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9780321045997

Exercise Book for English Simplified

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321045997

  • ISBN10:

    0321045998

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-07-01
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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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

Preface v
DIAGNOSTIC TESTS
Grammar, Sentences, and Paragraphs
1(4)
Punctuation
5(4)
Mechanics, Spelling, and Word Choice
9(4)
GRAMMAR AND SENTENCES
Parts of a Sentence
13(2)
Parts of Speech
15(2)
Parts of Speech
17(2)
Uses of Nouns
19(2)
Complements
21(2)
Uses of Nouns
23(2)
Verb Tenses and Forms
25(2)
Verbs---Tense, Kind, Voice, and Mood
27(4)
Verbals
31(2)
Verbs
33(2)
Using Verbs
35(2)
Adjectives and Adverbs
37(2)
Articles and Determiners
39(2)
Pronoun Kind and Case
41(2)
Pronoun Case
43(2)
Pronoun Reference
45(2)
Phrases
47(2)
Verbal Phrases
49(2)
Review of Phrases
51(4)
Recognizing Clauses
55(2)
Dependent Clauses
57(2)
Noun and Adjective Clauses
59(4)
Adverb Clauses
63(4)
Kinds of Sentences
67(4)
Subject-Verb Agreement
71(4)
Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement
75(2)
Agreement Review
77(2)
Effective Sentences
79(4)
Effective Sentences
83(4)
Parallel Structure
87(4)
Fragments
91(2)
Comma Splices and Fused Sentences
93(4)
Fragments, Comma Splices, and Fused Sentences
97(6)
Placement of Sentence Parts
103(2)
Dangling and Misplaced Modifiers
105(6)
Effective Sentences Review
111(4)
Review
115(4)
Review
119(2)
Review for Non-Native English Speakers
121(2)
PUNCTUATION
The Comma
123(4)
The Comma
127(4)
The Comma
131(4)
The Comma
135(4)
The Period, Question Mark, and Exclamation Point
139(2)
The Semicolon
141(2)
The Semicolon and the Comma
143(2)
The Semicolon and the Comma
145(2)
The Apostrophe
147(2)
The Apostrophe
149(2)
The Apostrophe
151(2)
Italics
153(2)
Quotation Marks
155(2)
Quotation Marks
157(2)
Italics and Quotation Marks
159(2)
Colon, Dash, Parentheses, and Brackets
161(2)
The Hyphen and the Slash
163(2)
Review
165(2)
Review
167(2)
MECHANICS AND SPELLING
Capitals
169(2)
Capitals
171(2)
Numbers and Abbreviations
173(2)
Capitals, Numbers, and Abbreviations
175(2)
Spelling
177(2)
Spelling
179(2)
Spelling
181(2)
Review
183(2)
WORD CHOICE
Wordiness, Vagueness, and Cliches
185(4)
Colloquial, Nonstandard, Regional, and Slang Terms
189(2)
Colloquial, Nonstandard, Regional, and Slang Terms
191(4)
Terms That Discriminate
195(2)
Words Often Confused
197(2)
Words Often Confused
199(2)
Review
201(4)
Review
205(2)
PARAGRAPHS AND PAPERS
Topic Sentences and Paragraph Unity
207(2)
Paragraph Development
209(2)
Paragraph Coherence
211(2)
Paragraph Review
213(2)
The Thesis Sentence
215(2)
Planning the Essay
217(2)
The Essay Outline
219(2)
The Essay Introduction and Conclusion
221(2)
The Essay Body
223(2)
Research Paper Topics and Theses
225(4)
Researching
229(2)
Citing Correctly and Honestly
231(2)
The Works Cited/Reference List
233(4)
REVIEWS AND ACHIEVEMENT TESTS
Review: Proofreading
237(2)
Review: Editing and Proofreading
239(2)
Review: Revising, Editing, and Proofreading
241(2)
Achievement Test: Grammar, Sentences, and Paragraphs
243(4)
Achievement Test: Punctuation
247(4)
Achievement Test: Mechanics, Spelling, and Word Choice
251(4)
A List of Grammatical Terms 255

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