English Made Easy

Paperback | June 26, 2004

byMary Hosler, Bernadine Branchaw

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English Made Easy, 5/e by Hosler is a text-workbook for use in quarter or semester courses in business English or basic English skills. Fifty-one lessons presented in 12 units cover the essentials of grammar, punctuation, style, capitalization, number usage, word usage, and paragraph development. The user-friendly, four-page format for each lesson consists of two pages of instruction followed by two pages of exercises. New author Mary Margaret Hosler, is a well-known and highly respected postsecondary business educator. She replaces Bernadine Branchaw, who is deceased.

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English Made Easy, 5/e by Hosler is a text-workbook for use in quarter or semester courses in business English or basic English skills. Fifty-one lessons presented in 12 units cover the essentials of grammar, punctuation, style, capitalization, number usage, word usage, and paragraph development. The user-friendly, four-page format for...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 10.9 × 8.8 × 0.4 inPublished:June 26, 2004Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0072938021

ISBN - 13:9780072938029

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Table of Contents

Unit 1: Introduction

Lesson 1: Why Study English Again

Unit 2: Sentence Structure

Lesson 2: The Sentence

Lesson 3: Subjects and Verbs

Lesson 4: Kinds of Sentences

Unit 3: Nouns

Lesson 5: Common and Proper Nouns

Lesson 6: Concrete, Abstract, Compound, and Collective Nouns

Lesson 7: Plural Nouns

Lesson 8: Possessive Nouns

Unit 4: Pronouns

Lesson 9: Antecedents, Number, and Gender

Lesson 10: Pronouns and Their "Case"

Lesson 11: Selecting the Right Case

Lesson 12: Who, Whom, and Other Pronouns

Lesson 13: More About Pronouns

Unit 5: Verbs

Lesson 14: Uses of Verbs

Lesson 15: Helping Verbs, Principal Parts of Verbs, and Linking Verbs

Lesson 16: Verb Tenses

Lesson 17: Regular and Irregular Verbs

Lesson 18: To Be and To Have

Lesson 19: To Do and To Go

Lesson 20: Just Perfect? The Perfect Tenses

Lesson 21: Subject and Verb Agreement

Lesson 22: Lie and Lay

Lesson 23: Sit and Set; Rise and Raise

Lesson 24: More Troublesome Verbs

Unit 6: Adjectives

Lesson 25: Adjectives to Describe, Possess, and Limit

Lesson 26: Proper Adjectives and Double Adjectives

Lesson 27: Comparing Adjectives

Unit 7: Adverbs

Lesson 28: Adverbs: The "ly" Words

Lesson 29: Comparing Adverbs

Lesson 30: Some Troublemakers

Lesson 31: More Troublemakers

Unit 8: Prepositions, Conjunctions, and Interjections

Lesson 32: Prepositions and the Prepositional Phrase

Lesson 33: Common Preposition Errors

Lesson 34: Conjunctions as Joiners

Lesson 35: Common Conjunction Errors

Lesson 36: Interjections

Unit 9: Clauses and Phrases

Lesson 37: Phrases

Lesson 38: Clauses

Lesson 39: Misplaced Phrases and Clauses; Dangling Participles

Lesson 40: Faulty Parallelism

Unit 10: Punctuation

Lesson 41: Punctuation Marks: Period, Question Mark, Exclamation Point, and Hyphen

Lesson 42: Commas: Clauses, Series, and Introductory Elements

Lesson 43: Commas: Essential and Non-Essential Elements

Lesson 44: Commas: Other Uses

Lesson 45: The Semicolon and the Colon

Lesson 46: Dashes, Parentheses, and Brackets

Lesson 47: Quotation Marks, Underscores, and Apostrophes

Unit 11: Words

Lesson 48: Capitals

Lesson 49: Numbers

Lesson 50: Word Usage

Unit 12: Paragraphs

Lesson 51: Creating Paragraphs Answers to Lesson Checkups

Appendix A: List of Common Prepositions

Appendix B: Conjugation of Verb To Be

Appendix C: Forms of Common Irregular Verbs