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Title English grammar boot camp / Professor Anne Curzan.

Publication Info. Chantilly, VA : The Teaching Co., 2016.
©2016
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 95th Street Adult Great Courses  428.24 ENG    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Great Courses  428.24 ENG    AVAILABLE
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Description 4 videodiscs (720 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook.
laser optical, NTSC
video file DVD video rda
Series Great courses. Literature & language. Writing
Great courses (DVD). Literature & language, Writing.
Contents Disc 1. Why do we care about grammar? -- Prescriptivism: grammar Shoulds and Shouldn'ts -- Descriptivism: how gramamr really works -- Re phrasing -- Fewer octopuses or less octopi? -- Between you and your pronouns -- Disc 2. Which hunting -- A(n) historical issue -- Funnest lecture ever -- Going, going, went -- Object lessons -- Shall we? -- Disc 3. Passive voice was corrected -- Only adverbs -- No Ifs, Ands, or Buts -- However to use However -- Squirrels and prepositions -- Stranded prepositions -- Disc 4. The dangers of danglers -- Navigating the choppy paragraph -- What part of speech is Um? -- Duck, duck, comma, and duck -- Its/It's confusing -- Trending language.
Performer Lecturer: Anne Curzan, University of Michigan.
System Details DVD.
Subject English language -- Grammar -- Videodiscs.
English language -- Grammar.
Added Author Curzan, Anne, instructor.
Teaching Company.
ISBN 1629973149
9781629973142
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