9780073513607

English Brushup

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073513607

  • ISBN10:

    0073513601

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/24/2014
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

English Brushup 6e offers a brief and inexpensive guide to the grammar, punctuation, and usage skills that students need most. It offers a combination of features not found in other texts. Its focus is on important skills, self-teaching approach, reasonable size, and outstanding instructor's supplements.

Table of Contents

To the Instructor

Introduction

Why Brush Up Your English?

How English Brushup Works

An Introduction to Grammar: The Parts of Speech

Part One: Sixteen Basic Skills

1 Subjects and Verbs

2 More about Verbs

3 Subject-Verb Agreement

4 Sentence Types

5 Fragments

6 Run-Ons and Comma Splices

7 Pronouns

8 Comma

9 Apostrophe

10 Quotation Marks

11 Other Punctuation Marks

12 Capital Letters

13 Homonyms

14 Word Choice

15 Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers

16 Parallelism

Part Two: Extending the Skills

17 Paper Form

18 Spelling

19 Pronoun Types

20 Adjectives and Adverbs

21 Numbers and Abbreviations

22 Usage

23 Mixed Constructions

24 More about Subjects and Verbs

25 Even More about Verbs

26 More about Subject-Verb Agreement

27 More about Run-Ons and Comma Splices

28 More about the Comma

29 More about the Apostrophe

30 More about Quotation Marks

31 More about Punctuation Marks

32 More about Capital Letters

33 More about Homonyms

34 More about Word Choice

Part Three: Applying the Skills

Combined Mastery Tests

Editing Tests

Limited Answer Key

Index

Correction Symbols Inside front cover

Spelling List Inside back cover

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