Edition has all the ingredients anyone needs to conquer their fear of grammar and become a great communicator.

English Grammar Workbook For Dummies

Author: Geraldine Woods

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118047347

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 312

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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.

Colloquial Chinese 2

The Next Step in Language Learning

Author: Kan Qian

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317305531

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 310

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Colloquial Chinese 2 is designed for those who already have some knowledge of Chinese. It is ideal for refreshing and extending your grasp of Chinese grammar and vocabulary, either in preparation for travel or work. Key features include revision material to help the consolidation of basics a range of Chinese reading texts presented in simplified characters and pinyin romanization lessons based on practical everyday topics and supplemented by useful cultural notes lots of spoken and written exercises in each lesson for practice and consolidation a grammar summary detailed answer key Chinese-English glossary Audio material to accompany the course is available to download free in MP3 format from www.routledge.com/cw/colloquials. Recorded by native speakers, the audio material features the dialogues and texts from the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciation skills.

Clear Grammar

Keys to Grammar for English Language Learners. 2

Author: Keith S. Folse

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780472032433

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 361

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Clear Grammar 3introduces high-intermediate grammar. Clear Grammar 3, 2nd Ed., includes phrasal verbsinfinitives and gerundsparticipial adjectives: -ing and -edprepositions after verbs, adjectives, and nounspassive voiceadjective clausesadverbsconnectorsreview of verb tenses Clear Grammar 3concludes with a review of this volume's contents of high-intermediate grammar points. Clear Grammaris a four-level grammar series that features a unique combination of useful grammar information written inclear language with activities that promote more accurate and fluent writing, speaking, reading, and vocabulary usage. Important features of the new editions ofClear Grammar include: More user-friendly charts to accompany grammar explanations High-frequency, corpus-informed vocabulary related to each grammar point Grammar discovery tasks using students' inductive learning skills A greater variety and more activities, including practice online (www.press.umich.edu/esl/compsite/cleargrammar/) Many more activities at the longer discourse level The addition of reading practice at the end, plus a critical-reading task More writing practice, including one on editing student writing and another for original student writing Two vocabulary practice activities per unit, with one on collocations; plus many one-minute lessons showing the connection between grammar and vocabulary More speaking practice, with activities that require students to speak and listen to each other while using the target grammar Support for teachers in the form of indicators that reference how to teach the grammar points in theClear Grammar series from Keys to Teaching Grammar for English Language Learnersby Keith S. Folse (978-0-472-03220-4).

Writing from Within Level 1 Teacher's Manual

Author: Arlen Gargagliano,Curtis Kelly

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521188318

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 72

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A series that prepares students for paragraph and composition writing, while making the process enjoyable. The Teacher's Manual contains teaching notes, additional activities, and a complete answer key.

Colloquial Icelandic

The Complete Course for Beginners

Author: Daisy Neijmann

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317306554

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 416

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Colloquial Icelandic provides a step-by-step course in Icelandic as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Icelandic in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required. Key features include: progressive coverage of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills structured, jargon-free explanations of grammar an extensive range of focused and stimulating exercises realistic and entertaining dialogues covering a broad variety of scenarios useful vocabulary lists throughout the text additional resources available at the back of the book, including a full answer key, a grammar summary, bilingual glossaries and English translations of dialogues. This second edition has been extensively updated and revised throughout, and includes up-to-date cultural information, an enhanced index, an expanded glossary and completely new audio recordings. Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding, Colloquial Icelandic will be an indispensable resource both for independent learners and for students taking courses in Icelandic. Audio material to accompany the course is available to download free in MP3 format from www.routledge.com/cw/colloquials. Recorded by native speakers, the audio material features the dialogues and texts from the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciation skills. By the end of this course, you will be at Level B2 of the Common European Framework for Languages and at the Intermediate-High on the ACTFL proficiency scales.

Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar

A Practical Guide

Author: Claudia Ross,Jing-heng Sheng Ma

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317805437

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 404

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Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar provides an innovative reference guide to Mandarin Chinese, combining traditional and function-based grammar in a single volume. The Grammar is divided into two parts. Part A covers traditional grammatical categories such as phrase order, nouns, verbs and specifiers. Part B is carefully organized around language functions and notions such as: Communication strategies Making comparisons Giving and seeking information Expressing apologies, regrets and sympathies The two parts of the Grammar are closely linked by extensive cross-references, providing a grammatical and functional perspective on many patterns. All grammar points and functions are richly illustrated with examples, with a strong focus on contemporary usage. Main features of the grammar include: Examples given in simplified characters, traditional characters and romanization (pinyin) Clear explanations and accessible descriptions Particular attention to areas of particular difficulty for learners of Mandarin Chinese Implementing feedback from users of the first edition of the Grammar, this second edition has been revised throughout to offer expanded explanations, examples, cross-referencing, and indexing and brand new chapters on aspect, resultative verbs, directional verbs and "ba" sentences. This is the ideal reference grammar for learners of Mandarin Chinese at all levels, from elementary to advanced. No prior knowledge of grammatical terminology is assumed and a glossary of grammatical terms is provided. This Grammar is accompanied by the Modern Mandarin Chinese Grammar Workbook (978-0-415-83488-9; available for separate purchase) which features related exercises and activities.

Arabic

An Essential Grammar

Author: Faruk Abu-Chacra

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317215907

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 476

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This new edition of Arabic: An Essential Grammar is an up-to-date and practical reference guide to the most important aspects of the language. Suitable for beginners, as well as intermediate students, the book offers a strong foundation for learning the fundamental grammar and structure of Arabic. The complexities of the language are set out in short, readable sections, while exercises and examples are provided throughout. Features of this new edition include: coverage of the Arabic script and alphabet a chapter on Arabic handwriting a guide to pronunciation full examples throughout. Ideal for independent learners and for classroom study, Arabic: An Essential Grammar is the complete reference guide to the most important aspects of modern literary Arabic.

Writing Skills

Author: Diana Hanbury King

Publisher: Educators Pub Svc Incorporated

ISBN: 9780838825655

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 135

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More Grammar Practice

Author: Sandra N. Elbaum

Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Pub

ISBN: 9780838418932

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 144

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Used alone or in conjunction with your reading, writing, and listening/speaking course books, More Grammar Practice helps students learn and review the essential grammar skills to make language learning comprehensive and ongoing.

Writing Clearly

Grammar for Editing

Author: Janet Lane,Ellen Lange

Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Pub

ISBN: 9781111351977

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 354

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The third edition of Writing Clearly: Grammar for Editing helps students become independent self-editors through thorough error analysis. Focusing on the fifteen most common areas of difficulties for English language learners, this definitive guide offers clear grammar explanations, self-help strategies, and additional exercises for practice.

Colloquial English

The Complete Course for Beginners

Author: Gareth King

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317306279

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 326

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Colloquial English provides a step-by-step course in English as it is written and spoken today. Combining a user-friendly approach with a thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in English in a broad range of situations. Key features include: progressive coverage of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills structured, jargon-free explanations of grammar an extensive range of focused and stimulating exercises realistic and entertaining dialogues covering a broad variety of scenarios useful explanations of idioms throughout the text additional resources available at the back of the book, including a full answer key and lists of irregular verbs. This second edition has been extensively revised and updated throughout, and includes up-to-date cultural information, an improved reference grammar and revised audio recordings. Audio material to accompany the course is available to download free in MP3 format from www.routledge.com/cw/colloquials. Recorded by native speakers, the audio material features the dialogues and texts from the book and will help develop your listening and pronunciation skills. Balanced, comprehensive and rewarding, Colloquial English is a complete English Language course and will be an indispensable resource for independent learners and for instructors and students on TEFL and EFL courses. By the end of this course, you will be at Level B2 of the Common European Framework for Languages and at the Intermediate-High on the ACTFL proficiency scales.

More Grammar Practice 1

Author: Cengage Learning (Firm),Heinle

Publisher: HEINLE CENGAGE LEARNING

ISBN: 9781111220105

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 141

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Includes essential review work for enhanced grammar skills including editing activities, grammar charts, language notes, and supplemental online e-books.