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Table of Contents
|The Writing Situation|
|Thesis and Organization|
|Starting to draf?|
|Sample first draft|
|Revising and Editing|
|Revising the whole essa?|
|Editing the revised draf?|
|Formatting and proofreadin?|
|Sample final draft|
|Preparing a writing portfolio|
|Introductions and conclusions|
|Principles of desig?|
|Elements of desig?|
|Readers with disabilities|
|Writing in and Out of College|
|Becoming an academic write?|
|Structure and forma?|
|Listening and note taking in clas?|
|Critical Thinking and Reading|
|Elements of argumen?|
|Business letters and resume?|
|Sample letter and resume?|
|gMemos, reports, and proposal?|
|Sample memo, report, and proposal?|
|Community work: flyers, newsletters, brochure?|
|Sample flyer, newsletter, and brochure|
|Clarity and Style|
|Effective subjects and verb?|
|Sentence beginnings and ending?|
|With and, but, or, nor, ye?|
|With both...and, not...but, etc|
|With lists, headings, and outlines|
|Variety and Details|
|Appropriate and Exact Language|
|Focusing on subject and ver?|
|Cutting empty word?|
|Reducing clauses and phrase?|
|Cutting there is or it i?|
|Sentence Parts and Patterns|
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