Building Sentences

Building Sentences

by Benita Mackie, Shirley J. Rompf

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ISBN-13: 9780130865137
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date: 09/28/1989
Pages: 352

Table of Contents

1. Building the Sentence Base: Subjects, Verbs, and Complements.
2. Using Pronouns.
3. Using Adjectives and Adverbs.
4. Using Prepositional Phrases.
5. Using the Principal Parts of Verbs.
6. Using the Verb Be.
7. Using the Principal Parts of Irregular Verbs.
8. Understanding Coordination and Subordination.
9. Using Coordination: Compound Elements of a Simple Sentence.
10. Using Coordination: Building Compound Sentences.
11. Using Subordination: Adverb Clauses.
12. Using Subordination: Adjective Clauses.
13. Using Subordination: Participial Phrases and Appositive Phrases.
14. Using Subordination: Noun Clauses and Verbal Phrases as Nouns.
15. Maintaining Continuity: Verbs in Sequence.
16. Maintaining Continuity: Pronoun Reference and Agreement.
17. Avoiding Common Sentence Errors: Fragments, Comma Splices, and Run-on Sentences.
18. Reviewing the Comma.
Appendix A: Using Singular and Plural Nouns.
Appendix B: Using A, An, and The.
Appendix C: Capitalizing Nouns.
Appendix D: Using Possessive Nouns.
Appendix E: Spelling Principal Parts of Verbs.
Index.

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