9780838409497

Writing Clearly

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  • ISBN13:

    9780838409497

  • ISBN10:

    0838409490

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/16/1999
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Summary

Writing Clearly: An Editing Guide, 2/E, is designed to help ESL students become independent self-editors by making them aware of the most common language problems in ESL writing and by giving them strategies for reducing these errors. The text uses a progression of activities to guide students through fifteen areas of the language that ESL learners typically find most challenging.

Table of Contents

I
GLOBAL ERRORS
1. Verb Tenses
2. Verb Forms
3. Modals
4. The Conditional
5. Relative, Adverbial, and Noun Clauses
6. Sentence Structure
7. Word Order
8. Connectors
9. Passive Voice
II
LOCAL ERRORS
10. Subject-Verb Agreement
11. Articles
12. Singular/Plural of Nouns
13. Word Choice
14. Word Forms
15. Prepositions
III
BEYOND GRAMMAR: OTHER WAYS TO MAKE WRITING CLEAR
A
Avoiding Nonidiomatic and Unclear Sentences and Phrases
B
Expanding Vocabulary
C
Achieving Academic Writing Style
D
Improving Flow of Ideas
E
Revising for Clarity: Guidelines for the ESL Writer

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