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Great Sentences for Great Paragraphs

ISBN-10: 0618444165

ISBN-13: 9780618444168

Edition: 2nd 2005

Authors: April Muchmore-Vokoun, Keith S. Folse, Elena Vestri Solomon

List price: $47.95
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The Second Edition ofGreat Sentences for Great Paragraphsteaches beginning- and low-intermediate-level students the grammar needed for accurate sentence construction and the basics of paragraph development. The text uses sample paragraphs to provide students with authentic input regarding English composition, paragraph organization, and cohesion. In addition, contextualized grammar activities, suggestions for additional writing practice, journal-writing assignments, and an emphasis on peer editing all work together to help students develop academic writing skills. TheWord Buildingfeature offers practice with common suffixes and helps students develop a rich vocabulary. Building Better Sentencesencourages students to practice constructing and combining sentencesthe cornerstones of good paragraph writing. Many guided writing activities are supported by additional online material and provide independent practice of targeted structures. Activities with additional web-based content are indicated by icons in the text. Quizzes on the instructor web site help you assess student progress.
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Book details

List price: $47.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 6/16/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.298

Dr. Keith Folse is a Professor of TESOL at the University of Central Florida. He is the author of 57 textbooks on a variety of subjects from grammar to vocabulary to composition, including five best-selling books in the Great Writing series by National Geographic Learning.

Understanding Sentence Basics What Is a Sentence?
Working with Sentences The Parts of a Sentence Sentences in Paragraphs Word Building Building Better Sentences Editing Journal Writing Sample Journal
Connecting Sentences and Paragraphs Sentences
Using Adjectives What Is a Paragraph?
Working with the Whole Paragraph Working with Topic Sentences
Working with the Body of the Paragraph
Working with Concluding Sentences Word Building
Building Better Sentences
Writing About the Present Begin with the Present Tense Negatives and the Present Tense Sentences with Object Pronouns Sentence Types
Simple and Compound Word Building Building Better Sentences
Writing About the Past Begin with the Past Tense Irregular Past Tense Verbs
Negative Verb Review Compound Sentences with But Word Building Building Better Sentences
Describing Actions Using the Present Progressive Using the Connector And Using the Connector So Adverbs Word Building Building Better Sentences
Writing About the Future Talking About the Future
Using Time Words Be Going To and Will with Negatives Complex Sentences Articles A, An
The Questions and Answers: Structures with Because Word Building Building Better Sentences.
Writing Sentences with Adjective Clauses and Place Phrases Writing with Adjective Clauses Understanding Place Phrases Word Building Building Better Sentences
More Practice with Sentences and Paragraphs Practice with Sentences and Paragraphs Responding to Issues in the News Word Building
Appendixes
Definitions of Useful Language Terms
Review of Verb Tenses
Capitalization Rules
Spelling Rules for Regular Past Tense Verbs
Irregular Past Tense Verbs
Spelling of the -ing (present participle) Form of Verbs
Common Stative, or Nonaction, Verbs
Definite Article The
Common Noncount Nouns
Possessive Adjectives
Quantifiers
The Prepositions At, On, and In
Connectors
Some Common Comma Rules
Order of Adjectives
Building Better Sentences
Extra Writing Activities
Peer Editing Sheets