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  1. Frederik

    Frederik New Member

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    Grammar books

    Discussion in 'Word Mechanics' started by Frederik, Dec 26, 2010.

    Hello,

    My name is Frederik and I am from Denmark.
    I was wondering, if any of you guys no some grammar books
    equal to: grammar.ccc.comment.edu/grammar/index2.htm

    I you know any grammar book that have all the reference they have
    in the website I have link.
    - And of course it should be at English the language of the book, and the
    grammar should, if you can find any, at English or American - both are best! :)

    Yours sincerely,

    Frederik :)
     
  2. sidtvicious

    sidtvicious Contributing Member Contributor

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    To pound an old favorite and staple of much of the writing community, The Elements of Style by William Strunk and E.B. White.
     
  3. mammamaia

    mammamaia nit-picker-in-chief Contributor

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    that's not going to help him much, sid, since he needs to learn basic english grammar first... what he needs is a book version of the grammar site i sent him to, but i'm not familiar with good grammar texts for esl students... do you know of any?
     
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    Yeah, you're right I wasn't thinking clearly mamammaia.

    "The Blue book of Grammar and Punctuation, by Jane Straus might be a better place to start.
     
  5. Frederik

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    Thanks a lot! But do you know any grammar book who are more compehensive? :)
     
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    mammamaia nit-picker-in-chief Contributor

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    why don't you check out amazon's used books for an upper grades grammar textbook, fred?... that would probably be a good place to start...
     
  7. Frederik

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    I had, Maia, but I cannot find anything I really think could be useful. And I really want some of you to come with some suggestion of a good grammar book at english and of course about the english grammar and writing! :)

    - But do you remember the file I once sent to you? It was a PDF-file. A grammar reference? Was it good enough just for the english grammar? I know that it's only about that, and not the American edition.

    Anyway, which grammar book is the most populair in England? :) And which is the best of the best? :p
     

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