This best-selling text teaches the essentials of spelling, sentence structure, punctuation, mechanics and the writing of simple papers. Glazier's clear, enjoyable presentation of basic writing skills is supported by abundant examples and exercise sets (50 to 100 per rule) built around topics that hold students' interest. Simple terms are used to present essentials of English, so students follow material easily and gain confidence as they learn. Simple organisation--rule plus exercise--makes it easier for students to work on their own. Exercises are built around interesting topics, so students enjoy reading the text as they learn about writing. Exercises include environmental, cross-cultural and cross-curricular material.
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With an amazing gift for explaining the basics of grammar, punctuation, and writing, Paige Wilson, Associate Professor at Pasadena City College, focuses on the vital structures of English, reinforcing fundamental concepts with an abundance of easy-to-follow exercises.Review:
"The variety and the thematic content of the exercises keeps students alert, even though they often feel rebellious about learning grammar."
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Book Description Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0155016318