Grammar Troublespots: An Editing Guide for Students / Edition 2 by Ann Raimes | 9780521657594 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Grammar Troublespots: An Editing Guide for Students / Edition 2

Grammar Troublespots: An Editing Guide for Students / Edition 2

by Ann Raimes
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521657598

ISBN-13: 9780521657594

Pub. Date: 03/28/1992

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Grammar Troublespots, Second Edition, offers a modified version of the grammar editing section that is included in the successful Exploring Through Writing. This guide to the most problematic rules of grammar provides ESL students with a concise volume for avoiding grammar pitfalls in their writing. The text illustrates 21 of the errors most prevalent among students

Overview

Grammar Troublespots, Second Edition, offers a modified version of the grammar editing section that is included in the successful Exploring Through Writing. This guide to the most problematic rules of grammar provides ESL students with a concise volume for avoiding grammar pitfalls in their writing. The text illustrates 21 of the errors most prevalent among students through self-diagnostic flowcharts, explanations, and exercises. In addition, the Second Edition includes new sections on modal verbs and idioms and features a redesigned text for more accessible rules.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521657594
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
03/28/1992
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
170
Product dimensions:
6.57(w) x 9.17(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Troublespot 1: Basic Sentence Structure; Troublespot 2: Connecting Sentences with Coordinating Conjunctions and Transitions; Troublespot 3: Combining Sentences with Subordinating Conjunctions; Troublespot 4: Punctuation; Troublespot 5: Verb Tenses: Tense and Time; Troublespot 6: Verb Tenses: Present-Future; Troublespot 7: Agreement; Troublespot 8: Verb Tenses: Past; Troublespot 9: Active and Passive; Troublespot 10: Modal Auxiliaries; Troublespot 11: Verb Forms; Troublespot 12: Nouns and Quantity Words; Troublespot 13: Articles; Troublespot 14: Pronouns and Reference; Troublespot 15: Adjectives and Adverbs; Troublespot 16: Infinitive, -ing, and Participle Forms; Troublespot 17: Prepositions and Phrasal Verbs; Troublespot 18: Relative Clauses; Troublespot 19: Conditions; Troublespot 20: Quoting and Citing Sources; Troublespot 21: Reporting and Paraphrasing

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