Jensen's GRAMMAR
What John Saxon did for math, Frode Jensen does for English

Look what you get in this book

  • constant repetition for long-term retention
  • incremental introduction of information
  • five reproducible reference charts
  • a comprehensive treatment of parts of speech
  • the secret of noun and verb cluster syntax
  • a simple test for prepositions and their phrases
  • how to make plurals correctly
  • a quick way to tell linking from active verbs
  • how to find the main verb in a sentence
  • two letters that identify almost all adverbs
  • how to make subjects and verbs agree
  • all about appositives
  • a simple list of modals and how they change verbs
  • derivational and inflectional suffixes explained
  • instruction in formula writing
  • the trick that fixes correct usage of lie and lay
  • how to construct passive sentences
  • secrets of correct compound pronoun usage
  • a complete and simple summary of verbals
  • how modifiers can always be identified


  • how to create, place and punctuate relative clauses in order to write more sophisticated sentences.
  • a simple procedure to reduce the number of words in a sentence to help you search for subjects and verbs.
  • to use a simple chart that unlocks the mystery of differentiating the major parts of speech.
  • how to actually use the words and structures you are being taught in your own sentences.
  • the fundamentals of grammar in such a way that you will not forget them but will use them effectively.
  • the secrets of putting two ideas into one sentence with correct punctuation every time.

ISBN# 1-886061-28-9

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-Deborah Caskey home schooling mom

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-Carroll Man tell, home schooling mom

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Other titles of Jensen's teaching tools:

JENSEN'S PUNCTUATION: an unrivaled punctuation guide that teaches and gives plenty of practice. Systematic and easy to master, it's useful from grade six and up

JENSEN'S VOCABULARY: a thoughtful and systematic approach to learning roots, affixes, and words, this book produces excellent results on standardized tests.

JENSEN'S FORMAT WRITING: teaches structure and organization from the paragraph to the major paper. A must for all students, particularly the college-bound.

A JOURNEY THROUGH GRAMMAR LAND: a series for younger students in story format using experiential learning with illustrations and exercises. Great for remediation also.

SOUND SPELLING: a unique spelling method for grades 5+; all in one book and adaptable for life.

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