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.
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About the Author
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 ContentsChapter 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;