9780321850478

Writer's World : Sentences and Paragraphs (with NEW MyWritingLab with Pearson EText Student Access Code Card)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321850478

  • ISBN10:

    0321850475

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 4/25/2012
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

The Writer's Worldseries was written to address the diverse needs of today's students: students whose first language is not English, students who respond favorably to visuals, and students who have varying skill levels.

Table of Contents

Preface

PART I. THE WRITING PROCESS

Chapter 1: Exploring

Chapter 2: Developing

Chapter 3: Revising & Editing

Chapter 4: Paragraph Patterns

Chapter 5: Writing the Essay

PART II: EDITING HANDBOOK

Section 1: Some Parts of Speech

Chapter 6: Nouns, Determiners and Prepositions

Chapter 7: Pronouns

Section 2: Problems with Verbs

Chapter 8: Subjects and Verbs

Chapter 9: Present and past Tenses

Chapter 10: Past Participles

Chapter 11: Progressive Tenses

Chapter 12: Other Verb Forms

Section 3: Verb Agreement and Consistency

Chapter 13: Subject-Verb Agreement

Chapter 14: Tense Consistency

Section 4: Effective Sentences

Chapter 15: Compound Sentences

Chapter 16: Complex Sentences

Chapter 17: Sentence Variety

Section 5: Common Sentence Errors

Chapter 18: Fragments

Chapter 19: Run-Ons

Chapter 20: Faulty Parallel Structure

Section 6: Modifiers

Chapter 21: Adjectives & Adverbs

Chapter 22: Mistakes with Modifiers

Section 7: Word Use and Spelling

Chapter 23: Exact Language

Chapter 24: Spelling

Chapter 25: Commonly Confused Words

Section 8: Punctuation and Mechanics

Chapter 26: Comma Usage

Chapter 27: The Apostrophe

Chapter 28: Quotation Marks and Capitalization

Section 9: Editing

Chapter 29: Editing Practice

PART III: READING STRATEGIES AND SELECTIONS

Chapter 30: Reading Strategies and Reading Selections

Reading Strategies

Reading Selections

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