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Collins Grammar Rules

Collins Grammar Rules (Paperback, New title)

By McIlwain, John

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Indispensable grammar support for ages 9+ , this lively handbook provides short, clear definitions of all key grammatical concepts plus lots of examples, tips on spelling, and dictionary and thesaurus work. Essential information covered in this guide includes: Parts of speech (No...uns, Pronouns, Verbs, Adjectives, Adverbs, Prepositions, Conjunctions, Interjections, Spotting Parts of Speech) Word building (Affixes - Prefixes and Suffixes; Derivatives and Compounds) Spelling guide (Three simple rules for better spelling; Eleven general rules) Using a dictionary (Alphabetical order, Pronunciation, Parts of speech, Phrases and idioms, Word origins) Synonyms and antonyms (Using a thesaurus to find synonyms, Making antonyms) The Sentence (Word order, Phrases, Clauses, Types of sentence, Sentence construction) Punctuation (Ending a sentence, Punctuation within sentences, Punctuation within words, Punctuation of speech, Punctuation of plays The Paragraph (The topic sentence, Types of paragraph, Writing a paragraph, Using connectives, Sentence variation) Special uses of language (Register, Standard English, Informal language, Special effects)
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ISBN 9780007205370
Released NZ 19 Aug 2005
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Format Paperback, New title
Series Collins Primary Dictionaries (part: 25)
Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks

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ISBN-13 9780007205370
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint Collins Educational
Released 19 Aug 2005
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback, New title
Edition New title
Author(s) By McIlwain, John
Series Collins Primary Dictionaries (part: 25)
Category Grammar, Syntax, Linguistic Structure
Number of Pages 95
Dimensions Width: 148mm
Height: 199mm
Spine: 6mm
Dewey Code 428.2
Weight 170g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
NBS Text Linguistics
ONIX Text Primary and secondary/elementary and high school