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

Writer's World, The: Paragraphs and Essays With Enhanced Reading Strategies, 5th 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: 9780137536481

Subject: Developmental English

Category: Developmental Writing

Table of contents

Readings Listed by Rhetorical Mode
Preface

Part I: The Writing Process
1. Exploring
2. Developing
3. Revising and Editing

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

Part III: The Essay
13. Writing the Essay
14. Essay Patterns
15. Enhancing Your Writing with Research

Part IV: The Editing Handbook
16. Subjects and Verbs in Simple Sentences
17. Compound Sentences
18. Complex Sentences
19. Sentence Variety
20. Fragments
21. Run-Ons
22. Faulty Parallel Structure
23. Present and Past Tenses
24. Past Participles
25. Other Verb Forms
26. Subject-Verb Agreement
27. Tense Consistency
28. Nouns, Determiners, and Prepositions
29. Pronouns
30. Adjectives and Adverbs
31. Mistakes with Modifiers
32. Exact Language
33. Spelling and Commonly Confused Words
34. Commas
35. The Apostrophe, Quotation Marks, and Titles
36. Capitalization and Other Punctuation Marks
37. Editing Paragraphs and Essays

Part V: Reading Strategies and Selections
38. Reading Strategies
39. 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

Credits
Index
Revising Checklist for a Paragraph
Revising Checklist for an Essay
Editing Checklist
Revising and Editing Symbols

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