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Jumpstart : a workbook for writers

Author: Barbara Fine Clouse
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Designed to build the confidence and competence students need to make the successful transition into college writing. This book, while focusing on the sentence-level grammar and structure issues, it  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Fine Clouse
ISBN: 0072300744 9780072300741
OCLC Number: 49209103
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxvii, 398 pages ; 28 cm
Contents: Part 1: Developing Your Writing Process and Writing Paragraphs and Essays Chapter 1: Your Writing Process Chapter 2: Writing a Paragraph Chapter 3: Writing an Essay Part 2: Understanding the Sentence Chapter 4: Subjects and Verbs Chapter 5: Coordination Chapter 6: Subordination Chapter 7: Sentence Fragments Chapter 8: Run-on Sentences and Comma Splices Part 3: Understanding Verbs Chapter 9: The Present Tense/Subject-Verb Agreement Chapter 10: The Past Tense Chapter 11: The Perfect Tenses/Active and Passive Voice Chapter 12: The Progressive Tenses Chapter 13: Tense Shifts Part 4: Understanding Pronouns Chapter 14: Pronouns Chapter 15: Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement Chapter 16: Other Pronoun Challenges Part 5: Understanding Modifiers and Prepositions Chapter 17: Adjective, Adverbs, and Articles Chapter 18: Using Participles and Infinitives to Describe Chapter 19: Prepositions Part 6: Improving Sentences Chapter 20: Achieving Parallelism Chapter 21: Special Sentence Structure Challenges Chapter 22: Varying Sentence Openers Part 7: Spelling Correctly Chapter 23: Spelling Chapter 24: Frequently Confused Words Part 8: Capitalizing and Punctuating Chapter 25: Capitalization and Endmarks Chapter 26: Commas Chapter 27: Apostrophes Chapter 28: Punctuating Direct Quotations Photo Gallery with Writing Topics Appendix: The Parts of Speech Index
Responsibility: Barbara Fine Clouse.

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