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English Essentials - 05 edition

English Essentials (ISBN10: 0073043265; ISBN13: 9780073043265)
ISBN13: 978-0073043265
ISBN10: 0073043265

Summary: In the words of the text's best-selling author, John Langan, "Grammar books can be really dull. But they don't have to be. English Essentials is a new text that makes grammar, punctuation, and usage interesting--with pictures, stories, and activities students will enjoy." The affordable price, ease of use, and simple, familiar language distinguish this engaging text from others on the market.

New Features
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  • Personal photos and stories: The text illustrates grammar skills with photos and stories of interesting people from all walks of life.
  • Engaging examples and materials: In addition to the photos and true-to-life stories, lively and engaging examples and practice materials help maintain student interest throughout.
  • Inclusiveness: In addition to full coverage of grammar, punctuation, and usage skills, the texts includes a brief guide to writing, writing assignments, practice in the key skill of proofreading, and coverage of spelling, parts of speech, and dictionary use.
  • Ease of use: The chapters are self-contained, and many begin with a one-page review that presents the basics of a given skill. Explanations appear in simple, familiar language, and the book's tone is friendly and helpful.
  • Abundant opportunity for practice: Each chapter in Part One offers three full-page activities and five full-page tests. The last two of the tests are designed to resemble standardized tests and permit easy grading.
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Summary: In the words of the text's best-selling author, John Langan, "Grammar books can be really dull. But they don't have to be. English Essentials is a new text that makes grammar, punctuation, and usage interesting--with pictures, stories, and activities students will enjoy." The affordable price, ease of use, and simple, familiar language distinguish this engaging text from others on the market.

New Features
  • Personal photos and stories: The text illustrates grammar skills with photos and stories of interesting people from all walks of life.
  • Engaging examples and materials: In addition to the photos and true-to-life stories, lively and engaging examples and practice materials help maintain student interest throughout.
  • Inclusiveness: In addition to full coverage of grammar, punctuation, and usage skills, the texts includes a brief guide to writing, writing assignments, practice in the key skill of proofreading, and coverage of spelling, parts of speech, and dictionary use.
  • Ease of use: The chapters are self-contained, and many begin with a one-page review that presents the basics of a given skill. Explanations appear in simple, familiar language, and the book's tone is friendly and helpful.
  • Abundant opportunity for practice: Each chapter in Part One offers three full-page activities and five full-page tests. The last two of the tests are designed to resemble standardized tests and permit easy grading.
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Edition/Copyright: 05
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Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Year Published: 2005
International: No

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