In our Own Words Student Book: Student Writers at Work / Edition 3

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Overview

In Our Own Words takes the unique approach of using student writing as a resource for writing instruction and idea development. The defining characteristic of this unique high-intermediate to advanced writing text is the use of non-native student writing to teach writing. This feature makes the text easily accessible to and popular with students. The third edition features 15 new readings by student writers, five new readings by professional writers, updated writing topics, Internet activities to support the writing process, and contextualized revising and editing activities.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521540285
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 4/4/2005
  • Series: Cambridge Academic Writing Collection Series
  • Edition description: Third
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 707,354
  • Product dimensions: 7.01 (w) x 10.04 (h) x 0.59 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Thinking of yourself as a writer 3
Ch. 2 Experiences 29
Ch. 3 People 59
Ch. 4 Places 93
Ch. 5 Oral history : writing based on interviews 127
Ch. 6 Families in transition : writing based on reading 167
Ch. 7 Issues of identity : writing based on research 207
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