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Get Ahead in Grammar : A Practical Guide [Second Edition]

By: Anne Quill and Anne Townsend

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Cengage Learning: 2016

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9780170386166

ISBN: 0170386163

Condition: New


The second edition of Get Ahead in Grammar: A Practical Guide has been updated with new content to further meet the demands of the Australian Curriculum and NAPLAN assessment. This book is the perfect reference tool to help students understand the rules for the correct use of English grammar within a context of various text types. Retaining the simplicity and coherent structure of the first edition, it provides the scaffolding and modelling necessary for the development of writing skills. Various types of text are explored throughout the guide and students are introduced to grammar initially ... View more info

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Get Ahead in Grammar Student Workbook [Second Edition]

By: Anne Quill and Anne Townsend

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Australia, Cengage Learning: 2017

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9780170386173

ISBN: 0170386171

Condition: New


Get Ahead in Grammar: Student Workbook can be used either in conjunction with the textbook, Get Ahead in Grammar: A Practical Guide, or as an independent grammar workbook. It presents language in progression from whole texts down to single words and helps students practise the rules needed for the correct use of English within the context of various text types. At each stage of this progression, extensive grammar practice is provided via write-in activities. Table of Contents: 1 Grammar at the Text Level 2 Grammar at the Sentence Level 3 Grammar at the Clause Level 4 Grammar at the Phrase Lev... View more info

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Text Types 2nd Edition A Writing Guide for Students

By: Anne Townsend and Anne Quill

Price: $16.95  $9.95

Publisher: Australia, Farr Books: 2012

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 9780987304278

ISBN: 0987304275

Condition: New


Text Types: a writing guide for students provides a clear reference tool for students, teachers and parents to understand 30 different types of written texts, both literary and factual.This larger format Second Edition has been updated and expanded in the variety of text types and examples included. Examples presented and analysed include many electronic texts. According to the Australian Curriculum: English, students in years 7 to 10 are expected to plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts using effective vocabulary and language features appropriate for the writer... View more info

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Text Types 3rd Edition A Writing Guide for Students

By: Anne Townsend and Anne Quill and Phillip Oostenbroek

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Australia, Farr Books: 2018

Edition: Third Revised Edition

Seller ID: 9780170419307

ISBN: 0170419304

Condition: New


This comprehensive guide is a unique tool for improving writing skills, and presents imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the requirements of the Australian Curriculum. Text Types: a Writing Guide for Students 3rd Edition provides examples of each text and clear directions about how to write each one. The scaffolding and modelling necessary for the development of writing skills is presented to students, by reviewing over 30 different types of written texts, including electronic texts. Table of Contents: 1 Advertisement 2 Biography (historical recount) 3 Blog 4 Brochure/flyer ... View more info

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Collins COBUILD English Grammar [Fourth Edition]

By: Collins Dictionaries

Price: $39.95

Publisher: UK, Cobuild: 2017

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 9780008135812

ISBN: 0008135819

Condition: New


This new edition of the Collins COBUILD English Grammar is a modern, global and learner-focussed grammar reference, aimed at learners and teachers of English. Collins COBUILD English Grammar is based on the evidence of the 4.5-billion-word Collins Corpus, and is an invaluable guide to the English language as it is written and spoken today, in all areas of the world. It has been thoroughly updated, to take into account significant changes in grammar over recent years.With a user-friendly style and simple explanations, the Collins COBUILD English Grammar provides a comprehensive and authoritativ... View more info

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Grammar Essentials : A Reference Dictionary RIC-1184

By: Diane Henderson and Rosemary Morris

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Australia, RIC Publications: 2012

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 9781741267976

ISBN: 1741267978

Condition: New


Grammar Essentials: A Reference Dictionary. For ages 9+, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6, Secondary. This invaluable reference presents concise information about the essential elements of English grammar. Parts of speech, figures of speech, punctuation, common grammatical difficulties and confused words are explained in an easy-to-understand way, complete with defining examples. Suitable for both primary and secondary students, this resource is also an excellent teacher reference. Keep it handy and use it often to enhance your writing and to check its accuracy. 95 pages. View more info

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Senior Text Types 3rd Edition A Writing Guide for Students

