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Essential English Grammar is packed with easy-to-follow explanations and summaries, practical tips on how to avoid common grammar mistakes, interesting facts about the historical and regional use of English and a special section on punctuation. This clear, straightforward guide to modern English grammar will help you to improve your knowledge of the language and perfect your grammar.
Essential English Grammar includes:
Chapter 1: The history of the English language
Chapter 2: Dividing the word: syllables and morphemes
Chapter 3: Nouns
Chapter 4: Pronouns
Chapter 5: Verbs
Chapter 6: Modifiers: adjectives and adverbs
Chapter 7: Function words: prepositions and conjunctions
Chapter 8: Phrases and clauses
Chapter 9: Kinds of sentence
Chapter 10: Direct and indirect speech
Chapter 11: Affixes: prefixes and suffixes
Chapter 12: Gender and grammar
Chapter 13: Register: formal and informal
Chapter 14: Spelling and punctuation
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Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 274 g
Dimensions: 199 x 131 x 22 mm