Good Grammar for Students
By (author) Howard Jackson
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Good Grammar for Students by Howard Jackson
Book DescriptionMany students set out in further and higher education with little grounding in the skills required for academic writing. This practical guide will give students a command of grammar, spelling and punctuation, enabling them to improve the quality and accuracy of their writing. The book includes: - the basics of English grammar - how sentences are structured; - help with spelling and punctuation; - tips on avoiding the most common mistakes and pitfalls; - advice on how students can improve their writing in essays, reports and projects. The book is packed with examples to illustrate points and highlight good and bad practice, and contains handy tips and student exercises. An indispensable companion for undergraduate students on any Social Science, Humanities or Arts degree course, Good Grammar for Students is also an ideal text for Study Skills modules at first year undergraduate level across the social sciences.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781412902038
(210mm x 148mm x 9mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Aug-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Howard Jackson
Introduction to the Nature and Functions of Language, Paperback (November 2010)
Suitable for those studying language for the first time. This book includes topics such as discourse analysis, language acquisition, language change, and the history of English, together with examinations of different modes of discourse as well as the components of language itself. It features chapter summaries, study questions, and case studies.
Lexicography, Paperback (April 2002)» View all books by Howard Jackson
This text analyses a wide range of dictionaries, from those for native speakers to thematic dictionaries and those on CD-ROM, to reveal the ways in which dictionaries fulfil their dual function of describing the vocabulary of English and providing a useful and accessible reference resource.
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Author Biography - Howard Jackson
Howard Jackson is Professor of English Language & Linguistics and Associate Dean of the Faculty of Law, Humanities & Social Sciences, at the University of Central England in Birmingham
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