Do you have trouble with punctuation? Are you frustrated when you can’t remember whether to use a comma or a full stop? Do you have difficulty constructing a sentence that sounds right? If so, then this book should help you. Written in an easy-to-read style, it takes you through the basics of English grammar. It explains the various parts of speech showing what role they each play in a sentence. It shows you how to improve your writing by choosing the right words and varying your sentence structure.
The use of the various punctuation marks is explained and examples given. After reading this book, you will never again use a comma instead of a full stop! There is a chapter on the use of apostrophes. You are shown how to write dialogue and even how to set out a play. There is a chapter on avoiding the most common mistakes. At the end of each chapter there are exercises which will help to reinforce what you have learnt. Written in a simple style with frequent headings, this book is for anyone – of any age – who wishes to improve the standard of his or her English.