9781413006797

Pocket Handbook (with Updated MLA and InfoTrac)

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  • ISBN13:

    9781413006797

  • ISBN10:

    1413006795

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 12/22/2003
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

A truly portable reference guide, offering coverage of all of the topics that you would expect to find in a bigger and more expensive handbook.

Table of Contents

Writing Essays and Paragraphs
Writing Essays
Writing Paragraphs
Writing Grammatical Sentences
Revising Comma Splices and Fused Sentences
Revising Sentence Fragments
Understanding Agreement
Using Verbs Correctly
Using Pronouns Correctly
Using Adjectives and Adverbs Correctly
Writing Effective Sentences
Writing Varied Sentences
Writing Concise Sentences
Revising Awkward or Confusing Sentences
Using Parallelism
Placing Modifiers Carefully
Choosing the Right Word
Understanding Punctuation
End Punctuation
The Comma
The Semicolon
The Apostrophe
Quotation Marks
Other Punctuation Marks
Spelling and Mechanics
Spelling
Capitalization
Italics
Hyphens
Abbreviations
Numbers
Writing With Sources
Writing Research Papers
Using and Evaluating Library Sources
Using and Evaluating Internet Sources
Integrating Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism
Documenting Sources
MLA Documentation Style
APA Documentation Style
Chicago and Other Documentation Styles
Practical Writing
Designing Documents and Web Pages
Writing for the Workplace
Making Oral Presentations
Grammar, Usage, and Esl
Grammar
Usage
ESL Review
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