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English 2600 with Writing Applications: A Programmed Course in Grammar and Usage / Edition 6

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Overview

ENGLISH 2200, ENGLISH 2600, and ENGLISH 3200 are the original programmed courses in grammar, usage, sentence-building, capitalization, and punctuation.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780155008625
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/2/1994
  • Series: College Series
  • Edition description: Subsequent
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 496
  • Sales rank: 740,887
  • Product dimensions: 6.43 (w) x 9.04 (h) x 0.73 (d)

Table of Contents

1. the Verb and Its Subject. 2. Patterns of the Simple Sentence. 3. The Work of Modifiers. 4. Building Better Sentences. 5. Understanding the Sentence Unit. 6. Using Verbs Correctly. 7. Agreement of Subject and Verb. 8. Choosing the Right Modifier. 9. Using Pronouns Correctly. 10. How to Use Capitals. 11. Learning to Use Commas. 12. Apostrophes and Quotation Marks.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 24, 2004

    A Timeless Classic

    This book is as fresh and relevant today as it was in the 1970s, when I used it. Of all of the books that I have encountered during my education - medical school, residency training - Blumenthal's book stands out as having had the greatest impact on me. English 2600 is completely engaging, with positive reinforcement built in by design. The flexibility of the program makes the book an ideal choice for classes composed of individual students of widely varing abilities. It is especially valuable for students with attention deficits, as gratification is immediate.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 28, 2003

    Great For Teens and Adults

    As a teacher I have used it for remedial high school and college English. Students say that 'This is the first time I have understood English.' Easy to follow! Also there are two other levels: 2200 (easier) and 3200 (more advanced). All work well.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 27, 2002

    Used this in highschool, now I'm using it with my grade schoolers

    This is a great book to get for kids who can't stand to spend many minutes studying. It teaches the user how to write gramatically correct sentances by: 1) asking the user a simple question, 2) provides space to write (or circle) a short answer, 3) provides immediate feedback on the next page with the correct answer. In short there are just over 2600 questions and answers that guide the student through the English language with very gradual increasing difficulty. I highly recommend this book. It is a very painless way to learn basic writing skills.

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