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DISCOVERING NOUNS
KNOWING THE ARTICLES
MAKING USE OF PRONOUNS
FINDING OUT ABOUT VERBS
RECOGNISING INTERJECTIONS
CHECKLIST
PRACTISING WHAT YOU’VE LEARNT
ANALYSING THE SIMPLE SENTENCE
INTRODUCING PHRASES
IDENTIFYING MAIN CLAUSES
IDENTIFYING SUBORDINATE CLAUSES
EXPERIMENTING WITH THE SIMPLE SENTENCE
FORMING COMPOUND SENTENCES
CHECKING YOUR COMMAS
FORMING COMPLEX SENTENCES
WRITING NON SENTENCES
ASSESSING THE MOOD
Colouring Your Writing
DESCRIBING THE NOUNS
COMPARING ADJECTIVES
HELPING YOUR VERBS
COMPARING ADVERBS
DEALING WITH OTHER ADVERBS
EXPERIMENTING WITH THE SEMICOLON
USING THE COLON
DISCOVERING THE DASH
LOOKING AT BRACKETS
REMEMBERING THE QUESTION MARK
AVOIDING THE EXCLAMATION MARK
SHOWING POSSESSION
ABBREVIATING WORDS
HANDLING CONTRACTIONS
USING INITIAL LETTERS
Writing Dialogue
SETTING OUT DIRECT SPEECH
USING QUOTATIONS
USING TITLES
CHANGING TO INDIRECT SPEECH
WRITING A PLAY
REVISING YOUR PUNCTUATION
MAKING NOUNS AND VERBS AGREE
USING PRONOUNS CORRECTLY
AVOIDING TAUTOLOGIES
AVOIDING MALAPROPISMS
CHECKING HOMOPHONES
COPING WITH HOMONYMS
CHECKING YOUR SPELLING
CORRECTING COMMON MISTAKES
Improving Your Style
STRUCTURING A PARAGRAPH
Summing up
ELIMINATING JARGON
AVOIDING CLICHÉS
DISPENSING WITH COLLOQUIAL LANGUAGE
CHOOSING YOUR WORDS
VARYING YOUR STYLE
Revising Your Work
REVISING THE PARTS OF SPEECH
REVIEWING SENTENCE CONSTRUCTION
CHECKING PUNCTUATION MARKS
REMEMBERING APOSTROPHES
WRITING IN PARAGRAPHS
REVIEWING DIALOGUE
CONCLUDING THE REVIEW
USING THE DICTIONARY
UTILISING THE THESAURUS
Answers to Exercises
Glossary
Further Reading
Index
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Improve Your Punctuation and Grammar

Improve Your Punctuation and Grammar

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