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1,001 Grammar Practice Questions For Dummies

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  • Table of Contents
  • Course Details
  • Time Travel: Identifying the Verb and Choosing the Correct Tense
    Locating the Verb
    Choosing Simple and Perfect Tense Verb Forms
    Consistently Choosing the Right Verb Tense
  • Taking a Look at Irregular, Helping, and Descriptive Verb Forms
    Handling Irregular Verbs
    Dealing with To Be and To Have
    Adding Meaning with Helping Verbs
    Creating Questions with Helping Verbs
    Detecting and Placing Descriptive Verb Forms
    Selecting Tense for Descriptive Verb Forms
  • Using
    Understanding
    Understanding
    Understanding
    Understanding
    Understanding
    Understanding
  • One to Many: Forming Plurals of Nouns and Pronouns
    Forming Plural Nouns
    Sorting Singular and Plural Pronouns
  • Identifying Subjects and Perfecting Subject-Verb Agreement
    Locating the Subject
    Fine-Tuning Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Coming to a Clear Agreement: Pairing Pronouns and Antecedents
    Identifying Pronouns and Their Antecedents
    Pairing Pronouns and Antecedents Correctly
    Avoiding Vague Pronoun References
  • Solving the Case (of Pronouns)
    Sorting Subject, Object, and Possessive Pronouns
    Using Subject and Object Pronouns Correctly
  • Forming Complete Sentences
    Recognizing Complete Sentences
    Combining Ideas Correctly
    Correcting Run-ons and Fragments
  • Moving Beyond the Basics: Adding Descriptions
    Distinguishing Between Adjectives and Adverbs
    Placing Adjectives and Adverbs in Sentences
    Dealing with Articles
    Hyphenating Descriptions
  • Taking the Long View: Descriptive Phrases and Clauses
    Identifying the Words Being Described
    Avoiding Misplaced, Dangling, and Vague Descriptions
  • For Better or Worse: Forming Correct Comparisons
    Creating Comparative and Superlative Forms
    Avoiding Incomplete, Illogical, or Vague Comparisons
  • Avoiding Capital Punishment: Placing Capital Letters Properly
    Capitalizing Names, Titles, Relationships, and Ethnicity
    Capitalizing Geographical Names, Quotations, and School References
    Capitalizing the Titles of Artistic or Scientific Works
  • Exercising Comma Sense: Placing Commas Correctly
    Commas in Lists
    Using Commas with Identifying and Extra Information
    Creating a Pause in a Sentence
  • Little Things That Mean A Lot: Apostrophes and Quotation Marks
    Creating the Possessive Form of Nouns
    Creating Contractions with Apostrophes
    Inserting and Deleting Apostrophes
    Distinguishing Between Quotations and Paraphrases
    Placing Quotation Marks and Other Punctuation
    Punctuating Academic Work
  • Not Just for Railroad Tracks: Parallelism
    Identifying Parallel Elements in Lists
    Working with Paired Conjunctions
    Creating Parallel Comparisons
    Keeping Sentences Parallel
  • Slimming Down: Cutting Repetition and Wordiness
    Cutting Repetitive Words and Phrases from Sentences
    Writing Concisely
  • Aiming for Style: Creating Interesting Sentences
    Weaving Complex Sentences
    Varying Sentence Patterns
  • Spotlighting Verbs: Voice and Mood
    Identifying Active and Passive Verb Forms
    Changing Passive Voice to Active
    Using Subjunctive Verbs Properly
  • Dealing with Electronic Media
    Presentation Slides
    Composing E-Mails, Instant Messages, and Texts
  • Choosing Language to Suit Your Audience
    Identifying Levels of Formality
    The Right Words for the Right Time
  • Tricky Word Traps
    Distinguishing between Words Resembling Each Other
    Words Incorrectly Seen as Synonyms
  • Seeing Double: Confusing Word Pairs
    Selecting the Correct One- or Two-Word Expression
    Eliminating Words that Don't Exist
  • Steering Clear of Incorrect Expressions
    Avoiding Double Negatives and Other Errors
    Counting and Measuring Words
    Strange Verb Pairs

Practice questions cover such topics as:

  • Irregular, helping, and descriptive verb forms
  • Forming plurals of nouns and pronouns
  • Subject-verb agreement and pairing pronouns and antecedents
  • Descriptive phrases and clauses
  • Correctly using commas, apostrophes, and quotation marks
  • Creating interesting sentences
  • Grammar for electronic media
  • Avoiding incorrect expressions

Description:

This powerful online resource offers 1,001 practice questions that will help you polish your English grammar skills. The course starts with the basic tricks of the grammar trade to help you communicate effectively, before moving on to subject and verb agreement, pronouns, sentence construction, and much more. All practice questions include answers as well as detailed explanations. With on-the-go access, you can study anywhere and any way you like—from your computer, smart phone, or tablet. These questions—categorized as easy, medium, and hard—let you track your progress, see what you need to study most, and then create customized question sets to get you where you need to be.