Agitated about apostrophes?
Confused by conjunctions?
In a dither over dangling participles?
Tense about your tenses... Or stumped by the subjunctive?
Relax. Help is at hand.
For native English speakers who realise that there's more to good English than meets the eye, but don't know where to start; for parents struggling to explain the finer points to their kids; and for English language students everywhere...
Grammar for Grown-ups guides you through the perils, pitfalls and problematic aspects of the English language,so you'll never struggle to find the right word or write the most elegant sentence again.
- rules of grammar, punctuation, spelling, use and misuse, common errors, not so common errors, and regional and international variations
- practical tips and advice for everyday usage and self-improvement
- Fun test-yourself sections throughout