English Grammar: A complete introduction (Teach Yourself) (Paperback)
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English grammar doesn't have to be difficult. This book, complete with exercises and answers, forms a course which will take you from beginner or intermediate level to writing or using English confidently and correctly. This book includes: simple step-by-step explanations to help you grasp new principles or those that have previously confused you; practice questions throughout, to help you embed your learning and improve your confidence; and points of interest to lighten your learning - all in one great-value book, so you don't need any separate workbooks or course books.
Chapters include: the history of the English language; syllables and morphemes; nouns; pronouns; verbs; adjectives and adverbs; prepositions and conjunctions; phrases and clauses; kinds of sentences; direct and indirect speech; prefixes and suffixes; gender and grammar; spelling and punctuation.
The Complete Introduction series from Teach Yourself is the ultimate one-stop guide for anyone wanting a comprehensive and accessible entry point into subjects as diverse as philosophy, mathematics, psychology, Shakespeare and economics. Loved by students and perfect for general readers who simply want to learn more about the world around them, these books are your first choice for discovering something new.
About the Author
Ron Simpson has an MA (Oxon) in English Language and Literature and a PGCE from Birmingham University. He taught English for 30 years and, during his teach career, was Head of English at King's School and Pontefract and Head of Sixth Form at Campsmount School, Doncaster. He has worked with JMB, now NEAB, as Review Panel Member (English GCE/GCSE) and is currently Moderator for the GCSE English/English Literature, GCSE Oral English and Certificate of Achievement English.