Understanding the rules of English is key to being an effective communicator—at work, at school, or anywhere else. If you struggle with the rules—and who hasn't?—English Grammar Essentials For Dummies, Australian Edition is the book for you. Covering just the basics you need, the book boils the rules of grammar down to the core concepts that will make you a better communicator in any and every aspect of your life.
- Ideal for students, job hunters, adult learners, those who speak English as a second language, and anyone who wants to make a good impression
- Covers the vital essentials needed for better written communication
- Serves as an excellent refresher course for professionals whose primary mode of communication is increasingly electronic and written
Clear and understandable writing can be the key to success in almost any professional field. With English Grammar Essentials For Dummies, Australian Edition, you'll master the basics with ease!
From the Back Cover
- Exactly what you need to know to grasp grammar
- The must-know parts of speech
- How to create accurate documents and correct common errors
Master the basics of good grammar with this concise guide
Need a quick grammar refresher? English Grammar Essentials For Dummies, Australian Edition, contains the core concepts you need for more accurate and effective communication. From basic sentence structure and punctuation to better writing style, this user-friendly guide will help you refine the writing and speaking skills you use every day!
- Grasp the grammar essentials understand good grammar and how to use it successfully
- Perfect your sentence structure identify subjects, make verbs agree, add adjectives, pick pronouns, understand clauses, and more
- Apply basic punctuation principles avoid apostrophe catastrophes, and differentiate between hyphens and dashes
- Improve your writing organise your ideas and spice up boring sentences
Open the book and find:
- Simple explanations of key grammar concepts
- Help with choosing the right words, such as 'who' or 'whom'
- How to use quotation marks, commas and colons
- Clear rules for using capital letters and numerals
- Tricks for correcting errors your grammar checker underlines
- Ten common mistakes and how to fix them