The Longman Handbook for Writers and Readers / Edition 1

The Longman Handbook for Writers and Readers / Edition 1

by Christopher M. Anson, Robert A. Schwegler, Robert A. Schwegler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0673985504

ISBN-13: 9780673985507

Pub. Date: 10/28/1996

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

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…  See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780673985507
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
976
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.44(h) x 1.59(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1Writing, reading, and thinking : joining communities1
Pt. 2Drafting and revising : shaping your writing for your community73
Pt. 3Representing yourself : creating a place in a community145
Pt. 4Editing for grammar205
Pt. 5Editing for sentence problems291
Pt. 6Editing for word choice377
Pt. 7Editing for punctuation, mechanics, and spelling413
Pt. 8Using research strategies : reading and writing within a research community517
Pt. 9Using citation styles637
Pt. 10Writing argumentative papers747
Pt. 11Writing across the curriculum799

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