Writer's World, The: Paragraphs and Essays With Enhanced Reading Strategies, 5th edition

  • Lynne Gaetz, 
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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: 9780137536481

Subject: Developmental English

Category: Developmental Writing

Table of contents

Brief Contents

  • Readings Listed by Rhetorical Mode
  • Preface

Part I: The Writing Process

  1. Exploring
  2. Developing
  3. Revising and Editing

Part II: Paragraph 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: The Essay

  1. Writing the Essay
  2. Essay Patterns
  3. Enhancing Your Writing with Research

Part IV: The Editing Handbook

  1. Subjects and Verbs in Simple Sentences
  2. Compound Sentences
  3. Complex Sentences
  4. Sentence Variety
  5. Fragments
  6. Run-Ons
  7. Faulty Parallel Structure
  8. Present and Past Tenses
  9. Past Participles
  10. Other Verb Forms
  11. Subject—Verb Agreement
  12. Tense Consistency
  13. Nouns, Determiners, and Prepositions
  14. Pronouns
  15. Adjectives and Adverbs
  16. Mistakes with Modifiers
  17. Exact Language
  18. Spelling and Commonly Confused Words
  19. Commas
  20. The Apostrophe, Quotation Marks, and Titles
  21. Capitalization and Other Punctuation Marks
  22. Editing Paragraphs and Essays

Part V: Reading Strategies and Selections

  1. Reading Strategies
  2. Reading Selections
    • Popular Culture and College Life
    • Psychology and Health Care
    • Our Environment and the Workplace
    • Spies and Hackers and The Legal World


  • Appendix 1: Grammar Glossary
  • Appendix 2: Irregular Verbs
  • Appendix 3: A Quick Guide to Verb Tenses
  • Appendix 4: Combining Ideas in Sentences
  • Appendix 5: Punctuation and Mechanics
  • Appendix 6: Writing Paragraphs and Essays in Exams
  • Appendix 7: Spelling, Grammar, and Vocabulary Logs



Inside Back Cover

Revising Checklist for a Paragraph

Revising Checklist for an Essay

Editing Checklist

Revising and Editing Symbols

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