Grammar and Style
Manual Completo De Los Verbos en Ingles / Complete Manual of Verbs in English
2nd Edition Paperback ISBN: 0071444963
Surveys English verb forms and offers information on irregularities and other details that are particularly likely to cause problems for speakers of Spanish.
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 Syntax of Verb Initial Languages
Hardcover ISBN: 019513222x
This volume contains twelve chapters on the derivation of and the correlates to verb initial word order. The studies in this volume cover such widely divergent languages as Irish, Welsh, Scots Gaelic, Old Irish, Biblical Hebrew, Jakaltek, Mam, Lummi (Straits Salish), Niuean, Malagasy, Palauan, K'echi', and Zapotec, from a wide variety of theoretical perspectives, including Minimalism, information structure, and sentence processing. The first book to take a cross-linguistic comparative approach to verb initial syntax, this volume provides new data to some old problems and debates and explores some innovative approaches to the derivation of verb initial order.
The Blue Pocket Book of French Verbs
333 Fully Conjugated Verbs
Paperback ISBN: 0071421637
Based on the popular language "bibles," The Blue Pocket Book of French Verbs and The Red Pocket Book of Spanish Verbs are the most comprehensive, clearest, and easiest-to-use sources for beginning and intermediate learners. Now these books are even more convenient for school or home use thanks to their smaller trim size. But these pocket-sized guides are still mightier than all of the competition in this format. These portable guides offer smooth sailing through the turbulent seas of a new grammar with: - 333 fully conjugated verbs, listed alphabetically - Current idioms and expressions for each verb - Full facing page of usage examples for the top50 verbs - One-stop, at-a-glance verb-tense profiles - More than 2,200 verbs cross-referenced to models - A handy guide to deciphering irregular verb forms - English index to the model verbs
Woe Is I
The Grammarphobe's Guide to Better English in Plain English
Paperback ISBN: 1573226254
In a witty, non-technical guide to English grammar and style, a former editor at The New York Times Book Review reveals the underlying logic of the language with the help of hilarious examples organized according to specific problems. Reprint.
Spanish Pronouns and Prepositions
Paperback ISBN: 0844273112
Part of the "Practice Makes Perfect" series, this title treats Spanish pronouns and prepositions systematically in a worktext format. Containing user-friendly explanations with varied practice, it helps students develop their knowledge of how and why pronouns and prepositions are used.