The Bare Essentials Plus by Sarah NortonThe Bare Essentials Plus by Sarah Norton

The Bare Essentials Plus

bySarah Norton, Brian Green, Nell Waldman

Spiral Bound | March 1, 2012

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Part of the marketing-leading Essentials series, The Bare Essentials Plus, Fourth Edition, is a perfect fit for today's multicultural classroom. This text covers all of the skills indispensable for effective writing and communication: organization, grammar, spelling, and punctuation. The "Plus" refers to additional material included in the text that focuses on the needs of second-language writers. This text provides students with the knowledge and skills they need to progress from sentence to paragraph development and onto essay writing in college and university in a friendly, accessible approach.
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 PlusFormat:Spiral BoundDimensions:608 pages, 9.13 × 7.31 × 0.88 inPublished:March 1, 2012Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0176502173

ISBN - 13:9780176502171


Table of Contents

Introduction Unit One: Words Chapter 1: Choosing the Right Words Chapter 2: Hazardous Homonyms Chapter 3: The Apostrophe Chapter 4: Capital Letters Unit Two: Sentences Chapter 5: Cracking the Sentence Code Chapter 6: Solving Sentence-Fragment Problems Chapter 7: Solving Run-On Sentence Problems Chapter 8: Solving Modifier Problems Chapter 9: The Parallelism Principle Chapter 10: Refining by Combining Unit Three: Grammar Chapter 11: Choosing the Correct Verb Form Chapter 12: Mastering Subject-Verb Agreement Chapter 13: Keeping Your Tenses Consistent Chapter 14: Choosing the Correct Pronoun Form Chapter 15: Mastering Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement Chapter 16: Maintaining Person Agreement Unit Four: Punctuation Chapter 17: The Comma Chapter 18: The Semicolon Chapter 19: The Colon Chapter 20: Quotation Marks Chapter 21: Question Marks, Exclamation Marks, and Punctuation Review Unit Five: Paragraphs and Essays Chapter 22: Finding Something to Write About Chapter 23: The Thesis Statement Chapter 24: The Outline Chapter 25: Paragraphs Chapter 26: Revising Your Paper Chapter 27: Using Research Resources Responsibly Unit Six: For ESL Learners: A Review of the Basics Chapter 28: Choosing the Correct Verb Tense Chapter 29: More about Verbs Chapter 30: Solving Plural Problems Chapter 31: Using Articles Accurately Chapter 32: Practising with Prepositions Unit Seven: Readings Appendix A: A Review of the Basics Appendix B: List of Grammatical Terms Appendix C: Answers to Exercises Index