Good English, Oral And Written  Volume 1 by William Harris Elson

Good English, Oral And Written Volume 1

byWilliam Harris Elson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 Excerpt: ...one (p.40). (f) A plural word means more than one (p.40). (g) A paragraph is a part of a story or composition that tells about some particular topic (p. 143). (h) Three or more words of the same kind, used in the same way, make a series of words (p.152).' (i) And and or are called connecting words (p. 152). (J) When a word is shortened or when two words are joined to form one word, and one or more letters are omitted, the new word is called a contraction (p.233). (k) When plants, animals, or things without life are treated as if they were persons, they are said to be personified (p.238). (I) A group of topics showing the various steps in the development of a subject is called an outline (p.239). (m) A direct quotation gives the exact words of the speaker (p.257). (n) An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word (p.58). 2. Rules: (a) Place the title of a composition in center of first line of first page. Leave a space of at least one line between the title and the first line of the composition (p. 142). (6) The first line of each paragraph is indented (p. 143). (c) Most words form the plural by adding s to the singular (p.268). (d) Letter writing: heading, salutation (p.206); complimentary close, signature (p.207); addressing envelopes (p.217). (e) The use of dictionary: alphabetical arrangement (pp.140, 141);index words (p.156); accent (p.171); diacritical marks (p.172); meaning of words (p.181); illustrations (p.192). Lesson 153--Summary Of Correct Use Of Words 1. Rules. (a) Use is and was with singular words (pp.21,44). (6) Use are and were with plural words (pp.21,45). (c) Use were with you (p.45). (d) Use an before words beginning with a vowel sound (p.37). (e) Use a before words beginning with a consonant sound (p.37). (/) This and thesepomt out per...

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Title:Good English, Oral And Written Volume 1Format:PaperbackDimensions:106 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:May 13, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217216285

ISBN - 13:9780217216289

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