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English Brushup

English Brushup - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0073123769

Cover of English Brushup 4TH 07 (ISBN 978-0073123769)
ISBN13: 978-0073123769
ISBN10: 0073123765
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 07
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2007
International: No

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English Brushup - 4TH 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0073123769

John Langan and Janet M. Goldstein

ISBN13: 978-0073123769
ISBN10: 0073123765
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 07
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company

Published: 2007
International: No
Summary

The fourth edition of this quick and practical guide to grammar, punctuation, and usage skills contains important features that distinguish it from other grammar workbooks. The text's three-part format highlights the 16 most vital grammar skills up front, leaving the rest of the text for secondary topics and additional grammar activities. A self-teaching approach enables students to see exactly what they need to brush up on, and gives them focused examples and practice exercises to speed them to mastery. Finally, the manageable size and short, well-organized chapters give students just the coverage they need.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part One: Sixteen Basic Skills

1: Subjects and Verbs
2: More about Verbs
3: Subject-Verb Agreement
4: Sentence Types
5: Fragments
6: Run-Ons
7: Pronouns
8: Comma
9: Apostrophe
10: Quotation Marks
11: Other Punctuation Marks
12: Homonyms
13: Capital Letters
14: Word Choice
15: Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers
16: Parallelism

Part Two: Extending the Skills

17: Paper Form
18: Spelling
19: Parts of Speech: A Review
20: Pronoun Types
21: Adjectives and Adverbs
22: Numbers and Abbreviations
23: Usage
24: More about Subjects and Verbs
25: Even More about Verbs
26: More about Subject-Verb Agreement
27: More about Run-Ons
28: More about the Comma
29: More about the Apostrophe
30: More about Quotation Marks
31: More about Punctuation Marks
32: More about Homonyms
33: More about Capital Letters
34: More about Word Choice

Part Three: Applying the Skills

Combined Mastery Tests
Editing Tests