By: Elli Housden

Price: $27.95

Publisher: Australia, Farr Books: 2018

Edition: Third Revised Edition

Seller ID: 9780170419314

ISBN: 0170419312

Condition: New


Senior Text Types: A Writing Guide for Students is a full colour third edition with new and updated text types and activities. The comprehensive guide is a reference tool for improving writing skills and presents over 30 different types of written texts to senior students. Each text type is presented in a double page format, with one page analysing the structure of the genre and the second page presenting an example of the text ' this presentation provides the scaffolding and modelling necessary for the development of writing skills. Table of Contents :- 1 Advertisement 2 Agenda and minutes: ... View more info

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Lost for Words : A Collection of Words and Phrases that Have Drifted Out of Everyday Usage

By: Hugh Lunn

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Australia, ABC Books: 2006

Seller ID: 9780733317590

ISBN: 0733317596

Condition: New


Strike a light! things are crook in tallarook! Hugh Lunn has been collecting old words and phrases that are no longer a part of our everyday language, and has brought them together in a book in a totally unique, informative and humorous way. Divided into themes (such as Mother's advice, things about the house, Argy bargy, trouble at work) words and phrases are placed into context in mini-stories that will have you chuckling and remembering a time when these sayings were a rich part of your life. View more info

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Words Fail Me: A Journey Through Australia's Lost Language # The Sequel to Lost For Words

By: Hugh Lunn

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Australia, ABC Books: 2010

Seller ID: A1136

ISBN: 0733322514

Condition: New


This wonderful follow-up to the best-selling LOST FOR WORDS continues its humorous and nostalgic trip through our language. this long anticipated follow-up to the hugely successful and popular LOSt FOR WORDS revisits the rich, inventive and rogueish language Australians used to speak, before globalism stole it away. Hundreds of readers have responded to author Hugh Lunn's request and donated a torrent of forgotten words and sayings that he overlooked in his first book. 'So many arrived it was like trying to take a sip out of a fire hose,' Hugh said. 'And these words were so obvious, that if th... View more info

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The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation 11th Edition An Easy-to-use Guide with Clear Rules, Real-world Examples, and Reproducible Quizzes

By: Jane Straus and Lester Kaufman and Tom Stern

Price: $26.95

Publisher: USA, Wiley: 2014

Edition: 11th Edition

Seller ID: 9781118785560

ISBN: 1118785568

Condition: New


A revised and updated new edition of the bestselling workbook and grammar guide The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation is a concise, entertaining workbook and guide to English grammar, punctuation, and usage. This user-friendly resource includes simple explanations of grammar, punctuation, and usage; scores of helpful examples; dozens of reproducible worksheets; and pre- and post-tests to help teach grammar to students of all ages. Appropriate for virtually any age range, this authoritative guide makes learning English grammar and usage simple and fun. This updated Eleventh Edition reflects ... View more info

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Oxford First Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Dictionary

By: Jenny Roberts and Richard Hudson

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Australia, Oxford University Press: 2016

Seller ID: 9780192745699

ISBN: 0192745697

Condition: New


Colourful and fun-to-use, this first reference book divides into three sections: grammar, punctuation, and spelling. In the first section, there are simple meanings, with friendly examples and interactive questions, for all the grammar terms required by the curriculum. Then it gives the punctuation marks and shows how to use them and finally provides rules and tips to support first spelling. At the back is an alphabetical dictionary of the curriculum words that children need to know, including tricky words, and fun ways to remember how to spell them. A cast of colourful, friendly birds give pa... View more info

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Oxford Fowler's Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage Third Edition

By: Jeremy Butterfield

Price: $25.95

Publisher: Australia, Oxford University Press: 2016

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 9780199666317

ISBN: 0199666318

Condition: New


Fowler's Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage is an invaluable reference work that offers the best advice on English usage. Known in previous editions as the 'Pocket Fowler', this third edition is a descendant of the original 1926 edition of A Dictionary of Modern English Usage by Henry Fowler. Based on the unrivalled evidence and research of the Oxford Dictionaries Programme, the new edition answers your most frequently asked questions about language use. Should you use a split infinitive, or a preposition at the end of a sentence? Is it infer or imply? Who or whom? What are the main d... View more info

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Grammar For Great Writing A - Student Book *** TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK ***

By: Keith Folse

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, National Geographic Learning: 2017

