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    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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    Oxford A-Z of Grammar and Punctuation (Multiple languages, 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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    Rules for Writers (English, Paperback) Diana Hacker, Nancy Sommers

    Rules for Writers is an accessible and comprehensive guide to effective writing. The 8th edition of this popular text shows readers how to compose and revise text, how to deploy grammar with confidence, and how to cite sources. It is packed with exercises which provide excellent writing practice for students.

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    APA Guidelines (English, Poster) BarCharts Inc $9.24
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    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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    English Grammar For Dummies (English, Paperback) Lesley J. Ward, Geraldine Woods

    If you're confused by commas, perplexed by pronouns, and plain terrified by tenses, English Grammar For Dummies will put your fears to rest. Packed with expert guidance, it covers everything from sentence basics to rules even your English teacher didn't know - if you want to brush up on your grammar, this is the only guide you'll ever need.

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    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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    Eats, Shoots and Leaves (Paperback) Lynne Truss

    Anxious about the apostrophe? Confused by the comma? Stumped by the semicolon? Join Lynne Truss on a hilarious tour through the rules of punctuation that is sure to sort the dashes from the hyphens.

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    A Murmuration of Starlings (English, Hardback) Steve Palin $12.73
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    The Elements of Style (English, Paperback) MR Stanford K Pritchard

    ABOUT THE ELEMENTS OF STYLE:UPDATED FOR PRESENT-DAY USE“The ancients wrote at a time when the great art of writing badly had not yet been invented. In those days to write at all meant to write well.” – Georg Christoph Lichtenberg.I was originally born in Ohio....Well, that's interesting, I thought, as I absentmindedly listened to the sports announcer on the radio.Wait! STOP! "I was ORIGINALLY...

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    The Penguin Guide to Punctuation (English, Paperback) R. L. Trask

    Effective and easy to follow, this step-by-step guide aims to dispel the mysteries of punctuation and prove a useful aid to writing clear English.

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    1001 Words You Need to Know and Use (Multiple languages, 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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  • Fucking
    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'?) (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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    The Complete Guide to English Spelling Rules (English, Paperback) John J Fulford

    THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO ENGLISH SPELLING RULES is the most complete and detailed guide to English spelling rules ever written. ...

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