The McGraw Hill Handbook of English Grammar and Usage

With their entertaining style and practical approach, the authors guide you through: Understanding common mistakes and why they happen Hundreds of correct and incorrect sentence examples, with errors clearly marked Quick tips for fixing ...

Author: Mark Lester

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: UCSC:32106014161621

Category: Foreign Language Study

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Those pesky dangling modifiers, split infinitives, and comma splices­­they infect our spoken and written language with such frequency that even native English speakers find it difficult to determine what's right and what's wrong! The McGraw-Hill Handbook of English Grammar and Usage shows you how to fix these everyday English language mistakes. With commonsense, easy-to-remember usage tips throughout, this handbook features incorrect and correct grammatical examples, a short review of basic grammar, a glossary, and more.

McGraw Hill Handbook of English Grammar and Usage 2nd Edition

This second edition includes a chapter dedicated to grammar and its usage in digital communication, including texting, e-mail, social media, and new technology, so you can communicate correctly in any format.

Author: Mark Lester

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071799911

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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Who or Whom? / Its or It’s / Lie or Lay? Can't remember those grueling grammar lessons from junior high? Troubled that your professional writing lacks polish? Stop worrying! You've just picked up the painless prescription for proper English! Acclaimed grammarians Mark Lester and Larry Beason know that English teachers aren't the only ones who expect careful and correct language choices. Precision in language can be the deciding factor when it comes to getting a job or winning a promotion. The McGraw-Hill Handbook of English Grammar and Usage gives you bottom-line definitions, tips, and simple rules that summarize the essentials you need to know. This second edition includes a chapter dedicated to grammar and its usage in digital communication, including texting, e-mail, social media, and new technology, so you can communicate correctly in any format. Whether your skills need drastic improvement or a quick brush-up, The McGraw-Hill Handbook of English Grammar and Usage will get your grammar back on the right track with: Straightforward explanations of common mistakes and why they happen Hundreds of correct and incorrect sentence examples, with errors clearly marked Quick tips for fixing your most stubborn grammatical mishaps Catchy memory aids for writing correctly the first time

The Mh Hb Of English Grammar And Usage

Precision in language can be the deciding factor when it comes to getting jobs and winning promotions. In The McGraw-Hill Handbook of English Grammar and Usage, they won't bog you down in musty grammarian phraseology.

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Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 0070601151

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Confused over which to use? Can't remember those grueling grammar lessons from junior high? Worried that your writing lacks professional polish? Stop worrying! You've just picked up the painless prescription for proper English.Acclaimed grammarians Mark Lester and Larry Beason know that English teachers aren't the only ones who expect careful and correct language choices. Precision in language can be the deciding factor when it comes to getting jobs and winning promotions. In The McGraw-Hill Handbook of English Grammar and Usage, they won't bog you down in musty grammarian phraseology. Instead, you'll get bottom-line definitions, hints, and simple rules that summarize the least you need to know about grammar and usage.

McGraw Hill Education Handbook of English Grammar Usage

The go-to guide for perfecting your grammar and communication skills in every situation English teachers aren't the only ones who expect careful and correct language choices.

Author: Mark Lester

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 1260121674

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

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The go-to guide for perfecting your grammar and communication skills in every situation English teachers aren't the only ones who expect careful and correct language choices. Precision in language can be the deciding factor when it comes to getting a job or winning a promotion. Whether your skills need drastic improvement or a quick brush-up, The McGraw-Hill Handbook of English Grammar and Usage will get your grammar back on the right track. Written by two expert grammarians, the book provides bottom-line definitions, tips, and simple rules that summarize the essentials you need to know. You’ll find clear examples of usage and as well guidance on communication via text, email, and social media. The new, third edition of The McGraw-Hill Handbook of English Grammar and Usage features: •Straightforward explanations of common mistakes and why they happen•Hundreds of correct and incorrect sentence examples, with errors clearly marked•Quick tips for fixing your most stubborn grammatical mishaps•Catchy memory aids for writing correctly the first time, and more

The Big Book of English Verbs with CD ROM set

All the English verbs you need to know in one place! This comprehensive guide is your one-stop resource for learning English verbs.

Author: Terry Yokota

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 0071602887

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 624

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All the English verbs you need to know in one place! This comprehensive guide is your one-stop resource for learning English verbs. It includes 555 of the highest frequency verbs--unlike Barron’s 501, which excludes common verbs such as “answer” and “wash”--with conjugations and sample sentences. The Big Book of English Verbs also has a list of all complement types that are used by each verb, as well as all the common phrasal verb constructions that the verb can be used with in a sentence. The CD-ROM contains more than 200 interactive practice exercises, plus diagnostic and review tests to assess competency.

