English Spoken and Written: Practical lessons in English grammar and composition

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LE8BON PAOK 1 Language and Grammar
1
Sentences
3
Subject and Predicate
4
Finding the Subject and Predicate
5
Order of Subject and Predicate
6
Four Kinds of Sentences
8
Declarative Sentences
9
Interrogative Sentences
10
It Introductory
175
Compound Personal Pronouns
176
Agreement of Pronouns
177
Special Rules of Gender
178
Common Errors in the Use of Personal Pronouns
179
Interrogative Pronouns
182
Relative Pronouns
184
Uses of Relative Pronouns
185

Imperative Sentences
12
Exclamatory Sentences
13
Picture Study and Sentence Writing
15
Parts of Speech Nouns
16
Common and Proper Nouns
18
Pronouns
20
Modifiers
22
Adjectives
23
The Articles
25
Picture Study and Grammar
26
Selecting and Classifying Words
27
Verbs
28
Verbphrases
29
Transitive and Intransitive Verbs
30
Verbs used Transitively or Intransitively
32
Active and Passive Forms
33
Complements
34
Predicate Adjectives
36
Predicate Nouns
37
Simple Subject and Simple Predicate
38
Correcting Common Errors
39
Contractions
40
Adverbs
43
Adverbs modifying Adjectives and Adverbs
44
LESSON PAOB 33 Classes of Adverbs
46
There Introductory
47
How to Tell Complements
48
Analysis
50
Prepositions
52
Prepositions or Adverbs
54
Phrases
55
Conjunctions
58
Interjections
60
Different Uses of the Same Word
61
Review of Parts of Speech
63
Compound Subjects
64
Compound Predicates
65
Contracted Sentences
66
Adjective Phrases
68
Adverbial Phrases
69
Clauses
71
Principal and Subordinate Clauses
72
Compound Sentences
74
Complex Sentences
76
Adjective Clauses
78
Adverbial Clauses
80
Noun Clauses
82
Noun Clauses Continued
84
Direct Quotations
85
Indirect Quotations
87
Elliptical Sentences
89
Introduction
91
Familiar Experiences
92
How to Use the Dictionary
93
Correct Pronunciation
96
Synonyms and Antonyms
97
Word Building
98
The Paragraph
100
The Topic Sentence
102
Making an Outline
105
Narration
106
How to Tell a Story
108
LEBSON PAGE 71 Stories to be Retold
110
Practice in Narration
112
Descriptions
115
Description of Pictures
116
Picture Studies
117
A Safe Investment
119
Exposition
120
Studies in Literature Golden Glories
122
Scythe Song
123
Gems from Shakespeare
124
Columbus
126
Letter Writing
128
The Parts of a Letter
130
Model Forms
132
The Superscription
133
Notes Formal and Informal
135
Business Letters
137
Letters of Application
140
Telegrams
142
Special Classes of Nouns Abstract Nouns
143
Collective Nouns
144
Inflection
145
Number
146
Irregular Plurals
148
More about Plurals
149
Gender
152
Case
154
Nominative of Direct Address
156
Exclamatory Nominative
157
Nominative Case
158
Special Rules for Forming Possessives
159
Uses of the Possessive Case
160
The Indirect Object
162
The Adverbial Objective
163
The Objective Complement
164
Retained Object
165
Uses of the Objective Case
166
Apposition
167
How to Parse Nouns
169
Personal Pronouns
171
Declension
172
Antecedents
174
Omission of the Relative Pronoun
188
The Relative Pronoun What
189
Compound Relative Pronouns
190
Restrictive and Explanatory Clauses
192
Adjective Pronouns
193
Demonstrative Pronouns and Adjectives
194
Indefinite Pronouns and Adjectives
195
How to Parse Pronouns
196
Classes of Adjectives
198
Comparison of Adjectives I
200
Comparison of Adjectives II
202
Irregular Comparison
203
Limiting Adjectives
205
Special Uses of Adjectives
206
Substitutes for Adjectives
207
How to Parse Adjectives
208
Nouns and Adjectives in Word Pictures
210
Inflection of the Verb
211
Active and Passive Voice
212
Mode of Verbs
217
Person and Number of Verbs
218
Verbals
221
Infinitives
222
Infinitives as Modifiers
224
Participles
225
Gerunds or Verbal Nouns
228
Infinitives and Gerunds
230
A Summary of Phrases
231
LESSON PASS 150 Practice in Parsing
232
The Principal Parts of Verbs
234
Forming the Past Tense
235
Irregular Weak Verbs
237
Inflection of the Simple Tenses
238
Complete Tenses
240
Conjugation of the Active Voice
242
Conjugation of the VerbBe
245
Review Exercises
247
Passive Verbphrases
248
Progressive Verbphrases
250
Emphatic Forms
252
Special Rules for Agreement of Verbs
254
Common Mistakes in the Use of Verbs I
256
Common Mistakes in the Use of Verbs II
258
Other Troublesome Verbs
261
Defective Verbs
265
Potential Verbphrases
266
How to Parse Verbs and Verbals
269
Adverbs classified according to Meaning
270
Adverbs classified according to Use
271
Relative Adverbs
272
Comparison of Adverbs
274
Common Mistakes in the Use of Adjectives and Adverbs
275
How to Parse Adverbs
277
Uses of Prepositional Phrases
278
Common Mistakes in the Use of Prepositions
279
Coordinate Conjunctions
281
Subordinate Conjunctions
282
The Meaning of Subordinate Clauses
283
Subordinate Clauses Classified
284
The Nominative Absolute
286
Subject of the Infinitive
288
Review of Infinitives
290
Nouns and Pronouns after To Be
292
Words that Need Watching
293
Miscellaneous Exercises for Analysis and Parsing
296
Increasing our Vocabulary
299
Words often Misused
300
LESSON PAGB 188 A Study of Synonyms
301
A Study of Suffixes 802
302
Variety of Expression I 808
303
Developing Paragraphs
308
One Thing at a Time
310
Transition
311
Storytellers and their Stories
312
A Story in Prose
313
A Story in Verse
314
The Introduction
315
The Body and the Conclusion
316
Conversations
317
A Biographical Sketch
319
A Historical Sketch
321
Order in Description
322
Description of a Person
323
Study of a Description
324
Practice in Description
325
Description and Narration
326
Explaining Things
328
Sir Galahad
331
Characterization
332
Explaining Proverbs
333
Studies in Literature To a Waterfowl
334
The Chambered Nautilus
336
Figurative Language
339
Simile
341
Metaphor
342
Personification
343
APPENDIX A Rules for Capital Letters
345
B Rules for Punctuation
346
List of Irregular Verbs
348
Analysis by Diagram
351
E Additional Outlines
361
The English Language
364
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