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Basic English Grammar for Dummies : UK Edition (Paperback) (Geraldine Woods)
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English is a hard language to get right. It's all too easy to make simple mistakes, whether writing or speaking—which can land you in embarrassing social situations or even cost you a job. Luckily,Basic English Grammar For Dummies UK Edition is here to help you get to grips with English. Without the complexity of formal grammar and through plenty of examples and brief exercises, it gets you up and running on common spelling errors, how to structure sentences to make yourself easily understood, and find the right tone and style for any situation, whether you're talking on the phone or writing a letter, email, or text.
Is it good or well? There, their or they're? Some people don't have to think twice about using proper English grammar, but for the rest of us it can become tricky and confusing. Easy to understand and free of jargon, this friendly and accessible guide sticks to the basics and makes it easy to build your English grammar skills. In no time, you'll leave the ‘me or I?' debate at the door and speak and write confidently and correctly.
- Includes quizzes and self-tests
- Provides guidance on composing letters, emails, and texts
- Uses easy vocabulary to make the content accessible to all
- Serves as a great guidebook to English grammar for overseas learners
If English is your second language or you simply missed or have forgotten the nuances that were taught in school,Basic English Grammar For Dummies UK Edition is the fast and easy way to brush up on your skills and make a good impression.
English is a hard language to get right. It?s all too easy to make simple mistakes, whether writing or speaking. Those mistakes could stop you from getting a job or embarrass you in social situations.
This book will help you build you confidence by telling you what you need to know to improve your English. It avoids complicated grammar and uses plenty of examples and brief exercises to show you how it?s done and help you practice.
Discover common spelling errors and how to avoid them. Learn how to structure sentences to make yourself easily understood. Find the right tone and style for the situation, whether application letter, email, text or phone call.
Written in clear English, and free or jargon, this is an ideal aid if English is your first language and you want to brush up your skills and perhaps feel more confident teaching your children.
It is also perfect for overseas students, and those for whom English is a second language, wherever they live. The simple language and explanations mean you can find out what you need to know and start building your skills straightaway.
This book is suitable for the United Kingdom and those learning ?UK English?. If you wish to learn ?American English? look out for Basic English For Dummies ? US Edition.