Sentence-combining Workbook

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-01-01
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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This workbook uses sentence-combining techniques to help students develop confidence in their writing at the sentence level and practice communicating their ideas in clear sentence structures.

Table of Contents

The Basic Sentence
Recognizing Verbs
Exercises: On the Campaign Trail
The Last Campaign Trail
Take Me Out to the Ball Game
Using a Dictionary to Choose Verb Forms
Getting a Record
The Onion Cure
Recognizing Subjects
Mind Your Manners
Get a Job
Miracle Food
Sentence Focus
Exercises: Hard Ball
Exam Stress
Who's to Blame?
Joining Sentences with Coordinators
Exercises: Old House
Car Shopping
Joining Sentences with Subordinators
Exercises: Familiar Pests
Stay on the Trail
Words that Show Logical Relationships
Chocolate High
Joining Sentences to Show Comparison and Contrast
Exercises: George and Paul
Summary of Comparison and Contrast Words
Getting in Shape
The Nuer and The Bakhteri
The Netsilik and The Trobriands
Comparing the Past to the Present
The Middleton Boom
Joining to Show Concession
The Concessive Subordinators
Summary of Contrast and Concession Words
Practice in Contrast and Concession: Two Neighborhoods
Exercises: Sunny Hills and Sea View
My Neighborhood
Practice in Contrast and Concession: Alternative to Gasoline
Alternatives to Gasoline
Take a Stand
Showing Logical Relationships with Transition Words
Using Transition Words Correctly
Exercises: Making Transitions Between Idea Units
Touring Museums
Smooth Traveling
Joining Parallel Structures
Exercises: The Decision
Joining Three Or More Parallel Ideas
The Cosmic Navy
You Be the Co-Author
Nature and Nurture
Modifying Nouns with Adjectives
Exercises: Never Too Young
Verb Forms As Adjectives
Double Dutch
Hairdos--The Assyrian and Us
Modifying Nouns with Prepositional Phrases
Exercises: The Great Outdoors
Global Warming
Sutro Baths Nostalgia
Plastics--On Land and In the Sea
Modifying Nouns with Appositives
Punctuation with Appositives
Exercises: The Ski Trip
Not So Typical Music Listeners
Creating Appositives
Alfred and Edward
Madge and Mordred
You be the Author
Sense of Time
Modifying Nouns With Adjective Clauses
Exercises: Nirvana and the Law
The Lonesome Cowboy
Special Rule: Who/Whom
Belinda and Sedrick
Blind Date
You be the Author
Modifying Sentences with Verbal Phrases
Exercises: Going Out to Eat
The Economics Final
Creating Verbal Phrases
Fitness Folly
Final Review Exercises
Exercises: The Gateway Arch
License Plates
Dream a Little Dream of Me
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