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The Fourth Edition of AT A GLANCE: SENTENCES focuses on essential grammar and sentence mechanics. This text features instruction in the writing process, writing patterns, increased emphasis on critical thinking, eighty-four new writing topics, and new exercises.
Table of Contents
|The Writing Process: Paragraphs and Essays The Paragraph and Essay Defined The Writing Process The Writing Process Worksheet|
|Combined and Specific Patterns of Writing and Writing|
|Topics Combined Patterns of Writing|
|Specific Patterns of Writing|
|A Variety of Writing Topics|
|Parts of Speech Nouns Pronouns Verbs|
|Adjectives Adverbs Prepositions Conjunctions Interjections|
|Subjects and Verbs Subjects Verbs Location of Subjects and Verbs|
|Kinds of Sentences Clauses Types of Sentences|
|Combining Sentences Coordination|
|The Compound Sentence Subordination|
|The Complex Sentence Coordination and Subordination|
|The Compound-Complex Sentence Other Ways to Combine|
|Ideas Omissions: When Parts|
|Are Missing Variety in Sentences: Types, Order, Length, Beginnings|
|Correcting Fragments, Comma Splices, and Run-Ons Fragments Comma Splices and Run-Ons|
|Balancing Sentence Parts Basic|
|Principles of Parallelism Signal|
|Words Combination Signal Words|
|Verbs Regular and Irregular|
|Verbs "Problem" Verbs The Twelve Verb|
|Tenses at a Glance Community Dialects and Standard|
|Usage Subject-Verb Agreement|
|Consistency in Tense Active and Passive|
|Voice Strong Verbs|
|Pronouns Pronoun Case Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement Pronoun Reference|
|Adjectives and Adverbs Selecting|
|Adjectives and Adverbs Comparative and Superlative|
|Forms Dangling and Misplaced Modifiers|
|Punctuation and Capitalization End Punctuation|
|Commas Semicolons Quotation Marks|
|Punctuation with Quotation Marks Italics|
|Dashes Colons Parentheses Brackets|
|Apostrophes Hyphens Capitalization|
|Spelling and Commonly Confused Words|
|Spelling Tips Frequently Misspelled|
|Words Confused Spelling/Confusing Words Wordy Phases|
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