There are tons of books and other references on grammar improvement. However, many of these sources can be complicated. Oftentimes, it can be difficult to find a book with easier examples. Here's a list of a few books that have some simple, basic examples to help you better understand each grammar topic.
- Essentials of English, Fifth Edition (Hopper, Gale, Foote, and Griffith): Because this book offers basic tips on grammar, punctuation, correct word usage, etc., it can benefit students, as well as anyone looking to improve in the work area.
- The Elements of F*cking Style: A Helpful Parody (Chris Baker, Jacob Hansen): The thought of having to go through every basic step of the topic of grammar can be a pain. However, this book can make you think otherwise. The authors provide some helpful steps for understanding the definitions of the English language, so feel free to browse through it. Because of the book's crude humor, though, it isn't recommended for children.
- Painless Grammar, Third Edition (Rebecca Elliot, Ph.D): Here's another solution to make the process a little less painful. Although it's recommended mainly for middle school and high school students, this book is very basic and easier to understand. It covers everything from the parts of speech, to improving sloppy writing, to punctuation, including quizzes, etc.
- Checking Your Grammar and Getting It Right (Marvin Terban): This books covers the parts of speech, punctuation, spelling, commonly confused words, etc. This one is a helpful read if you're having a hard time understanding particular topics, especially because it gives some step-by-step solutions.
- The Ultimate Book of Words You Should Know (Olsen, Bevilacqua, and Hayes): Another solution to improving your grammar and your speech is to learn a new word per day, so feel free to go through this book.