Perfect English Grammar


Perfect English Grammar

The Indispensable Guide to Excellent Writing and Speaking

Grant Barrett 2016

E-Book: 153 English PDF Pages

Price: Free

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Expert linguist Grant Barrett gives you all the tools you need to improve your everyday communication―from perfecting your punctuation to polishing your speaking skills―with his accessible, go-to grammar guide.

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.

  • Never Be Wrong: Catchy examples help you remember core grammar rules
  • Sharpen Your Style: Composition guidelines let you express yourself fully
  • Look It Up: Seamless navigation makes it easy to find answers quickly
  • Geek Out: Explore the tricky questions with Grant Barrett’s help

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.


“Perfect English Grammar is a short but remarkably thorough guide to English usage and the principles and practices of composition. It belongs in high school and college classrooms, as well as on office desks, as a refreshing reference. This may just be the perfect guide to perfect English.”

–Michael Adams, Professor of English, Indiana University Bloomington

“The English language, like all languages, is complicated. Grant Barrett is not. That’s the amazing virtue of this book. The author fearlessly addresses practically every question or problem you might encounter in trying to write well.

— Allan Metcalf, Executive Secretary of the American Dialect Society, author of From Skedaddle to Selfie: Words of the Generations

About the Author

American linguist and dictionary editor Grant Barrett is the author of The Official Dictionary of Unofficial English (2006) and The Oxford Dictionary of American Political Slang (2003), and has edited dozens of dictionaries. He is also the co-host and co-producer of the public radio show A Way with Words. He lives in San Diego, California, with his wife and son. Visit his personal site at