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PART ONE: EFFECTIVE WRITING 1. Introduction: Learning Sentence Skills While Writing 2. A Brief Guide to Effective Writing Writing with a computer 3. Practice in Effective Writing PART TWO: SENTENCE SKILLS Sentences 4. Subjects and Verbs 5. Fragments 6. Run-ons 7. Sentence Variety I Verbs, Pronouns, and Agreement 8. Standard English Verbs 9. Irregular Verbs 10. Subject-Verb Agreement 11. Consistent Verb Tense 12. Additional Information about Verbs 13. Pronoun Reference, Agreement, and Point of View 14. Pronoun Types Modifiers and Parallelism 15. Adjectives and Adverbs 16. Misplaced Modifiers 17. Dangling Modifiers 18. Faulty Parallelism 19. Sentence Variety II Punctuation and Mechanics 20. Paper Format 21. Capital Letters 22. Numbers and Abbreviations 23. End Marks 24. Apostrophe 25. Quotation Marks 26. Comma 27. Other Punctuation Marks Word Use 28. Dictionary Use 29. Spelling Improvement 30. Omitted Words and Letters 31. Commonly Confused words 32. Effective Word Choice PART THREE: REINFORCEMENT OF SENTENCE SKILLS Mastery Tests Subjects and Verbs (2) Fragments (4) Run-ons (4) Sentence Variety I (2) Standard English Verbs (4) Irregular Verbs (4) Subject-Verb Agreement (4) Consistent Verb Tense (2) Pronoun Reference, Agreement, Point of View (4) Pronoun Types (2) Adjectives and Adverbs (2) Misplaced Modifiers (2) Dangling Modifiers (2) Faulty Parallelism (2) Sentence Variety II (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: Fragments Test 3: Run-ons (fused sentences) Test 4: Run-ons (comma splices) Test 5: Standard English Verbs Test 6: Irregular Verbs Test 7: Faulty Parallelism Test 8: Capital Letters Test 9: Apostrophe Test 10: Quotation Marks
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: English language Sentences Problems, exercises, etc, English language Rhetoric Problems, exercises, etc, English language Grammar Problems, exercises, etc, Report writing Problems, exercises, etc, College readers