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Webster''s Word Power Better English Grammar [electronic resource] : Improve Your Written and Spoken English.

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  • ISBN: 9781842057858
  • ISBN: 1842057855
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (479 p.)
  • Publisher: New York : Waverley Books, 2014.

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Formatted Contents Note:
Cover Page; Title Page; CONTENTS; BETTER ENGLISH GRAMMAR; GRAMMAR; THE SENTENCE AND THE PARAGRAPH; The sentence; Minor sentences; Major sentences; Subject and predicate; Subject; Predicate; Object; Direct object; Indirect object; Complement; Punctuation of sentences; Types of sentence; Statements; Negative sentences; Questions; Yes-no questions; Tag questions; Wh-questions; Alternative questions; Exclamatory questions; Rhetorical questions; Question by tone of voice; Directives; Exclamations; Kinds of sentence; Simple sentences; Multiple sentences; Compound sentences; Complex sentences
The paragraphEXERCISES 1; ANSWERS 1; CLAUSES, PHRASES AND PHRASAL VERBS; Clauses; Main clause; Punctuation and main clauses; Subordinate clause; Adverbial clause; Types of adverbial clause; adverbial clause of time; adverbial clause of place; adverbial clause of purpose; adverbial clause of reason; adverbial clause of result; adverbial clause of condition; adverbial clause of manner; adverbial clause of concession; Comparative clause; Relative clause; Types of relative clause; Defining relative clause; Non-defining relative clause; Punctuation in relative clauses
Prepositions in relative clausesNoun clause or nominal clause; Comment clause; Phrases; Noun phrase; Adjective phrase; Adverb phrase; Preposition phrase; Participial phrase; Phrasal verbs; Position of object in phrasal verbs; EXERCISES 2; ANSWERS 2; PARTS of Speech I; Main parts of speech; Nouns; Common and proper nouns; Concrete and abstract nouns; Countable and uncountable nouns; Verbal noun; Collective nouns; Singular and plural forms of nouns; Regular singular forms of nouns; Regular plural forms of nouns; Irregular plural forms of nouns; Foreign plural forms of nouns
Unchanging plural formNouns used only in the plural form; Gender of nouns; Dual gender; Feminine forms; Person in compound nouns; Compound nouns; Plural forms of compound nouns; Nouns and noun phrases in apposition; Pronouns; Personal pronouns; I and we: the first person personal pronoun; You: the second person personal pronoun; He, she, it and they: the third person personal pronoun; Possessive pronouns; Reflexive pronouns; Reciprocal pronouns; Demonstrative pronouns; Indefinite pronouns; Distributive pronouns; Interrogative pronouns; Relative pronouns; EXERCISES 3; ANSWERS 3
PARTS OF SPEECH IIAdjectives; Gradable and non-gradable adjectives; Position of adjectives; Attributive adjectives; Predicative adjectives; Post-modifiers; Qualitative adjectives; Classifying adjectives; Colour adjectives; Number adjectives; Emphatic adjectives; Interrogative adjectives; Demonstrative adjectives; Possessive adjectives; Compound adjectives; Order of adjectives; Adjectives used as nouns; Adjective or adverb?; Comparative forms of adjectives; Comparative and number of syllables; Irregular comparatives; No comparative form; Superlative forms; Irregular superlatives
Summary, etc.:
<Div>With questions and answer sections throughout, this book helps you to improve your written and spoken English through understanding the structure of the English language. This is a thorough and useful book with all parts of speech and grammar explained. Used by ELT self-study students.</div>
Subject: English language -- Grammar -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
English language -- Grammar.
English language -- Usage -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
English language > Grammar.
Genre: Electronic books.

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