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3rd Edition
Rebecca Elliott Ph.D. - All books by this author

Painless Series - All books in this series

Titles in Barron's extensive Painless Series cover a wide range of subjects as they are taught on middle school and high school levels. These books are written for students who find the subjects unusually difficult and confusing--or in many cases, just plain boring. Barron's Painless Series authors' main goal is to clear up students' confusion and perk up their interest by emphasizing the intriguing and often exciting ways in which they can put each subject to practical use. Most of these books take a light-hearted approach to their subjects, often employing humor, and always presenting fun-learning exercises that include puzzles, games, and challenging "Brain Tickler" problems to solve. This title combines instruction in sentence structure with examination of amusing expressions, and gives tips on e-mail communication, editing a school paper, and more.

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Table of Contents:
  • Chapter One: Parts of Speech
    Noun Pointers
    Pronoun Pointers
    Verb Pointers
    Adjective and Adverb Pointers
    Conjunction Pointers
    Preposition Pointers
    Interjection Pointers
  • Chapter Two: Building and Punctuating Sentences
    Sentences, Fragments, Phrases, and Clauses
    Road Signs: Punctuation
    Highlights: Abbreviations, Numbers, Symbols, and Emphasis
  • Chapter Three: Agreement
    Agreement Between Subject and Verb
    Agreement Between Pronouns and Antecedents
  • Chapter Four: Words, Words, Words
    Wacky Words We Love to Misuse
    One Word or Two?
    Confusing Pears
  • Chapter Five: Cleaning Up Messy Writing
  • Chapter Six: Writing a Good E-mail
  • Chapter Seven: Getting It All Together: Editing a Paper
  • Index


Paperback / 288 Pages / 6 x 9 / 2011


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