9780130320810

Simon and Schuster Quick Access Reference for Writers

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130320810

  • ISBN10:

    0130320811

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/1/2000
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

Prentice Hall's exclusive Companion Website offers unique tools and support for every concept in the Quick Access text. Every part of the book references additional online information, including: thousands of self-graded questions for every key concept; pre-and post-tests to gauge comprehension on all grammar/punctuation topics; a complete online text reference keyed to every exercise; tips and exercises for various stages of the writing process; and writing help for different audiences and different academic/professional papers.

Table of Contents

Thinking and Reading Reflectively<$$$>
Thinking Reflectively
Reading Reflectively
Reasoning
Distinguishing Between Summary and Synthesis
Writing Process
Getting Started
Drafting
Revising, Editing, Proofreading
Composing Paragraphs
Arranging Essays
Sentences
Conciseness
Coordination and Subordination
Sentence Style
Sentence Fragments
Comma Splices and Run-On Sentences
Shifting and Disjointed Sentences
Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers
Words
Usage Glossary
Word Meanings and Word Impact
Gender-Neutral Language
Spelling
Research
Starting a Research Project
Finding and Evaluating Traditional and Online Sources
Extracting Information from Sources
Using Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism
Drafting and Revising a Research Paper
MLA Documentation
MLA In-Text Citations
MLA Works Cited List
A Student's MLA Research Paper
APA, CM, CBE Documentation
APA In-Text Citations
APA References List
A Student's APA Research Paper
CM-Style Documentation
CBE-Style Documentation
Document Design
Producing Effective Documents
Principles of Document Design
Academic and Business Documents
Online Documents
Grammar Basics
Parts of Speech and Parts of Sentences
Verbs
Subject-Verb Agreement
Pronouns: Agreement, Reference, Case
Using Adjectives and Adverbs
Tips for Multilingual Writers
Singulars and Plurals
Articles
Word Order
Prepositions
Gerunds and Infinitives
Modal Auxiliary Verbs
Punctuation and Mechanics
Commas
Semicolons
Colons
Apostrophes
Quotation Marks
End Punctuation
Other Punctuation Marks
Hyphens
Capitals
Italics
Abbreviations
Numbers
Terms Glossary and Index
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