Better Writing through Editing

Better Writing through Editing

by Jan Peterson
     
 

Better Writing Through Editing teaches intermediate students how to edit their own writing for correct sentence structure,grammar,punctuation,and expression. Using a systematic approach for studying writing and editing problems,students discover their individual strengths and weaknesses and are encouraged to monitor their own progress.

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Overview

Better Writing Through Editing teaches intermediate students how to edit their own writing for correct sentence structure,grammar,punctuation,and expression. Using a systematic approach for studying writing and editing problems,students discover their individual strengths and weaknesses and are encouraged to monitor their own progress.

Part 1,Getting Started,begins with a diagnostic self-assessment to determine each students' awareness of typical ESL/EFL editing problems. Students also learn an editing system that they can use to evaluate their own writing.

Part 2,Writing Focus,provides practice with a variety of English sentence types and features writing assignments based on a chapter theme and a rhetorical focus.

Part 3,Editing Focus,provides clear and simple explanations of typical ESL/EFL editing problems and contains hundreds of practice exercises. The chapters in the Editing Focus section can be done in any order,thus allowing a teacher to customize learning while simultaneously completing the Writing Focus chapters.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070498860
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
03/28/1999
Edition description:
Teachers G
Pages:
374
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 10.63(h) x (d)

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