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Basic grammar and usage

Author: Penelope Choy; Dorothy Goldbart Clark
Publisher: Boston : Thomson Wadsworth, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Penelope Choy; Dorothy Goldbart Clark
ISBN: 1413008925 9781413008920
OCLC Number: 60496646
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 300 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Unit 1: IDENTIFYING SUBJECTS AND VERBS. 1. Sentences with One Subject and One Verb. 2. Multiple Subjects and Verbs. 3. Distinguishing Between Objects of Prepositions and Subjects. 4. Main Verbs and Helping Verbs. Unit Review. Unit 2: SUBJECT VERB AGREEMENT. 5. Recognizing Singular and Plural Subjects and Verbs. 6. Indefinite Pronouns as Subjects. 7. Subjects Understood in a Special Sense. 8. Subjects Joined by Conjunctions. Unit Review. Unit 3: IDENTIFYING AND PUNCTUATING THE MAIN TYPES OF SENTENCES. 9. Compound Sentences. 10. Complex Sentences. 11. Avoiding Run-On Sentences and Comma Splices. 12. Correcting Fragments. Unit Review. Unit 4: PUNCTUATION THAT "SETS OFF" OR SEPARATES. 13. Parenthetical Expressions. 14. Appositives. 15. Restrictive and Nonrestrictive Clauses. 16. Items in a Series and Dates and Addresses. Unit Review. Unit 5: PRONOUN USAGE. 17. Subject, Object, and Possessive Pronouns. 18. Pronouns in Comparisons and Pronouns with ?self, --selves. 19. Agreement of Pronouns with Their Antecedents. 20. Order of Pronouns and Spelling of Possessives. Unit Review. Unit 6: CAPITALIZATION, MORE PUNCTUATION, PLACEMENT OF MODIFIERS, PARALLEL STRUCTURE, AND IRREGULAR VERBS. 21. Capitalization. 22. Additional Punctuation. 23. Misplaced and Dangling Modifers. 24. Parallel Structure. 25. Irregular Verbs. Unit Review. Unit 7: PARAGRAPHS. 26. Writing Effective Paragraphs. Answers to "A" Exercises. Index.
Responsibility: Penelope Choy, Dorothy Goldbart Clark.

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