9780205322398

English Fundamentals : Form A

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205322398

  • ISBN10:

    0205322395

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/1/2000
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

For more than eight decades "English Fundamentals" hasoffered lucid and strong explanations to reach to students. Beginning with the fundamental elements of the sentence, the authorsintroduce the basic system of the language and in progressive lessons explore more complex structures and relationships. Solid explanations and a progressive structure move students from the basic level of the sentence to the more complex. KEY TOPICS: Solid, clear explanations; an abundance of exercises; numerous diagnostic and progress tests. Developmental Writing: Grammar.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Part 1 Basic Sentence Patterns 1(56)
Lessons, Practice Sheets, and Exercises
The Simple Sentence; Subjects and Verbs
1(8)
Subjects and Verbs
5(2)
Subjects and Verbs
7(2)
Verbs, Adjectives, Adverbs, and Prepositions
9(14)
Parts of Speech
15(2)
Parts of Speech
17(4)
Subjects and Verbs
21(2)
Basic Sentence Patterns with Intransitive Verbs
23(8)
Sentence Pattern 2
27(2)
Sentence Patterns with Intransitive Verbs
29(2)
Basic Sentence Patterns with Transitive Verbs
31(8)
Complements of Transitive Verbs
35(2)
Complements
37(2)
Forms of the Verb; Auxiliary Verbs
39(8)
Auxiliary Verbs; Basic Sentence Patterns
43(2)
Complements
45(2)
Alterations of Basic Sentence Patterns
47(10)
Alterations of Basic Sentence Patterns: Passive Verbs; Questions
53(2)
Alterations of Basic Sentence Patterns: Passive Verbs; Questions
55(2)
Part 2 Clauses and Phrases 57(68)
Lessons, Practice Sheets, and Exercises
Coordination: Compound Sentences
57(10)
Coordination: Compound Sentences
61(2)
Coordination: Compound Sentences
63(4)
Subordination: Adverb Clauses
67(12)
Adverb Clauses
73(2)
Adverb Clauses
75(4)
Subordination: Adjective Clauses
79(10)
Adjective Clauses
83(2)
Adjective Clauses
85(4)
Subordination: Noun Clauses
89(14)
Noun Clauses
95(2)
Noun Clauses
97(2)
Subordinate Clauses
99(4)
Subordination: Gerund and Infinitive Phrases
103(10)
Gerund and Infinitive Phrases
107(2)
Gerund and Infinitive Phrases
109(4)
Subordination: Participial and Absolute Phrases
113(12)
Participial and Absolute Phrases
117(2)
Participial and Absolute Phrases
119(2)
Verbal Phrases; Complements in Phrases
121(4)
Part 3 Sentence Building 125(38)
Lessons, Practice Sheets, and Exercises
Completeness
125(10)
Completeness
129(2)
Completeness
131(2)
Completeness
133(2)
Misplaced Modifiers; Dangling Modifiers
135(12)
Misplaced Modifiers
139(2)
Misplaced Modifiers
141(2)
Dangling Modifiers
143(2)
Dangling Modifiers
145(2)
Subordination
147(8)
Subordination
151(2)
Subordination
153(2)
Parallel Structure; Comparisons
155(8)
Parallel Structure; Comparisons
159(2)
Parallel Structure; Comparisons
161(2)
Part 4 Punctuation 163(40)
Lessons, Practice Sheets, and Exercises
Commas to Separate
163(10)
Commas to Separate
167(2)
Commas to Separate
169(2)
Commas and Semicolons to Separate
171(2)
Commas to Enclose
173(10)
Commas to Enclose
177(2)
Commas to Enclose
179(2)
Commas and Semicolons: All Uses
181(2)
Tricky Punctuation Marks
183(10)
Tricky Punctuation Marks
189(2)
Tricky Punctuation Marks
191(2)
End Marks; Summary of Punctuation Rules
193(10)
Review of Punctuation
197(2)
Review of Punctuation
199(2)
Review of Punctuation
201(2)
Part 5 Usage 203(70)
Lessons, Practice Sheets, and Exercises
Using Verbs Correctly: Principal Parts; Tense
203(14)
Using Verbs Correctly: Principal Parts; Tense
209(4)
Using Verbs Correctly: Principal Parts; Tense
213(4)
Using Verbs Correctly: Subject-Verb Agreement
217(8)
Using Verbs Correctly: Subject-Verb Agreement
221(2)
Using Verbs Correctly: Subject-Verb Agreement
223(2)
Using Pronouns Correctly: Reference; Agreement
225(10)
Using Pronouns Correctly: Reference; Agreement
231(2)
Using Pronouns Correctly: Reference; Agreement
233(2)
Using Pronouns Correctly: Case
235(12)
Using Pronouns Correctly: Case
241(2)
Using Pronouns Correctly: Case
243(2)
Using Pronouns Correctly: Reference and Case
245(2)
Using Modifiers and Prepositions Correctly
247(10)
Using Modifiers Correctly
251(4)
Using Modifiers and Prepositions Correctly
255(2)
A Glossary of Usage
257(16)
Appropriate Use
265(4)
Appropriate Use
269(4)
Part 6 Spelling and Capitalization 273(32)
Lessons, Practice Sheets, and Exercises
Spelling Rules; Words Similar in Sound
273(10)
Spelling Rules; Words Similar in Sound
279(2)
Spelling Rules; Words Similar in Sound
281(2)
Plurals and Capitals
283(8)
Plurals and Capitals
287(2)
Plurals and Capitals
289(2)
Spelling List
291(14)
Spelling
295(2)
Spelling
297(2)
Spelling
299(2)
Spelling
301(2)
Spelling Review
303(2)
Part 7 Writing Paragraphs and Essays 305(50)
An Overview of College Writing
305(12)
Taking Essay Tests
317(8)
Writing Effective Paragraphs
325(18)
Writing Longer Essays
343(12)
Part 8 Progress Tests 355(75)
Subjects and Verbs; Parts of Speech
357(2)
Complements
359(2)
Subordinate Clauses
361(2)
Verbal Phrases
363(2)
Dangling Modifiers
365(2)
Sentence Building
367(2)
Subordination
369(2)
Commas and Semicolons: Compound Units
371(2)
Punctuation: All Marks
373(2)
Punctuation: All Marks
375(2)
Verbs
377(2)
Pronouns
379(2)
Modifiers: Appropriate Use
381(2)
Usage
383(2)
Spelling Rules; Words Similar in Sound
385(2)
Spelling
387(2)
Spelling
389(2)
Plurals and Capitals
391(2)
General Review: Proofreading
393(2)
General Review: Proofreading
395(35)
Appendixes
Appendix A Sentence Combining
397(4)
Appendix B Diagnostic Tests
401(22)
Appendix C Answer Key to Practice Sheets
423(7)
Index 430

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