Painless English for Speakers of Other Languages

ISBN-10: 1438000022
ISBN-13: 9781438000022
Edition: 2nd 2012 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $11.50
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Both ESL students and teachers of ESL courses have found the previous edition ofPainless English for Speakers of Other Languagesextremely helpful, especially in the way it anticipates and answers students' most frequently asked questions about correct American English usage. The new second edition is better than ever. All titles in Barron'sPainless Seriesare being updated in new, improved editions, and they all feature access to brand-new subject-related arcade game apps that will appeal to students. Books in thePainless Seriescover most classroom subjects, and include a variety of fun features for students who find the subjects difficult and confusing--or in some cases, just plain boring. Books--Are written for middle school and high school studentsFeature cartoon-style illustrations and humorous approaches to subject matterEmphasize attention-catching ways students can put subjects to practical useChallenge students with puzzles, games, and "Brain Tickler" problems to solve--and now with access to a fun app learning gameNOTE:The new apps features that are available with these revised titles can be downloaded on any iPhone, iTouch, iPad, or Android device. They add an extra element of fun to the teaching of each subject.

Introduction: What This Book Will Do for You
Parts of Speech
Nouns
What Is a Noun?
Proper and Common Nouns
Concrete and Abstract Nouns
Singular and Plural Nouns
Possessive Nouns
Functions of Nouns in Sentences
Pronouns
What Is a Pronoun?
Personal Pronouns
Pronoun Cases
Possessive Pronouns
Reflexive Pronouns
Demonstrative Pronouns
Relative Pronouns
Interrogative Pronouns
Indefinite Pronouns
Making Pronouns Agree
Verbs
What Is a Verb?
Action Verbs
Linking Verbs
Helping Verbs
Verb Tenses: Expressing Past, Present, and Future
Active and Passive Voice
Confusing Verb Pairs
Verbals
Modifiers
What Are Modifiers?
Adjectives
Proper and Common Adjectives
Improving Your Writing with Adjectives
Articles
Demonstrative Adjectives
Indefinite Adjectives
Pronouns as Adjectives
Adverbs
Recognizing Adjectives and Adverbs
Degrees of Adjectives and Adverbs
Prepositions
What Are Prepositions?
Simple and Compound Prepositions
Prepositional Phrases
Prepositional Phrases as Modifiers
Common Preposition Errors
Conjunctions
What Are Conjunctions?
Coordinating Conjunctions
Correlative Conjunctions
Subordinating Conjunctions
Interjections
What Are Interjections?
Using Interjections
Spelling and Vocabulary
Active Listening
Learning the Vowel Sounds
Learning the R Sounds
The Silent Letters
The Final E
Homophones
Parts of a Word
Compound Words
Writing
Sentence Endings and Pauses
Sentence Endings
Periods
Question Marks
Exclamation Points
Quotation Marks
Sentence Pauses
Commas
Semicolons
Colons
Dashes
Parentheses
Writing Sentences
What Is a Sentence?
Subjects and Predicates
Subject-Predicate Agreement
Types of Sentences
Writing Simple Sentences
Beyond the Simple Sentence
More Sentence Writing
Watch Out for Run-ons!
Writing Essays and Stories
What Is a Paragraph?
Writing Paragraphs
Essays and Stories
The Structure of Essays and Stories
The Writing Process
Plagiarism
It's Up to You
Appendix
The American Heritage College Dictionary Pronunciation Guide
Further Reading
Answer Key
Index

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