For Grammar Aficionados from All Walks of Life!
There’s no need to fear the grammar goblin. Whether you’re a high school or college student, test-prep candidate, or working professional, this guidebook offers a review of grammar that is both relevant and distilled. A wealth of examples, charts, and engaging exercises makes The Little Gold Grammar Book an invaluable guide for anyone who wants to master those skills that will make a good writer even better.
Enjoy the benefits of your own self-paced grammar course:
*Grammar: A 100-question quiz focuses on the most useful areas of the “big six” grammar categories – subject-verb agreement, pronoun usage, modification, parallelism, comparisons, and verb tenses.
*Diction: A collection of 50-plus word pairings highlight differences among easily confused word choices. Should we write anyone or any one … who or whom … may be or maybe … toward or towards … different from or different than?
*Idioms: A compilation of 200 idioms provides a convenient review of tricky “grammatical phrases.” Do we write prefer x to y or prefer x over y … in comparison to or in comparison with … regarded as or regarded to be?
*Review: A selection of 30 multiple-choice problems, complete with explanations and author’s notes, integrate key concepts of grammar, diction, idioms, and style. *Also included are special sections on editing tips and punctuation, American English vs. British English, and traditional writing vs. digital writing.
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“A must-have for anyone wishing to improve her or his writing capabilities. Whether you’re interested in personal achievement, professional advancement, or educational attainment, I highly recommend this book as a permanent addition to your library.”
—Dr. Donald C. Martin, PhD, college admissions expert and former Dean of Enrollment for the Teacher’s College at Columbia University