How Good is Your Grammar?: 101 Quiz Questions - the Ultimate Test to Bring You Up to Scratch

How Good is Your Grammar?: 101 Quiz Questions - the Ultimate Test to Bring You Up to Scratch

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John Sutherland, one of Britain's most celebrated professors of English literature, is here to test, stretch, amuse and instruct you with his definitive quiz on all things grammatical.Why do purists insist that 'television' is wrong while telephone is correct?Was Bill Clinton taking risks with language as well as his presidency when he declared, 'I did not have sexual relations with that woman'?And can the use of 'ain't' ever be defended, especially when there's no sunshine when she's gone?This is neither a rule book nor a primer but a rollercoaster ride through the mysteries and magic of the world's greatest language.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781780722856
BY (AUTHOR) Sutherland, John
PUBLISHER : Short Books Ltd PUBLICATION DATE : October 13, 2016
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Short Books Ltd
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 198 mm x 129 mm
WEIGHT : 190 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Language & Linguistics
DESCRIPTION :
John Sutherland, one of Britain's most celebrated professors of English literature, is here to test, stretch, amuse and instruct you with his definitive quiz on all things grammatical.Why do purists insist that 'television' is wrong while telephone is correct?Was Bill Clinton taking risks with language as well as his presidency when he declared, 'I did not have sexual relations with that woman'?And can the use of 'ain't' ever be defended, especially when there's no sunshine when she's gone?This is neither a rule book nor a primer but a rollercoaster ride through the mysteries and magic of the world's greatest language.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781780722856
BY (AUTHOR) Sutherland, John
PUBLISHER : Short Books Ltd PUBLICATION DATE : October 13, 2016
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Short Books Ltd
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 198 mm x 129 mm
WEIGHT : 190 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Language & Linguistics