Essentials of College English / Edition 1

Essentials of College English / Edition 1

by Mary Ellen Guffey
     
 

ISBN-10: 0538860022

ISBN-13: 9780538860024

Pub. Date: 02/28/1996

Publisher: Cengage South-Western

Essentials of College English, 2e is a fast-paced, economical text-workbook designed specifically for the basic college English course. With a focus on developing student proficiency in grammar, punctuation, capitalization, usage, and style, the second edition contains fewer chapters, examples, and reinforcement exercises to facilitate quick student comprehension.

Overview

Essentials of College English, 2e is a fast-paced, economical text-workbook designed specifically for the basic college English course. With a focus on developing student proficiency in grammar, punctuation, capitalization, usage, and style, the second edition contains fewer chapters, examples, and reinforcement exercises to facilitate quick student comprehension. With the assistance of Dean Elizabeth Tice, from the University of Phoenix, co-authors Mary Ellen Guffey and Carolyn M. Seefer have produced a refresher text-workbook aimed directly at learning-motivated students. Authoritative coverage in conjunction with strong grammar/mechanics review ensures student value at an economical price.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780538860024
Publisher:
Cengage South-Western
Publication date:
02/28/1996
Series:
En - Basic English Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
324

Table of Contents

Preface to Studentv
Unit 1Knowing the Namers1
Chapter 1Nouns3
Chapter 2Possessive Nouns11
Chapter 3Personal Pronouns19
Chapter 4Pronouns and Antecedents27
Unit 2Showing the Action39
Chapter 5Verb Tenses, Parts, and Voices41
Chapter 6Verb and Subject Agreement53
Chapter 7Verbals61
Unit 3Modifying and Connecting Words73
Chapter 8Modifiers: Adjectives and Adverbs75
Chapter 9Prepositions85
Chapter 10Conjunctions to Join Equals93
Chapter 11Conjunctions to Join Unequals101
Unit 4Punctuating Sentences111
Chapter 12Commas113
Chapter 13Semicolons and Colons123
Chapter 14Other Punctuation133
Unit 5Writing with Style147
Chapter 15Capitalization149
Chapter 16Numbers159
Chapter 17Effective Sentences169
AppendixDeveloping Spelling Skills179
Index187

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