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Convention of Standard (American) English





Convention of Standard (American) English



By Douglas D. Patterson



Copyright 2011 by Douglas D. Patterson



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Table of Content
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Introduction

Section l – Words
Lesson 1 - Words, Concepts, and their Referents
Lesson 2 - Concrete and Abstract Words
Lesson 3 - Levels of Formality
Lesson 4 - Words and Logic
Lesson 5 - Magnitude
Lesson 6 - The Parts of Speech
Section 2 - Grammar (Syntax)
Lesson 7 - Nouns and Their Modifiers
Lesson 8 - Verbs and Their Modifiers
Lesson 9 - Prepositional Phrases
Lesson 10 - Simple Sentences
Lesson 11 - Verbal Phrases
Lesson 12 - Dependent Clauses
Lesson 13 - Compound Structures
Section 3 – Usage
Lesson 14 – Nouns
Lesson 15 – Pronouns
Lesson 16 – Verbs
Lesson 17 – Modifiers
Lesson 18 - Prepositions, Conjunctions & Relatives
Section 4 - Spelling, Capitalization, and Punctuation
Lesson 19 – Spelling
Lesson 20 – Capitalization
Lesson 21 – Punctuation
Lesson 22 - Abbreviation

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