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Practical Guide to Writing (Canadian) - 2nd edition

Practical Guide to Writing (Canadian) (ISBN10: 0321399307; ISBN13: 9780321399304)
ISBN13: 978-0321399304
ISBN10: 0321399307

Summary: The second Canadian edition of The Practical Guide to Writing with Readings and Handbook is designed for use in university and college courses in which essay writing is required. It enhances the learning process for both students and instructors by providing insight for students as they write, for instructors as they read, and for both as they discuss the writing together. The student who is looking for information about choosing a topic, writing an analysis, constructi
ng a paragraph, or even using a semicolon will find this guide indispensable.

Features
  • More cross-cultural Canadian readings have been added to the text
  • More examples of academic writing have been added
  • Increased coverage of "audience and purpose," and how it affects everything about a piece of writing, from subject to approach and tone, has been added
  • Canadian examples increased throughout
  • More information on "key word searches" provided
  • New Rhetorical Analysis section in Chapter 8
  • Maintained sophisticated tone and lively writing style to continue to engage and interest students
  • Varied genres of readings, most of which incorporate Canadian content
  • Comprehensive coverage and built-in handbook provide an indispensable tool for students to use throughout their academic careers
New To This Edition
  • More cross-cultural Canadian readings have been added to the text
  • More examples of academic writing have been added
  • Increased coverage of "audience and purpose," and how it affects everything about a piece of writing, from subject to approach and tone, has been added
  • Canadian examples increased throughout
  • More information on "key word searches" provided
  • New Rhetorical Analysis section in Chapter 8
...show more
Summary: The second Canadian edition of The Practical Guide to Writing with Readings and Handbook is designed for use in university and college courses in which essay writing is required. It enhances the learning process for both students and instructors by providing insight for students as they write, for instructors as they read, and for both as they discuss the writing together. The student who is looking for information about choosing a topic, writing an analysis, constructing a paragraph, or even using a semicolon will find this guide indispensable.

Features
  • More cross-cultural Canadian readings have been added to the text
  • More examples of academic writing have been added
  • Increased coverage of "audience and purpose," and how it affects everything about a piece of writing, from subject to approach and tone, has been added
  • Canadian examples increased throughout
  • More information on "key word searches" provided
  • New Rhetorical Analysis section in Chapter 8
  • Maintained sophisticated tone and lively writing style to continue to engage and interest students
  • Varied genres of readings, most of which incorporate Canadian content
  • Comprehensive coverage and built-in handbook provide an indispensable tool for students to use throughout their academic careers
New To This Edition
  • More cross-cultural Canadian readings have been added to the text
  • More examples of academic writing have been added
  • Increased coverage of "audience and purpose," and how it affects everything about a piece of writing, from subject to approach and tone, has been added
  • Canadian examples increased throughout
  • More information on "key word searches" provided
  • New Rhetorical Analysis section in Chapter 8
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 07
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Inc.
Year Published: 2007
International: No

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