Along These Lines : Writing Sentences and Paragraphs

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-06-03
  • Publisher: Longman
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How do you prepare your students for their future writing courses? "Along These Lines" will help you prepare your students by providing the best writing process coverage found in a basic writing series! The fourth edition continues this step-by-step instruction by: - Integrating the writing process throughout EVERY writing chapter - Including peer review and collaborative exercises - Adding a new appendix on the research process Look inside for even more details on how the "Along These Lines "writing series better prepares students for their future writing courses!

Table of Contents

Sentence-Level Skill
The Simple Sentence
Beyond the Simple Sentence: Coordination
Avoiding Run-On Sentences and Comma Splices
Beyond the Simple Sentence: Subordination
Combining Sentences: A Review of Your Options
Avoiding Sentence Fragments
Using Parallelism in Sentences
Using Adjectives and Adverbs
Correcting Problems with Modifiers
Verbs: The Four Main Verbs
More on Verb Tenses
Verbs: Consistency and Voice
Making Subjects and Verbs Agree
Using Pronouns Correctly: Agreement and Reference
Using Pronouns Correctly: Consistency and Case
Words that Sound Alike/Look Alike
Using Prepositions Correctly
Writing in Steps: The Process Approach
Writing a Paragraph: Pre-writing-Generating Ideas
Writing a Paragraph: Planning-Devising a Draft
Writing a Paragraph: Drafting-Writing and Revising the Drafts
Writing a Paragraph: Polishing and Proofreading
Writing a Narrative Paragraph
Writing a Descriptive Paragraph
Writing an Illustration Paragraph
Writing a Process Paragraph
Moving from Paragraphs to Essays
Writing from Reading
Reading Selections to Accompany the Writing Chapters
Grammar Practice for Nonnative Speakers
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