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Introduction to Academic Writing: Level 3

Introduction to Academic Writing: Level 3

Book rating: 05 Paperback Longman Academic Writing Series

By (author) Ann Hogue, By (author) Alice Oshima

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  • Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
  • Format: Paperback | 221 pages
  • Dimensions: 208mm x 272mm x 10mm | 431g
  • Publication date: 17 October 2006
  • Publication City/Country: Upper Saddle River
  • ISBN 10: 0131933957
  • ISBN 13: 9780131933958
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: 3rd Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 86,633

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Introduction to Academic Writing helps students to master the standard organisational patterns of the paragraph and the basic concepts of essay writing. It integrates the study of rhetorical patterns and the writing process with extensive practice in sentence structure and mechanics. CriterionSM Publisher's Version, available with levels 3, provides instant online feedback on student writing. Students simply submit their writing. Students simply submit their writing online and instantly receive personalized feedback on: Grammar, Usage, Style, Mechanics, Organization and Development (essays only). Teachers save time correcting drafts.

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By Ahamd 03 Apr 2012 5

does the price includes the key answers

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The Third Edition of ""Introduction to Academic Writing," " by Alice Oshima and Ann Hogue, continues in the tradition of helping students to master the standard organizational patterns of the paragraph and the basic concepts of essay writing. The text's time-proven approach integrates the study of rhetorical patterns and the writing process with extensive practice in sentence structure and mechanics. Features of the Third Edition: A step-by-step approach guides students seamlessly through the process of writing. Clear, succinct explanations help students to understand and apply key concepts and rules. Numerous models and varied practice support students at all stages of writing. "NEW" instruction and practice in summary writing prepare students for academic work. "NEW" ""Try It Out!""exercises give students opportunities to assess mastery of skills. "NEW" self-editing and peer-editing worksheets mortivate students to revise their work."Introduction to Academic Writing" is also available with CriterionSM Publisher's Version, which provides instant online feedback on student writing: Students simply submit their writing online and instantly receive personalized feedback on: Grammar, Usage, Style, Mechanics, Organization, and Development (essays only). Students can turn in better writing, and teachers can save time spent correcting drafts. Click on the "Resources" link to order the edition with CriterionSM Publisher's Version The Longman Academic Writing Series consists of: Level 1 "Fundamentals of Academic Writing"Level 2 "First Steps in Academic Writing, " Second EditionLevel 4 "Writing Academic English, " Fourth Edition

Table of contents

Part I The Paragraph Chapter 1 Paragraph Format What Is Academic Writing? Organization Paragraph Format Model: Handwritten Assignment Introducing Myself Model: Computer-Written Assignment Introducing Myself Capitalization Capitalization Rules Sentence Structure Model: Sentence Structure A Person Who Has Made a Difference: George Lucas Simple Sentences Subject-Verb Agreement Fragments The Writing Process Overview Step 1 Prewriting Step 2 Organizing Step 3 Writing Step 4 Polishing: Revising and Editing Review Writing Assignment Chapter 2 Narrative Paragraphs Model: Narrative Paragraph Earthquake! Organization Time Order Time Order Signals Sentence Structure Model: Compound Sentences Omusubi Kororin Compound Sentences with and, but, so, and or Coordinating Conjunctions Punctuation Three Comma Rules The Writing Process Freewriting Model: Freewriting A Memorable Event in My Life Review Writing Assignment Chapter 3 Paragraph Structure Organization Three Parts of a Paragraph Model: Three Parts of a Paragraph A Hawaiian Wedding The Topic Sentence Supporting Sentences Examples The Concluding Sentence Punctuation Apostrophes The Writing Process Outlining Model: Detailed Outline Music Styles and Fashion Review Writing Assignment Summary Writing I Chapter 4 Descriptive Paragraphs Organization Model: Descriptive Paragraph The Stairway Spatial Order Spatial Order Signals Topic Sentences for Descriptive Paragraphs Supporting Sentences for Descriptive Paragraphs Model: Descriptive Details My Banana Garden Paragraph Unity Sentence Structure Model: Compound Sentences SupaiVillage Compound Sentences with yet, for, and nor Varying Sentence Openings The Writing Process Clustering Model: Clustering A Place from My Childhood Review Skill Sharpeners Writing Assignment Chapter 5 Logical Division of Ideas Organization Model: Logical Division of Ideas Paragraph Why I Don't Have a Credit Card Logical Division of Ideas Coherence Using Nouns and Pronouns Consistently Transition Signals Sentence Structure Run-Ons and Comma Splices Review Skill Sharpeners Writing Assignment Chapter 6 Process Paragraphs Organization Model: Process Paragraph How to Build a One-Match Campfire Time Order Time Order Signals Sentence Structure Model: Clauses and Complex Sentences How to Give the Cat a Pill Clauses Complex Sentences Subordinates Review Skill Sharpeners Writing Assignment Chapter 7 Comparison/Contrast Paragraphs Organization Models: Comparison/Contrast Paragraphs Paragraph 1: Right Brain/Left Brain Paragraph 2: Two Job Applicants Block Organization Point-by-Point Organization Sentence Structure Model: Comparison/Contrast SignalsTwo Varieties of English Comparison Signals Contrast Signals Review Skill Sharpeners Writing Assignment Chapter 8 Definition Paragraphs Organization Models: Definition Paragraphs Paragraph 1: The Underground Railroad Paragraph 2: Courage Sentence Structure Model: Appositives and Adjective Clauses Holidays with Pagan Origins Appositives Adjective Clauses Complex Sentences with Adjective Clauses Subject Pronouns: who, which, that Object Pronouns: whom, which, that, O (no pronoun) Clauses with when Review Skill Sharpeners Review Practice Part II The Essay Chapter 9 Essay Organization Organization Three Parts of an Essay Model: Essay Structure Styles of Popular Music The Introductory Paragraph Body Paragraphs The Concluding Paragraph Transitions Between Paragraphs Essay Outlining Model: Essay Outline Planning an Essay Step 1 Prewriting Step 2 Organizing Step 2A Group Ideas Logically Step 2B Make an Outline Review Skill Sharpeners Writing Assignment Summary Writing II Chapter 10 Opinion Essays Model: Opinion Essay The Right to Die Organization The Introductory Paragraph Body Paragraphs The Concluding Paragraph Developing Supporting Details Quotations Rules for Using and Punctuating Quotations Statistics Review Skill Sharpeners Writing Assignment Appendices Appendix A: Journal Writing How Journal Writing Can Help You How to Start Appendix B: Correction Symbols Appendix C: Summary of Puncutation Rules Appendix D: Kinds of Sentences and Master List of Connecting Words Kinds of Sentences Connecting Words Coordinating Conjunctions Subordinating Conjunctions Subordinating Words for Adjective Clauses Appendix E: Master Chart of Transition Signals Appendix F: Peer-Editing and Self-Editing Worksheets; Scoring Rubrics Scoring Rubrics Peer-Editing Self-Editing