The Pocket Wadsworth Handbook / Edition 5

The Pocket Wadsworth Handbook / Edition 5

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by Laurie G. Kirszner
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0495912956

ISBN-13: 9780495912958

Pub. Date: 01/01/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This sixth edition of THE POCKET WADSWORTH HANDBOOK provides up-to-date, realistic advice for today's digital-age students. You will find it clearly written, thorough, easy to navigate, and indispensable for use in college courses and beyond.

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This sixth edition of THE POCKET WADSWORTH HANDBOOK provides up-to-date, realistic advice for today's digital-age students. You will find it clearly written, thorough, easy to navigate, and indispensable for use in college courses and beyond.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495912958
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2011
Series:
Cengage Advantage Books Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

How to Use This Book. Part I: WRITING ESSAYS AND PARAGRAPHS. 1. Reading Critically. 2. Understanding Purpose and Audience. 3. Writing an Essay. 4. Writing Paragraphs. 5. Writing an Argumentative Essay. Part II: WRITING WITH SOURCES. 6. Writing a Research Paper. 7. Finding Information. 8. Evaluating Sources. 9. Integrating Source Material into Your Writing. 10. Avoiding Plagiarism. Part III: DOCUMENTING SOURCES. 11. MLA Documentation Style. 12. APA Documentation Style. 13. Chicago Documentation Style. 14. CSE and Other Documentation Styles. Part IV: WRITING GRAMMATICAL SENTENCES. 15. Revising Run-ons. 16. Revising Fragments. 17. Understanding Agreement. 18. Using Verbs. 19. Using Pronouns. 20. Using Adjectives and Adverbs. Part V: WRITING EFFECTIVE SENTENCES. 21. Writing Varied Sentences. 22. Writing Concise Sentences. 23. Revising Awkward or Confusing Sentences. 24. Using Parallelism. 25. Placing Modifiers Carefully. 26. Choosing Words. Part VI: UNDERSTANDING PUNCTUATION. 27. Using End Punctuation. 28. Using Commas. 29. Using Semicolons. 30. Using Apostrophes. 31. Using Quotation Marks. 32. Using Other Punctuation Marks. Part VII: UNDERSTANDING SPELLING AND MECHANICS. 33. Becoming a Better Speller. 34. Knowing When to Capitalize. 35. Using Italics. 36. Using Hyphens. 37. Using Abbreviations. 38. Using Numbers. Part VIII: DEVELOPING STRATEGIES FOR ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS. 39. Ten Habits of Successful Students. 40. Designing Effective Documents. 41. Writing in a Digital Environment. 42. Writing for the Workplace. 43. Making Oral Presentations. 44. Writing in the Disciplines. Part IX: RESOURCES FOR BILINGUAL AND ESL WRITERS. 45. Adjusting to the US Classroom. 46. Grammar and Style for ESL Writers. Appendix A: Grammar Review. Appendix B: Usage Review. Credits. Index. Correction Symbols.

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