Webster's New World English Grammar Handbook covers all the basics of standard English usage in a concise, step-by-step format including the special "General Observation" feature that provides grammar rules and tips at a glance. This comprehensive reference is the perfect desktop reference for the non-writing professionals and students alike. Webster's New World English Grammar Handbook goes beyond the competition by providing special sections on writing, spelling, and punctuation as well as an extensive appendix on "Misused Words and Expressions." This alphabetized appendix features hundreds of examples of misused words and expressions and explains proper usage. You'll find yourself referring to this section time and again to polish your grammar.
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Whether you are in school or out in the work world, communicating clearly and correctly is key to your success. With easy-to-understand explanations of grammar rules and plenty of real-world examples and tips, this authoritative reference is just what you need to speak with confidence and write more effectively.
Covering everything from parts of speech, sentence structure, and verb tenses to punctuation, spelling, and usage, the book provides crystal-clear guidance and how to fine-tune your writing--whether you're drafting a report, composing an e-mail, or preparing a PowerPoint presentation. A special quick reference section provides fast answers to the most frequently asked grammar questions, and an extensive appendix on "Misused Words and Phrases" shows how to avoid embarrassing usage goofs.
Lucid, comprehensive, and easy-to-use, this invaluable reference delivers the tools you need to speak clearly, write successfully, and get ahead.
Gordon Loberger, Ph.D., author of A Concise Guide to Standard English Usage, has taught English grammar at the university level for over 40 years.
Kate Shoup Welsh is a veteran freelance writer and editor.
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