English Grammar for the Utterly Confused

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Date

June 18, 2003

Format

Paperback, 256 pages

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ISBN

0071399224 / 9780071399227

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Your Price

19.00



Overview


Main description

For students who want to learn the nuts and bolts of English grammar

A generation ago, the United States public school system stopped formal instruction in English grammar and consequently created a legion of students and professionals notoriously weak in writing and language skills.

English Grammar for the Utterly Confusedis a must-have for anyone who gets that “deer-in-the-headlights" look when asked to recognize a misplaced modifier or even find the verb in a sentence.

This user-friendly, witty guide helps everyone-from students taking the GED to professionals writing business plans-learn the structures of English grammar and how to use them easily and proficiently. Demystifying grammar once and for all, this handbook will help all readers acquire the ability to speak and write competently, correctly, and confidently.

Key features include:

  • Exercises throughout to develop facility in writing skills
  • Clear explanations of complex concepts
  • Handy icons
  • More than 200 solved problems and examples
  • Test Yourself section in each chapter


Author comments

Laurie Rozakis, Ph.D. ,a recipient of the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, is an associate professor of English at the State University of New York College of Technology at Farmingdale and has taught grammar and usage for more than 25 years.


Back cover copy

When it comes to understanding one of your most intimidating courses--English Grammar--even good students can be confused. This guide is a must-have for everyone, from students taking the GED to professionals writing business plans, as it explores the structures of English grammar and how to use them easily and proficiently.

English grammar is explained in an easy-to-use format that gets the student comfortable with communication quickly and easily. The message of English Grammar for the Utterly Confused is simple: You don't have to be confused anymore. With the wealth of expert advice from the author, who has taught thousands of confused students, English grammar is demystified once and for all, as you acquire the ability to speak and write competently, correctly, and confidently. Don't wait another minute--get on the road to higher grades and greater confidence, and go from utterly confused to totally prepared in no time!

Laurie Rozakis, Ph.D. ,a recipient of the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, is an associate professor of English at the State University of New York College of Technology at Farmingdale and has taught grammar and usage for more than 25 years.





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