The Grammar Handbook ebook

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Gordon Winch

The Grammar Handbook ebook

Get 20% off this eBook. Use code EBOOK20.

Gordon Winch

ISBN:

9780195588453

Binding:

Ebook

Published:

7 Oct 2013

Availability:

Available

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$23.99 NZD

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Description

The Grammar Handbook is an essential reference for English grammar, punctuation and usage. It is ideal for undergraduate students seeking additional assistance with their grammar. The functional grammar section includes models of text types divided into literary text types and factual text types and grammar is introduced in a logical sequence so that students will understand the meaning of terms. The easy-to-use contents list and page tabs provide a handy reference to support any language activity from word, phrase and sentence level through to text level. This Handbook provides students the answers to everyday English usage questions.

Features

  • Includes sections on all levels of traditional grammar
  • Provides clear definitions and examples to show how language works
  • Demonstrates the function of grammar in a broad range of informative, imaginative and persuasive text types
  • The user-friendly index allows students to dip in and out to support any language activity.

Contents

Introduction

Word Level: The Parts of Speech
Nouns
Pronouns
Adjectives
Verbs
Adverbs
Prepositions
Conjunctions
Articles
Interjections
Parsing

Group, Phrase, Clause and Sentence Levels
Groups
Phrases
Clauses
Sentences
Punctuation

Text Level
Text Level
Structure
Text Types/Genres
Literary Texts
Factual Texts
Persuasive Texts

Correct Usage
Confused Words
Homonyms
Making Sense
Figurative Language
The Affix
Origins of Words

Authors

Gordon Winch: Author and educational consultant. Previously Head of the Department of English at Kuring-gai College of Advanced Education, now the Lindfield campus of the University of Technology Sydney

Sample Pages

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Nouns