The Penguin Dictionary of English Grammar

The Penguin Dictionary of English Grammar

Author: Robert Lawrence Trask

Publisher: Penguin Books, Limited (UK)

Published: 2000

Total Pages: 164

ISBN-13:

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This is a succinct guide to the grammatical laws and idiosyncrasmies that govern the English language. It focuses on current usage.


A Dictionary of Grammatical Terms in Linguistics

A Dictionary of Grammatical Terms in Linguistics

Author: R.L. Trask

Publisher: Routledge

Published: 2013-04-15

Total Pages: 348

ISBN-13: 1134884206

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This dictionary of grammatical terms covers both current and traditional terminology in syntax and morphology. It includes descriptive terms, the major theoretical concepts of the most influential grammatical frameworks, and the chief terms from mathematical and computational linguistics. It contains over 1500 entries, providing definitions and examples, pronunciations, the earliest sources of terms and suggestions for further reading, and recommendations about competing and conflicting usages. The book focuses on non-theory-boumd descriptive terms, which are likely to remain current for some years. Aimed at students and teachers of linguistics, it allows a reader puzzled by a grammatical term to look it up and locate further reading with ease.


The Penguin Dictionary of American English Usage and Style

The Penguin Dictionary of American English Usage and Style

Author: Paul W. Lovinger

Publisher: Penguin Group USA

Published: 2001

Total Pages: 491

ISBN-13: 9780142000465

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Features more than one thousand primary entries, along with more than two thousand examples of questionable style and the misuse of language, providing valuable lessons for students, writers, and speakers.


The Penguin Guide to Punctuation

The Penguin Guide to Punctuation

Author: R L Trask

Publisher: Penguin UK

Published: 2019-06-13

Total Pages: 176

ISBN-13: 0141991585

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The Penguin Guide to Punctuation is indispensable for anyone who needs to get to grips with using punctuation in their written work. Whether you are puzzled by colons and semicolons, unsure of where commas should go or baffled by apostrophes, this jargon-free, succinct guide is for you.


Penguin Writers' Guides: How to Write Better English

Penguin Writers' Guides: How to Write Better English

Author: Robert Allen

Publisher: Penguin UK

Published: 2005-06-30

Total Pages: 200

ISBN-13: 0141941359

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The Penguin Writers' Guides series provides authoritative, succinct and easy-to-follow guidance on specific aspects of written English. Whether you need to brush up your skills or get to grips with something for the first time, these invaluable Guides will help you find the best way to get your message across clearly and effectively. This essential guide covers the key rules - and pitfalls - of written and spoken grammar. It covers such areas as: the building blocks of language, common errors and misconceptions, choosing the right level of expression, differences between British and American English, and political correctness. It also discusses various uses of language, from creative writing, CVs and reports to verbal presentations, and business and personal letters, with many useful suggestions for accurate and fluent English.


The Penguin Dictionary of Proverbs

The Penguin Dictionary of Proverbs

Author: Rosalind Fergusson

Publisher: Penguin Mass Market

Published: 1983

Total Pages: 356

ISBN-13:

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Compiles approximately 6,000 different proverbs organized by thematic headings such as beauty, love, or weather.


The Penguin Dictionary of Language

The Penguin Dictionary of Language

Author: David Crystal

Publisher: Penguin Group

Published: 1999

Total Pages: 404

ISBN-13:

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A comprehensive, authoritative A-Z of everything the general reader (and the linguist) needs to know about language, languages, linguistics, grammatical and literary concepts.


The Penguin Dictionary of Art and Artists

The Penguin Dictionary of Art and Artists

Author: Peter Murray

Publisher: Puffin Books

Published: 1983

Total Pages: 482

ISBN-13:

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Fully revised for its seventh edition, this comprehensive and detailed reference contains entries on major artists of the last seven centuries; short biographies of over 1,200 artists; descriptions of artistic techniques and styles; definitions of artistic movements; and much more. An indispensable source of information for both artists and those interested in the arts in general. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.


English for Everyone English Grammar Guide Practice Book

English for Everyone English Grammar Guide Practice Book

Author: DK

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

Published: 2019-06-06

Total Pages: 320

ISBN-13: 0241474191

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PLEASE NOTE - this is a replica of the print book and you will need paper and a pencil to complete the exercises. Puzzled by past tenses? Confused by comparatives? This clearly structured and beautifully presented workbook includes grammar practice activities that make learning English grammar incredibly easy. The English for Everyone English Grammar Guide Practice Book is an essential companion to the English for Everyone English Grammar Guide, a comprehensive reference book that makes even the trickiest grammar rules clear and simple. The Practice Book mirrors the unit-by-unit structure of the Grammar Guide. Each Practice Book unit is full of carefully graded grammar exercises to drill and reinforce the grammar you have learned in the corresponding English Grammar Guide unit. These exercises will help you build up your confidence and become more fluent, giving you the chance to practise using the most important English grammar constructions again and again. Ideal for learners at all levels, and covering CEFR levels A1 to C1, the English for Everyone English Grammar Guide Practice Book presents basic (beginner), intermediate, and advanced English grammar in one easy-to-navigate book. Like all books in the innovative English for Everyone series, it uses a visual learning method: many of the exercises are accompanied by attractive illustrations that put grammar practice points into context and give you visual cues to help you understand the exercises. Whether you want to improve your grammar for work, study, travel, or exams, the English for Everyone Grammar Guide Practice Book offers you a simple way to learn English grammar, remember it, and use it with confidence.