Seller ID: 9781337115834

ISBN: 1337115835

Condition: New


Grammar for Great Writing is a three-book series that focuses on the key grammatical and lexical elements learners need to become more powerful academic writers. Ideal for the grammar component of a writing and grammar class, Grammar for Great Writing may be used as a companion to the Great Writing series or in conjunction with any academic writing series. View more info

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The Complete Guide to English Usage for Australian Students [Sixth Edition]

By: Margaret Ramsay

Price: $45.95

Publisher: Australia, Cengage Learning: 2018

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 9780170418638

ISBN: 0170418634

Condition: New


The Complete Guide to English Usage for Australian Students has been a trusted reference book for Australian Secondary students for over thirty years. The revised sixth edition is a newly updated version with a stronger emphasis on the graphical representation of key concepts and provides a thorough treatment of grammatical terms with numerous clear examples and discussion of usage questions. The guide comprehensively covers the treatment of the punctuation marks used in English and includes addition 'Test Yourself' activities for students to track progress in English skills and aid in making ... View more info

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Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen

By: Mary Norris

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Australia, Text Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 004037

ISBN: 1925240991

Condition: New


A legendary New Yorker copy editor's endlessly enjoyable life lessons in spelling and punctuation, grammar and usage. (And pencils.) 'Enlightening, useful, and often outright hilarious. From exclamation marks to emoticons, swear words to split infinitives, Mary Norris is the bomb.' Australian Women's Weekly 'What is immediately beguiling about Between You & Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen is the extraordinary amount of ground Norris covers.[She is] wise, funny, precise and knowledgeable.' Sydney Morning Herald 'This book is so much fun to read. Get it and revel in the delights and conundru... View more info

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Modern Australian Usage [Third Edition] A practical guide for writers and editors

By: Nicholas Hudson

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2015

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 9781760111557

ISBN: 1760111554

Condition: New


Q: Why have a guide to using language when you can look it up on the internet? A: Because you often can't find a clear or reliable answer. However, Nicholas Hudson's wonderfully comprehensive and practical compendium on the English language will tell you what you need to know. Should you use 'lay' or 'lie'? How do you use a semicolon correctly? What's a willy-willy? The difference between a town and a city, or a boat and a ship? In his witty and pithy entries, Nicholas Hudson identifies commonly confused terms. He explains how to use the key elements of English grammar and punctuation to conve... View more info

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Oxford School Spelling, Punctuation, and Grammar Dictionary

By: Oxford Dictionaries

Price: $29.95

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 2013

Seller ID: 9780192745378

ISBN: 0192745379

Condition: New


With a clear, colour layout to make it easy to navigate, the book is in two parts. The first part is a reference section of simple rules, tips, and examples to help students spell, punctuate, and write correctly in school, in exams, and at home. This divides into three sections - Spelling, Punctuation, and Grammar. The second part is an alphabetical word list of common tricky words, with inflections, but no meanings. This list highlights, using analysis from the Oxford Children's Corpus, words that are most frequently misspelt by this age group, to target and rectify these common mistakes. The... View more info

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Excel Handbooks - Pascal's Basic Primary Grammar Years 3–6 - A concise guide to modern grammar developed for Australian Students

By: Phil Walker

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Australia, Pascal Press: 2004

Seller ID: 9781864410600

ISBN: 1864410604

Condition: New


Pascal's Basic Primary Grammar Years 3–6 provides the basics of grammar in a book that is easy-to-read and understand. Knowledge of grammar helps students improve their written and spoken language and become better communicators. This book allow for the study of grammar at the sentence, clause and word level. With each new concept, exercises are included to allow students to practice and reinforce their knowledge. Students are encouraged to analyse how texts are constructed and how language is used in a variety of situations. This provides a sound basis for language development. Con... View more info

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English Grammar in Use Book with Answers and Interactive eBook : A Self-study Reference and Practice Book for Intermediate Learners of English

By: Raymond Murphy

Price: $64.95

Publisher: UK, Cambridge University Press: 2019

Edition: Fifth Revised Edition

Seller ID: 9781108586627

ISBN: 1108586627

Condition: New


Raymond Murphy's English Grammar in Use is the first choice for intermediate (B1-B2) learners and covers all the grammar you will need at this level. This book has clear explanations and practice exercises that have helped millions of people around the world improve their English. It also includes an interactive ebook with audio that you can use online or download to your iPad or Android tablet. It is perfect for self-study and can also be used by teachers as a supplementary book in classrooms. View more info