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What version or edition is this?
This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 9/22/1999.
What is included with this book?
Pocket Keys for Writers, 2/e, is a handy reference tool that provides big writing help in a small package. This indispensable pocket-style handbook covers the essentials of the writing process, as well as research, documentation, evaluating print and electronic sources, punctuation, and mechanics. Written by a recognized leader in ESL instruction, Pocket Keys is an excellent resource for ESL writers, with a strong ESL section and ESL notes throughout the text. In short, the text delivers concise, up-to-date, and practical information in a highly accessible, reasonably priced format. The Second Edition of Pocket Keys retains the hallmark Keys organization and use of color, as well as Key Points boxes and the popular Five C's of Style. Also in this edition, material on using visuals in written projects helps students enhance the impact of their documents. Coverage of research and documentation includes using online databases and evaluating web sites.
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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