This book by Don Shiach provides a clear, lively introduction to the basic rules English grammar, with the emphasis on the importance of grammar for clear self expression. It includes a wide range of examples, exercises and activities and is ideal for –
- preparing to take Key Stage 3 tests
- preparing for GCSe exams
- improve written communication skills
The book starts with an assessment questionnaire to help identify strengths and weaknesses and to guide you to the appropriate chapters. It then goes on to describe all the basic points of grammar, explaining each one in straightforward language using memorable examples taken from typical every day sources.
Checkpoint exercises and productive writing activities practise all the major points, and answers to these are provided where appropriate.