100 Tragically Common Mistakes (and How to Correct Them)


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   Order Code: ING712    ISBN : 9781641523738
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By Sean Williams. Designed for quick reference, this "secret decoder ring" for grammar covers everything from common mistakes to usage to style. Brief, clear entries explain a grammatical issue, provide examples of correct and incorrect usage, and offer memory tips, quick quizzes, and more. Among the topics: modifiers, the subjunctive mood, affect/effect, em and en dashes, ellipses, run-on sentences, less vs. fewer, i.e. and e.g., cliches, the singular "they," parallel structure, and active vs. passive voice. The guide also includes 50 substitutions for long-winded phrases and "cheat sheets" for punctuation and parts of speech. Grades 9 and up. Glossary. Resources. Zephyros. 168 pages. ©2019.

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