By Jeff Coghill;Stacy Magedanz
The CliffsStudySolver workbooks mix 20 percentage evaluation fabric with eighty percentage perform difficulties (and the answers!) to aid make your classes stick.
CliffsStudySolver English Grammar is for college students who are looking to strengthen their wisdom with a learn-by-doing technique. inside of, you’ll get the perform you want to study English grammar with problem-solving instruments such as
- Clear, concise stories of each topic
- Practice difficulties in each bankruptcy — with factors and solutions
- A diagnostic pretest to evaluate your present skills
- A full-length examination that adapts on your ability level
A word list, a listing of normally misused phrases, and punctuation and capitalization principles can help converse successfully. This workbook additionally covers the components of speech, verbs, and energetic and passive voices. discover different features of English including
- Subjects and predicates
- Adjective and adverbial phrases
- Noun-verb agreement
- Frequently encountered sentence problems
- Using numerals
Practice makes excellent — and even if you are taking classes or educating your self, CliffsStudySolver courses should help make the grade.
Author Jeffrey Coghill is a clinical librarian at East Carolina college in Greenville, NC; Stacy Magedanz is presently a reference librarian at California kingdom college in San Bernardino. either have M.A. levels in English.
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