Practical English handbook

Front Cover
Houghton Mifflin, Jan 1, 1982 - Foreign Language Study - 368 pages
0 Reviews

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

The Parts of Speech
2
Pronouns
3
Verbs
6
Adjectives
8
Adverbs
9
Conjunctions
10
Prepositions
12
Interjections
13
Unnecessary Commas
126
The Colon
133
End Punctuation
140
Manuscript and Letter Form
150
Spelling
157
Abbreviations
170
Wordiness
191
Clear and Logical Thinking
206

The Parts of Sentences
14
Simple predicates complete predicates compound predicates
16
The Kinds of Sentences
24
Agreement Reference and Usage
56
Adjectives and Adverbs
72
Choppy Sentences and Excessive Coordination
78
Completeness
84
Position of Modifiers
92
Variety
101
Punctuation
107
Writing Paragraphs
216
Writing Themes
232
Writing About Literature
254
Writing the Research Paper
265
Contents xi
276
Glossary of Usage
328
Glossary of Grammatical Terms
341
Index
349
Copyright

Other editions - View all

References to this book

All Book Search results »

About the author (1982)

William B. Dillingham is Charles Howard Candler Professor, Emeritus, Emory University.