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The second edition of First Steps in Academic Writing, by Ann Hogue,#xA0;provides high-beginning to low-intermediate students with essential tools to master basic academic writing. The text's time-proven approach integrates paragraph organization, sentence structure, grammar, mechanics, and the writing process. First Stepsleads students to build strong academic writing skills that will last them throughout their writing careers. #xA0; Features: A step-by-step approachguides students seamlessly through the writing process. Clear, succinct explanationshelp students to understand and apply key conepts and rules. Numerous modelsand varied practicesupport students at all stages of writing. NEW Try It Out!exercises give students opportunities to assess mastery of new skills.#xA0; NEWjournal writingactivities help students build literacy. NEWself-editingand peer editingworksheets motivate students to revise. The Longman Academic Writing Seriesalso consists of: Level 1 Fundamentals of Academic Writing Level 3 Introduction to Academic Writing,Third Edition Level 4 Writing Academic English,Fourth Edition#xA0;
Table of Contents
|What Is Academic Writing?|
|Prewriting Activity: Asking Questions and Taking Notes|
|What Is a Paragraph?|
|Model: What Is a Paragraph?|
|Mrs. RobinsonParagraph Form|
|Model: Handwritten Assignment My Classmate|
|Model: Computer-Written Assignment My Classmate|
|Grammar and Capitalization|
|What Is a Sentence?Command Sentences|
|Subjects, Verbs, and Objects|
|Capitalization: Six Rules|
|Model: Journal Entry|
|Connecting Words: and, orSentence Combining|
|The Writing Process|
|Prewrite to get ideas-freewriting|
|Write the first draft|
|Edit the first draft|
|Write the final copyWriting Assignment|
|Listing-Order ParagraphsChapter Preview|
|Prewriting Activity: ClusteringClustering|
|Model: Clustering 1|
|Model: Clustering 2|
|Model: Listing-Order Paragraph Flight Attendants|
|The Three Parts of a Paragraph|
|The Topic Sentence|
|Listing-Order Transition Signals|
|The Concluding SentenceOutlining|
|Model: Simple Outline Flight Attendants|
|Coordinating Conjunctions: and, but, or, soTwo Sentence Errors: Run-ons and Comma Splices|
|WritingReview QuestionsWriting Assignment|
|Prewriting Activity: Listing|
|Organization"How To" Paragraphs|
|Model: "How To" Paragraph How to Have a Successful Garage Sale|
|Topic and Concluding Sentence for "How To" Paragraphs|
|Listing and Outlining|
|Model: Edited List|
|Model: Simple Outline|
|Independent and Dependent Clauses|
|Sentence Errors: Fragments|
|Summary: Three Types of Sentences|
|Capitalization and Punctuation|
|Capitalization: Four More Rules|
|Commas: Four Rules|
|Describing a Place|
|Prewriting Activity: Listing Descriptive Detail|
|Model: Space Order The Shared Refrigerator|
|Topic and Concluding Sentences for Descriptive Paragraphs|
|Planning a Space-Order Paragraph|
|Order of Adjectives|
|Model: Prepositional Phrases of Place in a Description My DeskUsing Prepositional Phrases to Vary Sentence Openings|
|WritingReview QuestionsWriting Assignment|
|Stating Reasons and Using Examples|
|Prewriting Activity: Reasons and Examples|
|Model: Reasons and Examples Costa RicaOutlines with Details|
|Model: Detailed Outline Costa RicaReasons and Examples<|
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