9780205574612

Essential College English (with MyWritingLab)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205574612

  • ISBN10:

    0205574610

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2008
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

Essential College Englishis a grammar workbook with lucid instruction for the traditional principles of basic grammar, punctuation and mechanics, and usage. Ample writing opportunity is provided throughout the text to help transfer grammar skill into writing. Incorporating a friendly and engaging tone throughout, the authors focus on the traditional principles of basic, sentence-level grammar and usage. Each chapter begins with a practice "Find the Error" activity, progresses to lessons and numerous exercises to reinforce each lesson, and concludes with further review and editing tests to help students retain what they have learned in each chapter. This text also provides a greater emphasis on writing as well as journal and writing assignments at the end of each chapter.

Table of Contents

Grammar
Subjects, Verbs, and Complements
Parts of Speech
Phrases
Clauses
Sentence Types, Sentence Variety, and Sentence Combining
Agreement
Identifying and Correcting Sentence Fragments
Identifying and Correcting Fused Sentences and Comma Splices
Pronoun and Case Reference
Adjectives and Adverbs
Punctuation and Mechanics
Commas
Semicolons
Apostrophes
Quotation Marks
Capitalization and Italics
Abbreviations
Other Marks of Punctuation
Spelling and Style
Answers to Practice Sentences and Editing Practice ts for Adjectives
Punctuating Adjectives Before a Noun
Adding Details with Adverbs
Tests for Adverbs
Function of Adverbs
Position of Adverbs
Comparison of Adjectives and Adverbs
Comparison of Adjectives
Comparison of Adverbs
Adding Detail with Verbal Phrases
Verbal Phrases and Prepositional Phrases
Misplaced Modifiers and Dangling Modifiers. Misplaced Modifiers
Dangling Modifiers
Main Clauses
Identifying Main Clauses
Connecting Main Clauses
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