Sentence skills with readings

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McGraw-Hill, 2001 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 712 pages
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This successful Langan worktext continues to help students master the essential grammar, mechanics, punctuation, and usage skills needed for clear, thoughtful writing.

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Contents

Learning Sentence Skills
3
A Brief Guide to Effective Writing
9
Practice in Effective Writing
39
Sentences
87
Verbs Pronouns and Agreement 8 Standard English Verbs
151
Irregular Verbs
161
SubjectVerb Agreement
173
Consistent Verb Tense
183
End Marks
289
Apostrophe
293
Quotation Marks
307
Comma
319
Other Punctuation Marks
333
Dictionary Use
339
Reinforcement of the Skills
395
Combined Mastery Tests
477

Additional Information about Verbs
187
Pronoun Reference Agreement and Point of View
195
Pronoun Types
207
Modifiers and Parallelism 15 Adjectives and Adverbs
221
Misplaced Modifiers
229
Dangling Modifiers
235
Faulty Parallelism
241
Sentence Variety ll
251
Punctuation and Mechanics 20 Paper Format
265
Capital Letters
271
Numbers and Abbreviations
283
Editing and Proofreading Tests
489
Combined Editing Tests
515
Readings for Writing
531
A Parts of Speech
635
B ESL Pointers
649
SentenceSkills Diagnostic Test
663
SentenceSkills Achievement Test
669
E Answers to Introductory Activities
675
F Progress Charts
695
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