1. Familiarize yourself with the Glossary of Usage in LBH (865-81). You won't be quizzed over this section, but it contains a lot of relevant information for avoiding common mistakes in writing.
2. Read chapter 1 in Patterns (pp. 1-13).
3. Read "A Loss for Words." Be ready to discuss the essay in class Tuesday.
4. Be prepared for a quiz on your readings.