Grammar and Style
Eats, Shoots & Leaves
The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation
Paperback ISBN: 1592402038
Looks at the history of punctuation and the rules governing the use of apostrophes, commas, dashes, hyphens, colons, and semicolons. Teacher's Guide available. Reprint. 250,000 first printing.
The Big Red Book of Spanish Verbs
Spanish Paperback ISBN: 0071591559
BIG BOOKS are the sound choice in verbs! The Big Red Book of Spanish Verbs with CD-ROM makes it easy for you to find the word you need to know quickly and easily. Inside you will find 555 fully conjugated verbs, current idioms and expressions for each verb, extended usage examples for the Top 50 verbs, 2,500-plus verbs cross-referenced to conjugation models, and much more. The CD-ROM features extensive new audio exercises and downloadable mini-dialogs for practice in usage and review on the go! Includes one CD-ROM (PC- and Mac-compatible).
A Slightly Obsessive History of Strunk & White's The Elements of Style
Hardcover ISBN: 1416590927
Published to coincide with the fiftieth anniversary of the classic guide, a story behind America's most beloved, and sometimes controversial, writing resource incorporates never-before-published letters and photos from the E. B. White archives alongside original interviews with modern writers.
Side by Side Italian & English Grammar
Paperback ISBN: 0071797335
A simple approach for learning Italian grammar by comparing it to your first language, English! Side-by-Side Italian and English Grammar present explanations of the essential elements of Italian grammar alongside their English-language equivalents. This method allows you to build on what you already know; not only do you learn Italian grammar but also enjoy the added benefit of strengthening your grammar skills in your native tongue! Each lesson clearly explains functions and uses of the different parts of speech and includes abundant examples for each entry. Because the vocabulary is limited to frequently used words, you can concentrate more on a sentence's structure instead of becoming tangled in its meaning. A "Quick Check" section summarizes main ideas in each section and helps you retain the most important information.
Arabic Pronouns and Prepositions
Arabic Paperback ISBN: 0071759735
Master Arabic pronouns and prepositions quickly and easily The only way to build your skills in a second language is to practice, practice, practice. Following the successful Practice Makes Perfect approach, this book gives you clear explanations and all the tools you need to learn Arabic pronouns and prepositions. A valuable resource for advanced beginning– to intermediate-level Arabic learners, Practice Makes Perfect: ArabicPronouns and Prepositions enables you to: - Successfully grasp Arabic pronoun and preposition usage - Review and compare different types of pronouns and prepositions - Build your language skills with hundreds of exercises With the help of many everyday examples, this book takes the mystery out of pronouns and prepositions and gets you on your way to communicating in Arabic with confidence! Master these key topics and boost your Arabic language skills: Possessive pronouns * Subject pronouns * Demonstrative pronouns * Separate and inseparable pronouns * Prepositional phrases
Building Grammar, Usage, And Style into Writer's Workshop
Paperback ISBN: 1571104127
Some teachers love grammar and some hate it, but nearly all struggle to find ways of making the mechanics of English meaningful to kids. As a middle school teacher, Jeff Anderson also discovered that his students were not grasping the basics, and that it was preventing them from reaching their potential as writers. Jeff readily admits, ?I am not a grammarian, nor am I punctilious about anything,
Italian Pronouns and Prepositions
Paperback ISBN: 0071753826
Based on the successful approach of the Practice Makes Perfect series, Italian Pronouns and Prepositions offers a clear and engaging presentation of all aspects of pronoun and preposition usage, combined with extensive practice, for beginning and intermediate language learners. This new edition features a new review chapter that allows learners to pull together the grammar skills they’ve acquired. About the Book This new edition in the successful Practice Makes Perfect series, Practice Makes Perfect: Italian Pronouns and Prepositions offers a detailed examination of these two essential aspects of grammar, which language learners need to master to communicate with confidence. Learners of a foreign language often have difficulty with these areas because the usage of pronouns or prepositions rarely translates directly from English to the new language. Thus, language learners need much more practice in the areas of pronoun and preposition usage than is provided in general grammar books. This book provides clear explanations of the usage of pronouns and prepositions, followed by practical examples illustrating and clarifying each point. Extensive and varied exercises provide ample opportunity to practice. Answers to all questions are provided at the back of the book, providing immediate feedback. The new edition features a brand-new review chapter that allows learners to pull together the grammar skills they’ve acquired throughout the book. Key Selling Features - New edition features a brand-new review chapter - Details all aspects of pronoun and preposition usage - Clarifies the subtleties of pronouns and prepositions that often escape language learners - Highly varied and extensive exercises for practice - Practical and high-frequency vocabulary used throughout - Answer key provided for reference and quick feedback - Combines the best elements of instruction and practice so readers find all they need in one book.