What is included with this book?
Emily Dotson Biggs has been an adjunct instructor at Paducah Community College and Murray State University and has taught English to students from kindergarten to college.
Claudia L. W. Reinhardt holds degrees from Illinois Wesleyan University and Emerson College. She has worked as a writer and editor in business communications, and now teaches in the Writing Center at Southeast Community College.
How This Book Will Help You.
How to Use This Book.
Hundreds of Practice Questions Online!
Chapter 1: Noun: Person, Place, Thing, Idea, or Activity.
Chapter 2: Verb: Word or Phrase Expressing Action or State of Being.
Chapter 3: Pronoun: Word Used in Place of a Noun.
Chapter 4: Modifi ers: Adjectives, Adverbs, and Compound Modifiers.
Chapter 5: Connecting Words and Phrases: Prepositions, Conjunctions, and Interjections.
Chapter 6: Phrases, Clauses, and Sentences.
Chapter 7: Common Sentence Errors.
Chapter 8: Periods, Question Marks, and Exclamation Marks.
Chapter 9: Commas, Semicolons, and Colons.
Chapter 10: Dashes, Parentheses, and Quotation Marks.
Chapter 11: Idioms, Clichés, Jargon, Slang, Euphemisms, and Wordiness.
Chapter 12: How to Begin a Writing Assignment.
Chapter 13: How to Research and Organize Your Writing.
Chapter 14: Writing: From Introduction to Conclusion.
Chapter 15: Revising and Editing.
Books About Writing.
Appendix: Frequently Confused Words.