English in Action: Course One-four, Book 1

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Contents

Forming Worthwhile Friend
8
CONVERSING
22
Have You Improved?
28
WRITING SOCIAL LETTERS
46
Entertaining Newsy Letter
56
LEARNING BY OBSERVING
69
How to Observe 71 Observing and Describing
77
Retelling Stories 78 Hints on Telling a Story
84
Looking Up the Pronuncia
262
SUBJECT AND VERB OF SIMPLE SENTENCE
273
Inverted Order
280
PUNCTUATING SIMPLE SENTENCES AND QUOTATIONS
290
The Comma 294 Baseball Game
307
WRITING PLURALS AND POSSESSIVES OF NOUNS
319
Formation of Plural 319 Forming Right Habits
328
Recognizing and Using Ad This That These Those
345

Telling Jokes and Anecdotes 80 Writing an Autobiography
92
BUILDING PARAGRAPHS
100
How Long Is a Paragraph? 101 Selfcriticism of a Paragraph
106
Know Your Subject 112 Explain Clearly Completely
116
USING THE LIBRARY
128
The Dewey System 129 Examining a Book
136
READING FOR FUN AND PROFIT
144
How to Choose a Newspaper
150
153
169
Shades of Meaning
179
Preparing for Business
197
Folding the Letter
203
Letters to Secure Action
211
Dont Believe Everything
218
Listening Manners
224
SELECTING MOTION PICTURES AND RADIO PROGRAMS
243
How Do You Look?
251
Comparison of Adverbs 343 Recognizing and Using Prep
351
Double Negative 344 Correct Prepositions
357
Personal Pronouns 362 Compound Personal Pro
380
CORRECT VERBS
387
Transitive and Intransitive Lie Lay Sit Set
396
Agreement of Verb and Sub
404
Principal Parts 392 Participle Gerund and
415
COMPOUND AND COMPLEX SENTENCES
424
Compound Sentence 424 Adverb Clause
438
SENTENCE FRAGMENTS AND RUNON SENTENCES
448
BUILDING VARIED FORCEFUL SENTENCES
461
SPELLING
470
How to Learn to Spell a Word 470 Compounds
478
APPENDIX
485
ACHIEVEMENT GRAPH
498
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