The Grammar Handbook is an essential reference for English grammar, punctuation and usage. It is ideal for undergraduate students seeking additional assistance with their grammar. The functional grammar section includes models of text types divided into literary text types and factual text types and grammar is introduced in a logical sequence so that students will understand the meaning of terms. The easy-to-use contents list and page tabs provide a handy reference to support any language activity from word, phrase and sentence level through to text level. Features Includes sections on all levels of traditional grammar Provides clear definitions and examples to show how language works Demonstrates the function of grammar in a broad range of informative, imaginative and persuasive text types The user-friendly index allows students to dip in and out to support any language activity.