The Bare Essentials: Form B by Sarah NortonThe Bare Essentials: Form B by Sarah Norton

The Bare Essentials: Form B

bySarah Norton, Brian Green

Paperback | November 18, 2010

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Sarah Norton and Brian Green's Essentials series is the best-selling developmental English series in Canada. With a twenty-five year plus reputation as a clear, straightforward, and even humorous college-level writing text, Norton and Green provide an accessible approach to college students who require a course to improve their basic writing and grammar skills. The seventh edition of Bare Essentials: Form B continues to build on the tradition of accessible information written in an engaging manner by explaining and illustrating the essential elements of effective writing: grammar, punctuation, accurate language, word choice, and sentence and paragraph construction. The clarity of explanation, thoroughness of coverage, and usefulness of the exercises has been maintained in the new edition, while it has been redesigned for more visual appeal.
In addition to teaching English at Niagara College, Brian also headed up a pioneering computer-assisted-learning unit, and for many years taught Broadcasting before taking early retirement to concentrate on writing. both in the academic market and freelance articles for magazines and newspapers. 
Title:The Bare Essentials: Form BFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 9.19 × 7.38 × 0.75 inPublished:November 18, 2010Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0176503269

ISBN - 13:9780176503260


Table of Contents

Unit One: WordsChapter 1: Choosing the Right Words Chapter 2: Hazardous Homonyms Chapter 3: The Apostrophe Chapter 4: Capital Letters Chapter 5: Numbers Unit Two: SentencesChapter 6: Cracking the Sentence Code Chapter 7: Solving Sentence-Fragment Problems Chapter 8: Solving Run-On Sentence Problems Chapter 9: Solving Modifier Problems Chapter 10: The Parallelism PrincipleChapter 11: Refining by Combining Unit Three: GrammarChapter 12: Choosing the Correct Verb Form Chapter 13: Mastering Subject-Verb AgreementChapter 14: Keeping Your Tenses ConsistentChapter 15: Choosing the Correct Pronoun Form Chapter 16: Mastering Pronoun-Antecedent AgreementChapter 17: Maintaining Person Agreement Unit Four: PunctuationChapter 18: The Comma Chapter 19: The Semicolon Chapter 20: The ColonChapter 21: Quotation MarksChapter 22: Question Marks, Exclamation Marks, andUnit Five: Paragraphs and EssaysChapter 23: Finding Something to Write AboutChapter 24: The Thesis Statement Chapter 25: The Outline Chapter 26: Paragraphs Chapter 27: Revising Your PaperChapter 28: Using Research Resources ResponsiblyUnit Six: ReadingsBrian Green, "The 'I's Have It"Jessica Leskey, "A Gold Medal for Beauty"Rita Balaban, "It Lives!"Susan Luey, "Here Kitty, Kitty"Matthew White, "Caution Signs on the Electronic Highway"Clarence Chen, "Mass Media vs. Social Media"Neil Brooks, "Why I Like to Pay My Taxes"Alice Hager, "Mastering Time"Aliki Tryphonopoulos, "Eat, Drink, and Be Guilty"AppendicesA - A Review of the Basics B - List of Grammatical Terms C - Answers to Exercises