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

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

  1. Illustration
  2. Narration
  3. Description
  4. Process
  5. Definition
  6. Classification
  7. Comparison and Contrast
  8. Cause and Effect
  9. Argument

Part III: More College and Workplace Writing

  1. The Essay Exam
  2. Summarizing
  3. The Research Essay
  4. The Response Essay
  5. The Résumé and Letter of Application

Part IV: Editing Handbook

SECTION 1: EFFECTIVE SENTENCES

THEME: Conflict

  1. Subjects and Verbs in Simple Sentences
  2. Sentence Combining
  3. Sentence Variety

SECTION 2: COMMON SENTENCE ERRORS

THEME: Urban Development

  1. Fragments
  2. Run-Ons
  3. Faulty Parallel Structure
  4. Mistakes with Modifiers

SECTION 3: VERBS

THEME: Travel and Survival

  1. Subject—Verb Agreement
  2. Verb Tenses
  3. Problems with Verbs

SECTION 4: MORE PARTS OF SPEECH

THEME: Inventions and Discoveries

  1. Nouns, Determiners, and Prepositions
  2. Pronouns
  3. Adjectives and Adverbs

SECTION 5: WORD USE AND SPELLING

THEME: Our Natural World

  1. Exact Language
  2. Spelling and Commonly Confused Words

SECTION 6: PUNCTUATION AND MECHANICS

THEME: Human Development

  1. Commas
  2. Apostrophes
  3. Quotation Marks, Capitalization, and Titles
  4. Numbers and Additional Punctuation

SECTION 7: EDITING

  1. Editing Practice

Part V: Reading Selections and Strategies

  1. Reading Strategies
  2. Reading Selections
    • Conflict
    • Urban Development and Our Natural World
    • Inventions and Discoveries
    • Travel and Survival
    • Human Development

Appendices

  • Appendix 1: Irregular Verbs
  • Appendix 2: Using APA Style

Credits

Index

Revising Checklist for an Essay

Inside Back Cover

Editing Checklist

Revising and Editing Symbols

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