Foundations of English Grammar Workbook

Help your students develop and apply essential grammar skills with the Foundations of English Grammar Workbook.

Written by instructors, the workbook is an excellent resource to complement in-class learning of Foundations of English objectives. Its pencil-paper format offers students a convenient tool for hands-on interaction with topics ranging from basic parts of speech to inclusive language. As students interact with varied activities, reading passages, and sentence-analysis questions, they build upon reading and writing skills as they sharpen their grammar knowledge.

This wide-ranging and in-depth review of basic grammar, editing, and proofreading skills makes the Foundations of English Grammar Workbook a tool for student success both in and out of the classroom.

Key Features:

  • Editing applications ask students to annotate short passages and apply editing skills to writing samples.
  • Comprehensive source of practice and application for students who need additional help with grammar, punctuation, and mechanics
  • Topics: grammar, punctuation, mechanics, spelling, syntax, and diction
  • Exercises include multiple choice, matching lists, true/false, fill-in-the-blank prompts, and more.
Product ISBN
Workbook 978-1-946158-87-1

Table of Contents

  1. Understanding Nouns
    1. Exercise 4.1: Nouns
  2. Understanding Pronouns
    1. Exercise 4.2: Pronouns
  3. Understanding Verbs
    1. Exercise 4.3A: Types of Verbs
    2. Exercise 4.3B: Simple Tenses
    3. Exercise 4.3C: Participles and the Perfect Tenses
  4. Understanding Adjectives and Adverbs
    1. Exercise 4.4: Adjectives and Adverbs
  5. Understanding Prepositions
    1. Exercise 4.5: Prepositions
  6. Understanding Clauses and Conjunctions
    1. Exercise 4.6A: Clauses & Sentence Patterns
    2. Exercise 4.6B: Types of Conjunctions
    3. Exercise 4.6C: Coordinating Conjunctions
    4. Exercise 4.6D: Subordinating Conjunctions
  7. Identifying the Characteristics of Sentences
    1. Exercise 4.7A: Parts of Speech I
    2. Exercise 4.7B: Parts of Speech II
    3. Exercise 4.7C: Components of a Complete Sentence
  8. Identifying Common Sentence Errors
    1. Exercise 4.8A: Fragments
    2. Exercise 4.8B: Run-on Sentences
  9. Using Consistent Subjects and Verbs
    1. Exercise 4.9: Consistent Subjects and Verbs
  10. Using Consistent Pronouns and Antecedents
    1. Exercise 4.10: Pronouns and Antecedents
  11. Using Correct Pronoun Reference and Case
    1. Exercise 4.11: Pronoun Reference and Case
  12. Using Commas
    1. Exercise 4.12: Commas
  13. Using Semicolons and Colons
    1. Exercise 4.13: Semicolons and Colons
  14. Using Apostrophes
    1. Exercise 4.14: Apostrophes
  15. Using Quotation Marks, Parentheses, and Brackets
    1. Exercise 4.15: Quotation Marks, Parentheses, and Brackets
  16. Using Ellipses, Hyphens, and Dashes
    1. Exercise 4.16: Ellipses, Hyphens, and Dashes
  17. Using Capitalization and Italics
    1. Exercise 4.17: Capitalization and Italics
  18. Using Abbreviations and Numbers
    1. Exercise 4.18: Abbreviations and Numbers
  19. Using Basic Spelling Rules
    1. Exercise 4.19: Basic Spelling Rules
  20. Spelling Commonly Confused Words
    1. Exercise 4.20: Commonly Confused Words
  21. Proofreading Sentences for Grammar
    1. Exercise 4.21: Proofreading
  22. Maintaining Consistency in Tense and Person
    1. Exercise 5.3: Tense and Person
  23. Using Parallelism, Coordination, and Subordination
    1. Exercise 5.6A: Parallelism
    2. Exercise 5.6B: Coordination & Subordination
  24. Using Active and Passive Voice
    1. Exercise 5.7: Active and Passive Voice
  25. Using Inclusive Language
    1. Exercise 5.10: Inclusive Language