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The glamour of grammar

Roy Peter Clark

The glamour of grammar

a guide to the magic and mystery of practical English

by Roy Peter Clark

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Published by Little, Brown and Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Grammar

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Roy Peter Clark.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1112 .C528 2010
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationp. cm.
    Number of Pages294
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24002391M
    ISBN 109780316027915
    LC Control Number2009051781
    OCLC/WorldCa464590326

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I have read all of Clark's by: 3. The full title of this book is, "The Glamour of Grammar: A Guide to the Magic and Mystery of Practical English," and Clark's enthusiasm for the English language is inspiring.

I picked up this book after a Yes, I read a book about grammar, that magical glue that ties together our thoughts and ideas and helps us communicate with one another/5. The Glamour of Grammar: A Guide to the Magic and Mystery of Practical English - Kindle edition by Clark, Roy Peter.

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Help your students master basic grammar skills by teaching one grammatical form at a time. No-Glamour Grammar contains pages (8 '' x 11''). pages of practice activities and 50 pages of pretests/post tests, and answer keys, providing students numerous opportunities to master 19 grammar skills.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. No-Glamour Grammar provides a comprehensive solution to the problems outlined above. It is my hope that this program will help older students to master basic grammar skills and allow instructors to focus on their students rather than on gathering or developing materials.5/5(1).

The Glamour of Grammar gives readers all the tools they need to"live inside the language" -- to take advantage of grammar to perfect their use of English, to instill meaning, and to charm through their writing.

With this indispensable book, readers will come to see just how glamorous grammar can be. The Glamour of Grammar gives readers all the tools they need to"live inside the language" — to take advantage of grammar to perfect their use of English, to instill meaning, and to charm through their writing.

With this indispensable book, readers will come to see just how glamorous grammar can be/5(31). Early in the history of English, glamour and grammar were the same word, linked to enchantment and magical spells.

Now grammar brings to mind language bullies and bored-out-of-their-skulls students. Roy Peter Clark, one of America’s most influential writing teachers, wants to change that by putting the glamour back into grammar. In book: New Medievalisms, Chapter: The Glamour of Grammar, Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Editors: Javier Martín Párraga, Juan de Dios Torralbo Caballero, pp Cite this Author: Olga Blanco.

The Glamour of Grammar is a grammar book, but it is not a grammar textbook. Although Clark does refer to the chapters as lessons, these lessons are quite dissimilar to what you would find in The Holt Handbook or The Little, Brown Handbook – guides that go.

The activities in this book target grammar skills in a variety of ways that help learners with language disorders "get it." Use matching, puzzle completion, word searches, fill-in-the-blank, repairing errors, and other formats to keep student interest high.

“The Glamour of Grammar” will offer another way. Every little lesson in this book will point you to a practical application. I’ll carry my argument one step farther: There is no need to. “The Glamour of Grammar” is an incomplete title, as Clark by no means confines himself to grammar.

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With this indispensable book, readers will come to /5(85). No-Glamour® Grammar E-Book Ages: Grades: This book is designed to teach all the basic grammar skills to your students with language or learning disorders. The activities have a slow, straightforward progression; simple directions.

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Magic was associated with 'grammar' on a separate Latin root. 'Systematic writings' were called grammars. And there was a play on words when 'glamour/grammar was a collection of 'spells' in the book. And 'glomer(y) was a hhird root, Latin in origin, 'to gather together'.

The OED's 'glamour' as a corruptionof 'grammar' is dubious. "The Glamour of Grammar" by Roy Peter Clark is a book I recommend to anyone who might want to take a break from academic books on grammar.

Clark's short chapters (each with a summary) are easy to read, easy to understand, and a joy to read/5(49).

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