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Fundamentals of Academic Writing (The Longman Academic Writing Series, Level 1)



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Fundamentals of#xA0;Academic Writing,by Linda Butler, is the newest addition to the Longman Academic Writing Series. Fundamentalsprovides beginning-level students with the essential tools they need to master basic academic writing by integrating sentence structure, paragraph organization, grammar, mechanics, vocabulary, and the writing process. Fundamentalsleads students to build strong academic writing skills that will last them throughout their academic careeers. #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. Journal writinghelps students build literacy. Challenge activitiesgive added opportunities to master the writing process. Reviewer's Checklistsmotivate students to revise their work. The Longman Academic Writing Seriesalso consists of: Level 2 First Steps in Academic Writing,Second Edition Level 3 Introduction to Academic Writing,Third Edition Level 4 Writing Academic English,Fourth Edition#xA0;

Table of Contents

Getting Started Your Classmates
Introducing Yourself
Chapter Preview
From Words to Sentences to Paragraphs
What Does a Paragraph Look Like?
Sentence Structure and Mechanics
What Is a Sentence?
What Does a Sentence Look Like?
Grammar and Vocabulary
The Writing Process
What Is a Process?
Expansion Activities
Keeping a Journal
Describing Your Morning Routine
Chapter Preview
What Should Your Paper Look Like?
Papers Typed on a Computer
Grammar and Sentence Structure
Subject Pronouns
The Simple Present of BeBasic Sentence Patterns with Be
Rules for Capitalization
The Writing Process
The Steps in the Writing Process
Your Paragraph: Getting Ready for the Day
Results of the Writing Process
Expansion Activities
Your Journal
Challenge: Sleep Habits
Every Picture Tells a Story
Chapter Preview
Topic Sentences
Sentence Structure
Subjects of Sentences
What Makes a Complete Sentence?
Grammar and Vocabulary
AdjectivesThe Simple Present
The Writing Process
Your Paragraph: The Face in the Photo
Results of the Writing Process
Expansion Activities
Your Journal
Challenge: An Important Person
Chapter Preview
Time Order
Sentence Structure and Vocabulary
Simple Sentence Patterns I
Adverbs of Frequency
Grammar and Mechanics
Common Verbs
Using Prepositions to Show Time
The Writing Process
Your Paragraph: My Partner's Saturdays
Results of the Writing Process
Expansion Activities
Your Journal
Challenge: My Favorite Holiday
What's Going On?
Chapter Preview
Topic Sentences and Supporting Sentences I
Sentence Structure
Simple Sentence Patterns II
The Present Progressive
Non-Action Verbs
The Writing Process
Your Paragraph: What Is Happening in This Photo?
Results of the Writing Process
Expansion Activities
Your Journal
Challenge: My Own Photo
Your Hometown
Chapter Preview
Topic Sentences and Supporting Sentences II
There Is and There AreA, An, and The
Vocabulary and Sentence Structure
Prepositions for Describing Location
Prepositional Phrases in Sentences
The Writing Process
Your Paragraph: Describing My Hometown
Results of the Writing Process Expansion Activities
Your Journal
Challenge: A Favorite Place
Remembering and Import
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