Writer's World, The: Essays With Enhanced Reading Strategies

Writer's World, The: Essays With Enhanced Reading Strategies, 4th edition

  • Lynne Gaetz, 
  • Suneeti Phadke

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Overview

The Writer's World presents a highly visual, theme-based approach to writing. The authors' approach seamlessly infuses material for both native and nonnative speakers. Exercises and activities encourage active participation and collaboration. An engaging design with dynamic images prompts critical thinking.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2018

ISBN-13: 9780137533336

Subject: Developmental English

Category: Developmental Writing

Table of contents

Part I: The Writing Process
1. Exploring
2. Developing the Main Idea
3. Developing the Essay Plan
4. Developing the First Draft
5. Revising and Editing

Part II: Essay Patterns
6. Illustration
7. Narration
8. Description
9. Process
10. Definition
11. Classification
12. Comparison and Contrast
13. Cause and Effect
14. Argument

Part III: More College and Workplace Writing
15. The Essay Exam
16. Summarizing
17. The Research Essay
18. The Response Essay
19. The Résumé and Letter of Application

Part IV: Editing Handbook
SECTION 1: EFFECTIVE SENTENCES
THEME: Conflict
20. Subjects and Verbs in Simple Sentences
21. Sentence Combining
22. Sentence Variety
SECTION 2: COMMON SENTENCE ERRORS
THEME: Urban Development
23. Fragments
24. Run-Ons
25. Faulty Parallel Structure
26. Mistakes with Modifiers
SECTION 3: VERBS
THEME: Travel and Survival
27. Subject—Verb Agreement
28. Verb Tenses
29. Problems with Verbs
SECTION 4: MORE PARTS OF SPEECH
THEME: Inventions and Discoveries
30. Nouns, Determiners, and Prepositions
31. Pronouns
32. Adjectives and Adverbs
SECTION 5: WORD USE AND SPELLING
THEME: Our Natural World
33. Exact Language
34. Spelling and Commonly Confused Words
SECTION 6: PUNCTUATION AND MECHANICS
THEME: Human Development
35. Commas
36. Apostrophes
37. Quotation Marks, Capitalization, and Titles
38. Numbers and Additional Punctuation
SECTION 7: EDITING
39. Editing Practice

Part V: Reading Selections and Strategies
40. Reading Strategies
41. Reading Selections
Conflict
Urban Development and Our Natural World
Inventions and Discoveries
Travel and Survival
Human Development

Appendix 1: Irregular Verbs
Appendix 2: Using APA Style
Credits
Index
Revising Checklist for an Essay
Editing Checklist
Revising and Editing Symbols

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