The McGraw-Hill Handbook of English Grammar and Usage by Mark Lester

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Those pesky dangling modifiers, split infinitives, and comma splices, they infect our spoken and written language with such frequency that even native English speakers find it difficult to determine what's right and what's wrong!

The McGraw-Hill Handbook of English Grammar and Usage shows you how to fix these everyday English language mistakes.

With commonsense, easy-to-remember usage tips throughout, this handbook features incorrect and correct grammatical examples, a short review of basic grammar, a glossary, and more.

 

About Mark Lester

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Mark Lester is an experienced grammarian, ESL expert, and professor emeritus of Eastern Washington University. He was the founding chairperson of the ESL department at the University of Hawaii, considered one of the best ESL programs in the US. He is the author of more than a dozen books, including Grammar and Usage in the Classroom, one of the most widely used college grammar textbooks in the country. Dr. Lester obtained his BA in Philosophy and English Literature at Pomona College and his PhD in Linguistics from University of California-Berkeley. He also holds an MBA from the University of Hawaii.
 
Published October 31, 2004 by McGraw-Hill. 304 pages
Genres: Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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