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. Grammar girl, is determined to wipe out bad grammar—but she's also determined to make the process as painless as possible. A couple of years ago, she created a weekly podcast to tackle some of the most common mistakes people make while communicating. The podcasts have now been downloaded more than twenty million times, The Wall Street Journal, and Mignon has dispensed grammar tips on Oprah and appeared on the pages of The New York Times, and USA Today.
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. Online sensation grammar girl makes grammar fun and easy in this new york Times bestsellerAre you stumped by split infinitives? Terrified of using "who" when a "whom" is called for? Do you avoid the words "affect" and "effect" altogether?Grammar Girl is here to help! Mignon Fogarty, a.
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Filled with new, fun quizzes and puzzles, and efficient memory tricks, bite-size writing tips, 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. Millions of fans around the globe punctuate properly and communicate clearly thanks to Mignon Fogarty's practical and easy-to-remember advice about writing style and word usage.
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Now she's turning her attention to solving your worst problems—one troublesome word at a time. Are you feeling "all right" or "alright"? does "biweekly" mean twice a week or every two weeks? Do you run a gauntlet or a gantlet? Is a pair of twins four people or two? The English language is always changing, and that means we are left with words and phrases that are only sort of wrong or worse, have different definitions depending on where you look them up.
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Millions of people around the world communicate better thanks to Mignon Fogarty, aka Grammar Girl, whose top-rated weekly grammar podcast has been downloaded more than 40 million times. Now she's turning her attention to improving our vocabulary—one smart word at a time—with Grammar Girl's 101 Words to Sound Smart.
Are you often stumped for the perfect way to say or write something? Do you find yourself using the same words over and over? Grammar Girl to the rescue! This handy reference guide contains 101 words that will enhance your writing, subtlety, adding nuance, and insight.
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K. A. Mignon fogarty, grammar girl's quick and dirty Tips for Better Writing, whose popular podcasts have been downloaded over twenty million times and whose first book, was a New York Times bestseller. For beginners to more advanced students, sentences, wit, and punctuation are all explained clearly and concisely with the warmth, this guide covers it all: the parts of speech, and accessibility Grammar Girl is known for.
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Nitty-Gritty Grammar: A Not-So-Serious Guide to Clear CommunicationAn easy-to-follow guide for all of your grammar needs. With clear text, universities, appealing cartoons, this little volume is a real gem that should find a permanent place with companies, and a focus on common grammatical errors and how to correct them, and anyone seeking a user-friendly guide to style and usage.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Basic Sentence Structure Write to Fit Book 1Besides an explanation of the terms and examples of the various sentence types, the book contains a method that will aid readers in recognizing and writing complete sentences. Basic sentence structure is a short, focused examination of the way basic sentences are put together. Two of the top ten most frequent punctuation errors and how to correct them are covered, compound, along with the structure and punctuation of simple, complex, and compound-complex sentences.
A notebook for recording the reader's work is recommended. Basic sentence structure, " "fragment, the first book in the Write to Fit series, is for students who see the words "run-on sentence, " or "comma error" filling the margins of their written assignments and want to eliminate these errors from their writing.
Beginning writers or those who are not native English speakers may also find Basic Sentence Structure useful in recognizing and eliminating errors in sentence structure.
The Best Punctuation Book, Period: A Comprehensive Guide for Every Writer, Editor, Student, and BusinesspersonAt last, help has arrived. This complete reference guide from grammar columnist June Casagrande covers the basic rules of punctuation plus the finer points not addressed anywhere else, offering clear answers to perplexing questions about semicolons, apostrophes, periods, quotation marks, and more. And the second half of the book features an alphabetical master list of commonly punctuated terms worth its weight in gold, combining rulings from the major style guides and showing exactly where they differ.
Then there are all the gray areas of punctuation—situations the rule books gloss over or never mention at all. This all-in-one reference is a quick and easy way for book, apa american Psychological Association, and business writers to look up sticky punctuation questions for all styles including AP Associated Press, online, magazine, academic, MLA Modern Language Association, and Chicago Manual of Style.
Punctuate with confidence—No Matter the Style Confused about punctuation? There’s a reason. Better yet, this is the only guide that uses handy icons to show how punctuation rules differ for book, and science styles—so you can boldly switch between essays, academic, online newsletters, reports, news, fiction, and magazine and news articles.
This handbook also features rulings from an expert “Punctuation Panel” so you can see how working pros approach sticky situations. Everywhere you turn, publications seem to follow different rules on everything from possessive apostrophes to hyphens to serial commas. With the best punctuation book, Period, you’ll be able to handle any punctuation predicament in a flash—and with aplomb.
From the Trade Paperback edition.