Basic Grammar and Usage / Edition 5

Basic Grammar and Usage / Edition 5

by Penelope Choy, James R. McCormick, Dorothy Goldbart Clark, Dorothy Goldbart Clark
     
 

ISBN-10: 0155036343

ISBN-13: 9780155036345

Pub. Date: 11/28/1997

Publisher: Harcourt College Publishers

Basic Grammar and Usage has been in print since 1978. Straight-forward, clear, and concise, this tried-and-true text is now being used by instructors who used it themselves as students.  See more details below

Overview

Basic Grammar and Usage has been in print since 1978. Straight-forward, clear, and concise, this tried-and-true text is now being used by instructors who used it themselves as students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780155036345
Publisher:
Harcourt College Publishers
Publication date:
11/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
315
Product dimensions:
7.05(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.51(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

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. 5. Recognizing Singular and Plural Subjects and Verbs. 6. Indefinite Pronouns and Subjects. 7. Subjects Understood in a Special Sense. 8. Subjects Joined by Conjunctions. 9. Compund Sentences. 10. Complex Sentences. 11. Avoiding Run-On Sentences and Comma Splices. 12. Correcting Fragments. 13. Parenthetical Expressions. 14. Appositives. 15. Restrictive and Nonrestrictive Clauses. 16. Items in a Series and Dates and Addresses. 17. Subject, Object, and Possesive Pronouns. 18. Pronouns in Comparisons and Pronouns with -self, -selves. 19. Agreement of Pronouns with Their Antecedents. 20. Order od Pronouns and Spelling of Possesives. 21. Capitalization. 22. More Punctuation. 23. Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers. 24. Parallel Structure. 25. Ireegular Verbs.

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