Aunt Ruth Grammar Drills for Excellence II: A Workbook Companion to Aunt Ruth: The Queen of English and Her Reign of Error (Paperback)
Continuing the approach used by author Joel Schnoor in his book Aunt Ruth: The Queen of English and Her Reign of Error, this workbook strives to make English grammar enjoyable for both the student and the teacher. Each of the topics in Aunt Ruth: The Queen ... is covered with questions in one or more of the following forms: find the error, correct the error, fill in the blank, or True/False.
Topics covered include a heavy emphasis on verb conjugation and usage, especially how to use past participles and present participles, transitive and intransitive verbs, active and passive voice, the subjunctive mood, and using gerunds and linking verbs. Adverb and adjective usage is thoroughly covered. And several chapters focus on comma, colon, and semi-colon usage. Troublesome words such as than, into vs. in to, only, who / whom, whoever / whomever, that / which, bring / take, past / passed, and other topics including double negatives, double possessives, and possessives with appositives.