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English grammar for dummies - Geraldine Woods
Call Number: PE1112.3.W66 2010
Publication Date: 2010
2nd Ed. gives you the latest techniques for improving your efficiency with English grammar and punctuation. Teaches the rules of verbs, adjectives, and adverbs; prepositions, propositions, and pronoun pronouncements; punctuation; possessives; and proofreading skills for all communication

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English grammar instruction that works! : developing language skills for all learners - Evelyn Rothstein
Call Number: LB1576.R7547 2009
Publication Date: 2009
Appropriate for all learners, this accessible book examines what students should know about language and grammar and illustrates how to: best teach students what they need to know clarify the role of vocabulary in relationship to grammar help students enlarge their sentence-making repertoire incorporate grammar with language arts and other subject areas.

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Grammar essentials - Judith F. Olson
Call Number: PE1112.O43 2000
Publication Date: 2000
Illustrates how good grammar is critical to effective communication. Designed to foster confidence in individuals who doubt their ability to express themselves in writing. Features fun and practical exercises on how to write complete sentences and use verbs correctly, capitalization and punctuation, and and choosing the right vocabulary for the occasion.

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Grammar girl presents the ultimate writing guide for students - Mignon Fogarty
Call Number: PE1112 .F6127 2011
Publication Date: 2011
For beginners to more advanced students, this guide covers it all: the parts of speech, sentences, and punctuation are all explained clearly and concisely with the warmth, wit, and accessibility Grammar Girl is known for.

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Grammar Girl's quick and dirty tips for better writing - Mignon Fogarty
Call Number: PE1112.F613 2008
Publication Date: 2008
Written with the wit, warmth, and accessibility that the podcasts are known for, Grammar Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing covers the grammar rules and word-choice guidelines that can confound even the best writers.

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Grammar success in 20 minutes a day
Call Number: PE1112.G676 2010
Publication Date: Feb 28, 2010
Provides 20 lessons that promote an in-depth understanding of grammar in a short amount of time. It is full of fun yet practical exercises on writing complete sentences, using verbs correctly, capitalization and punctuation, and choosing the right word for the occasion

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Painless Grammar - Rebecca Elliott
Call Number: LB1576.E45 2011
Publication Date: 2011
Authors' main goal is to clear up students' confusion and perk up their interest by emphasizing the intriguing and often exciting ways in which they can put each subject to practical use. This title combines instruction in sentence structure with examination of amusing expressions, and gives tips on e-mail communication, editing a school paper, and more.

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The everything grammar and style book : all you need to master the rules… - Susan Thurman
Call Number: PE1408.T47 2008
Publication Date: 2008
Good grammar enhances the impression you make on people the minute you open your mouth or put pen to paper. If you've struggled to master grammar and style, look no further than this straightforward and entertaining guide.

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The grammar crammer : how to write perfect sentences - Judi Kesselman-Turkel
Call Number: PE1112.K43 2003
Publication Date: 2003
Explains some of the more troublesome and confusing aspects of English grammar under the topics of nouns, pronouns, verbs, modifiers, sentences, conjunctions and prepositions, and punctuation. Includes practice quizzes.

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The grammar devotional : daily tips for successful writing from grammar girl - Mignon Fogarty
Call Number: PE1112.F6125 2009
Publication Date: 2009
Grammar Girl serves up 365 lessons on language that are sure to inspire. Filled with new, bite-size writing tips, fun quizzes and puzzles, and efficient memory tricks, The Grammar Devotional gives you a daily dose of knowledge to improve your writing and also serves as a lasting reference you'll use for years to come.

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When words collide : a media writer's guide to grammar and style - Lauren Kessler, Duncan McDonald
Call Number: PE1112.K435 2004
Publication Date: 2004
As a handbook, the text serves as a reference tool for students throughout their writing careers. It provides concise and clear explanations and examples, or a quick and accurate answer to a grammar or usage question.

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Homework helpers. English language & composition - Maureen Lindner
Call Number: PE1408.L5596 2005
Publication Date: 2005
Homework Helpers: English Language and Composition is a user-friendly review book that will make any student?or those trying to help them?feel like he or she has a private tutor.

 

ebrary Online Books

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Grammar : A Friendly Approach - Christine Sinclair
ISBN: 9780335230235
Publication Date: 03/2007
It brings grammar to life by giving examples of grammatical problems in the contexts where they arise by including a soap opera. As the characters grammar improves, so will yours.

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Demystified : English Grammar Demystified - Phyllis Dutwin
ISBN: 9780071600811
Publication Date: 11/2009
Book teaches the fundamentals of the subject in an easy, step-by-step approach that allows you to learn at your own pace. With help from this book, you will understand the parts of speech, learn to use punctuation correctly, master verb tenses, spot and avoid common grammatical errors, and improve your overall sentence structures.

Cool Tool 1: Guide to Grammar and Writing

Cool Tool 2: Exercise Central 3.0

free basic access to tutorials and hundreds of interactive exercises.

  • http://bcs.bedfordstmartins.com/exercisecentral/
    Bedford/St. Martin's has a good interactive quiz site.

    You need to register for basic student access for the site unless your instructor is using a Bedford/Martin's textbook and is registered for special access.

Cool Tool 3: Grammar Bytes

free basic access to tutorials and hundreds of interactive exercises.

Practice Combining Sentences:

Grammar Bytes free basic access to tutorials and hundreds of interactive exercises.

Great for Handouts and Essay Writing Information

Cool Ways to Learn about Grammar

Cool Tool for Proofreading Your Papers


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