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9780321045980

English Simplified

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321045980

  • ISBN10:

    032104598X

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-05-01
  • Publisher: Longman Pub Group
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Summary

At only 72 pages," English Simplified, 11/e" is a perfect resource for writers desiring a concise, inexpensive grammar handbook for comprehensive coverage of grammar, punctuation, mechanics, spelling, and word choice. The book also offers the latest updates on documentation style, and material on note-taking, source evaluation, and avoiding plagiarism. Concise and inexpensive.Goes beyond mechanics to include easy-to-read tables that clarify verb tenses and forms, the latest updates on documentation style, and material on note-taking, source evaluation, and avoiding plagiarism. Emphasis onthe 3 most common sentence-level errors helps students avoid the most common grammatical pitfalls-comma splices, fused sentences, and fragments. Latest updates on documentation style, and material on note-taking, source evaluation, and avoiding plagiarism. An exercise book (available separately) offers the opportunity to practice what is learned.

Table of Contents

SECTIONS 1--27: Sentences and Grammar
The Sentence and Its Parts
1(1)
The Parts of Speech: A Survey
2(2)
Using Nouns
4(1)
Using Verbs
5(5)
Using Adjectives and Adverbs
10(2)
Using Pronouns
12(3)
Recognizing Phrases and Clauses
15(2)
Agreement
17(2)
Effective Sentences
19(5)
SECTIONS 30--56: Punctuation
The Comma [,]
24(2)
The Period [.]
26(1)
The Question Mark [?]
27(1)
The Exclamation Point [!]
27(1)
The Semicolon [;]
28(1)
The Apostrophe [']
28(1)
Italics (Underlining)
29(1)
Quotation Marks [`` '']
30(1)
The Colon [:]
31(1)
The Dash [---]
32(1)
Parentheses [()]
33(1)
Brackets [[]]
33(1)
The Hyphen [-]
33(1)
The Slash (Virgule) [/]
34(1)
SECTIONS 60--74: Mechanics and Spelling
Manuscript Form
34(1)
Capitalization
35(2)
Syllabication
37(1)
Numbers
37(1)
Abbreviations
38(1)
Spelling
38(11)
SECTIONS 80--83: Word Choice
SECTIONS 90--96: Paragraphs and Papers
Paragraphs
49(3)
Essays
52(3)
Research Papers
55(8)
Index 63

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