Study Briefs

English Grammar and Punctuation

  • Format: eBook
  • Edition: 2016
  • Publisher: Little Green Apples Publishing LLC

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This edition of Study Briefs offers a condensed reference guide to English Grammar and Punctuation. It is intended as an overview of core concepts and fundamentals of English for students. It is also recommended for adult learners who need a refresher in English with plenty of real-world examples and common usage tips. Starting with a brief history and explanation of why proper English usage is important, this Study Brief includes detailed sectionss on the different parts of speech: nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, articles and interjections. Additional topics on word formation, word interrelationships, abbreviations and acronyms, proper diction and sentence construction are included. Other sections cover phrases and clauses, spelling and capitalization, and formatting standards and styles. A helpful guide to punctuation marks is provided with usage examples of the period, comma, quotation mark, apostrophe, question mark, exclamation point, colon, and semicolon along with parentheses, dashes and hyphens. Tips on grammar mistakes to avoid and commonly confused words make this Study Brief a must-have for individuals called upon to write a paper, report, or letter or give an oral presentation.

Topics Covered:

  • What is English Grammar?
  • History of English Language Use
  • Why English is Important
  • Parts of Speech
  • Sentence Construction
  • Nouns
  • Pronouns
  • Verbs
  • Adjectives
  • Prepositions
  • Conjunctions
  • Articles
  • Interjections
  • What's in a Word?
  • Root Word
  • Prefixes
  • Suffixes
  • Word Interrelationships
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Homonyms
  • Understanding Phrases and Clauses
  • Phrases
  • Clauses
  • Spelling
  • Basic Spelling Rules
  • Diction
  • Punctuation
  • Capitalization Tips
  • Abbreviations and Acronyms
  • Italics
  • Numerals
  • Developments
  • Recommended References

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