9780134133058

Writer's FAQs The, A Pocket Handbook

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  • ISBN13:

    9780134133058

  • ISBN10:

    0134133056

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/12/2016
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary



For courses in First-Year Composition.

Writing techniques, organized by your questions
This pocket-sized handbook is an easy-to-use, go-to guide that answers most questions students have about grammar, punctuation, and research. Clear explanations are supplemented with engaging visual aids and enhanced pedagogy. Its lucid instruction, visual design, and authentic exemplars make The Writer's FAQs a favorite among those instructors who want their students to have a useful handbook that fits (in) their pocket. The Sixth Edition features new illustrations, explanations, and research aids that strengthen practical writing skills useful in any future career.

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MyWritingLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. 

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Table of Contents

Part 1: Composing, Conversing, Collaborating

1. Writing Processes and Strategies

2. Arguments

3. Writing about Literature

4. Document Designs

5. Multimedia Projects

 

Part 2: Sentence Choices with Style

6. Clarity

7. Variety

8. Conciseness

9. Active/Passive Verbs

10. Voice, Formality, and Word Choice

11. General and Specific Language

12. Inclusive Language

13. Transitions

 

Part 3: Sentence Grammar

14. Fragments

15. Comma Splices and Fused Sentences

16. Subjects and Verbs

17. Pronouns

18. Adjectives and Adverbs

19. Modifiers

20. Shifts    

21. Parallelism

                                                                        

Part 4: Punctuation

22. Sentence Punctuation Patterns (for Commas and Semicolons)

23. Commas

24. Apostrophes

25. Semicolons

26. Quotation Marks

27. Other Punctuation

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