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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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Have You Eaten Grandma?
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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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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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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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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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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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Because Internet: Understanding how language is changing
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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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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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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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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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Concise Rules of APA Style
A pocket guide that contains rules the writers need.
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Oxford Guide to Plain English
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.
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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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Word Nerd
It's time to get your nerd on.
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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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1000 Words to Expand Your Vocabulary
Broaden your vocabulary, boost your word power and delve into the English language with the 1,000 words in this fascinating book.
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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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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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Biblical Hebrew: An Introductory Grammar
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Plain 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.
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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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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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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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New Czech Step by Step 1: Workbook 1 - lessons 1-12
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Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms
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.
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Testuj Swoj Polski: Gramatyka 1: Test Your Polish: Grammar 1
Caution! No English version! Polish release.
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Principles of Language Learning and Teaching
"A course in second language acquisition."
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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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Practical Hungarian Grammar
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Top 50 Vocabulary Mistakes: How to Avoid Them
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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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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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Story Genius: How to Use Brain Science to Go Beyond Outlining and Write a Riveting Novel (Before You Waste Three Years Writing 327 Pages That Go Nowhere)
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Collins Italian Dictionary and Grammar: Two Books in One
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.
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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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Writing Well in the 21st Century: The Five Essentials
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Economist Style Guide: 12th Edition
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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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Copyeditor's Handbook and Workbook: The Complete Set
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Improve Your English: The Essential Guide to English Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling
The indispensable reference guide to the rules and conventions governing written English.
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Superior Person's Book of Words
70,000 copies sold in this series of cult word books devoted exclusively to the service of Superior People.
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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.