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- Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
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Table of Contents
I. WRITING AN ESSAY.
2. Planning and Shaping.
3. Drafting and Revising.
4. Writing Paragraphs.
5. Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing.
6. Writing Argument.
II. UNDERSTANDING GRAMMAR AND WRITING CORRECT SENTENCES.
9. Pronouns: Case and Reference.
11. Adjectives and Adverbs.
12. Sentence Fragments.
13. Comma Splices and Run-on Sentences.
14. Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers.
15. Shifting and Mixed Sentences.
III. WRITING EFFECTIVELY.
17. Coordination and Subordination.
19. Variety and Emphasis.
20. Usage Glossary.
21. The Impact of Words.
22. Spelling and Hyphenation.
IV. USING PUNCTUATION
28. Quotation Marks.
29. Other Punctuation Marks.
30. Capitals, Italics, Abbreviations,
V. WRITING RESEARCH.
32. Research Writing as aProcess.
33. Successful Library Research.
34. Successful Online Research.
35. MLA Documentation with Case Study.
36. APA Documentation with Case Study.
37. CM, CBE, and Columbia Online Style (COS) Documentation.
38. Effective Document Design.
VI. WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM.
40. Writing about Literature.
41. Writing in the Social Sciences and Natural Sciences.
42. Business and Public Writing.
43. Writing Under Pressure.
44. Oral Presentation.
VII. WRITING WHEN ENGLISH IS
A SECOND LANGUAGE.
47. Word Order.
49. Gerunds, Infinitives,
50. Modal Auxiliary Verbs.