The Perfect English Grammar Workbook: Simple Rules and Quizzes to Master Today's English (Paperback)
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Grammar greatness—with simple rules, exercises, and quizzes.
Mastering English grammar has never been easier. The Perfect English Grammar Workbook is a complete explanation of standard American English and an irreplaceable resource for students, ESL learners, and anyone else who’s serious about mistake-free speaking and writing.
From punctuation and prepositions to adverbs and abbreviations, this grammar workbook provides simple and straightforward guides to every part of English grammar. With classroom-style lessons you can practice your skills with dozens of helpful exercises. Afterwards, check your progress with comprehensive end-of-chapter quizzes.
The Perfect English Grammar Workbook includes:
- Modern rules for modern writers—Make sure your skills are up to date with a grammar workbook featuring the latest rules for learning English.
- Focused lessons—Master grammar over the course of 17 chapters—each divided into individual sections so you can focus on one idea at a time.
- Exercises, quizzes, and more—This grammar workbook is filled with handy practice exercises and quizzes that will help you test what you’ve learned.
Never misplace a comma again—The Perfect English Grammar Workbook makes it easy.
About the Author
Lisa McLendon is the the author of the grammar blog madamgrammar.com. Lisa offers expert guidance on all things words, language, editing and the like. After getting a doctorate in Slavic languages, Lisa spent a dozen years on newspaper copy desks before teaching news editing at the University of North Texas, Friends University in Wichita, and Wichita State University. A member of the American Copy Editors Society (ACES) since 2000, Lisa has presented numerous sessions at national and regional ACES conferences, on topics such as grammar, punctuation, headlines and math. Lisa loves linguistic humor, proper use of the verb "comprise," and numbers that add up.
"Editors will want this book. Teachers will want this book. Writers will want this book. If you work with words in any capacity, you’ll benefit from having this book on your reference shelf."
— Karen S. Conlin, Grammargeddon.com
"You don’t have to be a word nerd to like The Perfect English Grammar Workbook. You simply need to want to be a better writer or communicator. In an easy-to-understand way, Lisa McLendon’s book explains and demystifies grammar’s rules. Her explanations, examples and exercises are aimed at creating winning writers and clear writing."
—Sue Burzynski Bullard, Associate Professor, College of Journalism and Mass Communications, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, author of Everybody's an Editor
“The Perfect English Grammar Workbook is diabolically simple on topics that, in other hands, might just be diabolical. It's entertaining as well, with examples people will actually use.”
—Merrill Perlman, adjunct assistant professor at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, former copy editor at The New York Times
"Lisa McLendon takes the scary out of grammar with her Perfect English Grammar Workbook. Even the most intimidated reader will find this book easy-to-follow with its clear explanations, advice, examples and quizzes. Finally, a grammar book for adults that isn't boorish or condescending.”
—Teresa Schmedding, President, American Copy Editors Society