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Master the basics of the English language with BASIC GRAMMAR AND USAGE! Covering the important rules of grammar, usage, and syntax, this developmental English book provides you with clear explanations and numerous examples to help you succeed. Exercises help you strengthen your grammar and the book-specific website has grammar reviews that ensure that you master the material.
Table of Contents
|Identifying Subjects and Verbs|
|Sentences with One Subject and One Verb|
|Multiple Subjects and Verbs|
|Distinguishing Between Objects of Prepositions and Subjects|
|Main Verbs and Helping Verbs|
|Subject Verb Agreement|
|Recognizing Singular and Plural Subjects and Verbs|
|Indefinite Pronouns as Subjects|
|Subjects Understood in a Special Sense|
|Subjects Joined by Conjunctions|
|Identifying and Punctuating the Main Types of Sentences|
|Avoiding Run-On Sentences and Comma Splices|
|Punctuation that "Sets Off" or Separates|
|Restrictive and Nonrestrictive Clauses|
|Commas with Introductory Phrases, Series, Dates, and Addresses Unit Review|
|Subject, Object, and Possessive Pronouns|
|Pronouns in Comparisons and Pronouns with -self, --selves|
|Agreement of Pronouns with Their Antecedents|
|Order of Pronouns and Spelling of Possessives|
|Capitalization, More Punctuation, Placement of Modifiers, Parallel Structure, and Irregular Verbs|
|Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers|
|Writing Effective Paragraphs|
|Answers to "A" Exercises|
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