Visual Guide to Grammar and Punctuation

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2017-06-20
128 pages

Book Description

A clear, precise, and comprehensive book that will give the tools to build confidence in reading, , and comprehension through visual explanation.

From when to use a preposition or pronoun to how to use a comma or colon, Visual Guide to and Punctuation covers all the most important grammar topics in DK's signature style. Each example provided is supported by a picture, making it accessible and comprehensible, and clear and simple text and repetition help to solidify knowledge and understanding.

Visual Guide to Grammar and Punctuation will improve a child's confidence in using the building blocks of reading and writing, and is a book they will refer to again and again.

Table of Contents

Contents 2
Introduction 4
How to use this book 6
What is grammar? 8
What is punctuation? 9
Parts of speech 10
Nouns 12
Proper nouns 14
Abstract nouns 15
Singular and plural nouns 16
Compound nouns 18
Collective nouns 19
Verbs 20
Verbs and subjects 22
Subjects and objects 24
The verb be 26
Pronouns 28
I or me? 30
Possessive pronouns 31
Present and past tenses 32
Future tense 33
Progressive tenses 34
Perfect tenses 36
Auxiliary verbs 38
Infinitives 40
Adjectives 42
Where to put adjectives 44
Adverbs 46
Adjectives into adverbs 48
Adverbs of place 49
Adverbs of time 50
Adverbs before adjectives 51
Comparatives and superlatives 52
Prepositions 54
Prepositions of place 55
Prepositions of time 56
Other prepositions 57
Conjunctions 58
Coordinating conjunctions 60
Subordinating conjunctions 61
Interjections 62
Determiners 64
Parts of speech quiz 66
Sentences, , and clauses 68
Sentences 70
Statements 72
Questions 73
Exclamations 74
Commands 75
Noun phrases 76
Prepositional phrases 77
Adverbials 78
Fronted adverbials 79
Clauses 80
Main clauses 82
Subordinate clauses 84
Relative clauses 85
Relative pronouns 86
Active and passive sentences 88
Direct speech 90
Reported speech 91
Direct to reported speech 92
Sentences quiz 94
Punctuation 96
Capital letters 98
Periods 99
Question marks 100
Exclamation points 101
Commas 102
Apostrophes 104
Possessive apostrophes 105
Its or it’s 106
Parentheses 108
Quotation marks 109
Dashes 110
Hyphens 111
Colons 112
Semicolons 113
Ellipses 114
Bullet points 115
Punctuation quiz 116
Writing tips 118
Common mistakes in grammar 120
Common mistakes in punctuation 122
Glossary 124
Index 126
Acknowledgments 128

Book Details

  • Title: Visual Guide to Grammar and Punctuation
  • Author:
  • Length: 128 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2017-06-20
  • ISBN-10: 1465462589
  • ISBN-13: 9781465462589