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The most popular Usage & grammar guides books currently available. Updated weekly.
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Copyeditor's Workbook: Exercises and Tips for Honing Your Editorial Judgment
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Elements of Style
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Copyeditor's Handbook: A Guide for Book Publishing and Corporate Communications
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Grammar: Know Your Shit or Know You're Shit
This fun yet informative book - including common misspellings, how to use punctuation correctly, applying the right tense and good sentence construction - will turn you from a logophobe to a grammarphile in no time!
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English for Everyone English Grammar Guide: A comprehensive visual reference
Puzzled by past tenses? Confused by comparatives? This comprehensive, beautifully presented guide to English grammar makes even the trickiest grammar rules incredibly easy to understand. The English for Everyone Grammar Guide is a detailed visual reference book that uses attractive illustrations, step-by-step graphics, and crystal-clear explanations to help you learn English grammar. Ideal for English language learners at all levels, the Grammar Guide covers basic, intermediate, and advanced English grammar in one easy-to-navigate book. It includes detailed information on tenses, verbs, clauses, comparatives and superlatives, and adverbs, as well as easily confused phrases, English conversation starters, and question words. Product Information: ISBN: 9780241242360 Publisher: DK Format: Paperback Pages: 360 Dimensions: 24 x 20 x 3cm
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Have You Eaten Grandma?
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Because Internet: Understanding how language is changing
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Collins German Dictionary and Grammar: Two Books in One
An up-to-date easy-reference German to English and English to German Collins dictionary and a user-friendly grammar guide in one handy volume. A clear layout, cultural notes and an easy-to-use, revised grammar section make this the ideal German reference for intermediate learners.
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Grammar for Grown-ups: Everything you need to know but never learnt in school
If you've reached a stage in your career or education where your writing needs to be high quality, Grammar for Grown-ups is a must for your top drawer. Vocational rather than academic, Grammar for Grown-ups is packed with real-life examples and keeps you engaged with a wealth of great quotations from Homer the Greek to Homer the Simpson.
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Smashing Grammar: A guide to improving your writing skills and avoiding common mistakes
A comprehensive guide to sharpening your grammar.
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Grammar Geek
Get your geek on.
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Eats, Shoots and Leaves
Anxious about the apostrophe? Confused by the comma? Stumped by the semicolon? Join Lynne Truss on a hilarious tour through the rules of punctuation that is sure to sort the dashes from the hyphens.
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Don't Believe A Word: The Surprising Truth About Language
A mind-boggling journey through the phenomenon of language, busting nine common myths about humanity's greatest achievement
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Can You Eat, Shoot & Leave? (Workbook)
The punctuation workout for sticklers and rookies alike.
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Semicolon: How a Misunderstood Punctuation Mark Can Improve Your Writing, Enrich Your Reading and Even Change Your Life
'Fascinating... I loved this book; I really did' David Crystal, Spectator A biography of a much misunderstood punctuation mark and a call to arms in favour of clear expression and against stifling grammar rules.
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English Grammar Workbook For Dummies, with Online Practice
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Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Pronouns and Prepositions, Premium Third Edition
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Fucking Apostrophes
A hilarious, furious and profoundly useful short guide to the most maddening punctuation in English.
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Concise Rules of APA Style
A pocket guide that contains rules the writers need.
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Grammar by Diagram: Understanding English Grammar Through Traditional Sentence Diagraming
Grammar by Diagram, second edition is a book designed for anyone who wishes to improve grammatical understanding and skill. Using traditional sentence diagramming as a visual tool, the book explains how to expand simple sentences into compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences, and how to employ verbals (infinitives, gerunds, and participles) and other structures for additional variety.
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Language Wars
What really is correctness? Why do people care so much about it? What is at stake in the quarrel about good and bad usage?
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Easy Learning French Idioms
A unique guide to communicating in French. It will help learners discover expressions and idioms to make their French more natural and fluent, while developing an awareness of French culture.
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Queen's English: And How to Use It
Practical, authoritative and entertaining, this book reminds readers how to use the basics of grammar, punctuation and spelling. It also teaches them new tips and tricks of style and vocabulary to give their writing and speech an impressive flair.
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Word Nerd
It's time to get your nerd on.
