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Clean, well-lighted sentences : a guide to avoiding the most common errors in grammar and punctuation, Janis Bell

Label
Clean, well-lighted sentences : a guide to avoiding the most common errors in grammar and punctuation
Title
Clean, well-lighted sentences
Title remainder
a guide to avoiding the most common errors in grammar and punctuation
Statement of responsibility
Janis Bell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Bell, Janis
Dewey number
428.2
Index
index present
LC call number
PE1441
LC item number
.B43 2008
Literary form
non fiction
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  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
  • English language
Label
Clean, well-lighted sentences : a guide to avoiding the most common errors in grammar and punctuation, Janis Bell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • Your and You're ; it and it's ; whose and who's
  • Who and whom
  • Reflexive pronouns
  • Case before gerunds
  • Quiz on case
  • Answers to quiz
  • ch. 2.
  • Agreement
  • Subject-verb agreement
  • Subjects vs. other nouns
  • Preface
  • Vague subjects
  • Unusual noun forms
  • Mass nouns
  • Two nouns in subject position
  • Noun-pronoun agreement
  • Clear nouns - hazy memories
  • Singular generic words - avoidance of double pronouns
  • Singular nouns representing groups - distracted focus
  • Common mass nouns
  • Quiz on agreement
  • Grammar terminology
  • Answers to quiz
  • ch. 3.
  • Verb tense and usage
  • Present
  • Present perfect
  • Past perfect
  • Confusing verbs
  • Troublesome irregular verbs
  • Regular verbs with irregular requirements
  • Frequently misspelled verbs
  • Parts of speech
  • Quiz on tense and usage
  • Answers to quiz
  • ch. 4.
  • Verb mood
  • Indicative mood
  • Imperative mood
  • Subjunctive mood
  • As if and as though
  • If
  • Wish
  • Sentence roles
  • Quiz on mood
  • Answers to quiz --
  • ch. 1.
  • Case
  • Nouns
  • Pronouns
  • Only
  • Quiz on modifiers
  • Answers to quiz
  • ch. 6.
  • Connectives
  • Prepositions
  • Like I said
  • Considered as
  • Different than
  • Fascinated but afraid of
  • ch. 5.
  • Something else about which to talk
  • Look forward to see, committed to keep, prone to forget, on my way to buy
  • Conjunctions
  • Coordinating conjunctions
  • Subordinating conjunctions
  • Correlative conjunctions
  • conjunctive adverbs
  • Connectives leading to examples or explanations
  • Punctuation
  • Usage
  • Modifiers
  • Confusing pairs
  • If vs. whether
  • Then vs. than
  • Redundancies
  • Etc. after such as
  • Nor in the same clause as no or not
  • The reason why is because
  • Quiz on connectives
  • Answers to quiz --
  • Compound adjectives
  • Adjective phrases
  • Phrases beginning with as
  • Phrases containing verbals
  • Adjective clauses
  • Modifier forms
  • Joining two closely related complete thoughts
  • Separating items in a series when the items contain commas or are unusually long
  • Colons
  • Dashes
  • Surrounding an interruption
  • Leading to an afterthought
  • Introducing a specific explanation
  • Hyphens
  • Parentheses
  • Double quotation marks
  • ch.7.
  • Surrounding words spoken or written by someone else
  • Surrounding words used as terms
  • Surrounding words used sarcastically
  • Surrounding titles of chapters or articles
  • Single quotation marks
  • Apostrophes
  • Representing a missing letter within a contraction
  • Making a noun possessive
  • Making an abbreviation, a letter, or a numeral plural
  • Ellipses
  • Punctuation
  • Brackets
  • Slashes
  • Question marks
  • Exclamation points
  • Periods
  • Quiz on punctuation
  • Answer to quiz
  • Index
  • Commas
  • Separating items in a series of three or more
  • Surrounding an interruption
  • Ending an introduction
  • Beginning an afterthought or final qualifier
  • Semicolons
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxi, 151 p.
Isbn
9780393067712
Lccn
2008021345
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn227016154
  • (OCoLC)227016154
  • 1183875
Label
Clean, well-lighted sentences : a guide to avoiding the most common errors in grammar and punctuation, Janis Bell
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • Your and You're ; it and it's ; whose and who's
  • Who and whom
  • Reflexive pronouns
  • Case before gerunds
  • Quiz on case
  • Answers to quiz
  • ch. 2.
  • Agreement
  • Subject-verb agreement
  • Subjects vs. other nouns
  • Preface
  • Vague subjects
  • Unusual noun forms
  • Mass nouns
  • Two nouns in subject position
  • Noun-pronoun agreement
  • Clear nouns - hazy memories
  • Singular generic words - avoidance of double pronouns
  • Singular nouns representing groups - distracted focus
  • Common mass nouns
  • Quiz on agreement
  • Grammar terminology
  • Answers to quiz
  • ch. 3.
  • Verb tense and usage
  • Present
  • Present perfect
  • Past perfect
  • Confusing verbs
  • Troublesome irregular verbs
  • Regular verbs with irregular requirements
  • Frequently misspelled verbs
  • Parts of speech
  • Quiz on tense and usage
  • Answers to quiz
  • ch. 4.
  • Verb mood
  • Indicative mood
  • Imperative mood
  • Subjunctive mood
  • As if and as though
  • If
  • Wish
  • Sentence roles
  • Quiz on mood
  • Answers to quiz --
  • ch. 1.
  • Case
  • Nouns
  • Pronouns
  • Only
  • Quiz on modifiers
  • Answers to quiz
  • ch. 6.
  • Connectives
  • Prepositions
  • Like I said
  • Considered as
  • Different than
  • Fascinated but afraid of
  • ch. 5.
  • Something else about which to talk
  • Look forward to see, committed to keep, prone to forget, on my way to buy
  • Conjunctions
  • Coordinating conjunctions
  • Subordinating conjunctions
  • Correlative conjunctions
  • conjunctive adverbs
  • Connectives leading to examples or explanations
  • Punctuation
  • Usage
  • Modifiers
  • Confusing pairs
  • If vs. whether
  • Then vs. than
  • Redundancies
  • Etc. after such as
  • Nor in the same clause as no or not
  • The reason why is because
  • Quiz on connectives
  • Answers to quiz --
  • Compound adjectives
  • Adjective phrases
  • Phrases beginning with as
  • Phrases containing verbals
  • Adjective clauses
  • Modifier forms
  • Joining two closely related complete thoughts
  • Separating items in a series when the items contain commas or are unusually long
  • Colons
  • Dashes
  • Surrounding an interruption
  • Leading to an afterthought
  • Introducing a specific explanation
  • Hyphens
  • Parentheses
  • Double quotation marks
  • ch.7.
  • Surrounding words spoken or written by someone else
  • Surrounding words used as terms
  • Surrounding words used sarcastically
  • Surrounding titles of chapters or articles
  • Single quotation marks
  • Apostrophes
  • Representing a missing letter within a contraction
  • Making a noun possessive
  • Making an abbreviation, a letter, or a numeral plural
  • Ellipses
  • Punctuation
  • Brackets
  • Slashes
  • Question marks
  • Exclamation points
  • Periods
  • Quiz on punctuation
  • Answer to quiz
  • Index
  • Commas
  • Separating items in a series of three or more
  • Surrounding an interruption
  • Ending an introduction
  • Beginning an afterthought or final qualifier
  • Semicolons
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxi, 151 p.
Isbn
9780393067712
Lccn
2008021345
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn227016154
  • (OCoLC)227016154
  • 1183875

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