Table of Contents for Grammar Champion, by Joffre (“JD”) Meyer…excerpt from earlier Developmental English textbook

Grammar Champion, by Joffre (“JD”) Meyer…excerpt from earlier Developmental English textbook

1. 1st Page of Grammar 1
2. The Three Most Basic Verbs: Be, Have, and Do—All Irregular/
Sentence Function Types (4) 2
3. Subjects, Verbs, and Other Parts of Speech 3-5
4. Commonly Used Prepositions (89) TABLE 6
5. Examples of Prepositional Phrases Used in Sentences 7
6. Sentence Types 8
7. Capitalization 9-11
8. Big 4 Clusters of Commonly Confused Words (CCWs) & Quiz 12-14
9. Fragments 15-16
10. Coordinating and Correlative Conjunctions 17
11. Compound and Counterfeit Compound Sentences with
Review of Simple Sentences and Exercise. 18
12. Helping and Auxiliary Verbs 19
13. Run-Ons/Longest Legal Sentences 20-21
14. Missing Coordinating Conjunctions Lead to Run-ons 22
15. Apostrophes, including Pet Peeve Grammar Errors 23-24
16. Subordinating Conjunctions TABLE 25-26
17. Complex Sentences (DC, IC) and (IC DC) & Exercise 24
18. The 8 Comma Rules and Exercises 25-26
19. Comma Rules: #6 vs. #3/ 2nd Most CCW Cluster 27
20. Adverbial Conjunctions TABLE 28
21. Quotation Marks 29-30
Subject-Verb Agreement Unit: 22-26
22 The 1st 4 Rules of Subject-Verb Agreement w Sample Sent’s 31-33
23. The Last 4 Rules of Subj-V Agreement with Sample Sent’s 33-37
24. Subject-Verb Agreement Quiz (with answers) 37-38
25. The Moods of Verbs 39
26. Verb Tenses 40
Irregular Verbs Unit: 27-32
27. Irregular Verbs Defined/Thoughts on Standard English 41-42
28. Irregular Verb Spreadsheets 43-47
29. Patterns to Irregular Verbs with TABLE 48-49
30. Irregular Verbs Quiz 50
31. How to Write Fake Answers for Irregular Verb Exercises 51
32. Lie vs. Lay: Two Very Confusing Verbs 52
33. Pronoun Use and Misuse 53
34. Other Punctuation Marks 54-55
35. Review for Big Commonly Confused Words Exam 56
36. Big Commonly Confused Words Exam 57-59
37. Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers 60-61
38. Least Disturbing Grammar Errors: Sympathy from the Author 62
39. Last Page of Grammar: 63-64.

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