Harbrace Essentials with Resources for Multilingual Writers

Harbrace Essentials with Resources for Multilingual Writers

by Cheryl Glenn
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1133590780

ISBN-13: 9781133590781

Pub. Date: 03/12/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Ideal for reference in the classroom or office, this brief and easy-to-navigate handbook puts clear and concise grammar, style, mechanics, and punctuation information, as well as strategies for writing paragraphs and essays, conducting research, and documenting sources at your fingertips.

Overview

Ideal for reference in the classroom or office, this brief and easy-to-navigate handbook puts clear and concise grammar, style, mechanics, and punctuation information, as well as strategies for writing paragraphs and essays, conducting research, and documenting sources at your fingertips.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133590781
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/12/2012
Series:
New 1st Editions in English Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
496
Sales rank:
885,403
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: GRAMMAR. 1. Sentence Essentials. 2. Sentence Fragments. 3. Comma Splices and Fused Sentences. 4. Verbs. 5. Pronouns. 6. Modifiers. Part II: EFFECTIVE SENTENCES. 7. Sentence Unity. 8. Subordination and Coordination. 9. Parallelism. 10. Emphasis. 11. Variety. Part III: EFFECTIVE LANGUAGE. 12. Good Usage. 13. Precise Word Choice. 14. Conciseness. PART IV: PUNCTUATION. 15. The Comma. 16. The Semicolon and the Colon. 17. The Apostrophe. 18. Quotation Marks. 19. The Period and Other Punctuation. Part V: MECHANICS. 20. Spelling, the Spell Checker, and Hyphenation. 21. Capitals. 22. Italics. 23. Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Numbers. Part VI: WRITING. 24. Writing and Reading Rhetorically. 25. Planning and Drafting Essays. 26. Revising and Editing Essays. 27. Using Visuals. 28. Writing Arguments. 29. Writing in Business. PART VII: RESEARCH. 30. Finding Sources Online, in Print, and in the Field. 31. Evaluating Print and Online Sources. 32. Using Sources Effectively and Responsibly. Part VIII: DOCUMENTATION. 33. MLA Documentation. 34. APA Documentation. 35. CMS Documentation. 36. CSE Documentation. Part IX: ADVICE FOR MULTILINGUAL WRITERS. 37. Determiners, Nouns, and Adjectives. 38. Verbs and Verb Forms. 39. Word Order. Glossary of Usage.

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