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The Little Pearson Handbook, Third Canadian Edition (MLA Update), 3rd edition

  • Lester Faigley
  • Roger Graves
  • Heather Graves

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The third Canadian edition of The Little Pearson Handbook responds to the need for a compact resource for students who must write assignments in a variety of courses but who are probably not in a writing or composition class–which turns out to be a category that covers almost all students!

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Table of contents

Part 1    Composing

Chapter 1  Thinking as a Writer

Chapter 2  Reading Academic Texts

Chapter 3  Plan Your Approach

Chapter 4  Write Arguments (new)

Chapter 5  Writing in Academic Genres

Chapter 6  Write for Online Courses (new)

Chapter 7   Revising, Editing, and Proofreading

Chapter 8  Designing and Presenting


Part 2    Planning Research and Finding Sources

Research Map: Conducting Research (new)

Chapter 9  Plan Your Research

Chapter 10  Find Sources

Chapter 11  Evaluating Sources

Chapter 12  Planning Field Research

Chapter 13  Using Sources Ethically and Effectively


Part 3    Incorporating and Documenting Sources

Chapter 14  MLA Documentation

Chapter 15  APA Documentation

Chapter 16  CMS Documentation

Chapter 17  CSE Documentation

Chapter 18  IEEE Documentation


Part 4    Style and Language

Chapter 19  Write with Power

Chapter 20  Write Concisely

Chapter 21  Write with Emphasis

Chapter 22  Find the Right Words


Part 5    Grammar

Chapter 23  Fragments, Run-Ons, and Comma Splices

Chapter 24  Subject-Verb Agreement

Chapter 25  Verbs

Chapter 26  Pronouns

Chapter 27  Shifts

Chapter 28  Modifiers

Chapter 29  Grammar for Multilingual Speakers


Part 6    Punctuation and Mechanics

Chapter 30  Commas

Chapter 31  Semicolons and Colons

Chapter 32  Dashes and Parentheses

Chapter 33  Apostrophes

Chapter 34  Quotation Marks

Chapter 35  Other Punctuation Marks

Chapter 36  Capitalization, Italics, Abbreviations, Numbers

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Published by Pearson Canada (March 31st 2017) - Copyright © 2017