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The new seventh edition ofEnglish Skills with Readingsfeatures John Langan's trademark crystal-clear explanations, along with his range of motivating activities and writing assignments that reinforce the four bases of effective writing: unity, support, coherence, and sentence skills. This edition of the book adds a variety of exciting new features to John Langan's proven approach, and reinstates much-requested materials from previous editions.
Table of Contents
|To the Instructor|
|Basic Principles of Effective Writing|
|An Introduction to Writing Understanding Point and Support An Overview: How the Book is Organized Benefits of Paragraph Writing Writing as a Skill Writing as a Process of Discovery Keeping a Journal Using This Text|
|The Writing Process Prewriting Writing a First Draft Revising Editing Review Activities|
|The First and Second Steps in Writing Step 1: Begin With a Point Step 2: Support the Point with Specific Evidence Reinforcing Point and Support The Importance ofSpecificDetails The Importance ofAdequateDetails Practice in Making and Supporting a Point|
|The Third Step in Writing Step 3: Organize and Connect the Specific Evidence Practice in Organizing and Connecting Specific Evidence|
|The Fourth Step in Writing Step 4: Write Clear, Error-Free Sentences Revising Sentences Editing Sentences Practice in Revising Sentences|
|Four Bases for Revising Writing Base 1: Unity Base 2: Support Base 3: Coherence Base 4: Sentence Skills Practice in Using the Four Bases|
|Introduction to Paragraph Development Nine Patterns of Paragraph Development Important Considerations in Paragraph Development Using a Computer Using Peer Review Doing a Personal Review|
|Cause and Effect|
|Comparison and Contrast|
|Division and Classification|
|Additional Paragraph Assignments|
|Writing the Essay What Is an Essay? Important Points About the Essay Essays to Consider Planning the Essay Practice in Writing the Essay Essay Writing Assignments|
|Using the Library and the Internet|
|Writing a Research Paper|
|Handbook of Sentence Skills Preview Sentence-Skills Diagnostic Test Section I: GRAMMAR|
|Subjects and Verbs|
|Standard English Verbs|
|Pronoun Agreement and Reference|
|Adjectives and Adverbs|
|Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers Section II: MECHANICS|
|Numbers and Abbreviations Section III: PUNCTUATION|
|Other Punctuation Marks Section IV: WORD USE|
|Using the Dictionary|
|Commonly Confused Words|
|Effective Word Choice|
|ESL Pointers Section V: PRACTICE|
|Combined Mastery Tests|
|Editing Tests Sentence-Skills Achievement Test|
|Readings for Writers Introduction to the Readings Goals and Values All the Good Things|
|Mrosla Rowing the Bus|
|The Scholarship Jacket|
|A Cool Man|
|The First, the Clay, and the Rock|
|What Good Families Are Doing Right|
|Education and Self-Improvement Do It Better!|
|M.D. with Cecil Murphey Anxiety: Challenge by Another Name|
|Collier Let''s Really Reform Our Schools|
|How They Get You to Do That|
|Dealing with Feelings|
|Human Groups and Society The Most Hateful Words|
|Rudeness at the Movies|
|Bullies in School|
|From Father to Son, Last Words to Live By|
|A Drunken Ride, a Tragic Aftermath|
|Reading Comprehension Chart|
|Answers and Charts Preview Answers to Sentence Skills Diagnostic Test and Introductory Projects Charts|
|A Writer''s Journal|
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