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  • Oxford A-Z of Grammar and Punctuation
    Oxford A-Z of Grammar and Punctuation (English, Paperback) John Seely

    This handy guide provides the basic information about grammar and punctuation that people need on a daily basis. Arranged in an A-Z format, the book contains entries for standard grammatical terms and deals with specific questions of usage such as the difference between 'may' and 'might' or 'that' and 'which'.

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  • Gwynne's Grammar
    Gwynne's Grammar (English, Hardback) N.M. Gwynne

    Mr Gwynne believes passionately that we must regain our knowledge of the lost science of grammar before it is too late. Formerly a successful businessman, Mr Gwynne has for many years been teaching and tutoring just about every sort of subject to just about every sort of pupil in just about every sort of circumstance. This title tells his story.

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  • APA Guidelines
    APA Guidelines (English, Poster) Thomas Smith $9.68
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  • The Elements of Style
    The Elements of Style (English, Paperback) William Strunk Jr

    The Elements of Style by William Strunk, Jr. is a prescriptive American English writing style guide comprising eight "elementary rules of usage", ten "elementary principles of composition", "a few matters of form", a list of forty-nine "words and expressions commonly misused", and a list of fifty-seven "words often misspelled". In 2011, Time magazine listed The Elements of Style as one of the 100...

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  • A Murmuration of Starlings
    A Murmuration of Starlings (English, Hardback) Steve Palin $12.70
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  • Oxford Guide to Plain English
    Oxford Guide to Plain English (English, Paperback) Martin Cutts

    Completely revised and updated, this new edition of the Oxford Guide to Plain English is an essential tool for clear communication. It provides authoritative help on how to get your message across effectively. In 25 easy-to-follow chapters, it covers straightforward language, punctuation, grammar, writing emails, and much more.

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  • Story Genius
    Story Genius (English, Paperback) Lisa Cron

    Offers a guide to writing fiction that takes into account the types of stories that human brains are wired to find compelling, while avoiding traditional techniques of winging it or focusing on an external plot.

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  • For Who the Bell Tolls
    For Who the Bell Tolls (Paperback) David Marsh

    Explains the grammar that people really need to know, such as the fact that an apostrophe is the difference between a company that knows its s*** and a company that knows it's s***, or the importance of capital letters to avoid ambiguity in such sentences as 'I helped my Uncle Jack off his horse.'

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  • The Best Punctuation Book, Period
    The Best Punctuation Book, Period (English, Paperback) June Casagrande

    This all-in-one reference is a quick and easy way for book, magazine, online, academic, and business writers to look up sticky punctuation questions for all styles including AP (Associated Press), MLA (Modern Language Association), APA (American Psychological Association), and Chicago Manual of Style.Punctuate with Confidence—No Matter the StyleConfused about punctuation? There’s a reason....

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  • 1001 Words You Need to Know and Use
    1001 Words You Need to Know and Use (English, Paperback) Martin Manser

    Reissued with an attractive new cover, this A-Z provides 1001 words you need to know to make your writing and speaking effective and convincing. With clear guidance on choosing the right word, this book is essential for anyone wanting to achieve success in written and spoken tasks including essays, interviews, CVs and application letters, and more.

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  • Grammar
    Grammar (English, Hardback) Joanne Adams

    This fun yet informative book - including common misspellings, how to use punctuation correctly, applying the right tense and good sentence construction - will turn you from a logophobe to a grammarphile in no time!

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  • Passing the Literacy Skills Test
    Passing the Literacy Skills Test (English, Paperback) Jim Johnson, Bruce Bond

    Written by authors of the test itself, this Fourth Edition provides guidance and practice questions to help students pass the QTS literacy skills test first time.

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  • Fowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage
    Fowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage (English, Hardback) Jeremy Butterfield

    This renowned reference work offers clear, practical guidance on controversial or disputed language usage, including questions of grammar, spelling, style, and word choice. This new edition has been comprehensively updated and is a trustworthy guide for anyone seeking authoritative advice on the correct use of English.

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  • Oxford Modern English Grammar
    Oxford Modern English Grammar (English, Hardback) Bas Aarts

    Oxford's new and definitive guide to grammar is written by a leading expert in the field and covers both British and American English. Its impressive coverage ranges from the very basic to the most complex aspects of grammar, all of which are explained clearly. An authoritative and engaging guide to what grammar is and how it can be used.

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  • Dictionary of Root Words
    Dictionary of Root Words (English, Paperback) MR Manik Joshi

    What are “Root Words”? -- A root, or root word is a word which is used to form another word. It is also called a base word. A root does not have a prefix (A letter or group of letters added to the beginning of a word) or a suffix (A letter or group of letters added to the end of a word). Root is the primary lexical unit of a word, and of a word family. For example, pure is a root. By adding...

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  • Fucking Apostrophes
    Fucking Apostrophes (English, Hardback) Simon Griffin

    A hilarious, furious and profoundly useful short guide to the most maddening punctuation in English.

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  • My Grammar and I (or Should That be 'Me'?)
    My Grammar and I (or Should That be 'Me'?) (English, Paperback) Caroline Taggart, J. A. Wines

    My Grammar and I offers amusing examples of awful grammar, while steering you in the direction of grammatical greatness. Refreshing everything you should have learnt at school and more, My Grammar and I is informative yet entertaining - an ideal buy for any English language enthusiast.

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  • English Grammar Workbook For Dummies
    English Grammar Workbook For Dummies (English, Paperback) Geraldine Woods

    Get some good grammar practice-and start speaking and writing well Good grammar is important, whether you want to advance your career, boost your GPA, or increase your SAT or ACT score. Practice is the key to improving your grammar skills, and that's what this workbook is all about.

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