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Overview

Super Review Study Guides – All You Need to Know!

REA’s Super Review of English Language is an excellent study guide and textbook companion for students at all learning levels who are studying English Language.

The Super Review of English Language offers you:

  • Concise, yet comprehensive coverage of English Language
  • Student-friendly language to make learning easier
  • Easy-to-grasp, logically ordered English Language reviews that prepare you for homework, quizzes, midterms, and finals
  • English Language review questions in Q & A format following each topic or chapter
  • Easy-to-follow detailed answer explanations to each review question
  • English Language quizzes to test your knowledge of the material and guide you toward areas that need further study

 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780878911868
  • Publisher: Research & Education Association
  • Publication date: 6/28/2000
  • Series: Super Reviews Study Guides
  • Pages: 232
  • Sales rank: 972,598
  • Product dimensions: 5.52 (w) x 8.23 (h) x 0.51 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Noun
1.1 Nouns 1
1.2 Concrete and Abstract Nouns 4
1.3 Collective Nouns 4
1.4 Countable and Noncountable Nouns 4
1.5 Noun Compounds 6
1.6 Gender 7
1.7 Number--Plural Nouns 8
1.8 The Possessive Case 10
Chapter 2 Pronouns
2.1 Types of Pronouns 22
2.2 Case--The Function of the Pronoun in a Sentence 33
2.3 Who and Whom 40
2.4 Whoever and Whomever 42
2.5 Agreement 43
2.6 Reference Pronouns 45
Chapter 3 Expletives
3.1 It 49
3.2 There 50
Chapter 4 Verbs
4.1 Kinds of Verbs 52
4.2 Forms of English Verbs 59
4.3 Tense 60
4.4 Regular and Irregular Verbs 64
4.5 Agreement Between Subjects and Verbs 73
4.6 Verbals 78
4.7 Voice 81
4.8 Mood 83
Quiz: The Noun, Pronouns, Expletives and Verbs 84
Chapter 5 Adjectives and Adverbs
5.1 Recognizing Adjectives and Adverbs 87
5.2 Degrees of Adjectives and Adverbs 90
5.3 Comparison with "Other" or "Else" or "Of All" 95
5.4 Confusion with Adverbs and Adjectives 95
5.5 Faulty Comparisons 97
Chapter 6 Prepositions
6.1 Simple Prepositions 99
6.2 Group Prepositions 100
6.3 Idiomatic Use of Prepositions 102
6.4 List of Common Prepositions 103
Chapter 7 Conjunctions
7.1 Coordinating Conjunctions 105
7.2 Conjunctive Adverbs 107
7.3 Correlative Conjunctions (used in pairs) 109
7.4 Subordinating Conjunctions 110
Quiz: Adjectives & Adverbs, Prepositions, and Conjunctions 112
Chapter 8 Parts of the Sentence
8.1 Subject and Predicate 116
8.2 Sentence Order 118
Chapter 9 Phrases
9.1 Prepositional Phrases 121
9.2 Gerund Phrases 123
9.3 Infinitive Phrases 124
9.4 Participial Phrases 125
9.5 Absolute Phrases 126
Chapter 10 Clauses
10.1 Independent and Subordinate Clauses 128
10.2 Elliptical Clauses 130
Quiz: Parts of the Sentence, Phrases, and Clauses 131
Chapter 11 Sentence Errors--Structural Problems
11.1 Dangling Modifiers 134
11.2 Misplaced Modifiers 135
11.3 Lack of Parallel Structure 137
11.4 Sentence Fragments 140
11.5 Run-On Sentences 142
11.6 Comma Splices 142
11.7 Short, Choppy Sentences--Sentence Variation 144
11.8 Wordiness 145
11.9 Rambling Sentences 146
Chapter 12 Glossary of Usage
12.1 Words Commonly Confused and Misused 147
Quiz: Sentence Errors-Structural Problems and Glossary of Usage 154
Chapter 13 End Punctuation Marks
13.1 The Period 158
13.2 The Question Mark 160
13.3 The Exclamation Point 161
Chapter 14 Internal Punctuation Marks
14.1 The Comma 164
14.2 The Semicolon 171
14.3 The Colon 174
14.4 The Dash 177
14.5 Parentheses 178
14.6 Quotation Marks 179
14.7 The Apostrophe 185
14.8 Italics 187
14.9 Hyphens 189
14.10 Brackets 191
14.11 Ellipsis 192
Quiz: End Punctuation Marks and Internal Punctuation Marks 193
Chapter 15 Numbers
15.1 Over 100 and Under 100 196
15.2 Ordinal Numbers and Fractions 197
15.3 Addresses 197
15.4 Dates 198
15.5 Parts of a Book 198
15.6 Plural Forms 198
Chapter 16 Capitalization
16.1 Proper Nouns 200
16.2 Sentences and Sentence Fragments 203
16.3 Sentences Within Sentences 203
16.4 Lines of Poetry 203
16.5 Titles of Works 203
Quiz: Numbers and Capitalization 205
Chapter 17 Spelling
17.1 Word Analysis 208
17.2 Spelling List 210
17.3 Spelling Rules 211
17.4 Proofreading 216
Quiz: Spelling 217
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