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Random House Webster's Pocket Grammar, Usage, and Punctuation: Second Edition (Pocket Reference Guides) Paperback – Large Print

ISBN-13: 978-0375719677 ISBN-10: 0375719679 Edition: Poc Rei

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Product Details

  • Series: Pocket Reference Guides
  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Random House Reference; Poc Rei edition (October 9, 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0375719679
  • ISBN-13: 978-0375719677
  • Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 3.3 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #85,568 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Random House's completely revised best-selling guide to good English. Random House Webster's Pocket Grammar, Usage, and Punctuation is perfect for students, business, and anyone who cares about the correct use of English.






Includes:

• Clear and concise explanations of English grammar with plenty of examples
• Common grammatical and stylistic errors and how to avoid them
• Quick reference to commonly misspelled words
• User-friendly guide to punctuation and capitalization
• Easily confused words and how to tell them apart
• Convenient pocket size that fits into backpack, purse, or briefcase

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This is small and organized in such a way to make it simple to use.
Rebecca A
Really nice to have as a reference while working on an essay or just need to review something.
Ashley Sessums
My son was very happy and will be prepared for his 9th grade English class.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By M. Wang VINE VOICE on July 4, 2010
Format: Paperback
I learned English as a third language and did not get to use it professionally until well into my 20s. There were gaps and errors in my knowledge of formal English, and they had been a hindrance throughout my career.

Looking back, I regret deeply for not studying a reference guide such as this one earlier. It covers the basic grammatical rules, lists the common spelling errors and even discusses the usage of all the important words and phrases. What benefits me the most, nonetheless, is the section on punctuation. I had never quite mastered the usage of colons and semicolons, but now I feel much more comfortable using them.

I purchased the ebook version for my Nook. The formatting looks fine on the small screen. The only constant annoyance is the page number, which corresponds to the paperback version instead of the electronic one. Overall, this is a great reference for anyone who had not gone through rigorous training on professional English writing.
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By Synai on February 10, 2014
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just what i needed, i love the fact that i can use it whenever i want, totally the best !
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I am an editor. This book is a highly functional resource enabling quick and easy look up of common grammar rules/guidelines.

Its compact size makes it easy to tuck into a laptop bag and carry. And while the reading is rather dry, I also often take it along in my purse for quick reading to keep concepts fresh.
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By Rebecca A on July 2, 2013
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I teach high school level English. I'm tired of bulky textbooks that are too difficult for students to really use. I can provide the review sheets myself so I decided to purchase some easy to use handbooks for student reference. This is small and organized in such a way to make it simple to use. I can put them in table-top organizers around the room. I only regret that I could only locate 4 copies so far. I'll find more!
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