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This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 4/29/2003.
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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|
|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|
|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|
|Run-ons and Comma Splices|
|Adjectives and Adverbs|
|Punctuation and Mechanics|
|Other Punctuation Marks|
|Italics and Underlining|
|Capitals, Abbreviations, Numbers|
|For Multilingual/ESL Writers|
|A, An and The|
|Infinitive, -ing, and -ed Forms|
|Sentence Structure and Word Order|
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