Writer's World, The: Paragraphs and Essays With Enhanced Reading Strategies, 5th edition
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For courses in Developmental English with students of varying skill levels, or those in need of additional writing practice prior to college-level writing.
A highly visual, theme-based approach to writing that meets you where you are, and guides you to where you need to be.
The Writer’s World series integrates essential elements that are simply not found in other writing books – a stimulating visual program, thoughtful coverage for nonnative speakers, and effective strategies that address the skill levels of all readers. Authors Lynne Gaetz and Suneeti Phadke draw upon their more than 30 years of combined teaching experience to reach as many readers as possible, by meeting their needs and addressing their individual interests and abilities. The authors’ innovative instruction seamlessly infuses material for both native and nonnative speakers, while their exercises and activities encourage active participation and collaboration. The engaging design, open layout, and dynamic images support visual learners and prompt critical thinking.
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Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2018
Subject: Developmental English
Category: Developmental Writing
Table of contents
Readings Listed by Rhetorical Mode
PART 1: The Writing Process
- Revising and Editing
PART 2: Paragraph Patterns
- Comparison and Contrast
- Cause and Effect
PART 3: The Essay
- Writing the Essay
- Essay Patterns
- Enhancing Your Writing with Research
PART 4: The Editing Handbook
- Subjects and Verbs in Simple Sentences
- Compound Sentences
- Complex Sentences
- Sentence Variety
- Faulty Parallel Structure
- Present and Past Tenses
- Past Participles
- Other Verb Forms
- Subject—Verb Agreement
- Tense Consistency
- Nouns, Determiners, and Prepositions
- Adjectives and Adverbs
- Mistakes with Modifiers
- Exact Language
- Spelling and Commonly Confused Words
- The Apostrophe, Quotation Marks, and Titles
- Capitalization and Other Punctuation Marks
- Editing Paragraphs and Essays
PART 5: Reading Strategies and Selections
- Reading Strategies
- Reading Selections
- Popular Culture and College Life
- Psychology and Health Care
- Our Environment and the Workplace
- Spies and Hackers and The Legal World
- Grammar Glossary
- Irregular Verbs
- A Quick Guide to Verb Tenses
- Combining Ideas in Sentences
- Punctuation and Mechanics
- Writing Paragraphs and Essays in Exams
- Spelling, Grammar, and Vocabulary Logs
Inside Back Cover
Revising Checklist for a Paragraph
Revising Checklist for an Essay
Revising and Editing Symbols
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