Synopses & Reviews
Boiled-down essentials of the top-selling Schaum's Outline series for the student with limited time
What could be better than the bestselling Schaum's Outline series? For students looking for a quick nuts-and-bolts overview, it would have to be Schaum's Easy Outline series. Every book in this series is a pared-down, simplified, and tightly focused version of its predecessor. With an emphasis on clarity and brevity, each new title features a streamlined and updated format and the absolute essence of the subject, presented in a concise and readily understandable form.
Graphic elements such as sidebars, reader-alert icons, and boxed highlights stress selected points from the text, illuminate keys to learning, and give students quick pointers to the essentials.
- Designed to appeal to underprepared students and readers turned off by dense text
- Cartoons, sidebars, icons, and other graphic pointers get the material across fast
- Concise text focuses on the essence of the subject
- Delivers expert help from teachers who are authorities in their fields
- Perfect for last-minute test preparation
- So small and light that they fit in a backpack!
This guide includes: fully solved exercises for every topic; expert tips for mastering writing and grammar; and everything the student needs to know to pass the course.
About the Author
William C. Spruiell teaches English at Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. He has a Ph.D., from Rice University in linguistics, with BA and MA from University of Florida. He formerly taught at Western Carolina and University of Houston. Spruiell is an expert in grammar with many publications and paper presentations and currently teaches both grammar and composition courses. He is a member of the Language Commission of the National Council of Teachers of English.
Dorothy E. Zemach teaches composition courses and English as a second language at Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. She has a Certificate from the Sorbonne, B.A. from Reed College, and M.A.T. in ESL from School of International Training. She previously taught English, French, and Japanese and has been corporate trainer in business communication. Zemach has taught at several schools in Japan, Universit of Hawaii, and American Language Center in Rabat, Morocco. She is the author of teachers' manuals for business English texts and published grammar tests, as well as consultant to several universit presses and USAID, and has authored many papers and presentations.