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Table of Contents
|Preface to the Instructor|
|About the Book Becoming a Better Writer Writing Assignments|
|Fourteen Basic Skills Preview|
|Subjects and Verbs|
|Run-Ons and Comma Splices I|
|Run-Ons and Comma Splices II|
|Extending the Skills Preview|
|Preparing a Paper|
|Adjectives and Adverbs|
|Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers|
|Numbers and Abbreviations|
|More about Subjects and Verbs|
|More about Subject-Verb Agreement|
|More about Verbs|
|Even More about Verbs|
|More about Run-Ons and Comma Splices|
|More about Commas|
|More about Apostrophes|
|More about Quotation Marks|
|More about Homonyms|
|More about Capital Letters|
|Basics about Proofreading|
|Ten Proofreading Tests|
|Related Matters Preview|
|Parts of Speech|
|Dictionary Use Index|
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