English Fundamentals (with MyWritingLab Student Access Code Card)

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  • Edition: 15th
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  • Copyright: 2008-07-09
  • Publisher: Longman
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For more than eight decadesEnglish Fundamentalshas offered lucid and strong explanations to reach to students. Beginning with the fundamental elements of the sentence, the authors introduce the basic system of the language and in progressive lessons explore more complex structures and relationships.

Table of Contents

Preface. I. BASIC SENTENCE PATTERNS: LESSONS, PRACTICE SHEETS, AND EXERCISES. 1. The Simple Sentence; Subjects and Verbs. Practice Sheet 1Subjects and Verbs. Exercise 1Subjects and Verbs. 2. Verbs, Adjectives, Adverbs, and Prepositions. Practice Sheet 2Parts of Speech. Exercise 2Parts of Speech. Exercise 2ASubjects and Verbs. 3. Basic Sentence Patterns with Intransitive Verbs. Practice Sheet 3Sentence Pattern 2. Exercise 3Sentence Patterns with Intransitive Verbs. 4. Basic Sentence Patterns with Transitive Verbs. Practice Sheet 4Complements of Transitive Verbs. Exercise 4Complements. 5. Forms of the Verb; Auxiliary Verbs. Practice Sheet 5Auxiliary Verbs; Basic Sentence Patterns. Exercise 5Complements. 6. Alterations of Basic Sentence Patterns. Practice Sheet 6Alterations of Basic Sentence Patterns: Passive Verbs; Questions. Exercise 6Alterations of Basic Sentence Patterns: Passive Verbs; Questions. II. CLAUSES AND PHRASES: LESSONS, PRACTICE SHEETS, AND EXERCISES. 7. Coordination: Creating Compound Sentences; Avoiding Comma Splices and Run-on Sentences. Practice Sheet 7Coordination: Compound Sentences. Exercise 7Coordination: Compound Sentences. 8. Subordination: Adverb Clauses. Practice Sheet 8Adverb Clauses. Exercise 8Adverb Clauses. 9. Subordination: Adjective Clauses. Practice Sheet 9Adjective Clauses. Exercise 9Adjective Clauses. 10. Subordination: Noun Clauses. Practice Sheet 10Noun Clauses. Exercise 10Noun Clauses. Exercise 10ASubordinate Clauses. 11. Subordination: Gerund and Infinitive Phrases. Practice Sheet 11Gerund and Infinitive Phrases. Exercise 11Gerund and Infinitive Phrases. 12. Subordination: Participial and Absolute Phrases. Practice Sheet 12Participial and Absolute Phrases. Exercise 12Participial and Absolute Phrases. Exercise 12AVerbal Phrases; Complements in Phrases. III. SENTENCE BUILDING: LESSONS, PRACTICE SHEETS, AND EXERCISES. 13. Completeness: Dealing With Sentence Fragments. Practice Sheet 13Identifying Sentence Fragments. Exercise 13Correcting Sentence Fragments. Exercise 13ACorrecting Sentence Fragments. 14. Misplaced Modifiers; Dangling Modifiers. Practice Sheet 14Misplaced Modifiers. Exercise 14Misplaced Modifiers. Practice Sheet 14ADangling Modifiers. Exercise 14ADangling Modifiers. 15. Subordination. Practice Sheet 15Subordination. Exercise 15Subordination. 16. Parallel Structure; Comparisons. Practice Sheet 16Parallel Structure; Comparisons. Exercise 16Parallel Structure; Comparisons. IV. PUNCTUATION: LESSONS, PRACTICE SHEETS, AND EX

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