How to Avoid Grammar Gaffes Once and for All: Second Canadian Edition (Paperback)

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Grammar Gaffes is an amusing look at English grammar by Alan Rutkowski, who became known as a grammar guru by readers of his column in the Edmonton Journal. A cast of characters with names like Jadwiga and Colbart illustrate the gaffes and foibles that plague even native English speakers. Especially interesting is the chapter on pet peeves sent in by readers. From the greengrocer's apostrophe to commonly confused words, Grammar Gaffes offers explanations that are both easy to understand and entertaining. Repetition and reinforcement exercises make Grammar Gaffes a perfect resource for self-instruction. See for yourself. Read it and enjoy mastering English.

About the Author


After graduating from the Universities of Colorado and Denver, Alan Rutkowski worked as a Librarian at the University of Alberta till his retirement. He has published numerous articles in the Globe and Mail and for three and a half years wrote a grammar column for the Edmonton Journal.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780969365884
ISBN-10: 0969365888
Publisher: Icelark Media Inc.
Publication Date: November 28th, 2012
Pages: 246
Language: English
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