Title Correct Your Common Errors
Author Source Books
ISBN 9788130934570
List price Rs 300.00
Price outside India Available on Request
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Binding Paperback
No of pages 400
Book size 171 x 242 mm
Publishing year 2017
Original publisher Source Books
Published in India by Source Books
Exclusive distributors Viva Books Private Limited
Sales territory Worldwide
Status New Arrival
About the book


‘Correct Your Common Errors’ is the second book in the PATHWAY TO SUCCESS series being launched by SOURCE BOOKS for the ever-growing pool of career-conscious youths who appear in different competitive examinations every year, to realise their career goals. Error Detection, as the patterns and trends for tests conducted by IBPS, SSC, CDS/NDA, RRB, etc., suggest, is a key segment in almost all the competitive examinations. We have formulated a step-by-step approach which will aid your understanding of the grammatical structures of English and thereby enable you to detect and improve a given error with confidence and promptness.

Salient features of the book

  • Detailed and comprehensive content highlighting different topics in sync with the syllabi for various competitive exams such as those conducted by IBPS, SSC, CDS/NDA, RRB etc
  • Competition-oriented conceptualisation of different topics with proper guidelines and neatly presented rules of grammar, sentence improvement and error detection
  • Adequate number of examples in each chapter with emphasis on their relevance to the latest pattern of examinations that the aspirants are likely to take
  • Simple, graspable and intelligible style of presentation
  • Detailed coverage of concepts, tricks, success tips and strategies for various exams
  • Practice sets in each chapter containing questions reflecting the latest trends and the possibility of their recurrence
  • Additional practice sets and practice sheets with answer keys and thorough explanations to offer the aspirants fresh insights into how they can take on the challenge with confidence and determination to succeed


Part I

Chapter 1: Nouns
Types of Nouns: Common • Proper • Collective • Abstract • Compound • Noun Numbers • Noun Genders • Noun Cases • Functions of Nouns • Homophones • Practise to Perfect

Chapter 2: Pronouns
Types of Pronouns: Personal Pronouns • Reflexive Pronouns • Possessive Pronouns • Demonstrative Pronouns • Relative Pronouns • Interrogative Pronouns • Indefinite Pronouns • Distributive Pronouns • Reciprocal Pronouns • Practise to Perfect

Chapter 3: Adjectives
Types of Adjectives: Adjectives of Quality • Adjectives of Quantity • Possessive Adjectives • Demonstrative Adjectives • Adjectives of Number • Degrees of Comparison • Adjective Clauses and Phrases • Position of Adjectives • Correct Usage: Some Special Cases • Premodifiers and Postmodifiers with Adjectives • The order of Adjectives in a Series • Practise to Perfect

Chapter 4: Verbs
Auxiliary Verbs: Contraction • Subject-Verb Agreement • Finite Verbs • Transitive and Intransitive Verbs: Direct and Indirect Objects • Modal Verbs • Infinitives, Gerunds and Participles • Linking Verbs and Action Verbs • Strong and Weak Verbs • Correct Usage of Some Special Verbs • Tenses • Practise to Perfect

Chapter 5: Adverbs
Adverbs as Derivatives of Adjectives • Types of Adverbs: Adverbs of Manner • Adverbs of Time • Adverbs of Place • Adverbs of Frequency • Adverbs of Degree • Position of Adverbs • Degrees of Comparison • Some Special Types of Adverbs • Practise to Perfect

Chpater 6: Prepositions
Types of Prepositions: Preposition of Place • Preposition of Direction • Preposition of Time • Words Followed by Prepositions • Prepositions and Conjunctions • Idiomatic Expressions with Prepositions • Practise to Perfect

Chapter 7: Conjunctions
Some Common Conjunctions and Their Uses • Types of Conjunctions • Coordinating Conjunctions • Subordinating Conjunctions • Correlative Conjunctions • Conjunctive Adverbs • Rules for Correct Usage of Conjunctions • Practise to Perfect

Chapter 8: Articles
Indefinite Articles ‘A’ and ‘An’ • Definite Article ‘The’ • Omission of Articles • Practise to Perfect

Punctutaions Basics
500 Incorrect and Correct Sentences

Part II

ERROR DETECTION - Type I: Practice Sets 1-20
ERROR DETECTION - Type II: Practice Sets 1-10
SENTENCE IMPROVEMENT - Type I: Practice Sets 1-10
SENTENCE IMPROVEMENT - Type II: Practice Sets 1-5
PRACTICE SHEETS: Practice Sheets 1-5

Target Audience:

This book is useful for candidates appearing in competitive exams.

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