A Digest of English
This book is a compendium of popular topics on English Language. Clearly and concisely, it explains and analyzes nouns, determiners, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions, sentences, phrases, clauses, punctuation, concord, vocabulary, idioms, figures of speech, letters, essays, comprehension, summary, vowels, consonants, transcription, stresses and rhymes. More
This book introduces you to English Language. It clearly explains nouns. It analyzes the types of noun. It discusses the correct use of nouns.
It examines determiners. It throws light on the types of determiner. It shows you how to use determiners correctly.
It analyzes pronouns. It sheds light on the types of pronoun. It explains how to use pronouns correctly.
It appraises verbs. It casts light on the types of verb. It lays emphasis on the tenses like the present tense, present perfect tense, past tense, past perfect tense and continuous tense. It instructs you on how to use verbs correctly.
It evaluates adjectives. It examines the types of adjective. It shows you the order that the adjectives are expected to follow in order to give a clear qualification of a noun or pronoun.
It discusses adverbs. It explains the types of adverb. It teaches you how to position adverbs so that they can correctly qualify words.
It teaches you prepositions. It explains the types of preposition. It discusses how to position prepositions after certain words. It highlights the correct use of prepositions.
It explains conjunctions. It throws light on the types of conjunction. It shows you how to use conjunctions correctly.
it explores sentences. It discusses the sentence elements and the sentence patterns. It teaches you how to make correct sentences.
It explains the full stops, commas, semicolons, colons, quotation marks, hyphens, dash, ellipsis, slash and capital letters. It shows you how to punctuate sentences correctly.
It analyzes clauses and phrases. It identifies the types of clause and phrase. It shows you how to use clauses and phrases.
It explores the mistakes in concord like the subject-verb disagreement, pronoun-antecedent disagreement and shift in construction.
It will help you to increase your vocabulary through the word roots, prefixes, suffixes and registers. It shows you how to choose the right words when you speak and write English.
It instructs you on how to learn more idioms. It throws light on the types of idiom. It shows you how to use idioms correctly.
It sheds light on figures of speech. It analyzes the figures of speech like simile, metaphor, euphemism, irony, alliteration, assonance, climax and anticlimax.
It shows you how to write memorable letters like the official, semi-official and unofficial letters. It sheds light on the common mistakes in writing letters.
It teaches you how to write exciting essays like the narrative, descriptive, argumentative and expository essays. It throws light on the common mistakes in writing essays.
It shows you how to answer questions on comprehension and summary passages. It contains several passages that will enable you to master how to tackle comprehension and summary passages.
It describes how to produce the short and long vowels. It shows you how to produce the monophthongs and diphthongs. It will help you to master how to produce all the vowel sounds.
It describes how to produce the voiced consonants. It explains how to produce the voiceless consonants. It explores how to produce the consonant clusters.
It will help you to learn how to put stresses on words and sentences. It can help you to improve on the placement of stress only if you can strictly adhere to the several rules of stress placement it has enunciated. It explores the emphatic stress and the sentence stress.
It teaches you how to divide words into syllables like the monosyllabic, bisyllabic and polysyllabic words. It shows you how to transcribe words correctly.
It delves into rhyme. It explains the various types of rhyme like the perfect and general rhymes. It gives you some useful hints that will enable you to appreciate rhyming.
And it contains hundreds of questions designed to enable you to know how to speak and write English correctly and to master all the relevant aspects of English Language.
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