This book discusses some of the most common grammatical rules, and how they can be managed for better communication in writing and speaking. In this text, you’ll find the troublesome grammar presented in a different light so they can be more readily understood and put to use.
13 Grammatical Rules Covered Include:
- Subject, Verb, Pronoun Agreement
- Regular & Irregular Verbs
- Misplaced & Dangling Modifiers
- Possessives & Contractions
- Active & Passive Voice
- Articles "A" & "An"
- Comparative Forms
- Homonyms & Other Confusing Words
- Slang, Jargon, & Purple Prose
Each chapter offers a simple pattern where a few major vexing topics are looked at through the use of an introduction, a general rule for the subject matter, and then examples and explanations of the rules are shown. At the end of each of the 13 chapters, you will find drills for students to practice what they have learned.
Contents also include an answer key and cumulative exam.