Grammar Troublespots: An Editing Guide for Students

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9780312065188: Grammar Troublespots: An Editing Guide for Students

Grammar Troublespots, Second Edition, offers a modified version of the grammar editing section that is included in the successful Exploring Through Writing. This guide to the most problematic rules of grammar provides ESL students with a concise volume for avoiding grammar pitfalls in their writing. The text illustrates 21 of the errors most prevalent among students through self-diagnostic flowcharts, explanations, and exercises. In addition, the Second Edition includes new sections on modal verbs and idioms and features a redesigned text for more accessible rules.

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Grammar Troublespots provides ESL students with a concise volume for avoiding grammar pitfalls in their writing. The text illustrates 21 of the errors most prevalent among students through self-diagnostic flowcharts, explanations, and exercises. In addition, the Second Edition includes new sections on modal verbs and idioms.

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Ann Raimes is Professor of English at Hunter College, City University of New York, where she has taught for 30 years. In addition to teaching undergraduate composition courses, ESL writing courses, and graduate courses in rhetoric and composition, she was in charge of the Developmental English Program students for ten years and has held a variety of administrative posts in the English Department, including directing the first-year composition course. She also chaired a CUNY-wide ESL Task Force, 1993-94, and was chair of International TESOL's Publication Committee, 1989-91. Author of eight textbooks for composition--three of them are published by Houghton Mifflin--and ESL courses (many in several editions), Ann Raimes also publishes research and theoretical articles and has been invited to give keynote addresses in Singapore, Hong Kong, Rome, Athens, and in many parts of Canada and the US. Her research interests are the writing process, second language writing, grammar instruction, writing across the curriculum, and Web-based instruction.

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