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Writer's World: Sentences and Paragraphs / Edition 3

Writer's World: Sentences and Paragraphs / Edition 3

by Lynne Gaetz


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900205781798
Publisher: Longman
Publication date: 11/05/2010
Series: MyWritingLab Series
Edition description: NE
Pages: 528
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Lynne Gaetz, a professor of English language and literature, has been teaching at the college level for over 20 years. She obtained a masters degree in English literature, as well as a TESL diploma and a college teaching diploma. In addition to the series, The Writer’s World, she has written over 30 successful English second language textbooks for college-level students. Her most recent series, containing a separate skills and grammar component, is Avenues. In her spare time, she loves creating art; her preference is mixed media and oil painting. She is also an avid traveler, who intends to visit every continent.

Suneeti Phadke has a graduate degree in Russian language and literature, as well as a bachelor of education degree in teaching English as a second language. She has been teaching English language and literature to college students for more than 20 years. She started her writing career around the same time as her teaching career. Her first writing project was to develop correspondence courses for college-level English for the Quebec Ministry of Education. This experience led her to writing academic textbooks for Pearson. Currently, she is also trying her hand at other types of writing, such as short stories and poetry.

Table of Contents



Chapter 1: Exploring

Chapter 2: Developing

Chapter 3: Revising & Editing

Chapter 4: Paragraph Patterns

Chapter 5: Writing the Essay


Section 1: Some Parts of Speech

Chapter 6: Nouns, Determiners and Prepositions

Chapter 7: Pronouns

Section 2: Problems with Verbs

Chapter 8: Subjects and Verbs

Chapter 9: Present and past Tenses

Chapter 10: Past Participles

Chapter 11: Progressive Tenses

Chapter 12: Other Verb Forms

Section 3: Verb Agreement and Consistency

Chapter 13: Subject-Verb Agreement

Chapter 14: Tense Consistency

Section 4: Effective Sentences

Chapter 15: Compound Sentences

Chapter 16: Complex Sentences

Chapter 17: Sentence Variety

Section 5: Common Sentence Errors

Chapter 18: Fragments

Chapter 19: Run-Ons

Chapter 20: Faulty Parallel Structure

Section 6: Modifiers

Chapter 21: Adjectives & Adverbs

Chapter 22: Mistakes with Modifiers

Section 7: Word Use and Spelling

Chapter 23: Exact Language

Chapter 24: Spelling

Chapter 25: Commonly Confused Words

Section 8: Punctuation and Mechanics

Chapter 26: Comma Usage

Chapter 27: The Apostrophe

Chapter 28: Quotation Marks and Capitalization

Section 9: Editing

Chapter 29: Editing Practice


Chapter 30: Reading Strategies and Reading Selections

Reading Strategies

Reading Selections

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