Oxford A-Z of grammar and punctuation

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Oxford University Press, Sep 15, 2009 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 174 pages
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Readers of all levels will find this guide essential. Giving examples of real usage, this book provides the basic information about grammar and punctuation that people need on a day-to-day basis. Arranged A-Z, it contains entries for standard grammatical terms as well as dealing with related questions of usage.
In addition to explaining basic terms such as 'split infinitive', 'participle', and 'adverb', entries also discuss whether to use 'may' or 'might', 'that' or 'which', and 'it's' or 'its'. The Oxford A-Z of Grammar and Punctuation gives the reader quick and easy access to the answers to these, and many other, questions of grammar. It offers clear and coherent explanations, and illustrations across a broad range of topics, and is the first port of call for any reader seeking clear, authoritative help with grammar and punctuation.

Both easy to use and comprehensive, the Oxford A-Z of Grammar and Punctuation is an essential tool for writing at home, in the office, at school, and at college.

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User Review  - Janett Wawrzyniak - Goodreads

The main arrangement of this book is alphabetical. This reference book provides a brief introduction to English grammar: for readers who have little or no background knowledge. Explained are the types ... Read full review

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I'm only reading this because for my own writing. So, I think, it is a pretty useful. Read full review

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John Seely is an experienced author and teacher of English who has worked in education at all levels from primary school to university. His highly successful books about teaching English are widely used and respected both in Britain and overseas.