Schaum's Easy Outline of Writing and Grammar, Second Edition

Schaum's Easy Outline of Writing and Grammar, Second Edition

by Dorothy E. Zemach, William C. Spruiell

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Overview

If you are looking for a quick nuts-and-bolts overview, turn to Schaum's Easy Outlines!

Schaum's Easy Outline of Writing and Grammar is a pared-down, simplified, and tightly focused review of the topic. With an emphasis on clarity and brevity, it features a streamlined and updated format and the absolute essence of the subject, presented in a concise and readily understandable form. Graphic elements such as sidebars, reader-alert icons, and boxed highlights stress selected points from the text, illuminate keys to learning, and give you quick pointers to the essentials.


New online diagnostic test provides an appealing, interactive way to assess your test-readiness and identify areas requiring more study.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071760577
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 02/18/2011
Series: Schaum's Easy Outlines Series
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

William C. Spruiell, Ph.D. teaches English at Central Michigan University. He formerly taught at Western Carolina University and the University of Houston.

Dorothy E. Zemach is a member of the faculty at Central Michigan University, where she teaches writing and English as a second language.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Targeting Your Writing;
Chapter 2. The Writing Process;
Chapter 3. Kinds of Writing;
Chapter 4. Cohesion and Coherence;
Chapter 5. Formatting;
Chapter 6. Parts of Speech;
Chapter 7. Basic Phrase Types;
Chapter 8. Subjects, Predicates, and Objects;
Chapter 9. Full Clauses and Sentences;
Chapter 10. Infinitives, Gerunds, Participial Phrases, and Absolute Phrases;
Chapter 11. Conjunction;
Chapter 12. Agreement and Consistency;
Chapter 13. Varying Sentences;
Chapter 14. Word Choice;
Chapter 15. Punctuation;
Answers;
Index

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