Writing: Grammar, Usage, and Style

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Cliffs Notes, 1997 - English language - 230 pages
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Whether you're new to nouns, verbs, and prepositions or just brushing up on your grammar, CliffsQuickReview Writing: Grammar, Usage, and Style can help. This guide not only helps you understand grammar concepts, but it also gives you clear explanations of sentence structure, as well as advice on how to write well. As you work your way through this guide, you'll find out about

  • Nouns, verbs, pronouns, adjectives, and adverbs
  • Propositions, conjunctions, and interjections
  • Sentence construction and variety, as well as punctuation
  • Words: compound words, idioms, clichés, and jargon
  • The different types of writing and organizing a writing assignment

CliffsQuickReview Writing: Grammar, Usage, and Style is an invaluable reference for those who want to improve their writing, whether at the high school level or in college. Here are just a few of the things you'll learn about how to bring your writing up to snuff:

  • Understanding your writing assignment
  • Writing a thesis statement
  • Quoting and paraphrasing, and avoiding plagiarism
  • Creating an outline for your paper
  • Writing your first draft, and polishing up your final draft

With titles available for all the most popular high school and college courses, CliffsQuickReview guides are a comprehensive resource that can help you get the best possible grades.

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Contents

GRAMMAR REVIEW
VERBS 11
PRONOUNS 28
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

Jean Eggenschwiler, MA 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 is a graduate of the University of North Carolina and Murray State University. She is currently an adjunct instructor at Paducah Community College and Murray State University and has taught English to students from kindergarten to college.

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