English Made Easy

Overview

This text-workbook is for use in quarter or semester courses in business English or basic English skills. Fifty-one lessons presentedin 12 units cover the essentials of grammar, punctuation, style, capitalization, number usage, word usage, and paragraph development. The user-friendly, four-page format for each lesson consists of two pages of instruction followed by two pages of exercises.
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Overview

This text-workbook is for use in quarter or semester courses in business English or basic English skills. Fifty-one lessons presentedin 12 units cover the essentials of grammar, punctuation, style, capitalization, number usage, word usage, and paragraph development. The user-friendly, four-page format for each lesson consists of two pages of instruction followed by two pages of exercises.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780072938036
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 6/28/2004
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 248

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Introduction

Lesson 1: Why Study English Again
Unit 2: Sentence Structure

Lesson 2: The Sentence

Lesson 3: Subjects and Verbs

Lesson 4: Kinds of Sentences
Unit 3: Nouns

Lesson 5: Common and Proper Nouns

Lesson 6: Concrete, Abstract, Compound, and Collective Nouns

Lesson 7: Plural Nouns

Lesson 8: Possessive Nouns
Unit 4: Pronouns

Lesson 9: Antecedents, Number, and Gender

Lesson 10: Pronouns and Their "Case"

Lesson 11: Selecting the Right Case

Lesson 12: Who, Whom, and Other Pronouns

Lesson 13: More About Pronouns
Unit 5: Verbs

Lesson 14: Uses of Verbs

Lesson 15: Helping Verbs, Principal Parts of Verbs, and Linking Verbs

Lesson 16: Verb Tenses

Lesson 17: Regular and Irregular Verbs

Lesson 18: To Be and To Have

Lesson 19: To Do and To Go

Lesson 20: Just Perfect? The Perfect Tenses

Lesson 21: Subject and Verb Agreement

Lesson 22: Lie and Lay

Lesson 23: Sit and Set; Rise and Raise

Lesson 24: More Troublesome Verbs
Unit 6: Adjectives

Lesson 25: Adjectives to Describe, Possess, and Limit

Lesson 26: Proper Adjectives and Double Adjectives

Lesson 27: Comparing Adjectives
Unit 7: Adverbs

Lesson 28: Adverbs: The "ly" Words

Lesson 29: Comparing Adverbs

Lesson 30: Some Troublemakers

Lesson 31: More Troublemakers
Unit 8: Prepositions, Conjunctions, and Interjections

Lesson 32: Prepositions and the Prepositional Phrase

Lesson 33: Common Preposition Errors

Lesson 34: Conjunctions as Joiners

Lesson 35: Common Conjunction Errors

Lesson 36: Interjections
Unit 9: Clauses and Phrases

Lesson 37: Phrases

Lesson 38: Clauses

Lesson 39: Misplaced Phrases and Clauses; Dangling Participles

Lesson 40: Faulty Parallelism
Unit 10: Punctuation

Lesson 41: Punctuation Marks: Period, Question Mark, Exclamation Point, and Hyphen

Lesson 42: Commas: Clauses, Series, and Introductory Elements

Lesson 43: Commas: Essential and Non-Essential Elements

Lesson 44: Commas: Other Uses

Lesson 45: The Semicolon and the Colon

Lesson 46: Dashes, Parentheses, and Brackets

Lesson 47: Quotation Marks, Underscores, and Apostrophes
Unit 11: Words

Lesson 48: Capitals

Lesson 49: Numbers

Lesson 50: Word Usage
Unit 12: Paragraphs

Lesson 51: Creating Paragraphs Answers to Lesson Checkups

Appendix A: List of Common Prepositions

Appendix B: Conjugation of Verb To Be

Appendix C: Forms of Common Irregular Verbs
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