Practical English workbook, Volume 1

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Houghton Mifflin, Jan 1, 1978 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 244 pages
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Contents

Nouns
1
Pronouns
3
Adjectives
5
Verbs
6
Adverbs
7
Prepositions Conjunctions and Interjections
8
One Word Several Parts of Speech
9
Parts of a Sentence
13
The Comma
115
The Comma
117
The Comma
119
The Comma
121
The Comma
122
The Comma
123
The Comma
124
Unnecessary Commas
125

Parts of a Sentence
15
Phrases
17
Phrases
18
Clauses
19
Clauses
21
Verbals
23
Sentence Fragments
25
Sentence Fragments
27
Comma Splices and Fused Sentences
29
Comma Splices and Fused Sentences
31
Verb Forms
33
Verb Forms
37
Verb Forms
38
Tense and Sequence of Tenses
39
Voice
41
Subject Verb Agreement
45
SubjectVerb Agreement
47
Agreement and Reference
49
Agreement and Reference
51
Case
53
Case
55
Case
56
Adjectives and Adverbs
57
Adjectives and Adverbs
61
Excessive Coordination
63
Excessive Subordination and Qualification
67
Excessive Subordination and Qualification
69
Completeness and Comparisons
73
Completeness and Comparisons
75
Consistency
77
Faulty Modifiers
81
Faulty Modifiers
83
Separation of Elements
85
Parallelism
89
Parallelism
93
Variety in Sentences
97
Variety in Sentences
99
Variety in Sentences
103
Variety in Sentences
105
The Comma
109
The Comma
111
The Comma
113
Unnecessary Commas
127
The Semicolon
129
The Semicolon
131
Colons and Dashes
133
Parentheses and Brackets
135
End Punctuation and Quotation Marks
137
End Punctuation and Quotation Marks
139
Italics and Capitals
141
Italics and Capitals
143
Suffixes
145
ie and ei
149
Plurals
151
Hyphenation
153
Hyphenation and Syllabication
155
The Apostrophe
157
The Apostrophe
159
Abbreviations and Numbers
161
Standard English
163
Standard English
164
Improprieties
165
Similar Words
167
Connotation
171
Connotation
173
Wordiness
175
Wordiness
179
Wordiness
183
Idioms
187
Idioms
189
Triteness
191
Triteness
195
Repetition
197
Repetition
201
Flowery Language
205
Vocabulary
209
Vocabulary
211
Digressive Sentences
213
Topic Sentences
217
Topic Sentences
221
Transitions
222
CrossReferences to the Practical English Handbook
223
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