Barron's 1001 Pitfalls in English Grammar

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Barron's Educational Series, 1986 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 376 pages
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This handbook has been designed to give both native-born and foreign students a solid sense of security in mastery of English. 123 irregular verbs are fully conjugated, pitfalls in sentence structure are analyzed, and rules are specified to help with potential trouble areas in spelling and punctuation.
  

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Contents

PARTS OF SPEECH 1 Adjectives and Adverbs
1
Conjunctions
6
Interjections
10
Nouns
11
Prepositions
16
Pronouns
22
Verbs
30
THE SENTENCE AND ITS PARTS
43
Sentence Word Order
58
SPECIAL AIDS AND OTHER CONCERNS
64
Contractions
67
Glossary of Troublesome Words and Phases
69
Idiomatic Usage
80
Numbers
89
Prefixes and Suffixes
92
Punctuation and Capitalization
95

Types of Sentences
48
Obtaining Agreement of Subject and Verb
50
Clarity in Sentence Construction
53
Spelling
112
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