Basic Grammar and Usage / Edition 4 available in Paperback
Basic Grammar and Usage has been in print since 1978. Straight-forward, clear, and concise, this tried-and-true text is now being used by instructors who used it themselves as students.
|Publisher:||Harcourt College Publishers|
|Edition description:||4th ed|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)|
Table of Contents1. Sentences with One Subject and One Verb. 2. Multiple Subjects and Verbs. 3. Distinguishing Between Objects of Prepositions and Subjects. 4. Main Verbs and Helping Verbs. 5. Recognizing Singular and Plural Subjects and Verbs. 6. Indefinite Pronouns and Subjects. 7. Subjects Understood in a Special Sense. 8. Subjects Joined by Conjunctions. 9. Compund Sentences. 10. Complex Sentences. 11. Avoiding Run-On Sentences and Comma Splices. 12. Correcting Fragments. 13. Parenthetical Expressions. 14. Appositives. 15. Restrictive and Nonrestrictive Clauses. 16. Items in a Series and Dates and Addresses. 17. Subject, Object, and Possesive Pronouns. 18. Pronouns in Comparisons and Pronouns with -self, -selves. 19. Agreement of Pronouns with Their Antecedents. 20. Order od Pronouns and Spelling of Possesives. 21. Capitalization. 22. More Punctuation. 23. Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers. 24. Parallel Structure. 25. Ireegular Verbs.