Handbook that gives quick access to the basics of English. Makes grammr visual with symbols to represent parts of speech. Also includes information on usage, capitalization, punctuation, spelling, vocabulary, reading, writing, and studying. Second edition, expanded by 32 pages, includes new information on decoding, paragraph development, and conciseness. For students, teachers, parents, home educators, people learning English as a subsequent language, anyone (9 years or older) who wants to improve skill with English.
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