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Grammar Troublespots 2ND Edition an Editing Guide Fby Ann Raimes
Synopses & Reviews
Grammar Troublespots, Second Edition, offers a modified version of the grammar editing section that is included in the successful Exploring Through Writing. This guide to the most problematic rules of grammar provides ESL students with a concise volume for avoiding grammar pitfalls in their writing. The text illustrates 21 of the errors most prevalent among students through self-diagnostic flowcharts, explanations, and exercises. In addition, the Second Edition includes new sections on modal verbs and idioms and features a redesigned text for more accessible rules.
'Grammar Troublespots provides ESL students with a guide to avoiding grammar pitfalls in their writing.'
Includes bibliographical references (p. 146) and index.
Table of Contents
Troublespot 1: Basic Sentence Structure; Troublespot 2: Connecting Sentences with Coordinating Conjunctions and Transitions; Troublespot 3: Combining Sentences with Subordinating Conjunctions; Troublespot 4: Punctuation; Troublespot 5: Verb Tenses: Tense and Time; Troublespot 6: Verb Tenses: Present-Future; Troublespot 7: Agreement; Troublespot 8: Verb Tenses: Past; Troublespot 9: Active and Passive; Troublespot 10: Modal Auxiliaries; Troublespot 11: Verb Forms; Troublespot 12: Nouns and Quantity Words; Troublespot 13: Articles; Troublespot 14: Pronouns and Reference; Troublespot 15: Adjectives and Adverbs; Troublespot 16: Infinitive, -ing, and Participle Forms; Troublespot 17: Prepositions and Phrasal Verbs; Troublespot 18: Relative Clauses; Troublespot 19: Conditions; Troublespot 20: Quoting and Citing Sources; Troublespot 21: Reporting and Paraphrasing
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