McGraw Hill Handbook of English

A comprehensive handbook of English grammar, usage, diction, and composition with general review exercises.

Author: Harry Shaw

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies

ISBN: 0070565066

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 551

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A comprehensive handbook of English grammar, usage, diction, and composition with general review exercises.

The Big Book of English Verbs

All the English verbs you need to know in one place! This comprehensive guide is your one-stop resource for learning English verbs.

Author: Mark Lester

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071602891

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 624

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All the English verbs you need to know in one place! This comprehensive guide is your one-stop resource for learning English verbs. It includes 555 of the highest frequency verbs--unlike Barron’s 501, which excludes common verbs such as “answer” and “wash”--with conjugations and sample sentences. The Big Book of English Verbs also has a list of all complement types that are used by each verb, as well as all the common phrasal verb constructions that the verb can be used with in a sentence. The CD-ROM contains more than 200 interactive practice exercises, plus diagnostic and review tests to assess competency.

Practice Makes Perfect English Verb Tenses Up Close

The book also features a unique answer key that gives you more than just a listing of correct answers; it clues you in on the "why" behind them.

Author: Mark Lester

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071753548

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 128

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Solve the mysteries of English verbs Practice Makes Perfect: English Verb Tenses Up Close puts the spotlight on this tricky grammar trouble spot. It boasts plenty of opportunities for practicing your language skills, as well as extensive examples based on a conversational style that will keep you engaged. The book also features a unique answer key that gives you more than just a listing of correct answers; it clues you in on the "why" behind them. Combine those features with the renowned Practice Makes Perfect format and you have the ideal reference/workbook to learn to speak and write English with fluency.

McGraw Hill s Essential English Irregular Verbs

Written by ESL guru Mark Lester--author of Grammar and Usage in the Classroom--this authoritative reference unravels the mystery of this verb form so you can take your English-language skills to the next level.

Author: Mark Lester

Publisher: Mcgraw-hill

ISBN: 0071602860

Category: Foreign Language Study

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Master 188 irregular verbs in English As an experienced student of English, you know the language can be a tricky one to learn thanks to its complex verb forms, like irregular verbs. Written by ESL guru Mark Lester--author of Grammar and Usage in the Classroom--this authoritative reference unravels the mystery of this verb form so you can take your English-language skills to the next level. For each entry, you'll get example sentences and conjugations, a complete listing of complements, the most important phrasal verb constructions, and common expressions--all in an easy-to-understand format. In no time you'll master irregular verbs and converse like a native English speaker!

McGraw Hill s Essential English Irregular Verbs

Written by ESL guru Mark Lester--author of Grammar and Usage in the Classroom--this authoritative reference unravels the mystery of this verb form so you can take your English-language skills to the next level.

Author: Mark Lester

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071602877

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 288

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Master 188 irregular verbs in English As an experienced student of English, you know the language can be a tricky one to learn thanks to its complex verb forms, like irregular verbs. Written by ESL guru Mark Lester--author of Grammar and Usage in the Classroom--this authoritative reference unravels the mystery of this verb form so you can take your English-language skills to the next level. For each entry, you'll get example sentences and conjugations, a complete listing of complements, the most important phrasal verb constructions, and common expressions--all in an easy-to-understand format. In no time you'll master irregular verbs and converse like a native English speaker!

Hammer s German Grammar and Usage

This new edition includes: -concise descriptions of the main grammatical phenomena of German and their use -examples of grammar taken from contemporary German, helping you to understand the underlying grammatical principles more quickly ...

Author: Martin Durrell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781444120165

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 553

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Long trusted as the most comprehensive, up-to-date and user-friendly grammar available, HAMMER'S GERMAN GRAMMAR AND USAGEprovides you with a complete guide to German as it is written and spoken today. This new edition includes: -concise descriptions of the main grammatical phenomena of German and their use -examples of grammar taken from contemporary German, helping you to understand the underlying grammatical principles more quickly -invaluable guidance on pronunciation and the German accent -discussion of new words from English roots such as 'zertweeten' ('to tweet'), helping you to communicate in German as used by Germans today -clarification on the spelling reform and current spellings of German, thus increasing your confidence while writing and reading in German. Praised for its clear layout and lucid explanations, this new edition distinguishes the most common forms of usage, both formal and informal, and offers you a combination of reference grammar and manual of current usage that you will find invaluable, whether a student or a teacher, at intermediate or advanced level.

Practice Makes Perfect English Articles and Determiners Up Close

Practice Makes Perfect: English Articles and Determiners Up Close helps you untangle this grammar puzzle with clear explanations of how they should be treated and used.

