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Cliffsnotes Writing: Grammar, Usage, and Style Quick Review (Cliffs Quick Review)

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Publisher Comments:

Inside the Book:

Nouns - Verbs - Pronouns - Modifiers - Connecting Words and Phrases - Clauses, Phrases, and Sentences - Common Sentence Errors - Periods, Question Marks, and Exclamation Marks - Commas, Semicolons, and Colons - Dashes, Parentheses, and Quotation Marks - Idioms, Clichés, Jargon, and Wordiness - How to Begin a Writing Assignment - How to Research and Organize Your Writing - Revising and Editing - Review Questions - Resource Center - Glossary - Frequently Confused Words

Why CliffsNotes?

Go with the name you know and trust - Get the information you need—fast!

CliffsNotes Quick Review guides give you a clear, concise, easy-to-use review of the basics. Introducing each topic, defining key terms, and carefully walking you through sample problems, this guide helps you grasp and understand the important concepts needed to succeed.

Master the Basics-Fast

  • Complete coverage of core concepts

  • Easy topic-by-topic organization

  • Access hundreds of practice problems at CliffsNotes.com

Synopsis:

Delivers the appropriate amount of expert coverage on writing (grammar, usage, and style) topics for consumers who need a supplement to a standard writing I text; who need to prepare for exams; or who need to brush up on the fundamentals of writing
  • Chapter Check-In gives readers an overview of what they'll learn in the chapter
  • Chapter Check-Out reviews the chapter to enforce the items learned and help with comprehension
  • Review section is a summary test on all chapter topics in the book — great tool for teachers and students
  • Resource Center directs reader to additional information available for the subject such as books and websites
500 practice questions available online at CliffsNotes.com and directly ties to each chapter in the book!

About the Author

CLAUDIA L. W. REINHARDT holds degrees from Illinois Wesleyan University and Emerson College. She has worked as a writer and editor in business communications, and now teaches in the Writing Center at Southeast Community College in Lincoln, Nebraska.

JEAN EGGENSCHWILER, M.A. is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley and Stanford University. She has taught English and Composition in high school and worked as a business editor and writer.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

How This Book Will Help You.

How to Use This Book.

Hundreds of Practice Questions Online!

Chapter 1: Noun: Person, Place, Thing, Idea, or Activity.

Chapter 2: Verb: Word or Phrase Expressing Action or State of Being.

Chapter 3: Pronoun: Word Used in Place of a Noun.

Chapter 4: Modifi ers: Adjectives, Adverbs, and Compound Modifiers.

Chapter 5: Connecting Words and Phrases: Prepositions, Conjunctions, and Interjections.

Chapter 6: Phrases, Clauses, and Sentences.

Chapter 7: Common Sentence Errors.

Chapter 8: Periods, Question Marks, and Exclamation Marks.

Chapter 9: Commas, Semicolons, and Colons.

Chapter 10: Dashes, Parentheses, and Quotation Marks.

Chapter 11: Idioms, Clichés, Jargon, Slang, Euphemisms, and Wordiness.

Chapter 12: How to Begin a Writing Assignment.

Chapter 13: How to Research and Organize Your Writing.

Chapter 14: Writing: From Introduction to Conclusion.

Chapter 15: Revising and Editing.

Review Questions.

Resource Center.

Books About Writing.

Online Resources.

Glossary.

Appendix: Frequently Confused Words.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780470880784
Author:
Eggenschwiler, Jean
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Author:
Reinhardt, Claudia L
Author:
Eggenschwiler, Jean
Author:
nhardt
Author:
Biggs, Emily Dotson
Author:
Dotson Biggs
Author:
Reinhardt, Claudia L. W.
Author:
, Emily
Author:
Claudia L. W. Rei
Subject:
Reference-Grammar and Style
Subject:
Grammar
Subject:
Reference - General
Subject:
General Reference
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20110113
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.25 in

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"Synopsis" by , Delivers the appropriate amount of expert coverage on writing (grammar, usage, and style) topics for consumers who need a supplement to a standard writing I text; who need to prepare for exams; or who need to brush up on the fundamentals of writing
  • Chapter Check-In gives readers an overview of what they'll learn in the chapter
  • Chapter Check-Out reviews the chapter to enforce the items learned and help with comprehension
  • Review section is a summary test on all chapter topics in the book — great tool for teachers and students
  • Resource Center directs reader to additional information available for the subject such as books and websites
500 practice questions available online at CliffsNotes.com and directly ties to each chapter in the book!
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