Grammar in Plain English

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Barron's Educational Series, 1997 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 358 pages
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The new edition of this favorite English grammar helper is especially useful to ESL students, adults preparing to take the GED, and high school remedial English students. The authors explain grammar in commonsense language, avoiding technical terms, and familiarize students with with fundamentals of good sentence structure. Twenty-two lessons demonstrate the elements of grammar, followed by sets of practice exercises and answer keys.
 

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Contents

Understanding Time and Number
20
Adding Descriptive Words
31
Using Descriptive Words Correctly
39
Adding Descriptive Phrases
45
Cumulative Review
55
Linking Words
66
Special Problems
81
Special Problems
94
Cumulative Review
170
SUMMARY OF RESULTS
180
More Punctuation
196
Capitalization
211
Spelling
221
Word Usage
248
Cumulative Review
274
SUMMARY OF RESULTS
290

Pronouns
110
Cumulative Re view
126
SUMMARY OF RESULTS
134
Punctuation
156
Practice Examination
330
Guide to Grammatical Terms
356
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