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Spooky Campfire Tales: Hauntings, Strange Happenings, and Supernatural Lore
     

Spooky Campfire Tales: Hauntings, Strange Happenings, and Supernatural Lore

by S. E. Schlosser, Paul G. Hoffman (Illustrator)
 

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PART ONE: BASIC GRAMMAR AND PARTS OF SPEECH

*Grammar without Tears
*Grammar Considerations for ESL Writers

PART TWO: COMMON ERRORS IN GRAMMAR AND USAGE

Unit One  Understanding the Basic Sentence  
Lesson 1      Fragments
Lesson 2      Run-ons:

Overview

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PART ONE: BASIC GRAMMAR AND PARTS OF SPEECH

*Grammar without Tears
*Grammar Considerations for ESL Writers

PART TWO: COMMON ERRORS IN GRAMMAR AND USAGE

Unit One  Understanding the Basic Sentence  
Lesson 1      Fragments
Lesson 2      Run-ons: Fused Sentences and Comma Splices

Unit Two  Making Subjects and Verbs Agree  
Lesson 3      Nearest-Noun Agreement Errors
Lesson 4      Agreement with There is and There was
Lesson 5      Agreement with Compound Subjects 

Unit Three  Using Correct Verb Tenses 
Lesson 6      Present, Past, and Tense Shifting
Lesson 7      The Past and the Perfect Tenses

Unit Four  Understanding Pronouns 
Lesson 8      Pronoun Agreement
Lesson 9      Vague Pronouns: This, That, and It
Lesson 10    Choosing the Correct Pronoun Form
Lesson 11    Who, Whom, and That

Unit Five  Using Commas Correctly 
Lesson 12    Commas with And, But, Or, and Other Coordinating Conjunctions
*Lesson 13  Commas with Introductory Elements
Lesson 14    Commas with Adverb Clauses
Lesson 15    Commas with Adjective Clauses
Lesson 16    Commas with Appositives
Lesson 17    Unnecessary Commas

Unit Six Using Apostrophes Correctly 
Lesson 18    Apostrophes in Contractions
Lesson 19    Apostrophes Showing Possession
Lesson 20    Unnecessary Apostrophes

Unit Seven Using Other Punctuation and Capitalizing Words 
Lesson 21   Quotation Marks with Other Punctuation
Lesson 22   Semicolons
Lesson 23   Colons
Lesson 24   Capitalization

Unit Eight  Writing Clear Sentences 
Lesson 25   Parallelism
Lesson 26   Passive Voice
Lesson 27   Dangling Modifiers

PART THREE: COMMONSENSE ADVICE FOR WRITING

Unit Nine  Documenting Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism
Lesson 28   Using Direct Quotations and Paraphrases
Lesson 29   Citing Sources Correctly

Unit Ten  A Commonsense Writing Guide
Lesson 30   Reading
Lesson 31   Planning
Lesson 32   Drafting
Lesson 33   Revising

Appendix A: Brief Documentation Guide for MLA 
Appendix B: Brief Documentation Guide for APA 
Appendix C: Guide to Grammar Terminology 
Appendix D: Glossary of Commonly Confused Words 
Appendix E: Glossary of Commonly Misspelled Words 
Appendix E: Glossary of Common Two-Word Verbs 
Index 
ESL Index
Correction Symbols

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435143791
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
08/20/2012
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)

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