CliffsNotes Writing: Grammar, Usage, and Style Quick Review

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Wiley, Mar 1, 2011 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 256 pages
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Nouns - Verbs - Pronouns - Modifiers - Connecting Words and Phrases - Clauses, Phrases, and Sentences - Common Sentence Errors - Periods, Question Marks, and Exclamation Marks - Commas, Semicolons, and Colons - Dashes, Parentheses, and Quotation Marks - Idioms, Clichés, Jargon, and Wordiness - How to Begin a Writing Assignment - How to Research and Organize Your Writing - Revising and Editing - Review Questions - Resource Center - Glossary - Frequently Confused Words

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Jean Eggenschwiler breaks down grammar into easy-to-digest chunks in this book. This is a must-have desk reference for writers at any level. Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Jean Eggenschwiler, M.A. is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley and Stanford University. She has taught English and Composition in high school and worked as a business editor and writer.

Emily Dotson Biggs has been an adjunct instructor at Paducah Community College and Murray State University and has taught English to students from kindergarten to college.

Claudia L. W. Reinhardt holds degrees from Illinois Wesleyan University and Emerson College. She has worked as a writer and editor in business communications, and now teaches in the Writing Center at Southeast Community College.

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