LaunchPad Solo for Real Essays with Readings (Six Month Access)
Fifth Edition   ©2015

LaunchPad Solo for Real Essays with Readings (Six Month Access)

Susan Anker

  • ISBN-10: 1-4576-8883-2; ISBN-13: 978-1-4576-8883-6; Format: LaunchPad Solo

LearningCurve Activities
Active and Passive Voice
Apostrophes
Coordination and Subordination
Capitalization
Commas
Critical Reading
Fragments
Multilingual—Articles and Types of Nouns
Multilingual—Prepositions
Multilingual—Sentence Structure
Multilingual—Verbs
Parallelism
Parts of Speech—Nouns and Pronouns
Parts of Speech—Verbs, Adjectives, and Adverbs
Parts of Speech --Prepositions and Conjunctions
Pronoun Agreement and Pronoun Reference
Run-On Sentences
Shifts
Subject-Verb Agreement
Patterns of Organization
Verb Tenses
Word Choice and Appropriate Language

Additional Grammar Exercises
Chapter 21: The Basic Sentence: An Overview
The Parts of Speech
The Basic Sentence 1
The Basic Sentence 2
Complete Thoughts

Chapter 22: Fragments: Incomplete Sentences
Find and Correct Fragments
Correcting Fragments that Start with Prepositions
Correcting Fragments that Begin with to + a Verb
Fragments Review

Chapter 23: Run-Ons: Two Sentences Joined Incorrectly
Find and Correct Run-Ons
Identifying a Run-On or Comma Splice
Correcting a Run-On by Adding a Comma and a Conjunction
Chapter 24: Problems with Subject-Verb Agreement: When Subjects and Verbs Don’t Match
Find and Correct Errors in Subject-Verb Agreement
Correcting Subject-Verb Agreement Problems with the Verbs Be, Have, and Do
Correcting Subject-Verb Agreement Problems When the Subject and Verb are Separated by a Prepositional Phrase
Correcting Subject-Verb Agreement Problems When the Subject and Verb are Separated by a Dependent Clause
Correcting Subject-Verb Agreement Problems with Compound Subjects
Correcting Subject-Verb Agreement Problems When the Subject Is an Indefinite Pronoun
Correcting Subject-Verb Agreement Problems When the Verb Comes Before the Subject
Subject-Verb Agreement Review

Chapter 25: Verb Problems: Avoiding Mistakes In Verb Tense
Using the Correct Verb Form for Regular Verbs in the Present Tense
Using the Correct Verb Form for Regular Verbs in the Past Tense
Using the Correct Verb Form for Regular Verbs in the Present Tense and the Past Tense
Using the Correct Verb Forms for Be and Have in the Present Tense
Using the Correct Verb Forms for Irregular Verbs in the Past Tense 1
Using the Correct Verb Forms for Irregular Verbs in the Past Tense 2
Using the Correct Forms for the Past Participles of Regular Verbs
Using the Correct Forms for the Past Participles of Irregular Verbs
Using the Present Perfect Tense 1
Using the Present Perfect Tense 2
Using the Past Perfect Tense 1
Using the Past Perfect Tense 2
Identifying Active and Passive Voice
Correcting Problems with Consistency of Verb Tense
Using Consistent Verb Tense
Verb Problems Review

Chapter 26: Pronouns: Using Substitutes for Nouns
 Identifying Pronouns 1
 Identifying Pronouns 2
 Identifying Pronouns 3
 Using Indefinite Pronouns
 Making Pronouns Agree with Indefinite Pronouns and Collective Nouns
 Making Pronouns Agree with Indefinite Pronouns
 Using Collective Nouns and Pronouns
 Making Pronouns Agree with Collective Nouns
 Using the Right Type of Pronoun with Compound Subjects and Objects
 Editing Pronouns in Compound Constructions
 Using the Right Type of Pronoun in Comparisons
 Editing Pronouns in Comparisons
 Choosing Between Who and Whom 1
 Choosing Between Who and Whom 2
 Making Pronouns Consistent in Person 

Chapter 27: Adjectives and Adverbs: Describing Which One? or How?
 Choosing Between Adjective and Adverb Forms 1
 Choosing Between Adjective and Adverb Forms 2
 Comparative and Superlative Forms 1
 Comparative and Superlative Forms 2
 Using Good, Well, Bad, and Badly
 Using Good and Well
 Using Comparative and Superlative Forms of Good and Bad 

Chapter 28: Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers: Avoiding Confusing Descriptions
 Correcting Misplaced Modifiers 1
 Correcting Misplaced Modifiers 2
 Correcting Dangling Modifiers

Chapter 29: Coordination and Subordination: Balancing Ideas
 Using Coordinating Conjunctions
 Using Subordinating Conjunctions

Chapter 30: Parallelism: Balancing Ideas
 Correcting Errors in Parallelism
 
Chapter 33: Word Choice: Avoiding Language Pitfalls
 Using the Right Word 1
 Using the Right Word 2

Chapter 35: Commas
 Using Commas in Compound Sentences
 Using Commas After Introductory Word Groups
 Using Commas to Around Appositives and Interruptors
Other Uses for Commas 

Chapter 36: Apostrophes
 Using Apostrophes to Show Ownership 

Chapter 37: Quotation Marks
 Using Quotation Marks for Direct Quotations and Certain Titles
 Punctuating Direct and Indirect Quotations
 Using Quotation Marks for Titles 1
 Using Quotations Marks for Titles 2

Chapter 39: Capitalization: Using Capital Letters
 Capitalizing