The Canadian Writer's World: Paragraphs and Essays, 2nd edition

  • Lynne Gaetz
  • Suneeti Phadke
  • Rhonda Sandberg
  • Lara Sauer

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The Canadian Writer’s World: Paragraphs & Essays, 3rd Canadian edition, builds on the success of Lynn Gaetz, Suneeti Phadke, and Rhonda Sandberg’s ground-breaking first edition. The authors’ innovative instruction addresses the diverse needs of today’s students, seamlessly integrating materials for native and nonnative speakers, with a design that grabs students’ attention and illustrates concepts. The text’s exercises and activities encourage active participation in the learning process.


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Table of contents

Part I: The Writing Process

Chapter 1: Exploring

Chapter 2: Developing

Chapter 3: Revising and Editing


Part II: Paragraph Patterns

Chapter 4: Illustration

Chapter 5: Narration

Chapter 6: Description

Chapter 7: Process

Chapter 8: Definition

Chapter 9: Classification

Chapter 10: Comparison and Contrast

Chapter 11: Cause and Effect

Chapter 12: Argument


Part III: The Essay

Chapter 13: Writing the Essay

Chapter 14: Essay Patterns

Chapter 15: Enhancing Your Writing with Research


Part IV: The Editing Handbook

Section 1: Effective Sentences [Section Theme: Culture]

Chapter 16: Simple Sentences

Chapter 17: Compound Sentences

Chapter 18: Complex Sentences

Chapter 19: Sentence Variety

Section 2: Common Sentence Errors [Section Theme: Psychology]

Chapter 20: Fragments

Chapter 21: Run-Ons

Chapter 22: Faculty Parallel Structure

Section 3: Problems with Verbs [Section Theme: Espionage]

Chapter 23: Present and Past Tenses

Chapter 24: Past Participles

Chapter 25: Other Verb Forms

Section 4: Verb Agreement and Consistency [Section Theme: College Life]

Chapter 26: Subject-Verb Agreement

Chapter 27: Tense Consistency

Section 5: More Parts of Speech [Section Theme: Inventions and Discoveries]

Chapter 28: Nouns, Determiners, and Prepositions

Chapter 29: Pronouns

Section 6: Modifiers [Section Theme: Health Care]

Chapter 30: Adjectives and Adverbs

Chapter 31: Mistakes with Modifiers

Section 7: Word Use and Spelling [Section Theme: The Legal World]

Chapter 32: Exact Language

Chapter 33: Spelling and Commonly Confused Words

Section 8: Punctuations and Mechanics [Section Theme: The Workplace]

Chapter 34: Commas

Chapter 35: The Apostrophe, Quotation Marks, and Titles

Chapter 36: Capitalization and Other Punctuation Marks

Section 9: Editing Practice

Chapter 37: Editing Paragraphs and Essays


Part V: Reading Strategies and Selections

Chapter 38: From Readings to Writing

Published by Pearson Canada (January 1st 2018) - Copyright © 2015