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ISBN-10: 0618214275

ISBN-13: 9780618214273

Edition: 2nd 2003

Authors: Lee Brandon

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Explains all the grammar and sentence mechanics necessary to write good sentences. Each chapter has an explanation of the pattern of writing covered and a suggested writing topic, examples of student and professional writing, exercises, and a chapter review.
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Book details

List price: $18.36
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 6/27/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 201
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.31" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English

Contents Note: Chapters 1–9 conclude with a Chapter Review. 1. Subjects and Verbs Subjects Verbs Location of Subjects and Verbs 2. Kinds of Sentences Clauses Types of Sentences 3. Combining Sentences Coordination: The Compound Sentence Subordination: The Complex Sentence Coordination and Subordination: The Compound-Complex Sentence Other Ways to Combine Ideas 4. Correcting Fragments, Comma Splices, and Run-Ons Fragments Comma Splices and Run-Ons 5. Balancing Sentence Parts Basic Principles of Parallelism Signal Words Combination Signal Words 6. Verbs Regular and Irregular Verbs "Problem" Verbs The Twelve Verb Tenses at a Glance Community Dialects and Standard Usage Subject-Verb Agreement…