Summary: A Commonsense Guide to Grammar and Usage
is just what its name suggests: a straightforward, student-friendly grammar guide. The text's modular lessons break down complex grammatical concepts with plain-language explanations, handy tips, and visual examples thatshow
- rather than justtell
- students how to recognize, correct, and learn to avoid errors in grammar. With hundreds of exercises in the book and thousands more available online for free atExercise Central
, students get ample practice finding and fixing errors in their writing. The text also includes writing coverage and brief documentation guides for MLA and APA, making it a useful reference for a variety of college courses.