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Language Series

GRAMMAR AND COMPOSITION

By

EFFIE B. McFADDEN

For twelve years Supervisor of the Teaching of Language and Grammar in
the San Francisco State Normal School. Author of Method of

Teaching Language," "The Teaching of Composition.
Language and Spelling." Joint author of "A

Simplified Course of Study in Grammar

Illustrations by
MILO WINTER

and
CLARA POWERS WILSON

RAND MCNALLY & COMPANY

CHICAGO

NEW YORK

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ADJECTIVES DISTINGUISHED FROM ADVERBS

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A GRAMMAR REVIEW .

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Verbs That Do Not Show Action:

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THE PREPOSITION

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AN ACCOUNT TO Teli. Cortés and the Aztecs.' Part I

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AN EXERCISE IN DICTATION. General Lee

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THE PREPOSITIONAL PHRASE.

60

A REVIEW OF THE PREPOSITIONS

61

A GRAMMAR REVIEW OF PARTS OF SPEECH

63

AN ACCOUNT TO WRITE. Cortés and the Aztecs

63

A LANGUAGE LESSON. Pronouns Used as Objects

64

PREPOSITIONS. By, With, Of

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PREPOSITIONS. Above, Across

, etc.

66

THE PREPOSITIONAL PHRASE AS A MODIFIER

AN ACCOUNT TO GIVE ORALLY. Cortés and the Aztecs.

Part II

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A LANGUAGE Lesson. Correct 'Use of Prepositions

71

SENTENCES CLASSIFIED

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NUMBER IN NOUNS

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NUMBER IN Nouns, RULES FOR

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AN ACCOUNT TO WRITE. Cortés and the Aztecs

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A LANGUAGE REVIEW.

79

A GRAMMAR REVIEW

80

NUMBER IN PRONOUNS

82

A LETTER TO ANSWER

82

A LANGUAGE REVIEW.

USE OF WORDS IN THE SENTENCE

VERBS AND THEIR SUBJECTS

85

A GRAMMAR REVIEW

88

A STORY TO FINISH. Something Going On

89

A LANGUAGE LESSON. Agreement of Predicate and Subject 90

A GRAMMAR DRILL, AND REVIEW

93

A WRITTEN REVIEW

93

TIME FORMS OF VERBS

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A BUSINESS LETTER. A Complaint

95

A LANGUAGE LESSON. Agreement of Predicate and Subject 96

TIME FORMS OF VERBS, AND REVIEW

97

FUTURE TIME

98

A DRILL, AND REVIEW

99

A STORY TO TELL. The Priest and the Mulberry Tree :

A LANGUAGE REVIEW.

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AUXILIARIES. Have, Had, Has

A DRILL, AND REVIEW

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A GRAMMAR REVIEW .

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A LETTER TO WRITE .

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A LANGUAGE LESSON. Use of Past Form and Pasi Participle 107

PRINCIPAL PARTS OF VERBS

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A GRAMMAR REVIEW .

AGREEMENT OF PREDICATE AND SUBJECT

AN ACCOUNT TO WRITE FROM AN OUTLINE ,

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A DICTATION EXERCISE

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AGREEMENT OF PREDICATE AND SUBJECT

A DRILL, AND REVIEW

115

A REVIEW OF THE FORMS OF VERBS.

116

AN ACCOUNT TO WRITE. The Pygmies

117

A LANGUAGE LESSON. Use of the Past Form and the Past

Participle

119

PRINCIPAL PARTS OF Verbs:

A WRITTEN REVIEW

THE VERB “BE".

AN ACCOUNT TO Give Orally. The People of the World 123

A LANGUAGE REVIEW.

125

THE PAST FORM OF THE VERB "BE'

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THE PREDICATE NOUN AND PRONOUN

THE PREDICATE ADJECTIVE

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A BUSINESS LETTER. Ordering Goods

131

A LANGUAGE LESSON. The Verb Be".

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À Drill. Predicate Noun, Pronoun, Adjective

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A GRAMMAR REVIEW .

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THE EXPLETIVE

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A LETTER TO ANSWER

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A LANGUAGE LESSON. The Verb Be," and Review

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A GRAMMAR REVIEW .

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VERBS OFTEN INCOMPLETE

140

A WRITTEN REVIEW

A LANGUAGE LESSON. Adverbs Distinguished from Adjectives 143

A STORY TO FINISH. Playing at Pirates

144

ADVERBS THAT MODIFY ADJECTIVES

144

A REVIEW OF PARTS OF SPEECH .

146

A REVIEW. Adjectives and Adverbs

147

AN ACCOUNT TO WRITE. The People of the World

A LANGUAGE REVIEW.

148

A REVIEW OF VERBS AND Nouns

150

A REVIEW OF PRONOUNS

150

A STORY TO Tell. Legend of the Lost Arrow

151

A LANGUAGE REVIEW.

152

AUXILIARIES. May, Can, etc.

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AUXILIARIES. Do, Does, Did

A GRAMMAR REVIEW .

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A STORY TO WRITE. "Rescuing a little Monkey:

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A DICTATION EXERCISE

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A WRITTEN REVIEW

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THE PRESENT PARTICIPLE

159

A DRILL, AND REVIEW

160

AN INCIDENT TO WRITE. The Chimney Sweep,

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A LANGUAGE LESSON. Use of Shalland Will"

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A REVIEW OF THE PRINCIPAL PARTS OF VERBS

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PARTICIPLES .

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A LETTER TO ANSWER

168

A DICTATION EXERCISE. . The Children's Festival

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