The Longman Handbook for Writers and Readers / Edition 6

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With a distinctive focus on what it means to compose for different audiences, The Longman Handbook for Writers and Readers instructs students on ways that they can better communicate their ideas to three different communities - academic, public, and workplace. The Longman Handbook also helps students develop an intuitive understanding of grammar conventions through the use of unique "Reader's Reaction" notes and sustained emphasis on the connections between reading and writing.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205741953
  • Publisher: Longman
  • Publication date: 1/18/2010
  • Series: MyCompLab Series
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 864
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1 Writing, reading, and thinking : joining communities 1
Pt. 2 Drafting and revising : shaping your writing for your community 73
Pt. 3 Representing yourself : creating a place in a community 145
Pt. 4 Editing for grammar 205
Pt. 5 Editing for sentence problems 291
Pt. 6 Editing for word choice 377
Pt. 7 Editing for punctuation, mechanics, and spelling 413
Pt. 8 Using research strategies : reading and writing within a research community 517
Pt. 9 Using citation styles 637
Pt. 10 Writing argumentative papers 747
Pt. 11 Writing across the curriculum 799
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