9780534561345

When Words Collide

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534561345

  • ISBN10:

    0534561349

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/3/1999
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Written by the main text authors, includes 40 detailed exercises (and answers) to help students master newswriting grammar and usage.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1(2)
Pre-Exercise Review 2(8)
Baseline Test for Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling
10(4)
Parts of Speech 1
14(5)
Parts of Speech 2
19(4)
Parts of Speech 3
23(2)
Parts of Speech 4
25(2)
Identification of Sentence Elements
27(4)
Identification of Phrases and Clauses
31(3)
Creation of Phrases and Clauses
34(6)
Giving Power and Focus to Verbs
40(4)
Sentence Construction 1
44(2)
Sentence Construction 2
46(4)
Sentence Construction 3
50(3)
Subject-Verb Agreement
53(2)
Antecedent Agreement
55(2)
Case 1
57(3)
Case 2
60(5)
Parallel Structure
65(4)
Proper Use of Voice
69(5)
Restrictive and Non-Restrictive Constructions
74(3)
That/Which/Who and Restrictive/Non-Restrictive Constructions
77(3)
Punctuation 1
80(2)
Punctuation 2
82(4)
Punctuation 3
86(5)
In Search of Clarity and Conciseness
91(5)
Word Use 1
96(3)
Word Use 2
99(4)
Spelling 1
103(3)
Spelling 2
106(4)
More Clarity and Conciseness
110(5)
Getting to the Point--with Accuracy
115(4)
Editing for Grammar, Spelling, and Style 1
119(4)
Editing for Grammar, Spelling, and Style 2
123(4)
Final Grammar, Spelling and Word-Use Exam
127

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