With practical advice on topics ranging from writing effective essays, paragraphs, and sentences to documenting sources and designing Web pages, THE WADSWORTH HANDBOOK is the essential tool for any college student! Tailored to the way students like you study and learn, this handbook is THE go-to guide for every kind of writing-in and out of the classroom. THE WADSWORTH HANDBOOK, Eighth Edition, helps you produce sound academic writing, introducing you to the principles of college writing in the twenty-first century.
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Laurie G. Kirszner is a bestselling author and a practicing teacher who is well known nationally. Kirszner, together with coauthor Stephen R. Mandell, has written bestsellers for nearly every English market. They have the deepest publishing record of any handbook author team and have successfully published up and down the curriculum from developmental to literature.
Stephen R. Mandell is a bestselling author and a practicing teacher who is well known nationally. Mandell, together with coauthor Laurie G. Kirszner, has written bestsellers for nearly every English market. They have the deepest publishing record of any handbook author team and have successfully published up and down the curriculum from developmental to literature.
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Book Description Wadsworth Publishing, 2007. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Note to Students. Part 1: WRITING ESSAYS. 1. Understanding Purpose, Audience, and Tone. 2. Reading Texts. 3. Reading Visuals. 4. Planning an Essay. 5. Using a Thesis to Shape Your Material. 6. Drafting and Revising. 7. Writing Paragraphs. Part 2: THINKING CRITICALLY AND WRITING ARGUMENTS. 8. Thinking Critically. 9. Using Logic. 10. Writing Argumentative Essays. 11. Using Visuals to Support Your Arguments. 12. Writing Electronic Arguments. Part 3: DOING RESEARCH. 13. Writing a Research Paper 14. Using and Evaluating Library Sources. 15. Using and Evaluating Internet Sources. 16. Summarizing, Paraphrasing, Quoting, and Synthesizing Sources. 17. Avoiding Plagiarism. Part 4: DOCUMENTING SOURCES: MLA STYLE. 18. MLA Documentation Style. Part 5: DOCUMENTING SOURCES: APA AND OTHER STYLES. 19. APA Documentation Style. 20. Chicago Documentation Style. 21. CSE and Other Documentation Styles. Part 6: WRITING IN THE DISCIPLINES. 22. Writing in the Humanities. 23. Writing a Literary Analysis. 24. Writing a Literary Argument. 25. Writing in the Social Sciences. 26. Writing in the Natural and Applied Sciences. Part 7: DEVELOPING STRATEGIES FOR ACADEMIC SUCCESS. 27. Ten Habits of Successful Students. 28. Writing Essay Exams. 29. Writing for the Workplace. 30. Designing Effective Documents. 31. Designing a Web Site. 32. Making Oral Presentations. Part 8: SENTENCE STYLE. 33. Building Simple Sentences. 34. Building Compound and Complex Sentences. 35. Writing Varied Sentences. 36. Writing Emphatic Sentences. 37. Writing Concise Sentences. Part 9: SOLVING COMMON SENTENCE PROBLEMS. 38. Revising Sentence Fragments. 39. Revising Comma Splices and Fused Sentences. 40. Revising Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers. 41. Using Parallelism. 42. Revising Awkward or Confusing Sentences. Part 10: USING WORDS EFFECTIVELY. 43. Choosing Words. 44. Using a Dictionary. 45. Improving Spelling. Part 11: UNDERSTANDING GRAMMAR. 46. Parts of Speech. 47. Using Nouns and Pronouns. 48. Using Verbs. 49. Revising Agreement Errors. 50. Using Adjectives and Adverbs. Part 12: UNDERSTANDING PUNCTUATION AND MECHANICS. 51. Using End Punctuation. 52. Using Commas. 53. Using Semicolons. 54. Using Apostrophes. 55. Using Quotation Marks. 56. Using Other Punctuation Marks. 57. Knowing When to Capitalize. 58. Using Italics. 59. Using Hyphens. 60. Using Abbreviations. 61. Using Numbers. Part 13: BILINGUAL AND ESL WRITERS. 62. Adjusting to the US Classroom. 63. Grammar and Style for ESL Writers. Glossary of Usage. Glossary of Grammatical and Rhetorical Terms. Credits. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_1413030629
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