Progressions, with Readings (with MyWritingLab Student Access Code Card) / Edition 7

Progressions, with Readings (with MyWritingLab Student Access Code Card) / Edition 7

by Barbara Fine Clouse
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0205727840

ISBN-13: 9780205727841

Pub. Date: 12/05/2008

Publisher: Longman

Serving as a rhetoric, reader, and handbook, Progressions provides unusually extensive support for the student by specifically showing what to do in every step of the writing process. Extensive attention is given to multiple strategies for working through every level of the writing process and students are encouraged to develop their own effective writing processes

Overview

Serving as a rhetoric, reader, and handbook, Progressions provides unusually extensive support for the student by specifically showing what to do in every step of the writing process. Extensive attention is given to multiple strategies for working through every level of the writing process and students are encouraged to develop their own effective writing processes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205727841
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
12/05/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Checklists

Writing Process Tips

Editing Strategies

Strategies for Succeeding in College

Preface

PART ONE The Writing Process

CHAPTER 1 Planning and Writing

CHAPTER 2 Rewriting

PART TWO Paragraph Basics

CHAPTER 3 Paragraph Basics

CHAPTER 4 Narration

CHAPTER 5 Description

CHAPTER 6 Illustration

CHAPTER 7 Process Analysis

CHAPTER 8 Definition

CHAPTER 9 Comparison and Contrast

CHAPTER 10 Cause-and-Effect Analysis

CHAPTER 11 Classification

CHAPTER 12 Argument

PART THREE The Essay

CHAPTER 13 Writing an Essay

PART FOUR Effective Sentences

Diagnostic Self-Assessment for Part Four

CHAPTER 14 Identifying Subjects and Verbs

CHAPTER 15 Using Coordination and Subordination

CHAPTER 16 Avoiding Sentence Fragments

CHAPTER 17 Avoiding Run-On Sentences and Comma Splices

CHAPTER 18 Writing Sentences with Variety and Parallelism

CHAPTER 19 Choosing Words Carefully

Comprehensive Post Test for Part Four

PART FIVE Grammar and Usage

Diagnostic Self-Assessment for Part Five

CHAPTER 20 Using Verbs Correctly

CHAPTER 21 Using Pronouns Correctly

CHAPTER 22 Using Modifiers Correctly

CHAPTER 23 Using Capital Letters and Punctuation Correctly

CHAPTER 24 Eliminating Problems with Frequently Confused Words and Spelling

Comprehensive Post Test for Part Five

PART SIX Sentence Skills Workshop

CHAPTER 25 Editing for One Kind of Error

CHAPTER 26 Editing for Multiple Kinds of Errors

PART SEVEN From Reading To Writing

CHAPTER 27 Writing in Response to Reading

CHAPTER 28 Writing Summaries and Essay

Examination Answers

Appendix I Ten Tips for ESL Students

Appendix II Answers to Diagnostic Self-Assessments and Pretests

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