The fifth edition of "English Brushup" offers your student a brief and inexpensive guide to the grammar, punctuation, and usage skills they need most. The latest edition of "English Brushup" offers expanded coverage of Parts of Speech. This section has now been moved to the front of the text to aid students in reviewing the basics.
John Langan has taught reading and writing at Atlantic Community College near Atlantic City, New Jersey, for over twenty years. The author of a popular series of college textbooks on both subjects, he enjoys the challenge of developing materials that teach skills in an especially clear and lively way. Before teaching, he earned advanced degrees in writing at Rutgers University and in reading at Glassboro State College. He also spent a year writing fiction.