CART

(0) items

English Essentials

by
Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780073533322

ISBN10:
0073533327
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/17/2012
Publisher(s):
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
List Price: $50.96

Rent Textbook

(Recommended)
 
Term
Due
Price
$15.00

Hurry!

Only two copies
in stock at this price.

Buy Used Textbook

In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.
U9780073533322
$35.67

Buy New Textbook

In Stock Usually Ships in 24 Hours.
N9780073533322
$48.92

eTextbook


 
Duration
Price
$38.05
More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $16.23
See Prices

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?
Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from eCampus.com can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.
How do rental returns work?
Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!
What version or edition is this?
This is the 3rd edition with a publication date of 1/17/2012.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
  • The Used copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.

Related Products


  • English Essentials
    English Essentials
  • English Essentials
    English Essentials
  • Ten Skills You Really Need to Succeed in College
    Ten Skills You Really Need to Succeed in College




Summary

John Langan's English Essentials offers guidance through the grammar, punctuation, and usage skills needed for success in college and beyond. In short, English Essentials is an efficient, accessible, and helpful guide to mastering practical English skills.The book is divided into four parts -- Part One covers fifteen basic skills; Part Two offers more in-depth information about those and other skills; Part Three presents the essential skills of proofreading, and Part Four covers spelling improvement and dictionaryuse. This student-friendly organization and structure makes the book easy to navigate and a flexible guide.Each section provides essential instructions followed by ampleactivities to encourage learning in the best possible way: by doing.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Instructor

Introduction

About the Book

Becoming a Better Writer

Writing Assignments

Part One: Fifteen Basic Skills

Preview

1: Parts of Speech

2: Subjects and Verbs

3: Irregular Verbs

4: Subject-Verb Agreement

5: Sentence Types

6: Fragments I

7: Fragments II

8: Run-Ons and Comma Splices I

9: Run-Ons and Comma Splices II

10: The Comma

11: The Apostrophe

12: Quotation Marks

13: Homonyms

14: Capital Letters

15: Parallelism

Part Two: Extending the Skills

Preview

16: Preparing a Paper

17: Punctuation Marks

18: Pronoun Forms

19: Pronoun Problems

20: Adjectives and Adverbs

21: Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers

22: Word Choice

23: Numbers and Abbreviations

24: More about Subjects and Verbs

25: More about Subject-Verb Agreement

26: More about Verbs

27: Even More about Verbs

28: More about Run-Ons and Comma Splices

29: More about Commas

30: More about Apostrophes

31: More about Quotation Marks

32: More about Homonyms

33: More about Capital Letters

Part Three: Proofreading

Preview

34: Basics about Proofreading

35: Ten Proofreading Tests

Part Four: Related Matters

Preview

36: Spelling Improvement

37: Dictionary Use

Index



Please wait while the item is added to your cart...