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Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing Audiobook

Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing

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Mignon Fogarty, a.k.a. Grammar Girl, is determined to wipe out bad grammar - but she's also determined to make the process as painless as possible. One year ago, she created a weekly podcast to tackle some of the most common mistakes people make while communicating. More than seven million episodes have now been downloaded, and Mignon has dispensed grammar tips on Oprah and appeared on the pages of the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and USA Today.

With the trademark wit, warmth, and approachability that the podcasts are known for, Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing covers the grammar rules and word choice guidelines that can confound even the best writers. From "between vs. among" and "although vs. while" to comma splices and misplaced modifiers, Mignon offers memory tricks and clear explanations that will help listeners recall and apply those troublesome grammar rules. Chock full of tips on style, business writing, and effective e-mailing, Grammar Girl's latest audiobook should be heard by every communicator.

©2008 Mignon Fogarty, Inc.; (P)2008 Macmillan Audio

What the Critics Say

"Delightfully droll...Grammar Girl gives clear explanations with helpful examples." (Los Angeles Times)

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    "Good quality content and read"

    Useful for people who are not native English speaker. Good read and good content .

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    claudia taitague 03-15-16 Member Since 2016
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    "great resource!"

    I recently came across Grammar Girl podcast and then to this Audiobook. It has been very helpful and useful. I cannot believe how much I didn't know. Thanks Grammar girl!

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    Tara NOWATA, OK, United States 04-30-13
    Tara NOWATA, OK, United States 04-30-13 Member Since 2016
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    "Useful tidbits"

    I enjoy these book and appreciate relearning all that I forgot. This book is similar to the other so be thoughtful in your purchase.

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    Joyann Los Angeles, CA, United States 05-14-12
    Joyann Los Angeles, CA, United States 05-14-12
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    "Very good Gammer book."
    Where does Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Rank at the top.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing?

    The interaction with the book.


    Which character – as performed by Mignon Fogarty – was your favorite?

    Both


    What’s an idea from the book that you will remember?

    When to use a verse an, many more that was just my start.


    Any additional comments?

    Easy to understand.

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    Gudbjorg Marta Gudjonsdottir 09-30-14 Member Since 2014
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    What made the experience of listening to Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing the most enjoyable?

    ..but its as fun as can be, its bearable this way.
    I'm not anal about grammar, but I have to learn, so this is a grate alternative.


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    Amazon Customer Washington 10-17-09
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    "too basic"

    Good only if you know NOTHING about grammar.

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