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Hands-On English: The English Handbook That Sparks an Interest in Language

Are you fortunate enough to have a child who is gifted in the area of language, who delights in words and revels in opportunities to use them in new ways? Are you constantly seeking sustenance for your young verbivore?

Anyone gifted in language will recognize the author of Hands-On English as a soulmate, a fellow linguaphile. The tone of Hands-On English is conversational, allowing the author's voice to come through quietly but unmistakably.

Hands-On English

  • nurtures appreciation for the English language and the wealth of choices it affords its users (English includes about ten times as many words as most other major languages)

  • whets children's appetites to learn more about words and their origins

  • enables children to independently get the information they need in order to give their creative efforts mechanical accuracy

  • includes nearly 200 word parts, which can provide the basis for independent vocabulary study

The Hands-On English Activity Book integrates a variety of language arts activities.Hands-On Sentences will help your child acquire a thorough understanding of parts of speech and develop syntactic maturity.

Comments about Hands-On English

"Hands-On English is a thoroughly accessible guide to grammar. With wit, visuals, and precision, Fran Hamilton unravels the mysteries of syntax and punctuation. But she doesn't stop there. . . ."
--Rodney Stevens, The Herald (Columbia, SC)

"Hands-On English is a caring and common-sense approach to using our glorious mother tongue correctly."
--Richard Lederer, co-author of The Write Way

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