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Grammar to Go: How It Works and How To Use It, Third Edition by Barbara Goldstein

By Barbara Goldstein

Short and simple in its assurance, GRAMMAR to move deals scholars a different specialize in sentence diagramming that is helping them visualize and know how phrases attach. excellent as a prime textual content or as a complement for classes with an emphasis on studying simple grammar and punctuation abilities, this version encompasses a wide selection of latest fabric to aid scholars hone their skills--including extra conventional perform units, extra built-in assignments, elevated possibilities for writing perform, and accelerated discussions of every chapter's content material at the ebook particular web site.

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The lucky auto workers won a small fortune with one New York Lottery ticket. 10. The approaching warm front created torrential rains and dangerous mud slides in the upper valley. PRACTICE SET 3–2 Directions: Circle the adjectives in the following sentences and underline the words they modify. Above each underlined word, write its part of speech. noun noun Example: Three graduates filled these positions. 1. Early telephones carried audible messages from place to place. 2. What instrument could actually record these messages?

To find the object complement, remember to ask what? about the direct object. what what S V DO OC The dye turned the shirt red. Look at some more examples in this pattern: S V DO OC (noun) The panel selected Dong Li Miss Universe. S V DO OC (adjective) The doctor considered the patient’s feelings important. S V DO OC (adjective) The party at the amusement park made the little girl’s friends happy. Be careful not to confuse sentences that look alike. Consider these two sentences: He called the man a liar.

Above each underlined word, write its part of speech. noun noun Example: Three graduates filled these positions. 1. Early telephones carried audible messages from place to place. 2. What instrument could actually record these messages? 3. Thomas Edison invented the first phonograph to record the human voice and other sounds. 4. American listeners could have whatever music they liked in their homes. 5. The original machine had a foil drum with a small needle. 6. Could any invention be better than this one?

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