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Learn the basics of English--the easy way! This popular text takes a unique and time-proven approach to understanding the Fundamentals of English. The latest edition of BASIC ENGLISH REVIEW 9e has a strong one-column design making it an easier read. New features/activities are targeted toward Career. Soft skills, business dress, etiquette, and protocol are addressed. Through logically organized concepts, short explanations, and an abundance of skill practice, users will gain confidence and skill in all English areas. Integrated throughout are pretests, posttests, proofreading tips, and writing activities. This user-friendly edition motivates with activities that promote attention to detail, methods for remembering specific grammar rules and activities that can be completed using technology.
Table of Contents
|The Sentence Defined|
|Kinds of Sentences|
|Parts of Speech|
|Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Adjectives, Adverbs, Prepositions, Conjunctions, Interjections|
|Major Classes of Nouns. Common nouns, proper nouns, collective nouns|
|Forming the plural of nouns, Words with irregular plurals, Nouns always in plural form, Plural forms with singular meaning|
|Nouns and the Possessive Form|
|Singular possessive, Plural possessive|
|Pronoun agreement in person, number, and gender|
|Case forms of personal pronouns|
|Uses of Verbs|
|Verbs make statements, Verbs ask questions, Verbs give commands|
|Helping Verbs and Linking Verbs|
|Uses of helping verbs, Verb separations, Use of linking verbs with predicate nouns, pronouns, and adjectives|
|Verb Agreement with Subject|
|Forms of the Verb Be, Forms of the Verb Have, Plural form with compound subjects|
|Singular subjects and plural modifiers, Verb agreement with indefinite pronouns, Verb agreement with There, Verb agreement with Or, Verb agreement with collective nouns|
|The Time of Verbs|
|Verbs in the present tense, The verb Be in the present tense, The verb Have in the present tense, The verb Do in the present tense|
|Verbs in the past tense, The verb Be in the past tense, The verb Have in the past tense|
|Present perfect tense, Past perfect tense, Future perfect tense|
|Conjugation of Verbs|
|Conjugation of the verb Visit|
|Principal parts of irregular verbs|
|Misused Verbs or Commonly Misused Verbs|
|Lie and Lay; Sit and Set|
|Less Troublesome Verbs|
|Shall, Should, Will, and Would; May, Might, Can, and Could; Leave and Let; Teach and Learn; Borrow and Lend; Bring, Take, and Fetch; Rise and Raise|
|Adjectives and Adverbs|
|Descriptive Adjectives, Proper Adjectives, Definite and Indefinite Adjectives, Possessive Adjectives, Demonstrative Adjectives, Nouns and Verbs Used as Adjectives, Compound Adjectives|
|Degrees of Comparison|
|Adverbs of Time, Adverbs of Place, Adverbs of Manner, Adverbs of Degree, Interrogative Adverbs, Most Frequently Used Adverbs|
|Confusing Adjectives and Adverbs|
|Prepositions and Conjunctions|
|Most Frequently Used Prepositions, Uses of the Prepositional Phrase 28 Conjunctions|
|Coordinating Conjunctions, Subordinating Conjunctions, Correlative Conjunctions|
|Phrases and Clauses|
|Prepositional Phrases, Infinitive Phrases, Participial Phrases|
|Independent Clauses, Dependent Clauses|
|The Period, The Question Mark, The Exclamation Point|
|The Semicolon, The Colon, The Dash|
|Parentheses, The Apostrophe, Quotation Marks|
|Number Expression and Capitalization|
|Expression of Numbers|
|Who's and Whose, It's and Its, There, Their, and They're, In and Into, Beside and Besides, To, Too, and Two, Then, and Than, Between and Among, Like and As, As-As, So-As|
|Application Practice Scoring Summary|
|Answers to Tryout Exercises|
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