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Collins Grammar Rules

Collins Grammar Rules
 

Helpful 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.

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ISBN 9780007205370
Barcode 9780007205370
Published 19 August 2005 by HarperCollins Publishers
Format Paperback, New title
Author(s) By McIlwain, John
Series Collins Primary Dictionaries (part: 25)
Availability Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks

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ISBN-13 9780007205370
ISBN-10 0007205376
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint Collins Educational
Publication Date 19 August 2005
International Publication Date 1 July 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
Weight 170g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
NBS Text Linguistics
ONIX Text Primary and secondary/elementary and high school
Dewey Code 428.2
Catalogue Code 49412

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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 (Nouns, 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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