Harbrace Esl Workbook

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Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1998 - Foreign Language Study - 443 pages
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Contents

Preface
1
A phrase is a group of words that functions as a single part
12
Exercises
19
Sentence Fragments Hodges 2
35
Comma Splices and Fused Sentences Hodges 3
43
Exercises
49
4a Adverbs modify verbs adjectives and other adverbs Hodges 4a
55
4c Many adjectives and adverbs change form to indicate the degree
57
15b Combining sentences or simplifying phrases and clauses can eliminate
236
Clarity and Completeness Hodges 22
243
Exercises
249
17d Commas set off nonrestrictive and other parenthetical elements as well
255
Exercises
261
18c Semicolons do not connect parts of unequal grammatical rank
266
19b The apostrophe marks omissions in contractions and numbers
272
Quotation Marks Hodges 16
279

4e A single rather than a double negative is correct Hodges 4e
63
Misplaced Parts and Dangling Modifiers
77
Exercises
83
Pronouns Hodges 5 6b and 28
91
6c Pronoun form in compound constructions varies Hodges 5a
97
6g Pronouns use the subjective form for a subject complement
103
Verbs Hodges 7 6a
115
7a Verbs must agree with their subjects Hodges 6a
125
7b Verbs have at least three principal parts Hodges 7a 7b
132
7d Although rare the subjunctive mood is still used for specific
138
Consistency Hodges 23 27
145
Exercises
155
9b Using subordination and coordination is preferable to stringing several
164
Parallelism Hodges 26
179
Emphasis Hodges 29
187
11h A short sentence following one or more long ones is emphasized
191
Variety Hodges 30
197
12e When surrounded by declarative sentences a question an exclamation
204
13a Dictionaries provide information beyond the definition of a word
210
Exactness Hodges 20
223
Exercises
229
Exercises
285
21d The colon calls attention to what follows and separates time
291
21e The dash marks a break in thought sets off a parenthetical element
293
Spelling the Spell Checker and Hyphenation Hodges 18
301
22e Ei and ie are often confused Hodges 18e
307
Capitals Hodges 9
321
Italics Hodges 10
329
Abbreviations Acronyms and Numbers Hodges 11
337
Exercises
345
26c The appropriate form for electronic documents can vary Hodges 8c
351
Working with Paragraphs Hodges 31
355
27e Editing can improve paragraph logic and effectiveness Hodges 31e
363
Planning and Drafting Essays Hodges 32
369
28e Arranging ideas requires choosing an appropriate method
375
Exercises
381
29c Editing improves your writing Hodges 33c
391
Reading and Thinking Critically Hodges 35
399
Exercises
409
Writing Arguments Hodges 36
417
Exercises 141
427
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