Sentence Skills : a Workbook for Writers
This highly regarded text/workbook for the Developmental English course is now available in a Canadian edition. Langan's proven approach of clear explanations andabundant exercises will help students learn, apply, and then master the basic rules of grammar, mechanics, punctuation, and usage. An underlying assumption to the book is that basic writing skills should be as thorough as possible, so it looks at some skills, such as dictionary use and spelling improvement, not often found in other texts.The text comes with a comprehensive Instructor's Manual. Diagnostic and achievement tests are provided, appearing in Appendix A of the book.
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