Along These Lines: Writing Paragraphs and Essays

Along These Lines: Writing Paragraphs and Essays, 8th edition

  • John Biays, 
  • Carol Wershoven

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Overview

Along These Lines: Writing Paragraphs and Essays guides you, step by step, through the writing process with in-depth instruction on grammar and a proven focus on developing effective paragraphs and essays. This title also helps you acquire and improve your skills to become a more effective writer and learner.

Published by Pearson (January 1st 2021) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780137408580

Subject: Developmental English

Category: Developmental Writing

Table of contents

PART 1  -  WRITING IN STAGES: THE PROCESS APPROACH
1. Writing a Paragraph
2. Illustration
3. Description
4. Narration
5. Process
6. Comparison and Contrast
7. Classification
8. Definition
9. Cause and Effect
10. Argument
11. Writing an Essay
12. Different Essay Patterns: Part One
13. Different Essay Patterns: Part Two
14. Using Research to Strengthen Essays
15. Writing from Reading

PART 2  -  GRAMMAR FOR WRITERS
16. The Simple Sentence
17. Beyond the Simple Sentence: Coordination
18. Avoiding Run-On Sentences and Comma Splices
19. Beyond the Simple Sentence: Subordination
20. Avoiding Sentence Fragments
21. Using Parallelism in Sentences
22. Using Adjectives and Adverbs
23. Correcting Problems with Modifiers
24. Using Verbs Correctly: Standard Verb Forms, Irregular Verbs, Consistency, and Voice
25. Making Subjects and Verbs Agree
26. Using Pronouns Correctly: Agreement and Reference
27. Using Pronouns Correctly: Consistency and Case
28. Punctuation
29. Spelling
30. Words that Sound Alike/Look Alike
31. Word Choice
32. Sentence Variety

Appendix: Readings for Writers

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