Our list of some of the best Grammar books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.
1. The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation: An Easy-to-Use Guide with Clear Rules, Real-World Examples, and Reproducible Quizzes (2014)
The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation is a concise, entertaining workbook and guide to English grammar, punctuation, and usage. This user-friendly resource includes simple explanations of grammar, punctuation, and usage; scores of helpful examples; dozens of reproducible worksheets; and pre- and post-tests to help teach grammar to students of all ages. Appropriate for virtually any age range, this authoritative guide makes learning English grammar and usage simple and fun. This updated Eleventh Edition reflects the latest updates to English usage and grammar and…
2. Understanding and Using English Grammar, Student book with Essential Online Resources – International Edition (2016)
ISBN: 9780134275253 is an International edition of Understanding and Using English Grammar Student Book with Essential Online Resources. New Essential Online Resources include Student Book audio, Student Book answer key, Grammar Coach videos, and self-assessments….
The Only Grammar Book You’ll Ever Need is the ideal resource for everyone who wants to produce writing that is clear, concise, and grammatically excellent. Whether you’re creating perfect professional documents, spectacular school papers, or effective personal letters, you’ll find this handbook indispensable. From word choice to punctuation to organization, English teacher Susan Thurman guides you through getting your thoughts on paper with polish. Using dozens of examples, The Only Grammar Book You’ll Ever Need provides guidelines for: –Understanding the parts of speech and elements of a sentence…
4. English Grammar in Use: A Self-study Reference and Practice Book for Intermediate Students of English – with Answers (2012)
English Grammar in Use with Answers, authored by Raymond Murphy, is the first choice for intermediate (B1-B2) learners and covers all the grammar required at this level. It is a self-study book with simple explanations and lots of practice exercises, and has helped millions of people around the world to communicate in English. It is also trusted by teachers and can be used as a supplementary text in classrooms….
The world's most trusted grammar source for clear, direct, and comprehensive instruction, the – including Fundamentals of English Grammar for lower-intermediate and intermediate English language learners – blends grammar instruction with communicative methods. Grammar is the springboard for developing all language skills: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. With clear, user-friendly charts and engaging, interactive practice, it's easy to see why this classic series remains the top-selling text in its…
Building on the success of previous editions, , Fifth Edition continues to leverage its successful four-step approach that lets learners move from comprehension to communication within a clear and consistent structure. Centered on thematic instruction, combines comprehensive grammar coverage with abundant practice, critical thinking skills, and ongoing assessment, helping students communicate confidently, accurately, and fluently in everyday situations. The Fifth Edition continues to incorporate the findings of corpus linguistics in grammar notes, charts, and practice activities, while never losing sight of what is pedagogically…
7. Painless Grammar (Barron’s Painless) (2016)
Combines instruction in sentence structure with examination of amusing expressions, and gives tips on email communication, editing a school paper, and more. Titles in Barron’s extensive Painless Series cover a wide range of subjects, as they are taught at middle school and high school levels. Perfect for supporting Common Core Standards, these books are written for students who find the subjects somewhat confusing, or just need a little extra help. Most of these books take a lighthearted, humorous approach to their subjects, and offer fun exercises…
Language learners of all levels can turn to this easy-to-navigate grammar guide again and again for quick and authoritative information. From conjugating verbs to crafting sentences to developing your own style, Grant Barrett provides you with the tools and motivation to improve the way you communicate. Perfect English Grammar helps you clearly say what you want to say―and the best way to say it. Whether you’re a busy professional or on the job hunt, Perfect English Grammar makes it easier than ever to improve your grasp of grammar….
For nearly forty years, has been the go-to grammar resource for students and teachers alike. Its time-tested approach blends direct grammar instruction with carefully sequenced practice to develop all language skills. (access code provided in the book)…
10. The English Grammar Workbook for Grades 6, 7, and 8: 125+ Simple Exercises to Improve Grammar, Punctuation, and Word Usage (2018)
Teach and reinforce grammatical skills with over 125 simple exercises in The English Grammar Workbook for Grades 6, 7, and 8.Grammar is an essential part of the sixth, seventh, and eighth grade curriculum. With The English Grammar Workbook for Grades 6, 7, and 8 students will build a strong foundation for understanding the concepts of grammar and using them effectively when reading, writing, or speaking.The English Grammar Workbook for Grades 6, 7, and 8 offers students the flexibility to learn at their own pace while providing the structure they need to successfully retain essential grammar rules, such…
11. The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition (2019)
You know the authors' names. You recognize the title. You've probably used this book yourself. This is The Elements of Style, the classic style manual, now in a fourth edition. A new Foreword by Roger Angell reminds readers that the advice of Strunk & White is as valuable today as when it was first offered. This book's unique tone, wit and charm have conveyed the principles of English style to millions of readers. Use the fourth edition of “the little book” to make a big impact with writing….
The world's most trusted grammar source for clear, direct, and comprehensive instruction, the – including Basic English Grammar for beginning English language learners – blends grammar instruction with communicative methods. Grammar is the springboard for developing all language skills: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. With clear, user-friendly charts and engaging, interactive practice, it's easy to see why this classic series remains the top-selling text in its field year after year. New include Student Book audio, Student Book answer key,…
A classic developmental skills text for intermediate to advanced students of English, Understanding and Using English Grammar is a comprehensive reference grammar as well as a stimulating and teachable classroom text. While keeping the same basic approach and material as in earlier editions, the Fourth Edition more fully develops communicative and interactive language-learning activities. Some of the new features are:…
Best Grammar Books: The Ultimate List
We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some grammar books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.
A grammar of Mualang : an Ibanic language of western Kalimantan, Indonesia
Author(s): Johnny Tjia
Publisher: LOT, Year: ©2007, Size: 5 Mb, Download: pdf
Grammar for sentence combining : underpinning knowledge for adult literacy practitioners
Author(s): Maxine Burton
Publisher: NIACE, Year: , Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
Activating grammar multilevel
Author(s): Angela Gallagher, Fausto Galuzzi.
Publisher: Pearson Longman, Year: , Size: 45 Mb, Download: pdf
Author(s): D. Tserenpil, R. Kullmann.
Publisher: ADMON Co., Year: Ltd., Size: 29 Mb, Download: pdf
The Kafir language: comprising a sketch of its history; which includes a general classification of South African dialects, ethnographical and geographical: remarks upon its nature: and a grammar
Author(s): John Whittle Appleyard
Publisher: Printed for the Wesleyan Missionary Society, Year: l850, Size: 14 Mb, Download: pdf
Woe Is I: The Grammarphobe’s Guide to Better English in Plain English
Author(s): Patricia T. O’Conner
Publisher: Riverhead Books, Year: 5 Feb 2019, Size: 541 Kb, Download: epub
Sound and Grammar: A Neo-Sapirian Theory of Language
Author(s): Susan F. Schmerling
Publisher: Brill, Year: 2019, Size: 8 Mb, Download: pdf
The Syntax and Semantics of Noun Modifiers and the Theory of Universal Grammar: A Korean Perspective
Author(s): Min-Joo Kim
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 28 Mb, Download: pdf
Philosophical Presentations of Raising Children: The Grammar of Upbringing
Author(s): Naomi Hodgson, Stefan Ramaekers
Publisher: Springer International Publishing;Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2019, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are truly best-sellers according to Los Angeles Times, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.