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Author Colman, Ruth V

Title The briefest English grammar and punctuation guide ever! / by Ruth Colman
Published Kensington, N.S.W. : University of New South Wales Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (80 pages)
Contents Copyright; Contents; PART 1: Grammar; Preface to the grammar guide; Intro; Sentences; Clauses and phrases; Words -- and their functions; Nouns; Pronouns; Verbs; Adjectives; Adverbs; Prepositions; Conjunctions; Articles (or determiners); Exclamations; More about clauses; In conclusion . . .; PART 2: Punctuation; Preface: What this part is and isn't; Intro; I'm writing ordinary sentences. What punctuation marks do I need?; What's the difference between a hyphen and a dash? Aren't they the same?; Capital letters can be confusing. When should I use them? When shouldn't I use them?
Summary With excellent examples and easy-to-follow rules, this concise and practical guide covers the basics of English grammar and punctuation. Perfect for English speakers who weren't taught proper grammar in the classroom as well as for general readers who are uncertain about punctuation marks in certain situations, this handbook sheds light on the most common questions, including Where should commas go? When should a hyphen be used? and What is the difference between an adjective and an adverb?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 80)
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Subject English language -- Grammar.
English language -- Punctuation.
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