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PM Writing English Language Reference Book

By | Copyright Year:2011 | ISBN-13: 9780170188579

Published:10/09/2010
The PM Writing English Language Reference Book has been written for students from Upper Primary through to Secondary School. It is a valuable companion to the PM Writing Program, but can also be used as an independent resource.

All the major components of grammar, punctuation, vocabulary, text types and commonly confused words are comprehensively explained in this book.

Each of the five chapters of the PM Writing English Language Reference Book has been colour-coded for quick and easy access to information.

This is an essential resource for every Middle Years student!
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CONTENTS

Introduction
1. Grammar
Language Features
Nouns
Pronouns
Adjectives
Verbs
Adverbs
Conjunctions
Connectives
Prepositions
Phrases
Time and sequence words and phrases
Building Texts
Sentences
Clauses
Types of sentences
Speech
Paragraphs
Special Language Effects
Voice
Figurative language
Persuasive language
Technical language

2. Punctuation
Punctuation Marks
Apostrophes
Brackets
Bullet points
Capital letters
Colons
Commas
Dashes
Ellipses
Exclamation marks
Full stops
Hyphens
Question marks
Quotation marks
Semicolons

3. Text Types
What Are Text Types?
Recount
Description
Information Report
Narrative
Procedure
Exposition
Explanation
Discussion
Response
Poetry

4. Spelling and Vocabulary
Spelling Knowledge
Spelling Generalisations
Sounds
Making plurals
Adding prefixes or suffixes
Other Spelling Conventions
Acronyms
Contractions
Building Vocabulary
Antonyms
Compound words
Homographs
Homonyms
Homophones
Synonyms
References for Spelling and Vocabulary
Dictionary
Thesaurus
Spell Check

5. Word Lists
Word List 1: Alternative Vocabulary
Word List 2: Commonly Misused Words
Word List 3: Homophones

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