Best Books on English Grammar for Competitive Exams

English is a global language and if you are looking for a bright future then it is necessary for you to have good command on language. You have a need of good knowledge of grammar . If you are preparing for any competitive exam like IBPS, GRE, CAT, Elitmus  etc. then you must be aware of English grammar because in each of these exams, there is an English section which is totally based on your knowledge of grammar and vocabulary. 

It is very important for one and all whoever is preparing for any competitive exam that they must work on their grammar ability to score good marks in the exams. English section is one of the scoring section as it’s easy compared to others and hence you can score maximum marks in this section.

Here I would like to suggest few books regarding English Grammar . These books are very helpful for you : 

  • Quick Learning Objective General English 1st Edition (Paperback) by RS Aggarwal
  • High School English Grammar & Composition 11th Edition (Paperback) by P C Wren, H Martin

    Here is the syllabus of the High school Grammar and composition by Wren and Martin : 

    Book I. Grammar

    1. The Sentence
    2. Subject And Predicate
    3. The Phrase And The Clause
    4. Parts Of Speech
    5. The Noun: Kinds Of Nouns
    6. The Noun: Gender
    7. The Noun: Number
    8. The Noun: Case
    9. The Adjective
    10. Comparison Of Adjectives
    11. Adjectives Used As Nouns
    12. Position Of The Adjectives
    13. The Correct Use Of Some Adjectives
    14. Articles
    15. Personal Pronouns
    16. Reflexive And Emphatic Pronouns
    17. Demonstrative, Indefinite And Distributive Pronouns
    18. Relative Pronouns
    19. Interrogative Pronouns
    20. The Verb
    21. Verbs Of Incomplete Predication
    22. Active And Passive Voice
    23. Mood
    24. Tenses: Introduction
    25. The Uses Of The Present And Past Tenses
    26. The Future
    27. The Verb: Person And Number
    28. The Infinitive
    29. The Participle
    30. The Gerund
    31. Irregular Verbs
    32. Auxiliaries And Modals
    33. Conjugation Of The Verb Love
    34. The Adverb
    35. Comparison Of Adverbs
    36. Formation Of Advebs
    37. Position Of Adverbs
    38. The Preposition
    39. Words Followed By Prepositions
    40. The Conjunction
    41. Some Conjunctions And Their Uses
    42. The Interjection
    43. The Same Word Used As Different Parts Of Speech

    Book Ii. Composition
    Part I: Analysis, Transformation And Synthesis

    1. Analysis Of Simple Sentences
    2. Phrases
    3. Clauses
    4. Sentences: Simple, Compound And Complex
    5. More About Noun Clauses
    3. More About Adjective Clauses
    6. More About Adverb Clauses
    7. Analysis Of Complex Sentences
    8. Analysis Of Compound Sentences
    9. Transformation Of Sentences
    11. Transformation Of Sentences
    12. Synthesis Of Sentences
    13. Synthesis Of Sentences
    14. Synthesis Of Sentences
    15. The Sequence Of Tenses
    16. Direct And Indirect Speech

    Part II: Correct Usage

    17. Agreement Of The Verb With The Subject
    18. Nouns And Pronouns
    19. Adjectives
    20. Verbs
    21. Adverbs
    22. Conjunctions
    23. Order Of Words
    24. Idioms
    25. Idioms
    25. Punctuation
    26. Spelling Rules
    27. The Formation Of Words
    28. Figures Of Speech Exercise

    Part III: Structures

    29. Verb Patterns
    30. Question Tags, Short Answers, Etc.
    31. More Structures

    Part IV: Written Composition Paragraph-Writing

    32. Story – Writing
    33. Reproduction Of A Story-Poem
    34. Letter-Writing
    35. Comprehension
    36. Precis-Writing
    37. Expansion Of Passages
    38. Essay-Writing
    38. Autobiographies
    39. Dialogue-Writing
    40. The Appreciation Of Poetry
    41. Paraphrasing

    These books are very helpful to enrich your grammar ability. These books consist of number of exercises and easier ways to solve the problems. These books are helpful in  enhancing the grammar ability and making your written English and communication error free.

    To score good marks in English section of any exam just solve any of these books and then you will see that your grammar is very different from the previous one you feel a change and find your self more able to solve the questions on grammar as well as you are able to enhance your writing skill.

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