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Concise Wadsworth Handbook - 2nd edition

by Laurie G. Kirszner and Stephen R Mandell

Concise Wadsworth Handbook (ISBN10: 1413030610; ISBN13: 9781413030617)
ISBN13: 978-1413030617
ISBN10: 1413030610

Summary: PART 1. WRITING ESSAYS. 1. Understanding Purpose and Audience.
2. Planning an Essay.
3. Using a Thesis to Shape Your Material.
4. Drafting and Revising.
5. Writing Paragraphs.
6. Thinking Critically.
7. Writing Argumentative Essays.
8. Writing Essays about Literature. PART 2. DEVELOPING STRATEGIES FOR ACADEMIC SUCCESS. 9. Reading to Write.
10. Writing Essay Exams.
11. Writing more for the Workplace.
12. Designing Effective Documents.
13. Designing a Web Site. PART 3. SENTENCE STYLE. 14. Building Sentences.
15. Writing Varied Sentences.
16. Writing Emphatic Sentences.
17. Writing Concise Sentences.
18. Using Parallelism.
19. Choosing Words. PART 4. UNDERSTANDING GRAMMAR. 20. Using the Parts of Speech.
21. Using Nouns and Pronouns.
22. Using Verbs.
23. Using Adjectives and Adverbs.
24. Revising Sentence Fragments.
25. Revising Run-ons.
26. Revising Agreement Errors.
27. Revising Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers.
28. Revising Awkward or Confusing Sentences. PART 5. UNDERSTANDING PUNCTUATION. 29. Using End Punctuation.
30. Using Commas.
31. Using Semicolons.
32. Using Apostrophes.
33. Using Quotation Marks.
34. Using Other Punctuation Marks. PART 6. UNDERSTANDING SPELLING AND MECHANICS. 35. Improving Spelling.
36. Knowing When to Capitalize.
37. Using Italics.
38. Using Hyphens.
39. Using Abbreviations.
40. Using Numbers. PART 7. DOING RESEARCH AND DOCUMENTING SOURCES. 41. Writing a Research Paper.
42. Doing Library and Field Research.
43. Using and Evaluating Internet Sources.
44. Summarizing, Paraphrasing, Quoting, and Synthesizing Sources.
45. Avoiding Plagiarism.
46. MLA Documentation Style.
47. APA Documentation Style. PART 8. BILINGUAL AND ESL WRITERS. 48. Grammar and Style for ESL Writers.
Glossary of Usage. Answers to Selected Exercises. Credits. Index. Correction Symbols less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 07
Cover: Spiral
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 06/19/2007
International: No

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