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The Least You Should Know about English (Form A) (Least You Should Know about English: Writing Skills)

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Publisher Comments:

For over twenty years, the simple, friendly approach of The Least You Should Know About English has helped students with their spelling, punctuation, and sentence and paragraph structure.

Benefits:
ò NEW! Part 1, newly entitles ôWord Choice and Spellingö, has been revised to include The Eight Parts of Speech.
ò Answers to all exercises are provided at the back of the book allowing students to receive immediate feedback.
ò Part 4 introduces the student to the writing process with writing assignments, samples by both student and professional writers, and articles to read, react to, and summarize
ò Progress Tests in Parts 1 and 2 prepare students for a Comprehensive Test at the end of Part 3.
ò NEW! In Part 1-3, fifty percent of the exercises are new or have been revised.
ò NEW! An expanded explanation of parallel structure as it relates to items in an outline is in Part 2.
ò NEW! The section on ôComma Rules 4, 5, and 6ö in Part 3 offers students a new memory device to help them place commas around unnecessary additional information.
ò NEW! Part 4 has been enhanced with new sample paragraphs and essays by both student and professional writers and several new writing topics have been added.
ò NEW! A completely revised Test Packet of exercises and ready-to-photocopy tests accompanies this edition.
ò Extensive sets of exercises (over 150) include practice with writing sentences and proofreading paragraphs---enough so that students learn to use the rules automatically and thus carry over their new skills into their writing.
ò Exercises consist of sets of 10 thematically-related sentences that reinforce coherence and detail in students writing.
ò Humorous and informative content within the exercises engage studentsÆ attention as they learn to recognize and craft grammatically correct sentences.

Book News Annotation:

Written for students who need to review basic English skills, this book can be used in the classroom and at home as a self-tutoring text. The eighth edition includes a new section on parts of speech, an enhanced section on writing, and new exercises, writing samples, and assignments.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Improve your word choice, spelling, punctuation, sentence structure, and writing with THE LEAST YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT ENGLISH: WRITING SKILLS, FORM A! For thirty years, this developmental English text has helped students like you improve their skills through a simple, friendly approach. Extensive sets of exercises, humorous and informative topics, and a book-specific website with grammar reviews and resources, ensure that you succeed in this course.

Synopsis:

For over twenty years, the simple, friendly approach of THE LEAST YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT ENGLISH has helped students with their spelling, punctuation, and sentence and paragraph structure.

About the Author

With an amazing gift for explaining the basics of grammar, punctuation, and writing, Paige Wilson, Associate Professor at Pasadena City College, focuses on the vital structures of English, reinforcing fundamental concepts with an abundance of easy-to-follow exercises.

Table of Contents

1.Word choice and spelling --2.Sentence structure --3.Punctuation and capital letters --4.Writing.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780155062252
Author:
Glazier, Teresa F.
Author:
Wilson, Paige L.
Author:
ter Glazier
Author:
Wilson, Paige
Author:
Wilson, E.
Author:
Wilson, Paige (Paige Wilson)
Author:
Glazier, Teresa Ferster
Author:
Paig
Author:
sa Ferster Glazier
Author:
Teresa Fers
Author:
Tere
Publisher:
Wadsworth Publishing
Location:
Boston, Mass.
Subject:
General
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Rhetoric
Subject:
Report writing
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing
Subject:
Grammar
Subject:
General Language Arts & Disciplines
Copyright:
Edition Number:
8
Series:
Least You Should Know about English: Writing Skills
Series Volume:
1515
Publication Date:
20020403
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9.30x7.52x.52 in. 1.15 lbs.

Related Subjects

Languages » ESL » Reading and Writing
Reference » Grammar and Style
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"Synopsis" by , Improve your word choice, spelling, punctuation, sentence structure, and writing with THE LEAST YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT ENGLISH: WRITING SKILLS, FORM A! For thirty years, this developmental English text has helped students like you improve their skills through a simple, friendly approach. Extensive sets of exercises, humorous and informative topics, and a book-specific website with grammar reviews and resources, ensure that you succeed in this course.
"Synopsis" by , For over twenty years, the simple, friendly approach of THE LEAST YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT ENGLISH has helped students with their spelling, punctuation, and sentence and paragraph structure.
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