Many students set out in further and higher education with little grounding in the skills required for academic writing. This practical guide will give students a command of grammar, spelling and punctuation, enabling them to improve the quality and accuracy of their writing. Good Grammar for Students includes:
the basics of English grammar - how sentences are structured
help with spelling and punctuation
tips on avoiding the most common mistakes and pitfalls
advice on how students can improve their writing in essays, reports and projects.
The book is packed with examples to illustrate points and highlight good and bad practice, and contains handy tips and student exercises.
An indispensable companion for undergraduate students on any Social Science, Humanities or Arts degree course, Good Grammar for Students is also an ideal text for Study Skills modules at first year undergraduate level across the social sciences.
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Howard Jackson is Professor of English Language & Linguistics and Associate Dean of the Faculty of Law, Humanities & Social Sciences, at the University of Central England in Birmingham