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Pocket Keys and M L A Update,9780618421633

Pocket Keys and M L A Update

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780618421633

ISBN10:
0618421637
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
4/29/2003
Publisher(s):
Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Based on the bestsellingKeys for Writers,Pocket Keysis a brief, handy reference for students with a range of language skills and backgrounds. This handbook covers the essential elements of grammar, punctuation, mechanics, clarity, style, and source documentation. It serves as an excellent resource for ESL writers, with an extensive ESL section and helpful tips throughout the text. The book also contains thorough coverage of technology and the latest guidelines for electronic and traditional documentation.

Table of Contents

The Writing Process
Working Through the Process
Stating a Thesis, Providing Support
Presenting Your Document: College, Career, and Online
Using Sources
Searching for Sources
Evaluating and Keeping Track of Sources
Recognizing a Scholarly Article
Citing Sources, Avoiding Plagiarism
Integrating Source Material
Indicating the Boundaries of a Citation
Documenting Sources
MLA Style
APA Style
CBE Style
Chicago Manual of Style
The 5 C's of Style
First C: Cut
Second C: Check for Action
Third C: Connect
Fourth C: Commit
Fifth C: Choose Vivid, Appropriate, and Inclusive Words
Common Sentence Problems
Sentence Fragments
Run-ons and Comma Splices
Sentence Snarls
Verbs
Subject-Verb Agreement
Pronouns
Adjectives and Adverbs
Punctuation and Mechanics
Commas
Apostrophe
Quotation Marks
Other Punctuation Marks
Italics and Underlining
Capitals, Abbreviations, Numbers
Hyphens
Online Guidelines
For Multilingual/ESL Writers
A, An and The
Infinitive, -ing, and -ed Forms
Sentence Structure and Word Order
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