Basics for Communicating Effectively

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Christian Liberty Press, 1996 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 262 pages
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This book lays a foundation for effective communication with the English language. The student will learn the basics of English grammar, including the definition and usage of the eight parts of speech. In addition, the student will examine how these are to be properly used in phrases, clauses, and sentences. Correct sentence structure, diagramming, pronoun usage, and forming good paragraphs are also emphasized. Grade 7."
 

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User Review  - Jack - Christianbook.com

This may be a good grammar book to use as a thorough review for an older student, but I don't recommend it for students who are not well versed in grammar. The lessons introduce a topic inadequately ... Read full review

User Review  - Elizabeth M - Christianbook.com

This is a very complete grammar course. If your child is lacking in this area I would wait a year after the publishers suggestion. This is serious grammar. As with all CLP materials, the bargain and quality cannot be beat. Read full review

Contents

ANTONYMS
119
HOMONYMS AND HOMOGRAPHS
121
UNIT REVIEW
127
Using Pronouns
131
USING PERSONAL PRONOUNS AS SUBJECTS AND SUBJECT COMPLEMENTS
132
USING PERSONAL PRONOUNS AS OBJECTS
135
PERSONAL PRONOUNS AS APPOSITIVES AND OBJECTIVE COMPLEMENTS
139
POSSESSIVE PRONOUNS
140

UNIT REVIEW
29
Building Sentences
33
SUBJECTS AND PREDICATES
36
MORE ABOUT SUBJECTS AND PREDICATES
38
COMPOUND SUBJECTS AND PREDICATES
41
SIMPLE AND COMPOUND SENTENCES
43
SENTENCE FRAGMENTS AND RUNON SENTENCES
46
FUNCTION OF SENTENCES
49
UNIT REVIEW
51
Sentence Design
55
SENTENCE DESIGN B
58
SENTENCE DESIGN C
61
SENTENCE DESIGN D
64
SENTENCE DESIGN E
66
COMPOUNDS IN SENTENCE DESIGNS
69
UNIT REVIEW
73
Forming Phrases
77
ADJECTIVE PHRASES
78
ADVERB PHRASES
80
NOUN PHRASES
83
MISPLACED PHRASES
85
PREPOSITIONS OR ADVERBS?
87
UNIT REVIEW
88
Do They Agree?
91
PERSON
94
SUBJECTVERB AGREEMENT
96
STUMBLING OVER PHRASES AND COMPOUNDS
98
VERBS WITH INDEFINITE PRONOUNS
101
OTHER PROBLEMS WITH AGREEMENT
104
UNIT REVIEW
107
Using Words
111
SYNONYMS
118
INDEFINITE AND RECIPROCAL PRONOUNS
143
INTERROGATIVE AND DEMONSTRATIVE PRONOUNS
147
COMPOUND PRONOUNS
151
PRONOUNANTECEDENT AGREEMENT
154
UNIT REVIEW
157
Using Verbs
161
TENSE AND PERSON OF VERBS
167
VOICE OF VERBS
171
UNIT REVIEW
181
Using Modifiers
185
MODIFIERS ENDING IN LY
187
DEGREES OF COMPARISON ADJECTIVES
189
DEGREES OF COMPARISON ADVERBS
191
GOOD AND WELL
192
OTHER PROBLEMS WITH MODIFIERS
196
COMPARING ABSOLUTES
199
UNIT REVIEW
201
Using Punctuation Capitalization
205
USING COMMAS TO INTRODUCE OR ENCLOSE
210
SEMICOLONS AND COLONS
213
ENDING MARKS
217
APOSTROPHES AND QUOTATION MARKS
221
CAPITALIZATION
225
UNIT REVIEW
229
Writing Skills
233
SELECTING A SUBJECT
237
DEVELOPING YOUR TOPIC
239
BLUEPRINT FOR A GOOD PARAGRAPH
243
WRITING PROJECT
247
Glossary
249
Index
257
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