The Least You Should Know About English Writing Skills: Form C / Edition 7

The Least You Should Know About English Writing Skills: Form C / Edition 7

by Teresa Ferster Glazier, Paige Wilson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0155069861

ISBN-13: 9780155069862

Pub. Date: 05/18/2001

Publisher: Cengage Learning


For over twenty years, the simple, friendly approach of The Least You Should Know About English has helped students with their spelling, punctuation, and sentence and paragraph structure.

Overview


For over twenty years, the simple, friendly approach of The Least You Should Know About English has helped students with their spelling, punctuation, and sentence and paragraph structure.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780155069862
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
05/18/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.02(w) x 9.07(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: SPELLING. Your Own List of Misspelled Words. Words Often Confused (Set 1). Words Often Confused (Set 2). Contractions. Possessives. Words That Can Be Broken Into Parts. Rule for Doubling a Final Letter. Using a Dictionary. Part II: SENTENCE STRUCTURE. Finding Subjects and Verbs. Locating Prepositional Phrases. Understanding Dependent Clauses. Correcting Fragments. Correcting Run-On Sentences. Identifying Verb Phrases. Using Standard English Verbs. Using Regular and Irregular Verbs. Maintaining Subject-Verb Agreement. Avoiding Shifts in Time. Recognizing Verbal Phrases. Correcting Misplaced or Dangling Modifiers. Following Sentence Patterns. Avoiding Cliches, Awkward Phrasing, Wordiness. Correcting for Parallel Structure. Using Pronouns. Avoiding Shifts in Person. Part III: PUNCTUATION AND CAPITAL LETTERS. Period, Question Mark, Exclamation Point, Semicolon, Colon, Dash. Comma Rules 1, 2, and 3. Comma Rules 4, 5, and 6. Quotation Marks and Underlining/Italics. Capital Letters. Part IV: WRITING. What is the Least You Should Know About Writing? Basic Structures. Writing Skills.

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