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Thomson Advantage Books : The Pocket Wadsworth Handbook

Thomson Advantage Books : The Pocket Wadsworth Handbook - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-1428230101

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Published: 2008
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Thomson Advantage Books : The Pocket Wadsworth Handbook - 4TH 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-1428230101

Laurie G. Kirszner and Stephen R. Mandell

ISBN13: 978-1428230101
ISBN10: 1428230106
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 4TH 08
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc

Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

This fourth edition of THE POCKET WADSWORTH HANDBOOK provides up-to-date, realistic advice for today's students in the digital age. You will find it clearly written, thorough, easy to navigate, and indispensable for use in college courses and beyond.

Table of Contents

How to Use This Book. Acknowledgments.
Part 1: WRITING ESSAYS AND PARAGRAPHS.

1. Understanding Purpose and Audience. 2. Writing Essays. 3. Writing Paragraphs. 4. Writing an Argumentative Essay.


Part 2: WRITING GRAMMATICAL SENTENCES.

5. Revising Run-ons. 6. Revising Sentence Fragments. 7. Understanding Agreement. 8. Using Verbs. 9. Using Pronouns. 10. Using Adjectives and Adverbs.


Part 3: WRITING EFFECTIVE SENTENCES.

11. Writing Varied Sentences. 12. Writing Concise Sentences. 13. Revising Awkward or Confusing Sentences. 14. Using Parallelism. 15. Placing Modifiers Carefully. 16. Choosing Words.


Part 4: UNDERSTANDING PUNCTUATION.

17. Using End Punctuation. 18. Using Commas. 19. Using Semicolons. 20. Using Apostrophes. 21. Using Quotation Marks. 22. Using Other Punctuation Marks.


Part 5: UNDERSTANDING SPELLING AND MECHANICS.

23. Improving Spelling. 24. Knowing When to Capitalize. 25. Using Italics. 26. Using Hyphens. 27. Using Abbreviations. 28. Using Numbers.


Part 6: WRITING WITH SOURCES.

29. Writing Research Papers. 30. Using and Evaluating Library Sources. 31. Using and Evaluating Internet Sources. 32. Integrating Source Material into Your Writing. 33. Avoiding Plagiarism.


Part 7: DOCUMENTING SOURCES: MLA STYLE.

34. MLA Documentation Style.


Part 8: DOCUMENTING SOURCES: APA AND OTHER STYLES.

35. APA Documentation Style. 36. Chicago Documentation Style. 37. CSE and Other Documentation Styles.


Part 9: DEVELOPING STRATEGIES FOR ACADEMIC SUCCESS.

38. Ten Habits of Successful Students. 39. Reading Critically. 40. Designing Effective Documents. 41. Designing Effective Web Sites. 42. Writing for the Workplace. 43. Making Oral Presentations.


Part 10: RESOURCES FOR BILINGUAL AND ESL WRITERS.

44. Adjusting to the US Classroom. 45. Grammar and Style for ESL Writers. Appendix A: Grammar Review. Appendix B: Usage Review. Credits. Index.

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