When Bad Grammar Happens to Good People: How to Avoid Common Errors in English: Easyread Large Bold Edition

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ReadHowYouWant.com, Aug 21, 2008 - Education - 372 pages
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Contents

Acknowledgments
ii
Authors Note
iii
Foreword
v
How Do We Learn to Speak Correctly?
x
Pretest
xix
Grammar Review
xxv
Perplexing Pronouns
1
Vexing Verbs
37
Puzzling Plurals
163
Mixing up Words That Sound the Same
172
Mixing up Words That Look the Same
190
Mixing up Words Whose Meanings Are Related
215
Madeup Words
245
Wasteful Words and Infelicities
254
Mispronounced Words
261
Review Tests
273

Ambiguous Agreements
76
Mangled Modifiers
104
Problem Prepositions
134
Confused Connections
145
About the Author and Editor
297
Back Cover Material
298
Index
301
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