From Split Infinitives to Dangling Participles, an Essential Guide to Understanding Grammar
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A quick and simple "crash course in the rules of writing"
By Kathleen Sears. This "crash course in the rules of writing" avoids the tedium of standard style guides, instead offering quick and simple explanations of the nuts and bolts of grammar. Sprinkled with real-world examples, chapters cover spelling; punctuation; colons, semicolons, and dashes; parts of speech; pronouns; tenses and forms; phrases, clauses, and sentence structure; and mistakes and misused phrases. Appendixes provide lists of prefixes and suffixes. Grades 9 and up. Index. Illustrated. Adams Media. 288 pages. ©2017.