My Grammar and I (Or Should That Be 'Me'?): Old-School Ways to Sharpen Your English - I Used to Know That ... (Paperback)
  • My Grammar and I (Or Should That Be 'Me'?): Old-School Ways to Sharpen Your English - I Used to Know That ... (Paperback)
zoom

My Grammar and I (Or Should That Be 'Me'?): Old-School Ways to Sharpen Your English - I Used to Know That ... (Paperback)

(author), (author)
3 Reviews Sign in to write a review
£7.99
Paperback 192 Pages / Published: 01/09/2011
  • 10+ in stock

Available

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect

'Will do for grammar what Eats Shoots and Leaves did for punctuation' - The Times
_______________________

A runaway hit and Sunday Times bestseller in 2008, My Grammar and I has continued to grow in popularity, becoming the go-to guide for grammar.


My Grammar and I offers amusing examples of awful grammar, while steering you in the direction of grammatical greatness. Taking you on a tour of the English language through the minefield of rules and conditions that can catch you out, from dangling modifiers to split infinitives, it highlights the common pitfalls that every English language user faces on a day to day basis.

Refreshing everything you should have learnt at school and more, My Grammar and I is informative yet entertaining: a must-have reference guide for any English language enthusiast.

Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781843176572
Number of pages: 192
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 13 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
will do for grammar what Eats Shoots and Leaves did for punctuation * The Times *
Beautifully produced... a lot of fun * Tribune *
If you belong to the generation who missed out on being taught grammar at school then out this book on top of your Christmas wish list. If you were taught, then put it on your wish list. Everyone should have this book, in fact... a great stocking filler for total grammar novices and experts alike * The Northern Echo *
Sensible and concise... shows you how to make our wonderful, fluid language work for you rather than against you * The Good Book Guide *
This book would be the perfect Christmas gift for anyone who is genuinely interested in why we write the way in which we do, or who likes doing what's right and proper * The Basingstoke Gazette *
A useful book for anyone with an interest in the English language and an excellent stocking filler * The Wolverhampton Chronicle *
A useable refresher... pedants will also find answers to those evergreen contentious teasers * The Bournemouth Daily Echo *
It's a little gem that takes you on a tour of the English language * Knutsford Guardian *

You may also be interested in...

Eats, Shoots and Leaves
Added to basket
The Queen's English
Added to basket
Easy Learning Spanish Idioms
Added to basket
I Used to Know That: English
Added to basket
Grammar for Grown-ups
Added to basket
Easy Learning French Idioms
Added to basket
English is Not Easy
Added to basket
English Grammar For Dummies
Added to basket
Scottish Words
Added to basket
Gwynne's Grammar
Added to basket
Simply English
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
Easy Learning English Spelling
Added to basket
German Vocabulary Drills
Added to basket

“Good stuff!”

This book is brilliant for those who err in their Grammar, I am oft guilty of that and I use this title as my first point of reference for correction.

It is frankly almost too helpful, suspiciously good, and awfully... More

Paperback edition
Helpful? Upvote 67

“Surpassed my expectations by miles”

Contrary to what one may think, this book about grammar is one of the best books I've read so far this year.

It was educational but at the same time highly entertaining. In between rules and even more rules... More

Paperback edition
Helpful? Upvote 49

“Excellent”

I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book and it proves that learning English grammar can be enjoyable. I would, however, (can I say this? I'd better check) have liked an index. That is the only improvement I can... More

Paperback edition
Helpful? Upvote 17

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.