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English Grammar Jeff Coghill

English Grammar par Jeff Coghill

English Grammar Jeff Coghill


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Résumé

Standard English grammar, including nouns and pronouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs, prepositions and conjunctions and interjections, phrases and clauses, punctuation and common sentence errors.

English Grammar Résumé

English Grammar Jeff Coghill

Inside you'll get the practice you need to learn English grammar, including: Parts of Speech Nouns and pronouns Conjunctions Prepositions Modifiers Verb Review Regular and irregular verbs Infinitives Gerunds and participles Present, past, and future tenses Imperative and subjunctive moods Conditionals Active and passive voices Putting It Together Sentences, phrases, and clauses Punctuation and capitalization Glossary of grammar terms List of commonly misused words Problem--Solving Tools Clear, concise reviews of every topic Practice problems in every chapter -- with explanations and solutions Diagnostic pretest to assess your current skills Full--length exam that adapts to your skill level

À propos de Jeff Coghill

Jeffrey Coghill is a medical librarian at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. He holds a Master's degree in English, which he has taught at several colleges, including Trident Technical College in Charleston, South Carolina, and McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Stacy Magedanz is a Reference Librarian at California State University, San Bernardino. She holds a Master's degree in English and is an experienced editor and proofreader.

Sommaire

Study Guide Checklist; Introduction; Pretest; Chapter 1: Nouns and Articles; Types of Nouns; Proper Nouns; Collective Nouns; Count versus Noncount Nouns; Plural Nouns; Showing Possession with Nouns; Unusual Constructions; Joint Ownership; Noun-Verb Agreement; Articles; Indefinite Articles; Gray Area: Articles and the Letter H; Definite Articles; Gray Area: British versus American Article Usage; Chapter Problems; Problems; Answers and Solutions; Supplemental Chapter Problems; Problems; Answers; Chapter 2: Pronouns; Personal Pronouns; Common Pitfall: Multiple Pronouns and What Case to Use; Common Pitfall: We and Us as Appositives; Common Pitfall: Pronouns as Complements (or It is I!); Agreement of Pronouns with Antecedents; Relative Pronouns; Gray Area: Restrictive That versus Nonrestrictive Which; Common Pitfall: Who versus Whom; Demonstrative Pronouns; Common Pitfall: This Kind, Those Sorts; Possessive Pronouns; Common Pitfall: Possessive Pronouns and Apostrophes; Reflexive and Intensive Pronouns; Reciprocal Pronouns; Indefinite Pronouns; Gray Area: Sexist Language and Indefinite Pronouns; Interrogative Pronouns; Chapter Problems; Problems; Answers and Solutions; Supplemental Chapter Problems; Problems; Answers; Chapter 3: Verbs; Transitive and Intransitive Verbs: Direct Objects; Indirect Objects; Linking Verbs; Verb Tenses; Simple Present Tense; Simple Past Tense; Simple Future Tense; Present Progressive Tense; Past Progressive Tense; Future Progressive Tense; Present Perfect Tense; Past Perfect Tense; Common Pitfall: Lie versus Lay; Future Perfect Tense; Present Perfect Progressive Tense; Past Perfect Progressive Tense; Future Perfect Progressive Tense; Voice; Common Pitfall: Passive Voice; Mood; Phrasal Verbs; Gray Area: The Particle at the End of the Sentence; Modal Auxiliaries; Gray Area: Can versus May; Gray Area: Will versus Shall; Gerunds; Gray Area: Possessives with Gerunds; Infinitives; Gray Area: Split Infinitives; Participles; Chapter Problems; Problems; Answers and Solutions; Supplemental Chapter Problems; Problems; Answers; Chapter 4:Conjunctions; Coordinating Conjunctions; Gray Area: Beginning a Sentence with And; Correlative Conjunctions; Subordinating Conjunctions; Gray Area: Using Than with Personal Pronouns; Gray Area: As versus Like; Common Pitfall: Than versus Then; Conjunctive Adverbs; Chapter Problems; Problems; Answers and Solutions; Supplemental Chapter Problems; Problems; Answers; Chapter 5: Prepositions; Prepositions and Compound Prepositions; Common Pitfall: Misused Prepositions; Common Pitfall: The Double Preposition; Gray Area: Prepositions at the End of a Sentence; Prepositional Phrases; Chapter Problems; Problems; Answers and Solutions; Supplemental Chapter Problems; Problems; Answers; Chapter 6:Modifiers; Adjectives and Adverbs; Adjectives; Adverbs; Adverbs at Work; Intensifying Adverbs; Common Pitfall: Unnecessary Adverbs; Adjective and Adverbial Phrases; Comparatives and Superlatives; Common Pitfall: Irregular Endings of Comparison Words; Common Pitfall: Double Comparisons and Superlatives; Common Pitfall: Adjectives and Adverbs That Should Not Be Compared; Emphasis Words; Misplaced Modifiers and Dangling Participles; Chapter Problems; Problems; Answers and Solutions; Supplemental Chapter Problems; Problems; Answers; Chapter 7:Sentences; Phrases and Clauses; Subjects; Special Types of Subjects; Predicates; Objects; Phrases; Special Types of Phrases; Clauses; Special Types of Clauses: That Clauses; Special Types of Clauses: If Clauses; Sentence Types: Compound and Complex; Punctuating Clauses Within Sentences; Sentence Types: Declarative, Imperative, and Interrogative Moods; Sentence Types: Passive and Active Voice; Common Pitfall: Frequently Encountered Sentence Problems; Run-on Sentences; Comma Splices; Sentence Fragments; Misplaced or Dangling Modifiers; Restrictive and Nonrestrictive Elements; Unclear Antecedents; Lack of Agreement; Lack of Parallelism; Inconsistent Use of Tenses or Pronouns; Chapter Problems; Problems; Answers and Solutions; Supplemental Chapter Problems; Problems; Answers; Chapter 8: Punctuation, Capitalization, and Other Issues; Periods; Commas; Gray Area: The Serial Comma; Semicolons; Colons; Question Marks; Exclamation Points; Apostrophes; Gray Area: Handling 'S Situations; Common Pitfall: It's versus It is; Quotation Marks; Hyphens; Dashes; Parentheses; Brackets; Ellipses; Slashes; Capitalization; Abbreviations and Acronyms; Abbreviations and Acronyms in Writing; Common Pitfall: Latin Abbreviations

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English Grammar Jeff Coghill
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John Wiley & Sons Inc
20030627
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