9780521544894

A Writer's Workbook: A Writing Text with Readings

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  • ISBN13:

    9780521544894

  • ISBN10:

    0521544890

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-01-10
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Summary

This is a comprehensive academic writing skills book that includes authentic readings and a study of grammar. A Writer's Workbook takes advanced-level writing students systematically from reading to writing. Along the way, students read high-interest texts; study the structure of academic essays; grapple with troublesome areas of grammar and writing mechanics; read and analyze student model essays; and write, revise, and edit.

Table of Contents

Plan of the Book vi
Author's Acknowledgements xv
Introduction xvii
To the Instructor xvii
To the Student xx
Unit One Language
1(60)
Destination: College, U.S.A.
2(16)
How to Be a Successful Language Learner
18(24)
The Education of Berenice Belizaire
42(19)
Unit Two Culture
61(56)
Cultural Identity vs. Ethnic Fashions
62(17)
A Global Analysis of Culture
79(19)
The All-American Slurp
98(19)
Unit Three Work
117(50)
Age and Youth
118(15)
Job Satisfaction
133(17)
Village Is More Global, Language Is More Vital
150(17)
Unit Four Roots
167(61)
Back, but Not Home
168(13)
Legacies
181(30)
The Man to Send Rain Clouds
211(17)
Peer Response Form 228(3)
Appendix 231(4)
Answer Key 235(12)
Credits 247(1)
Index 248

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