Doing Grammar has ratings and 13 reviews. Charles said: Absolutely essential for first year college students, and yes, ignore that voice in the back. Focusing on the idea that students learn grammar by actually “doing grammar,” he provides down-to-earth explanations about the composition of English. Using an engaging style, Max Morenberg uses modern linguistic theories to For the fifth edition, Doing Grammar retains its unique voice and.
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I would recommend this book to anyone, especially those wanting to re-teach themselves grammar in the least painful way. Focusing on the idea that students learn grammar by actually “doing grammar,” he provides down-to-earth explanations about the composition of English sentences, illustrating them at every step with diagrams and other visual models.
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Doing Grammar by Max Morenberg. Doesn’t change that I’ll use this in my classroom, like the teachers and professors before me. Excellent book on English grammar. Dec 11, Jeremy rated it liked it Shelves: Linguistic Typology Jae Jung Song.
Morenberg builds on each foundation in each chapter, and as he progresses through the chapters, he slowly gives you more complex information, bit by bit, building, but only after laying the foundation on top of less complex terms and structures. Using real-life sentences as examples and exercises, the author clarifies the study of grammar without oversimplifying the concepts. Doing Grammar Fifth edition Max Morenberg. Expanding Verb Phrases; 4. Read more Read less.
After touching it I’m inclined to run wash my hands, the binding is pulling away from the pages which look about to fall out, it’s full of bits of notebook paper, highlighting, and margin notes, and the whole thing has been drowned in coffee or soda, leaving it stained and warped. Morenberg provides detailed explanations of the principles of English grammar, along with practical advice on how to use these principles when constructing sentences.
This was helpful for the art of grammar, though it could be confusing at times. Lists with This Book. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Making Noun Causes, Gerunds, and Infinitives; 9.
Description Doing Grammar, now in its third gdammar, is well known for the solid grounding it gives students in rigorous grammatical analysis of the structure of English. Review quote “Doing Grammar makes grammar concepts easy for anyone to understand. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Wilcox rated it really liked it Shelves: Finally, he uses sentence diagramming, which even in my college grammar class, we don’t even do, so I doubt others would.
Morenberg’s example sentances also provide no end of humor with their absurd non-sequiters. I am about halfway through, and have already grammaf a great deal. Account Options Sign in.
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One person found this helpful. Doing Grammar is a practical and lively guide to discovering how the English language works. Doing Grammar Max Morenberg No preview available –