Basic Grammar and Usage for Canadians

Paperback | November 27, 2006

byPenelope Choy, Dorothy Goldbart Clark, Shirley Turchet

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This concise text presents topics in a clear, logical sequence, focusing on the basic principles of grammar and usage. Each carefully paced lesson presents a specific set of material, followed by exercises which increase in difficulty from proofreading to applying structure in student writing.

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This concise text presents topics in a clear, logical sequence, focusing on the basic principles of grammar and usage. Each carefully paced lesson presents a specific set of material, followed by exercises which increase in difficulty from proofreading to applying structure in student writing.

Format:PaperbackDimensions:360 pages, 9.2 × 7.4 × 0.9 inPublished:November 27, 2006Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176103368

ISBN - 13:9780176103361

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PrefaceUnit 1: Identifying Subjects and Verbs Chapter 1: Sentences with One Subject and One VerbChapter 2: Multiple Subjects and VerbsChapter 3: Distinguishing Between Objects of Prepositions and SubjectsChapter 4: Main Verbs and Helping VerbsUnit 1 ReviewUnit 2: Subject-Verb AgreementChapter 5: Recognizing Singular and Plural Subjects and VerbsChapter 6: Indefinite Pronouns as SubjectsChapter 7: Subjects Understood in a Special SenseChapter 8: Subjects Joined by ConjunctionsUnit 2 ReviewUnit 3: Identifying and Punctuating the Main Types of SentencesChapter 9: Compound SentencesChapter 10: Complex SentencesChapter 11: Avoiding Run-On Sentences and Comma SplicesChapter 12: Correcting FragmentsUnit 3 ReviewUnit 4: Punctuation That "Sets Off" or Separates Chapter 13: Parenthetical ExpressionsChapter 14: AppositivesChapter 15: Restrictive and Nonrestrictive ClausesChapter 16: Items in a Series and Dates and AddressesUnit 4 ReviewUnit 5: Pronoun UsageChapter 17: Subject, Object, and Possessive PronounsChapter 18: Pronouns in Comparisons and Pronouns with -self , -selvesChapter 19: Agreement of Pronouns with Their AntecedentsChapter 20: Order of Pronouns and Spelling of PossessivesUnit 5 ReviewUnit 6: Capitalization, Additional Punctuation, Placement of Modifiers, Parallel Structure, and Irregular VerbsChapter 21: CapitalizationChapter 22: Additional PunctuationChapter 23: Misplaced and Dangling ModifiersChapter 24: Parallel StructureChapter 25: Irregular VerbsUnit 6 ReviewUnit 7: ParagraphsChapter 26: Writing Effective ParagraphsChapter 27: Organizing Your IdeasAnswers to "A" ExercisesCreditsIndex