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Foundation : building sentence skills

Author: Thomas R Neuburger
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This book is intended to help college students learn sentence correcting as a set of skills that can be mastered by practice and the understanding of how sentence elements function.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas R Neuburger
ISBN: 0395358035 9780395358030
OCLC Number: 13649569
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 378 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Sec. 1. Clauses and sentences. Recognizing clauses and sentences --
Finding the main parts of a sentence --
Reversed word order --
Punctuating and capitalizing complete sentences. Sec. 2. Verbs. Verbs and verb phrases --
Forms of verb phrases --
Subject-verb agreement --
Regular verbs --
Irregular verbs. Sec. 3. Nouns and pronouns. Nouns --
Pronouns. Sec. 4. Adjectives, adverbs, verbals, and appositives. Adjectives and adjective phrases --
Adverbs and adverb phrases --
Verbals and appositives. Sec. 5. Coordination and subordination. Coordination --
Subordination --
Sentence fragments. Sec. 6. Paragraphs. Writing paragraphs --
The writing process. Sec. 7. Other punctuation and spelling skills. Other punctuation skills --
Punctuation review --
Spelling skills.
Responsibility: Thomas R. Neuburger.

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This book is intended to help college students learn sentence correcting as a set of skills that can be mastered by practice and the understanding of how sentence elements function.

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