9780321439000

The Longman Concise Companion

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321439000

  • ISBN10:

    0321439007

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2007
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

Will help improve grammar, writing and research skills.Grammar, mechanics, punctuation, style, research, documentation. In addition to being an outstanding value and an outstanding reference for any question a writer might have about the writing process, grammar, style, research and documentation, this handbook is distinctive in that it focuses on the reading-writing connection and on writing for different audiences. MARKET:Any one who wants to write well.

Table of Contents

Writing and Readingp. 1?
Communities of Writers and Readers?
Academic, Public, and Work Communities?
Electronic Communitiesp. 2?
Generating and Organizing Ideas?
Generating Ideas?
Organizing Ideas and Informationp. 3?
Purpose, Thesis, and Audience?
Identifying Your Focus and Purpose?
Creating a Thesis?
Understanding Your Readersp. 4?
Drafting?
Moving from Planning to Drafting?
Drafting Collaborativelyp. 5?
Revising, Editing, and Proofreading?
Making Major Revisions?
Making Minor Revisions?
Revising Collaboratively?
Correctness?
Editing?
Proofreadingp. 6?
Reading Critically?
Reading for Understanding?
Reading Analytically and Critically?
Using Journals to Turn Reading into Writingp. 7?
Paragraphs?
Recognizing Unfocused Paragraphs?
Revising for Paragraph Focus?
Recognizing Incoherent Paragraphs?
Revising for Paragraph
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