Sentence skills form a (7th ed )

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This best-selling sentence-level worktext by John Langan continues to help students master the essential grammar, mechanics, punctuation, and usage skills needed for clear, thoughtful writing. The seventh edition of Sentence Skills, Form A features a greater emphasis on prewriting and revision, a new chapter for non-native speakers, and much more!
Introduction: Learning Sentence Skills PART ONE: EFFECTIVE WRITING A Brief Guide to Effective Writing Practice in Effective Writing PART TWO: SENTENCE SKILLS Section 1: Grammar Subjects and Verbs Fragments Run-Ons Standard English Verbs Irregular Verbs Subject-Verb Agreement Consistent Verb Tense Additional Information about Verbs Pronoun Reference, Agreement, and Point of View Pronoun Types Adjectives and Adverbs Misplaced Modifier Dangling Modifiers Faulty Parallelism Section 2: Mechanics Paper Format Capital Letters Numbers and Abbreviations Section 3: Punctuation End Marks Apostrophe Quotation Marks Comma Other Punctuation Marks Section 4: Word Use Dictionary Use Spelling Improvement Omitted Words and Letters Commonly Confused Words Effective Word Choice PART THREE: REINFORCEMENT OF SENTENCE SKILLS Mastery Tests Subjects and Verbs (4 tests) Fragments (4) Run-Ons (4) Standard English Verbs (4) Subject-Verb Agreement (4) Consistent Verb Tense (2) Pronoun Reference, Agreement, and Point of View (4) Pronoun Types (2) Adjectives and Adverbs (2) Misplaced Modifiers (2) Dangling Modifiers (2) Parallelism (2) Capital Letters (4) Numbers and Abbreviations (2) End Marks (2) Apostrophe (4) Quotation Marks (4) Comma (4) Other Punctuation Marks (2) Dictionary Use (2) Spelling Improvement (2) Omitted Words and Letters (2) Commonly Confused Words (4) Effective Word Choice (4) Combined Mastery Tests Fragments and Run-Ons (2) Verbs (2) Pronouns (2) Faulty Modifiers and Parallelism (2) Capital Letters and Punctuation (2) Word Use (2) Editing and Proofreading Tests Test 1: Fragments Test 2: Run-Ons (Fused Sentences) Test 3: Run-Ons (Comma Splices) Test 4: Standard English Verbs Test 5: Irregular Verbs Test 6: Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers Test 7: Parallelism Test 8: Capital Letters Test 9: Apostrophe Test 10: Quotation Marks Test 11: Commas Test 12: Commonly Confused Words Combined Editing Tests PART FOUR: SENTENCE VARIETY THROUGH COMBINING ACTIVITIES Four Traditional Sentence Patterns The Simple Sentence The Compound Sentence The Complex Sentence The Compound-Complex Sentence Review of Coordination and Subordination Other Patterns That Add Variety to Writing -ing Word Groups -ed Word Groups Appositives -ly Openers To Openers Prepositional Phrase Openers Series of Items Sentence-Combining Exercises APPENDIXES A. Diagnostic and Achievement Tests B. Answers to Introductory Projects and Practice Exercises C. Progress Charts