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Dictionary of Latin Words and Phrases
Provides an account of the meaning and history of Latin words and expressions that have entered the English language. Containing over 1000 Latin words in common use, this dictionary includes many examples of their usage. It also includes a thematic index that gives access to topics, such as love, happiness, greed and beauty.
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Ultimate Spanish Review and Practice, Premium Fourth Edition
Includes information for downloading the McGraw-Hill Langauge Lab App.
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Practice Makes Perfect: French Pronouns and Prepositions, Premium Third Edition
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Easy Vietnamese
Easy Vietnamese is the perfect beginner's book for anyone who wants to learn Vietnamese on their own or with a teacher.
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Collins French Dictionary and Grammar: Two Books in One
An up-to-date easy-reference French to English and English to French Collins dictionary and a user-friendly grammar guide in one handy volume. A clear layout, cultural notes and an easy-to-use, revised grammar section make this the ideal French reference for intermediate learners.
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Economist Style Guide: 12th Edition
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Don't Believe A Word: The Surprising Truth About Language
A mind-boggling journey through the phenomenon of language, busting nine common myths about humanity's greatest achievement
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Biblical Hebrew: An Introductory Grammar
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Understanding and Using English Grammar, SB with Essential Online Resources - International Edition
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Penguin Guide to Punctuation
Effective and easy to follow, this step-by-step guide aims to dispel the mysteries of punctuation and prove a useful aid to writing clear English.
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Murmuration of Starlings
Murmuration of Starlings
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Testuj Swoj Polski: Gramatyka 1: Test Your Polish: Grammar 1
Caution! No English version! Polish release.
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Top 50 Vocabulary Mistakes: How to Avoid Them
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English Grammar For Dummies
If you're confused by commas, perplexed by pronouns, and plain terrified by tenses, English Grammar For Dummies will put your fears to rest. Packed with expert guidance, it covers everything from sentence basics to rules even your English teacher didn't know - if you want to brush up on your grammar, this is the only guide you'll ever need.
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Troublesome Words
A guide to the problems of English usage and spelling. It lets you discover whether you should care about split infinitives, or were wondering if that newsreader was right to say 'an historic day'.
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King's English
A scourge of illiteracy and a thorn in the side of pretension, the author provides advice about the linguistic blunders that lie in wait for us, from danglers and four-letter words to jargon and even Welsh rarebit.
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Fowler's Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage
Fowler's Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage is an invaluable quick-reference work, providing clear, practical and up-to-date guidance on questions of grammar, spelling, style, and word choice. Jeremy Butterfield has judiciously revised the text to reflect the English usage practices and concerns of the 21st century.
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New Czech Step by Step 1: Workbook 1 - lessons 1-12
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Usage and Abusage: A Guide to Good English
The 3rd edition, revised by Janet Whitcut, has been completely reset and brought up-to-date for modern usage. This classic guide, full of advice on how to avoid woolly expressions, bad grammar and poor vocabulary selection, guides the user through the difficulties of writing clear, direct English.
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Writing Well in the 21st Century: The Five Essentials
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Fowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage
This renowned reference work offers clear, practical guidance on controversial or disputed language usage, including questions of grammar, spelling, style, and word choice. This new edition has been comprehensively updated and is a trustworthy guide for anyone seeking authoritative advice on the correct use of English.
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New Oxford Style Manual
Combining the recently updated editions of New Hart's Rules and the New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors in a single volume, the New Oxford Style Manual is the ultimate authority on written style, copy, and spelling, making it an indispensable handbook for all writers and editors and anyone who works with words.
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Get It Right: KS3; 11-14: Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar Answer Book 3
Get It Right: Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar Workbook 3 provides accessible spelling, punctuation and grammar practice for 11-14 year old students. This Answer Book provides answers for activities in Get It Right: Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar Workbook 3.
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Advanced English Grammar: A Linguistic Approach
An advanced English grammar that uses linguistic theory and techniques to elucidate and explain the central, crucial issues.
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Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar
This book is an accessible and authoritative A-Z that provides up-to-date definitions of over 1,600 current grammatical terms, with hundreds of useful example sentences and helpful quotations from the scholarly literature. An invaluable guide to all those interested in the English language.
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Understanding and Using English Grammar, Chartbook