C. Beth Burch
Beth Burch is a professor of Judaic Studies and the former Dean of the Graduate School of Education at Binghamton University, SUNY. She is the author of three composition and grammar books and numerous articles on writing, language, English pedagogy, and Jewish American literature.
Beth teaches courses in Jewish American literature at Binghamton University. She has taught grammar, writing, and other courses at Binghamton University, The University of Alabama, and Purdue University. She has three sons and lives with her husband and two standard poodles in Binghamton, New York.
This lively textbook on grammar helps writers of all abilities understand how the English language functions in contemporary life.
It begins with a close examination of sentence patterns, word classes, and syntactical transformations, laying a structural base for understanding usage. Examples from a variety of published writers further your understanding of writing well from a rhetorical and stylistic perspective.
Grammar for Writers tells you all you need to know about grammar, punctuation, and usage to boost your confidence and improve your writing skills.