Master the Basics--English

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Barron's Educational Series, 1996 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 326 pages
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This volume, aimed mainly at students of English as a Second Language, covers virtually all the basics of English grammar, including parts of speech, typical verb patterns in English usage, and common usage of other parts of speech. All verb tenses are spelled out in detail, with special attention given to the formulation of questions and answers. Guidelines are included for combining different sentence elements. Additional topics include rules for capitalization and punctuation. A Test-Yourself section offers more than 25 mini tests with answers.
 

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Contents

PreTest
11
The Basics
17
4 Sentences
23
The Parts of Speech
29
6 Pronouns
42
7 Adjectives
54
8 Verbslntroduction
73
10 VerbsPast Time
98
17 Prepositions
141
18 Adverbs
170
19 Conjunctions
180
Special Topics
191
22 Telling Time
197
Test Yourself
203
Answers
279
APPENDIX
317

11 VerbsFuture Time
108
13 VerbsSpecial Usage
126
14 VerbsPassive Voice
132

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Jean Yates, Ph.D teaches Spanish at George Washington University and is the author of "Beginning Spanish for the Utterly Confused", "Better Reading Spanish", and "Correct Your Spanish Blunders".

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