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Quickly master English writing skills with THE LEAST YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT ENGLISH: WRITING SKILLS, FORM C, 10th Edition. Brief and uncomplicated, this text has helped students learn the basics of English writing for thirty years with its clear, concise concept explanations and useful, relevant corresponding exercises. Topics include spelling, word choice, sentence structure, and punctuation as well as more advanced topics such as the writing process, argumentation, and summarizing skills. Check your work easily with exercise answers located in the back of the book. When the course ends, this text is an excellent writing resource for all your college courses and beyond.
Table of Contents
|Word Choice and Spelling|
|Your Own List of Misspelled Words|
|Words Often Confused (Set 1)|
|Words Often Confused (Set 2)|
|The Eight Parts of Speech|
|Adjectives and Adverbs|
|Words That Can Be Broken into Parts|
|Rules for Doubling a Final Letter|
|Using a Dictionary|
|Finding Subjects and Verbs|
|Locating Prepositional Phrases|
|Understanding Dependent Clauses|
|Correcting Run-on Sentences|
|Identifying Verb Phrases|
|Using Standard English Verbs|
|Using Regular and Irregular Verbs|
|Maintaining Subject-Verb Agreement|
|Avoiding Shifts in Time.|
|Recognizing Verbal Phrases|
|Correcting Misplaced or Dangling Modifiers|
|Following Sentence Patterns|
|Avoiding Clich?s, Awkward Phrasing, and Wordiness|
|Correcting for Parallel Structure|
|Avoiding Shifts in Person|
|Punctuation and Capital Letters|
|Period, Question Mark, Exclamation Point, Semicolon, Colon, Dash|
|Comma Rules 1, 2, and 3|
|Comma Rules 4, 5, and 6|
|Quotation Marks and Underlining/Italics|
|What Is the Least You Should Know about Writing?|
|The Paragraph: Defining a Paragraph|
|Types of Paragraphs|
|Sample Paragraphs in an Essay|
|The Essay: The Five-Paragraph Essay and Beyond|
|Defining an Essay|
|A Sample Essay|
|Writing in Your Own Voice: Narration|
|Finding a Topic: Look to Your Interests|
|Focused Free Writing|
|Talking with Other Students|
|Organizing Ideas: Thesis Statements|
|Organizing an Essay|
|Organizing Body Paragraphs (or Single Paragraphs)|
|Supporting with Details: Types of Support|
|Revising Your Papers|
|Presenting Your Work: Paper Formats|
|Writing an Argument: Taking a Stand and Proving Your Point|
|Three Requirements of a Strong Written Argument|
|A Longer, More Challenging Reading|
|Writing Summaries: Sample Summary|
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