Author: Mark Lester

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071753555

Category: Reference

Page: 128

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Learn to master the useful but tricky skill of how to choose the right article or determiner As a non-native speaker of English, you may have trouble with determiners because, unlike true adjectives, the choice of which article, demonstrative, or quantifier to use is dependent on both the meaning and the grammatical form of the particular noun they modify. Practice Makes Perfect: English Articles and Determiners Up Close helps you untangle this grammar puzzle with clear explanations of how they should be treated and used. And of course you will get hundreds of exercise opportunities to practice, practice, practice your new skills.

McGraw Hill Handbook of English Grammar and Usage 2nd Edition

In this book we clearly mark errors (with an X); other examples are correct. We attempt to include at least as many correct examples as errors. - A focus on traditional grammar with insights from modern approaches: In school the most ...

Author: Mark Lester

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071799904

Category: Education

Page: 367

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Reviews the rules of English grammar, covering such topics as verb forms, subject-verb agreement, punctuation, capitalization, parallelism, who versus whom, and etiquette for digital communication.

McGraw Hill Education Handbook of English Grammar Usage

THE MCGRAW-HILL EDUCATION HANDBOOK OF ENGLISH GRAMMAR USAGE THIRD EDITION Find and fix the most common grammatical mistakes O Learn commonsense tips that help you write in flawless English O NEW! Latest conventions, from punctuation to ...

Author: Mark Lester

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9781260121681

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 433

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The go-to guide for perfecting your grammar and communication skills in every situation English teachers aren't the only ones who expect careful and correct language choices. Precision in language can be the deciding factor when it comes to getting a job or winning a promotion. Whether your skills need drastic improvement or a quick brush-up, The McGraw-Hill Handbook of English Grammar and Usage will get your grammar back on the right track. Written by two expert grammarians, the book provides bottom-line definitions, tips, and simple rules that summarize the essentials you need to know. You’ll find clear examples of usage and as well guidance on communication via text, email, and social media. The new, third edition of The McGraw-Hill Handbook of English Grammar and Usage features: •Straightforward explanations of common mistakes and why they happen•Hundreds of correct and incorrect sentence examples, with errors clearly marked•Quick tips for fixing your most stubborn grammatical mishaps•Catchy memory aids for writing correctly the first time, and more

McGraw Hill s Essential ESL Grammar

Provides coverage of some of the English language's more tricky grammar points, instructing ESL students on a variety of topics from article usage and correct tense applications to verb complements and word order. Original.

Author: Mark Lester

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 0071496424

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 344

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Provides coverage of some of the English language's more tricky grammar points, instructing ESL students on a variety of topics from article usage and correct tense applications to verb complements and word order. Original.

Modern German Grammar

Announcing an innovative, new, practical reference grammar, combining traditional and function-based grammar in a single volume. It is the ideal reference grammar at advanced secondary level and above.

Author: Ruth Whittle

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134859146

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 504

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Announcing an innovative, new, practical reference grammar, combining traditional and function-based grammar in a single volume. It is the ideal reference grammar at advanced secondary level and above.

The Copyeditor s Handbook

5–234 Mark Lester and Larry Beason, The McGraw-Hill Handbook of English Grammar and Usage, 2nd ed., pp. 1–108 Diane Hacker and Nancy Sommers, ...

Author: Amy Einsohn

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520972278

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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Unstuffy, hip, and often funny, The Copyeditor’s Handbook has become an indispensable resource both for new editors and for experienced hands who want to refresh their skills and broaden their understanding of the craft of copyediting. This fourth edition incorporates the latest advice from language authorities, usage guides, and new editions of major style manuals, including The Chicago Manual of Style. It registers the tectonic shifts in twenty-first-century copyediting: preparing text for digital formats, using new technologies, addressing global audiences, complying with plain language mandates, ensuring accessibility, and serving self-publishing authors and authors writing in English as a second language. The new edition also adds an extensive annotated list of editorial tools and references and includes a bit of light entertainment for language lovers, such as a brief history of punctuation marks that didn’t make the grade, the strange case of razbliuto, and a few Easter eggs awaiting discovery by keen-eyed readers. The fourth edition features updates on the transformation of editorial roles in today’s publishing environment new applications, processes, and protocols for on-screen editing major changes in editorial resources, such as online dictionaries and language corpora, new grammar and usage authorities, online editorial communities, and web-based research tools When you’re ready to test your mettle, pick up The Copyeditor’s Workbook: Exercises and Tips for Honing Your Editorial Judgment, the essential new companion to the handbook.

The Little Boy Inside

One man's story of childhood loss of parent, abusive step parent including his struggles, successes, disappointments, and advi

Author: Mark Lester

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781329390089

Category: Family & Relationships

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One man's story of childhood loss of parent, abusive step parent including his struggles, successes, disappointments, and advi