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

IntroductionUnit One: WordsChapter 1: Choosing the Right WordsChapter 2: Hazardous HomonymsChapter 3: The ApostropheChapter 4: Capital LettersUnit Two: SentencesChapter 5: Cracking the Sentence CodeChapter 6: Solving Sentence-Fragment ProblemsChapter 7: Solving Run-On Sentence ProblemsChapter 8: Solving Modifier ProblemsChapter 9: The Parallelism PrincipleChapter 10: Refining by CombiningUnit Three: GrammarChapter 11: Choosing the Correct Verb FormChapter 12: Mastering Subject-Verb AgreementChapter 13: Keeping Your Tenses ConsistentChapter 14: Choosing the Correct Pronoun FormChapter 15: Mastering Pronoun-Antecedent AgreementChapter 16: Maintaining Person AgreementUnit Four: PunctuationChapter 17: The CommaChapter 18: The SemicolonChapter 19: The ColonChapter 20: Quotation Marks Chapter 21: Question Marks, Exclamation Marks, and Punctuation ReviewUnit Five: Paragraphs and EssaysChapter 22: Finding Something to Write AboutChapter 23: The Thesis StatementChapter 24: The OutlineChapter 25: ParagraphsChapter 26: Revising Your PaperChapter 27: Using Research Resources ResponsiblyUnit Six: For ESL Learners: A Review of the BasicsChapter 28: Choosing the Correct Verb TenseChapter 29: More about VerbsChapter 30: Solving Plural ProblemsChapter 31: Using Articles AccuratelyChapter 32: Practising with PrepositionsUnit Seven: ReadingsAppendix A: A Review of the BasicsAppendix B: List of Grammatical TermsAppendix C: Answers to ExercisesIndex