Most popular Usage & grammar guides books
The most popular Usage & grammar guides books currently available. Updated weekly.
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.
A comprehensive guide to sharpening your grammar.
Get your geek on.
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.
`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.
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.
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
A mind-boggling journey through the phenomenon of language, busting nine common myths about humanity's greatest achievement
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!
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.
Broaden your vocabulary, boost your word power and delve into the English language with the 1,000 words in this fascinating book.
Easy Vietnamese is the perfect beginner's book for anyone who wants to learn Vietnamese on their own or with a teacher.
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.
Includes information for downloading the McGraw-Hill Langauge Lab App.
Caution! No English version! Polish release.
My Grammar and I offers amusing examples of awful grammar, while steering you in the direction of grammatical greatness. Refreshing everything you should have learnt at school and more, My Grammar and I is informative yet entertaining - an ideal buy for any English language enthusiast.
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.
Presents a fresh edition Plain Words, that was intended simply as a guide to the proper use of English for the Civil Service. This guide reflects numerous changes that took place in English usage. It features a private archive.
A shortened and updated version of the "Oxford English-Arabic Dictionary", designed to meet the needs of the Arabic speaker learning English. It records the different levels of usage met with in newspapers, radio and TV as well as films.
Get stuck into this authoritative and entertaining dictionary of English idioms. Packed with over 6,000 entries from the whole of the English-speaking world, including figurative expressions, similes, sayings, and proverbs, it really is the bee's knees. Ideal for students, learners, or anyone interested in the English language.
A hilarious, furious and profoundly useful short guide to the most maddening punctuation in English.
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.
"A course in second language acquisition."
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.
An up-to-date easy-reference Italian to English and English to Italian 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 Italian reference for intermediate learners.
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.
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.
Completely revised and updated, this new edition of the Oxford Guide to Plain English is an essential tool for clear communication. It provides authoritative help on how to get your message across effectively. In 25 easy-to-follow chapters, it covers straightforward language, punctuation, grammar, writing emails, and much more.
Featuring clear and comprehensive guidance on the nuts and bolts of grammar, this concise volume will help students to break their bad habits and tackle written assignments with confidence.
It's time to get your nerd on.
"A dictionary of modern English usage first published 1926"--T.p. verso.
The indispensable reference guide to the rules and conventions governing written English.
Oxford's new and definitive guide to grammar is written by a leading expert in the field and covers both British and American English. Its impressive coverage ranges from the very basic to the most complex aspects of grammar, all of which are explained clearly. An authoritative and engaging guide to what grammar is and how it can be used.
An advanced English grammar that uses linguistic theory and techniques to elucidate and explain the central, crucial issues.
A quirkily illustrated, brilliantly risque, but thoroughly practical, guide to the peculiarities of one of the trickiest languages on earth, for (strictly adult) students of English as a foreign language and native speakers alikeDo you know when to use whether opposed to if?