For students studying English, preparing for exams, writing papers and otherwise engaged in class work, these concise, 'essential' study guides provide just the right amount of information; the brief explanations aren't tedious reading, yet neither do they provide too little information to be of use. Short chapters review the fundamentals of English language, including grammar, vocabulary, punctuation, and sentence structure; capitalization, numbers, troublesome word usage, and commonly misspelled words are also covered. 144 pages, softcover.
REA’s Essentials provide quick and easy access to critical information in a variety of different fields, ranging from the most basic to the most advanced. As its name implies, these concise, comprehensive study guides summarize the essentials of the field covered. Essentials are helpful when preparing for exams, doing homework and will remain a lasting reference source for students, teachers, and professionals. English Language reviews the fundamentals of English language, including grammar, vocabulary, punctuation, and sentence structure. Other topics include capitalization, numbers, troublesome word usage, and commonly misspelled words.
Mamie Webb Hixon, M.A., is director of the Writing Center at the University of West Florida, Pensacola, Fla.