9780205281572

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  • ISBN13:

    9780205281572

  • ISBN10:

    0205281575

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1998-06-01
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

Abundant support is provided: explanations are clear, concise, and friendly; illustrations come from sample writing; exercises appear frequently and are of many different kinds to suit all learners; pre-and post-tests help assess needs and progress; all writing assignments are accompanied by procedures for generating ideas and checklists for revision support; useful strategies are given for editing support; marginalia and lists provide reading support.

Table of Contents

Preface
A Letter to the Students Who Use This Book
The Writing Process: Planning - Writing - Rewritingp. 1
An Essay from Start to Finishp. 37
Paragraph Basicsp. 51
Ways to Develop Paragraphsp. 80
Writing an Essayp. 143
Identifying Subjects and Verbsp. 173
Writing Effective Sentencesp. 189
Avoiding Sentence Fragmentsp. 239
Avoiding Run-on Sentences and Comma Splicesp. 254
Choosing Words Carefullyp. 264
Using Verbs Correctlyp. 305
Using Pronouns Correctlyp. 346
Modifiersp. 378
Capitalization and Punctuationp. 392
Writing in Response to Readingp. 433
Appendix I Personal Editing Profilep. 489
Appendix II A Problem Solving Guidep. 492
Appendix III Answers to Pretestsp. 497
Indexp. 501
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