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English Brushup https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/0073513601.jpeg 6 2015 9780073513607 English Brushup 6e offers a brief and inexpensive guide to the grammar, punctuation, and usage skills that students need most. It offers a combination of features not found in other texts. Its focus is on important skills, self-teaching approach, reasonable size, and outstanding instructor&#39s supplements.
09780073513607
English Brushup

English Brushup, 6th Edition

ISBN10: 0073513601 | ISBN13: 9780073513607
By John Langan, Janet M. Goldstein
© 2015

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* The estimated amount of time this product will be on the market is based on a number of factors, including faculty input to instructional design and the prior revision cycle and updates to academic research-which typically results in a revision cycle ranging from every two to four years for this product. Pricing subject to change at any time.

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English Brushup 6e offers a brief and inexpensive guide to the grammar, punctuation, and usage skills that students need most. It offers a combination of features not found in other texts. Its focus is on important skills, self-teaching approach, reasonable size, and outstanding instructor&#39s supplements.

To the Instructor

Introduction

Why Brush Up Your English?

How English Brushup Works

An Introduction to Grammar: The Parts of Speech

Part One: Sixteen Basic Skills

1 Subjects and Verbs

2 More about Verbs

3 Subject-Verb Agreement

4 Sentence Types

5 Fragments

6 Run-Ons and Comma Splices

7 Pronouns

8 Comma

9 Apostrophe

10 Quotation Marks

11 Other Punctuation Marks

12 Capital Letters

13 Homonyms

14 Word Choice

15 Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers

16 Parallelism

Part Two: Extending the Skills

17 Paper Form

18 Spelling

19 Pronoun Types

20 Adjectives and Adverbs

21 Numbers and Abbreviations

22 Usage

23 Mixed Constructions

24 More about Subjects and Verbs

25 Even More about Verbs

26 More about Subject-Verb Agreement

27 More about Run-Ons and Comma Splices

28 More about the Comma

29 More about the Apostrophe

30 More about Quotation Marks

31 More about Punctuation Marks

32 More about Capital Letters

33 More about Homonyms

34 More about Word Choice

Part Three: Applying the Skills

Combined Mastery Tests

Editing Tests

Limited Answer Key

Index

Correction Symbols Inside front cover

Spelling List Inside back cover

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About the Author

John Langan

John Langan has taught reading and writing at Atlantic Cape Community College for more than 25 years. The author of a popular series of college textbooks on both writing and reading, John enjoys the challenge of developing instructive materials that are clear and lively. Before teaching, he earned advanced degrees in writing at Rutgers University and in reading at Rowan University. He also spent a year writing fiction that “is now at the back of a drawer waiting to be discovered and acclaimed posthumously.” While in school, he supported himself by working as a truck driver, a machinist, a battery assembler, a hospital attendant, and an apple packer. In addition to his wife and Philly sports teams, his passions include reading and conveying to nonreaders the pleasure and power of books. Through Townsend Press, his educational publishing company, he has developed the nonprofit “Townsend Library”—a collection of more than 100 new and classic stories that appeal to readers of any age.

Janet M. Goldstein

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