English Simplified / Edition 11

English Simplified / Edition 11

by Blanche Ellsworth, John A. Higgins
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321410696

ISBN-13: 9780321410696

Pub. Date: 03/22/2006

Publisher: Longman

English Simplified, 11/e - at only 72 pages - is a concise, inexpensive grammar handbook that continues to provide comprehensive coverage of grammar, punctuation, mechanics, spelling, word choice, and includes tips for ESL writers. The book also offers easy-to-read tables that clarify verb tenses and forms, the latest updates on documentation style, and material on

Overview

English Simplified, 11/e - at only 72 pages - is a concise, inexpensive grammar handbook that continues to provide comprehensive coverage of grammar, punctuation, mechanics, spelling, word choice, and includes tips for ESL writers. The book also offers easy-to-read tables that clarify verb tenses and forms, the latest updates on documentation style, and material on note-taking, source evaluation, and avoiding plagiarism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321410696
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
03/22/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
8.48(w) x 10.94(h) x 0.17(d)

Table of Contents

SECTIONS 1-27: SENTENCES AND GRAMMAR.

1-3. The Sentence and Its Parts.

1. The Two Parts of a Sentence.

2. The Sentence Pattern.

3. Ways of Classifying Sentences.

4-9. The Parts of Speech: A Survey.

4. Words That Name.

5. Words That Express Doing or Being: Verbs.

6. Words That Modify.

7. Words That Connect.

8. Words that Express Emotion: Interjections.

9. Words as More Than One Part of Speech.

10-14. Using Nouns.

10. The Kinds of Nouns.

11. The Main Uses of Nouns.

12-15. Using Verbs.

12. Identifying the Verb.

13. The Kinds of Verbs.

14. Using Verbs Correctly.

15. Avoiding Verb Errors.

16-17. Using Adjectives and Adverbs.

16. Using Adjectives and Adverbs Correctly.

17. Avoiding Adjective and Adverb Errors.

18-20. Using Pronouns.

18. The Kinds of Pronouns.

19. Using the Right Case.

20. Avoiding Faulty References.

21-22. Recognizing Phrases and Clauses.

21. Phrases.

22. Clauses.

23-24. Agreement.

23. Subject-Verb Agreement.

24. Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement.

25-27. Effective Sentences.

25. Creating Effective Sentences.

26. Conquering the "Big Three" Sentence Errors.

27. Avoiding other Sentence Faults.

SECTION 30-56: PUNCTUATION

30-32. The Comma , .

33-34. The Period . .

35-36. The Question Mark ? .

37-38. The Exclamation Point ! .

39. The Semicolon ; .

40-41. The Apostrophe ' .

43. Italics (Underlining).

44-48. Quotation Marks " " .

49-50. The Colon : .

51. The Dash — .

52-53. Parentheses ( ).

54. Brackets

55. The Hyphen - .

56. The Slash (Virgule) / .

SECTIONS 60-74: MECHANICS AND SPELLING.

60. Manuscript Form.

61-63. Capitalization.

64. Syllabication.

65-67. Numbers.

68-69. Abbreviations.

70-74. Spelling.

SECTIONS 80-83: WORD CHOICE.

80. Be Concise, Clear, and Original.

81. Maintain the Appropriate Language Level.

82. Use Nondiscriminatory Words.

83. Distinguish Between Similar Words.

SECTIONS 90-96: PARAGRAPHS

90-91. Paragraphs

90. Paragraph Form and Length.

91 Paragraph Content.

92-93. Essays

92. Before Starting to Write

93. Writing and Revising the Essay.

94-96. Research Papers

94. Planning and Writing

95. Documenting Your Sources.

96. Setting Up the Pages.

Index

Correctional Chart

Quick Locator Chart

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