Grammar in Plain English by Harriet Diamond

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Here is an excellent English grammar brush-up manual and subject review for adults preparing for the GED, for students of English as a second language preparing for the TOEFL or TOEIC exams, and for all others who need to improve their skills in basic English usage. Topics presented and explained include: The sentence, the simplest complete thought Adding descriptive words and using them correctly Rules of agreement between nouns and verbs Time and sequence of tenses Balanced sentences to reflect coordinated thoughts Spelling, capitalization, punctuation, and much more
Twenty-two lessons cover the various aspects of English grammar with practice exercises accompanying each lesson and answers to all questions. This new edition has been updated to reflect the most recent GED writing skills tests.
 

About Harriet Diamond

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Harriet Diamond, noted author and speaker, is the founder and former president of the consulting firm Diamond Associates whose clients include many Fortune 500 companies. Linda Eve Diamond is a fulltime writer. In addition, she designed and developed motivatrional training programs for Diamond Associates Fortune 500 clients, and has developed a spectrum of customized training programs. Phyllis Dutwinis an adult educator with more than thirty yeaPhyllis Dutwinis an adult educator with more than thirty years experience designing reading, writing, and ESL programs ars experience designing reading, writing, and ESL programs as well as in teaching children and adults in classroom and is well as in teaching children and adults in classroom and indidual settings. As an innovator in the development of matendidual settings. As an innovator in the development of materials geared specifically to adults' needs in improbving rearials geared specifically to adults' needs in improbving reading and language skills. ding and language skills.
 
Published January 1, 1981 by Barron's Educational Series. 310 pages
Genres: Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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