Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “English Grammar and Composition: Complete Course” as Want to Read:
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
This is the copy I still own, now shelved next to Diana Hacker's Writers Reference, Strunk and White's Elements of Style, and the teacher's edition Bedford Guide - and others. Of these, Warriner gives the firmest grounding in syntax, with explanations behind the rules. At one point I had a complete set of the individual books for each grade level. These offered even greater depth of understanding, a guide to exploring the great puzzle of language. Studying these finer points of English in middle ...more
Jan 27, 2015 Erik Graff rated it liked it · review of another edition
Recommends it for: high school writers
Recommended to Erik by: Ms. Yates
This was the grammar and composition guide utilized at Maine Township High School South in Park Ridge, Illinois during my four years there. It was the first such reference book I'd ever read and it was of vital importance in helping me prepare for college by writing formal research papers while in secondary school. It's also noteworthy as being a sturdy little thing, looking and feeling about the same now as it did, lo, those many years ago.
I will have to admit this book is excellent in its precision of explanation. Like other reviewers I have read on this book it sits by me when ever I am writing or typing. It is a must have for every home. There are other books in this series design for earlier grades.
Goodreads is hiring!
If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you.
Learn more »
Learn more »