ERIC Number: ED381813
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
A Pocket Guide to Correct Grammar. Second Edition. Barron's Educational Series.
Hopper, Vincent F.; And Others
Designed to be a handy reference tool for everyone who aspires to write and speak correct English, this pocket guide is based on traditional grammar usage. It is organized along conventional lines, with an easy-to-use table of contents and index. The guide encompasses a great deal of information on relatively few pages, and it would be wise for the user to scan the guide from beginning to end before beginning to use it extensively. It is hoped that the guide contains clear, readily usable information and that the examples given can help users gain a thorough grasp of the technical points of grammar. Chapters in the guide are: The Word; The Sentence and Its Parts; Sentence Errors; Logic and Clarity; Emphasis, Consistency, and Appropriateness; Punctuation; and Wordiness. The guide concludes with a glossary of frequently misused words and phrases; a brief section on which prepositions go with which verbs; and another section on verb conjugations and principal parts. (NKA)
Descriptors: English, Grammar, Grammatical Acceptability, Higher Education, Punctuation, Secondary Education, Traditional Grammar
Barron's Educational Series, Inc., 250 Wireless Boulevard, Hauppauge, NY 11788 ($4.95).
Publication Type: Guides - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Error Monitoring; Grammaticality