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Writing to Communicate : Paragraphs and Essays,9780130272546

Writing to Communicate : Paragraphs and Essays

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9780130272546

ISBN10:
013027254X
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2002
Publisher(s):
Pearson ESL
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Summary

Intermediate Level. With a combined process and product approach to academic writing, this Second Edition (formerly title You're in Charge!) helps students progress from the basics of paragraph writing to full-length essays. The text's new models and exercises are centered around three main themesmilestones, ecology and relations to help students generate content and build vocabulary for their writing.

Table of Contents

To the Teacher x
To the Student xii
Acknowledgments xiii
Part I: The Paragraph Theme: Milestones
Introduction to Academic Writing Beginning Studies at an American University
1(3)
Why Do You Write?
1(1)
How Do You Write?
2(1)
To Whom Do You Write?
2(1)
Writing to Communicate
3(1)
Types of Paragraphs Lifetime Firsts
4(14)
Types of Paragraphs
4(6)
Narrative Paragraphs
4(2)
Descriptive Paragraphs
6(1)
Expository Paragraphs
7(3)
Mechanics
10(1)
Paragraph Format
10(1)
The Writing Process --- Part 1
11(5)
Assessing the Assignment
11(1)
Generating Ideas
12(1)
Organizing Your Ideas
13(2)
Writing the First Draft
15(1)
Writing to Communicate
16(1)
Paragraph Checklist
17(1)
Organization of Paragraphs Holidays
18(13)
Basic Organization
18(7)
The Topic Sentence
19(2)
The Body (Supporting Sentences)
21(3)
The Concluding Sentence
24(1)
Mechanics
25(2)
Punctuation Marks
25(1)
Using Commas: Coordinating Conjunctions
26(1)
The Writing Process --- Part 2
27(3)
Rewriting
27(3)
Writing the Final Draft
30(1)
Writing to Communicate
30(1)
Paragraph Checklist
30(1)
Coherence and Cohesion Passages of Life
31(13)
Coherence
31(5)
Narrative Paragraphs and Chronological Ordering
31(1)
Descriptive Paragraphs and Spatial Ordering
32(1)
Expository Paragraphs and Logical Ordering
33(3)
Cohesion
36(3)
Linking Words
36(1)
Personal Pronouns
37(1)
The Definite Article
37(1)
Demonstrative Pronouns
37(1)
Synonyms
38(1)
Mechanics
39(3)
Using Commas: Transitions and Adverbial Clauses
39(3)
Writing to Communicate
42(1)
Paragraph Checklist
43(1)
Unity and Completeness Events in U.S. History
44(11)
Unity
44(3)
Completeness
47(3)
Mechanics
50(1)
Fragments
50(1)
Reviewing Coherence, Cohesion, Unity, and Completeness
51(1)
Writing to Communicate
52(1)
Paragraph Checklist
53(2)
Part II: The Essay Theme: Ecology
From Paragraph to Essay Animals in Their Ecosystems
55(12)
Expanding the Paragraph
55(7)
Mechanics
62(1)
Semicolons with Transitions
62(1)
Writing to Communicate
63(3)
Peer Help Worksheet
66(1)
The Thesis Statement How Human Beings Shape Their Environment
67(10)
Parts of a Thesis Statement
68(2)
Topic and Controlling Idea
68(1)
Predictor
68(2)
Rules for Thesis Statements
70(2)
Mechanics
72(2)
Comma Splices
72(1)
Run-on Sentences
73(1)
Writing to Communicate
74(2)
Peer Help Worksheet
76(1)
The Introductory Paragraph Nature vs. Nurture
77(9)
Guidelines for Introductory Paragraphs
78(1)
Types of Introductory Paragraphs
78(5)
Anecdote
78(1)
Interesting Facts or Statistics
79(1)
Historical Introduction
79(1)
General to Specific
79(4)
Mechanics
83(1)
Using Commas: Lists
83(1)
Writing to Communicate
84(1)
Peer Help Worksheet
85(1)
The Concluding Paragraph A Safe Environment
86(7)
Parts of a Concluding Paragraph
87(3)
Summary
87(1)
Restatement
88(1)
Final Comment
88(2)
Mechanics
90(1)
Comma Review
90(1)
Writing to Communicate
91(1)
Peer Help Worksheet
92(1)
Body Paragraphs Population and the Environment
93(10)
Concrete Support
93(4)
Topic Sentences and Concluding Sentences in Body Paragraphs
97(2)
Mechanics
99(1)
Punctuation Errors
99(1)
Writing to Communicate
100(1)
Peer Help Worksheet
101(2)
Part III: Rhetorical Patterns Theme Relationships
Process Love
103(11)
Prewriting
103(1)
Graphic Organizers
104(1)
Freewriting
105(1)
Model Essays
106(2)
Paragraphs in the Process Essay
108(1)
Chronological Linking Words
108(3)
Writing to Communicate
111(1)
Peer Help Worksheet
112(1)
Other Essays
112(2)
Classification Family and Work
114(16)
Prewriting
114(3)
Graphic Organizers
117(1)
Freewriting
118(1)
Model Essays
119(3)
Paragraphs in the Classification Essay
122(2)
Linking Words of Example and Consequence
124(2)
Linking Words of Example
125(1)
Linking Words of Consequence
125(1)
Writing to Communicate
126(2)
Peer Help Worksheet
128(1)
Other Essays
128(2)
Cause and Effect Raising Children
130(15)
Prewriting
130(2)
Graphic Organizers
132(1)
Freewriting
133(1)
Model Essays
134(3)
The Introductory Paragraph in the Cause-and-Effect Essay
137(1)
Linking Words of Cause and Effect
138(2)
Transitions
138(1)
Subordinating Conjunctions
138(1)
Coordinating Conjunctions
138(1)
Prepositions
138(2)
Writing to Communicate
140(3)
Peer Help Worksheet
143(1)
Other Essays
144(1)
Comparison and Contrast People and Nature
145(22)
Prewriting
145(4)
Graphic Organizers
149(3)
Freewriting
152(1)
Model Essays
152(6)
Concluding Paragraphs
158(1)
Linking Words and Punctuation
159(3)
Linking Words
159(3)
Writing to Communicate
162(3)
Peer Help Worksheet
165(1)
Other Essays
165(2)
Appendix 1 Writing Under Time Pressure 167(3)
Taking Essay Exams
167(1)
Writing Essays for Standardized Tests
168(2)
Appendix 2 The University Application Essay 170(2)
Organizing Your Essay
170(2)
Appendix 3 Computer Formatting 172(2)
Appendix 4 Punctuation 174(3)
Reviewing the Rules
174(1)
Punctuation Problems
175(2)
Appendix 5 Common Linking Words 177(2)
Appendix 6 General Peer Help Worksheet 179(1)
Appendix 7 Paragraph and Essay Evaluation 180(1)
Appendix 8 Suggested Correction Symbols 181(1)
Answer Key 182


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