Grammar the Easy Way

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Barron's Educational Series, 2002 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 181 pages
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Written primarily for high school seniors and college freshmen, this all-new Easy Way book points out the simple logic that underlies correct grammar and clear expression. The author covers all basics, including parts of speech, sentence types and correct sentence construction, parallel structure, methods of avoiding misplaced and dangling modifiers, agreement of subject and verb, agreement of pronoun and antecedent, and many other basic grammar topics. The book is filled with examples of the right and wrong way to construct sentences, and is supplemented with short quizzes that come with answers. This book truly helps to make mastery of English grammar easy, and prepares students for success in completing written assignments of every kind.
 

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Contents

The Sentence
1
Parts of Speech
8
Phrases
23
Clauses
30
The Verb
36
Review of Chapters 15
51
Types of Sentences
54
Coordination and Subordination
58
Sentence Variety
85
Cumulative Review Test of Chapters 213
87
Manual of Usage
89
Writing the Paragraph
101
Writing the Research Paper
113
Developing Ones Style
117
SAT II
122
A Handbook of MechanicsPunctuation and Capitalization
128

Reference of Pronouns
63
SubjectVerb PronounAntecedent
67
Parallel Structure
72
Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers
81
A Word or Two About Spelling
136
A List of Prepositions
170
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About the author (2002)

Dan Mulvey taught American Lit--Honors for 20 years at Daniel Hand High School in Madison, CT, and 17 years previously in the Durham, CT, public schools.

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