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Writers

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780205620708

ISBN10:
0205620701
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Pub. Date:
2/5/2009
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Longman
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Table of Contents

CONTENTS

Preface v

 

PART 1: THE WRITING PROCESS AND WRITING EFFECTIVELY

Module 1: Thinking Like a Writer 1

Module 2: Planning, Shaping, Drafting, and Revising 9

Module 3: Writing Paragraphs 27

Module 4: Critical Thinking 53

Module 5: Reading and Writing Critically 64

 

PART 2: UNDERSTANDING GRAMMAR AND WRITING CORRECT

SENTENCES AND USING PUNCTUATION AND MECHANICS

Module 6: Parts of Speech 69

Module 7: Verbs 117

Module 8: Pronoun Case and Reference 145

Module 9: Agreement 167

Module 10: Adjectives and Adverbs 183

Module 11: Sentence Fragments 191

Module 12: Comma Splices and Run-On Sentences 201

Module 13: Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers 211

Module 14: Shifting and Mixed Sentences 219

Module 15: Conciseness 229

Module 16: Coordination and Subordination 236

Module 17: Parallelism 250

Module 18: Variety and Emphasis 258

Module 19: The Impact of Words 266

Module 20: Spelling and Hyphenation 281

Module 21: Periods, Question Marks, and Exclamation Points 294

Module 22: Commas 298

Module 23: Semicolons 323

Module 24: Colons 327

Module 25: Apostrophes 331

Module 26: Quotation Marks 339

Module 27:

Other Punctuation Marks

345

Module 28:

Capitals, Italics, Abbreviations, and Numbers

354

PART 3: WRITING RESEARCH

Module 29: Using Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism 369

 

PART 4: WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM AND BEYOND

Module 30:

Comparing the Disciplines

393

Module 31:

Writing About the Humanities and Literature

396

Module 32:

Writing in the Social Sciences and Natural Sciences

405

Module 33:

Business and Public Writing

410

Module 34:

Making Oral Presentations and Using Multimedia

417

PART 5: WRITING WHEN ENGLISH IS A SECOND LANGUAGE

Module 35:

Singulars and Plurals

423

Module 36:

Articles

433

Module 37:

Word Order

441

Module 38:

Prepositions

450

Module 39:

Gerunds, Infinitives, and Participles

459

Module 40:

Modal Auxiliary Verbs

469

EXERCISE ANSWER KEY 475

 

 



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