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By Jane Straus, Mignon Fogarty

Книга The Blue publication of Grammar and Punctuation The Blue booklet of Grammar and Punctuation Книги Иностранные языки Автор: Jane Straus Год издания: 2007 Формат: pdf Издат.:Jossey-Bass Страниц: 176 Размер: 1,3 ISBN: 0470222689 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:The Blue e-book of Grammar and Punctuation is stuffed with easy-to-understand rules,real-world examples, dozens of reproducible routines, and pre- and post-tests.This convenient workbook is perfect for academics, scholars in center tuition via collage, ESL scholars, homeschoolers, and execs. priceless for an individual who takes exams or writes stories, letters, web content, e-mails, or blogs, The Blue booklet bargains fast solutions to daily English utilization questions.

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Example of Sentence Fragment: After the show ended. Example of Sentence: After the show ended, we had coffee. Chapter 2 Confusing Words and Homonyms Because many words in English sound or look alike, frequently causing confusion, this list will be very helpful. a vs. an Rule. Use a when the first letter of the word following has the sound of a consonant. Keep in mind that some vowels sound like consonants when they’re sounded out as individual letters. Examples: • a finger • a hotel • a U-turn (pronounced Yoo-turn) • a HUD program • a NASA study Rule.

Example: I feel good about my decision to learn Spanish. 12 The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation Rule 5. A common error in using adjectives and adverbs arises from using the wrong form for comparison. ’’ Examples: One sweet bad efficient Two sweeter worse more efficient Three or More sweetest worst most efficient Note Usually with words of three or more syllables, don’t add –er or –est. Use more or most in front of the words. Rule 6. Never drop the -ly from an adverb when using the comparison form.

Notice that the responsible party may not even appear when using passive voice. Rule 3. Avoid overusing there is, there are, it is, it was, and so on. There is a case of meningitis that was reported in the newspaper. Correction: A case of meningitis was reported in the newspaper. Even Better: The newspaper reported a case of meningitis. (Active voice) Example: Grammar 15 Example: It is important to signal before making a left turn. Correction: Signaling before making a left turn is important. OR Signaling before a left turn is important.

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