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Timeless Voices, Timeless Themes : Grammar Practice Book,9780134346427

Timeless Voices, Timeless Themes : Grammar Practice Book

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9780134346427

ISBN10:
0134346424
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/1998
Publisher(s):
PRENTICE HALL SCHOOL GROUP
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Table of Contents

I Grammar
Nouns and Pronouns
5(6)
Nouns
5(2)
Pronouns
7(4)
Verbs
11(4)
Action Verbs
11(1)
Linking Verbs
12(2)
Helping Verbs
14(1)
Adjectives and Adverbs
15(6)
Adjectives
15(2)
Pronouns Used as Adjectives
17(1)
Adverbs
18(3)
Prepositions, Conjunctions and Interjections
21(4)
Prepositions
21(2)
Conjunctions and Interjections
23(2)
Reviewing Parts of Speech
25(1)
Words as Different Parts of Speech
25(1)
Basic Sentence Parts and Patterns
26(15)
The Sentence
26(2)
Subjects and Verbs
28(1)
Compound Subjects and Verbs
29(1)
Hard-to-Find Subjects
30(2)
Direct Objects
32(2)
Indirect Objects and Objective Complements
34(2)
Subject Complements
36(2)
Basic Sentence Patterns
38(1)
Diagraming Basic Sentence Parts
39(2)
Phrases
41(12)
Prepositional Phrases
41(1)
Appositives and Appositive Phrases
42(2)
Participles and Participial Phrases
44(2)
Gerunds and Gerund Phrases
46(2)
Infinitives and Infinitive Phrases
48(2)
Diagraming Phrases
50(3)
Clauses
53(9)
Adjective Clauses
53(2)
Adverb Clauses
55(1)
Noun Clauses
56(1)
Sentences Classified by Structure and Function
57(2)
Diagraming Clauses
59(3)
Avoiding Sentence Errors
62(6)
Fragments
62(2)
Run-ons
64(2)
Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers
66(2)
II Usage
Levels of Usage
68(1)
The Varieties of English
68(1)
Verb Usage
69(9)
Verb Tenses
69(3)
Expressing Time Through Tense
72(4)
Active and Passive Voice
76(2)
Pronoun Usage
78(4)
The Cases of Pronouns
78(3)
Special Problems with Pronouns
81(1)
Agreement
82(6)
Subject and Verb Agreement
82(3)
Pronoun and Antecedent Agreement
85(3)
Adjective and Adverb Usage
88(4)
Degrees of Comparison
88(2)
Clear Comparisons
90(2)
Miscellaneous Problems in Usage
92(2)
Negative Sentences
92(1)
Fifty Common Usage Problems
93(1)
III Mechanics
Capitalization and Abbreviation
94(5)
Rules for Capitalization
94(3)
Rules for Abbreviation
97(2)
Punctuation
99(17)
End Marks
99(1)
Commas That Separate Basic Elements
100(1)
Commas That Set Off Added Elements
101(3)
The Semicolon and the Colon
104(2)
Quotation Marks with Direct Quotations
106(2)
Underlining and Other Uses of Quotation Marks
108(1)
Dashes and Parentheses
109(2)
The Hyphen
111(1)
The Apostrophe
112(4)
IV Composition--The Writer's Techniques
The Writing Process
116(3)
Prewriting
116(1)
Writing
117(1)
Revising
118(1)
The Use of Words
119(4)
Choosing Precise Words
119(2)
Using Words Concisely
121(2)
Sentence Style
123(5)
Sentence Combining
123(1)
Varying Your Sentences
124(2)
Making Clear Connections
126(2)
V Composition--Forms and Process of Writing
Paragraphs
128(3)
Understanding Topic Sentences and Support
128(1)
Understanding Unity and Coherence
129(1)
Writing a Paragraph
130(1)
Kinds of Writing
131(2)
Kinds of Writing
131(1)
Kinds of Writing
132(1)
Essays
133(3)
Understanding Essays
133(1)
Writing an Essay
134(1)
Writing Different Kinds of Essays
135(1)
Research Papers
136(2)
Understanding Research Papers
136(1)
Writing a Research Paper
137(1)
Writing About Literature
138(4)
Book Reports
138(1)
Writing a Book Report
139(1)
Papers Analyzing Literature
140(1)
Writing a Literary Analysis Paper
141(1)
Personal Writing
142(3)
Journals
142(1)
Autobiographies
143(1)
Writing an Autobiography
144(1)
Short Stories
145(2)
Understanding Short Stories
145(1)
Writing a Short Story
146(1)
Letters
147(2)
Looking at Letters
147(1)
Writing Letters
148(1)
Essay Exams
149(2)
Preparing Answers to Essay Exams
149(2)
VI Vocabulary and Spelling
Vocabulary Building
151(6)
Increasing Your Vocabulary
151(2)
Using Context
153(1)
Using Structure
154(2)
Exploring Etymologies
156(1)
Spelling Improvement
157(5)
Improving Your Spelling
157(2)
Following Spelling Rules
159(3)
VII Study and Research Skills
Basic Study Skills
162(3)
Good Study Habits
162(2)
Methods of Taking Notes
164(1)
Critical-Thinking Skills
165(2)
Forms of Reasoning
165(1)
Language and Thinking
166(1)
Reading and Test-Taking Skills
167(3)
Reading Skills
167(2)
Test-Taking Skills
169(1)
Library and Reference Skills
170(3)
Using the Library
170(1)
Using Reference Books
171(1)
Using the Dictionary
172(1)
VIII Speaking and Listening
Speaking and Listening Skills
173(3)
Informal Speaking Skills
173(1)
Formal Speaking Skills
174(2)
Listening Skills
176(1)
Answers 176


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