Webster's Word Power Better English Grammar by Betty Kirkpatrick

Better English Grammar Improve your Written and Spoken English

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Contents of Better English Grammar

  • GRAMMAR
  • THE SENTENCE AND THE PARAGRAPH
  • The sentence
  • Minor sentences
  • Major sentences
  • Subject and predicate
  • Subject
  • Predicate
  • Object
  • Direct object
  • Indirect object
  • Complement
  • Punctuation of sentences
  • Types of sentence
  • Statements
  • Negative sentences
  • Questions
  • Comparative clause
  • Relative clause
  • Types of relative clause
  • Defining relative clause
  • Non-defining relative clause
  • Punctuation in relative clauses
  • Prepositions in relative clauses
  • Noun clause or nominal clause
  • Comment clause
  • Phrases
  • Noun phrase
  • Adjective phrase
  • Adverb phrase
  • Preposition phrase
  • Participial phrase
  • Phrasal verbs
  • Position of object in phrasal verbs
  • PARTS of Speech I
  • Main parts of speech
  • Nouns
  • Common and proper nouns
  • Concrete and abstract nouns
  • Countable and uncountable nouns
  • Verbal noun
  • Collective nouns
  • Singular and plural forms of nouns
  • Regular singular forms of nouns
  • Regular plural forms of nouns
  • Irregular plural forms of nouns
  • Foreign plural forms of nouns
  • Unchanging plural form
  • Nouns used only in the plural form
  • Gender of nouns
  • Dual gender
  • Feminine forms
  • Person in compound nouns
  • Compound nouns
  • Plural forms of compound nouns
  • Nouns and noun phrases in apposition
  • Pronouns
  • Personal pronouns
  • I and we: the first person personal pronoun
  • You: the second person personal pronoun
  • He, she, it and they: the third person personal pronoun
  • Possessive pronouns
  • Reflexive pronouns
  • Reciprocal pronouns
  • Demonstrative pronouns
  • Indefinite pronouns
  • Distributive pronouns
  • Interrogative pronouns
  • Relative pronouns
  • PARTS OF SPEECH II
  • Adjectives
  • Gradable and non-gradable adjectives
  • Position of adjectives
  • Attributive adjectives
  • Predicative adjectives
  • Post-modifiers
  • Qualitative adjectives
  • Classifying adjectives
  • Colour adjectives
  • Number adjectives
  • Emphatic adjectives
  • Interrogative adjectives
  • Demonstrative adjectives
  • Possessive adjectives
  • Compound adjectives
  • Order of adjectives
  • Adjectives used as nouns
  • Adjective or adverb?
  • Comparative forms of adjectives
  • Comparative and number of syllables
  • Irregular comparatives
  • No comparative form
  • Superlative forms
  • Irregular superlatives
  • No superlative form
  • Determiners
  • Types of determiner
  • Definite and indefinite articles
  • Definite article
  • Indefinite article
  • Demonstrative determiners
  • Possessive determiners
  • Indefinite determiners
  • Number determiners
  • PARTS OF SPEECH III
  • Verbs
  • Regular verbs
  • Irregular verbs
  • Categories of irregular verbs
  • Tense
  • Present tense
  • Simple present tense
  • Continuous present tense
  • Past tense
  • Simple past tense
  • Continuous past tense
  • Perfect tense
  • Continuous present perfect tense
  • Past perfect tense
  • Future tense
  • Traditional grammar
  • Modern usage
  • Other ways of referring to the future
  • Mood
  • Indicative mood
  • Imperative mood
  • Subjunctive mood
  • Voice
  • Active voice
  • Passive voice
  • Transitive verb and intransitive verb
  • Linking verb
  • Auxiliary verb
  • Modal auxiliary verb
  • Concord
  • Parts of a verb
  • Infinitive
  • Participles
  • Present participle
  • Past participle
  • PARTS OF SPEECH IV
  • Adverbs
  • Types of adverb
  • Adverbs of time
  • Adverbs of frequency
  • Adverbs of duration
  • Adverbs of place
  • Adverbs of manner
  • Adverbs of degree
  • Adverbs of emphasis
  • Interrogative adverbs
  • Prepositions
  • Simple prepositions
  • Complex prepositions
  • Conjunctions
  • Coordinating conjunctions
  • Subordinating conjunctions
  • Subordinating conjunctions introducing adverbial clauses
  • PUNCTUATION
  • THE IMPORTANCE OF PUNCTUATION
  • Full stop
  • The full stop and abbreviations
  • The full stop in email and website addresses
  • Question mark
  • Exclamation mark
  • Capital letter
  • Comma
  • The comma as separating device in lists
  • The comma as a separating device in a list of adjectives
  • Commas and relative clauses
  • Commas and subordinate clauses
  • The comma as a separating device in clauses joined by coordinating
  • conjunctions
  • The comma as separating device with initial phrases
  • The comma with terms of address
  • The comma with question tags
  • The comma with interjections
  • The comma used in pairs as a means of separation or parenthesis
  • The comma with nouns or phrases in apposition
  • The comma and numbers
  • Brackets
  • Dash
  • Semicolon
  • The semicolon as a link
  • The semicolon as a separation device in lists
  • The semicolon as separation device in lists of word groups already
  • containing commas
  • The semicolon as a separation device before certain adverbs
  • Colon
  • The colon as a separating device in a two-part sentence
  • The colon as a linking device or introduction
  • Hyphen
  • The hyphen in word-breaks
  • Quotation marks
  • Quotation marks and direct speech
  • Quotation marks and paragraphs
  • Quotation marks and dialogue
  • Other uses of quotation marks
  • Quotation marks and titles
  • Quotation marks and a direct quotation
  • Other punctuation marks
  • Apostrophe
  • Asterisk
  • Three-dot ellipsis
  • Oblique
  • DEVELOPING YOUR OWN STYLE
  • STYLE
  • Sentence style
  • Sentence length
  • The middle way
  • Sentence structure
  • Compound sentences
  • Complex sentences
  • Vocabulary
  • Active and passive vocabulary
  • Increasing your word power
  • Dictionaries and thesauruses
  • Register
  • Keep it simple
  • Adding variety
  • WORDS THAT MAY CONFUSE
  • IDIOMS, CLICHÉS AND EVERYDAY PHRASES
  • Common idioms
  • Clichés
  • Everyday phrases
  • Homophones
  • Homonyms
  • Homographs and heteronyms
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