9781260899894

English Skills with Readings

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  • ISBN13:

    9781260899894

  • ISBN10:

    1260899896

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Loose-leaf
  • Copyright: 2020-01-21
  • Publisher: MCGRAW HILL

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Table of Contents

Readings Listed by Rhetorical Mode 


Preface 


PART 1 Fundamentals of Effective Writing 
1. An Introduction to Writing 
2. The Four Bases and the Writing Process 
3. The First and Second Steps in Writing 
4. The Third Step in Writing 
5. The Fourth Step in Writing 
6. Four Bases for Revising Writing 


PART 2 Paragraph Development 
7. Description 
8. Narration
9. Exemplification
10. Process 
11. Cause and/or Effect 
12. Comparison and/or Contrast
13. Definition 
14. Division-Classification
15. Argument


PART 3 Essay Development 
16. Writing the Essay 


PART 4 Source-Based Writing in the Digital Age
17. Information Literacy
18. Using Sources to Write Papers 


PART 5 Handbook of Sentence Skills 
Section I Grammer
19. Subjects and Verbs 
20. Sentence Sense
21. Fragments
22. Run-Ons
23. Regular and Irregular Verbs 
24. Subject-Verb Agreement 
25. More about Verbs
26. Pronoun Agreement and Reference 
27. Pronoun Types 
28. Adjectives and Adverbs 
29. Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers 
Section II Mechanics 
30. Capital Letters 
31. Numbers and Abbreviations 
Section III Punctuation 
32. Apostrophes 
33. Quotation Marks 
34. Commas 
35. Other Punctuation Marks 
Section IV Word Use 
36. Commonly Confused Words 
37. Effective Word Choice 
Section V Practice 
38. Editing Tests 


PART 6 Readings for Writers 
INTRODUCTION TO THE READINGS 
GOALS AND VALUES
EDUCATION AND SELF-AWARENESS 
HUMAN GROUPS AND SOCIETY 


APPENDIXES 
A. Sentence-Skills Diagnostic Test 
B. Sentence-Skills Achievement Test 
C. Answers to Sentence-Skills Diagnostic Test


INDEX
INSTRUCTOR’S GUIDE 


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