Along These Lines

Along These Lines : Writing Sentences and Paragraphs

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For Developmental courses at the Sentence to Paragraph level.This comprehensive text/workbook is designed especially for basic students. Filled with exercises and activities, both individual and collaborative, this text involves students in the process of learning to write through reading, listening, practicing and experiencing. The text begins with the principles of grammar and progresses to the writing process for a paragraph. A chapter on Writing from Reading explains how students can write summaries and reaction paragraphs from reading selections, and it provides tips for writing answers to essay exam more

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  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 205.7 x 271.8 x 17.8mm | 861.84g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 0130850705
  • 9780130850706

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I. ALONG THESE LINES: SENTENCE-LEVEL SKILLS. 1. The Simple Sentence. 2. Beyond the Simple Sentence: Coordination. 3. Avoiding Run-On Sentences and Comma Splices. 4. Beyond the Simple Sentence: Subordination. 5. Combining Sentences: A Review of Your Options. 6. Avoiding Sentence Fragments. 7. Using Parallelism in Sentences. 8. Using Adjectives and Adverbs. 9. Correcting Problems with Modifiers. 10. Verbs: The Four Main Forms. 11. More on Verb Tenses. 12. Verbs: Consistency and Voice. 13. Making Subjects and Verbs Agree. 14. Using Pronouns Correctly: Agreement and Reference. 15. Using Pronouns Correctly: Consistency and Case. 16. Punctuation. 17. Spelling. 18. Words that Sound Alike/Look Alike. 19. Using Prepositions Correctly. II. WRITING IN STEPS: THE PROCESS APPROACH. 20. Writing a Paragraph: Generating Ideas-Thought Lines. 21. Writing a Paragraph: Devising a Plan-Outines. 22. Writing a Paragraph: Writing, Revising, and Editing the Drafts-Rough Lines. 23. Writing a Paragraph: Polishing, Proofreading, and Preparing the Final Copy-Final Lines. 24. Writing a Paragraph: Focus on Coherence and Unity. 25. Writing a Paragraph: Focus on Support and Details. 26. Writing from Reading. Appendix: Grammar for ESL Students. Credits. more

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