Resources for Writers with Readings

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-10-23
  • Publisher: Longman
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The integration of comprehensive skill instruction, a wealth of exercises, and a lab manual makeResources for Writersthe most complete resource for students who wish to improve their writing at the paragraph to essay level. Provides ample exercise/practice opportunity while learning about American culture. Comprehensive skill instruction, a wealth of exercises, a lab manual, and a cultural literacy theme. Exercise-based developmental writing at the paragraph to essay level.

Table of Contents

Getting Started
The Bases of Good Writing: The Four Cs
Writing for a Reader and Reason
The Writing Process
Prewriting: Coming up with Ideas
Drafting: First to Final Drafts
Making Changes: Revision
Editing for Clarity and Correctness
Putting the Writing Process Steps Together
The Elements of Good Writing
Writing an Effective Topic Sentence
Using Specific Examples for Support and Illustration
Organizing and Linking Your Ideas
Writing from Visuals
Choosing the Best Words for Sensitive Writing
Improving Your Spelling
Expanding Your Vocabulary
Strategies for Paragraph Development
Illustration and Example
Classification and Division
Process Analysis
Compare and Contrast
Cause and Effect
Writing Essays
The Essay and the Thesis Statement
Prewriting for and Drafting an Essay
Revising an Essay
Writing for Different Purposes
Essay Exams
Writing Summaries
Writing to Get a Job Online Chapter: Writing a Research Essay
Writing Correct Sentences Grammar diagnostic test
Prepositional Phrases
Subjects and Verbs
Run-On Sentences
Regular Verbs
Irregular Verbs
Subject-Verb Agreement
Verb Tense and T
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