Explore Essential English – Grammar, Structure & Style of Good English
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This book consists of five parts. Words are the building blocks of language. Therefore, Part 1 starts with word classes which are also known as parts of speech.

Part 2 is devoted to the construction of phrases, clauses and sentences. This part follows Part 1 so that the reader can fully grasp the importance of each class of words and the role that can be played by different words in phrases, clauses and sentences.

Part 3 deals with punctuation. Punctuation makes communication clear.

Part 4 is about the usage of idiomatic expressions – idioms are in their own class.

Part 5 examines writing skills for global communicators.

It is suggested that Parts 1 and 2 are to be read consecutively. Parts 3-5 may be read in any order.

The glossary contains an alphabetical list of definitions of terms used in this book. The book finishes with an index. These can be used for reference at any time. Illustrations, diagrams and tables are numbered simply as 1,2,3 — etc. within chapters.
. Almost 2600 helpful examples are included in this book.
Parts and Chapters
Introduction
Part 1 – Word Classes
Chapter 1 – Nouns
Chapter 2 – Pronouns
Chapter 3 – Verbs
Chapter 4 – Adjectives
Chapter 5 – Adverbs
Chapter 6 – Prepositions
Chapter 7 – Determiners & Interjections
Chapter 8 – Conjunctions
Part 2 – Phrases, Clauses & Sentences
Chapter 9 – Phrases
Chapter 10 – Clauses
Chapter 11 – Sentences
Part 3 – Punctuation
Chapter 12 – Punctuation – Punctuation marks described and exemplified
Part 4 – Idiomatic Expressions
Chapter 13 – Idiomatic Expressions – Over 1000 practical examples
Part 5 – Writing Skills
Chapter 14 – Social Letter Writing
Chapter 15 – Business Letter Writing
Glossary
Index

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