Process of Paragraph Writing, The, Reid Academic Writing

Process of Paragraph Writing, The, Reid Academic Writing

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This series takes students from beginning-level instruction on basic sentence structure through the development and production of advanced academic papers.Examples of student compositions, written by native and non-native speakers of English, as well as pair and group work enrich all three more

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  • Paperback | 266 pages
  • 178.8 x 234.4 x 13mm | 421.85g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0131012053
  • 9780131012059

Table of contents

Chapter 1 The Writer-Reader ConnectionAcademic Writing and Purposes for WritingAcademic Writing and Topic ChoiceWriting for an Academic AudienceJournal WritingPersonal Letters Personal Letter: Thank-you Note EnvelopesBusiness Letters Business Letter Format Business Letter: Informing and Requesting Business Letter of Complaint Business Letter of Request Business Letter of invitationSentence Combining Independent Clauses Combining Independent ClausesDependent ClausesCombining Dependent Clauses Review of Sentence Combining StructuresSentence Combining Exercise Chapter 2 The Paragraph: An IntroductionPre-Writing Choosing a Subject Narrowing a Subject to a Topic Review of Some Pre-Writing StrategiesThe Topic SentenceControlling IdeasThe Topic Sentence and Writing StrategiesTitlesConcluding SentencesSentence Combining Exercise Chapter 3 Planning the ParagraphFocus: Second Sentences Connectors for Second Sentences Second Sentence GuidelinesSupport in the Paragraphs Facts Examples Physical Description Personal ExperienceUsing Multiple Supporting TechniquesParagraph UnityParagraph RevisionsSentence Combining Exercise Chapter 4 Paragraph Organization: The Point Paragraph OutlineParagraph Coherence Scrambled ParagraphsThe Point Paragraph OutlinePlanning the Point Paragraph Outline Form: The Point Paragraph Outline Point Paragraph Outline GuidelinesModifying the Topic Sentence Guidelines for Modifying Topic SentencesExpanding the Point Paragraph OutlineSentence Combining Exercise Chapter 5 Explanation ParagraphsProcess ParagraphsChronological ConnectorsPassive Voice When to Use the Passive Reducing Passive Voice UseProcess Paragraph ProblemsDefinition/Clarification ParagraphsExplanation Paragraph ConnectorsSentence Combining Exercise Chapter 6 Comparison/Contrast ParagraphsOrganization of Comparison/Contrast Paragraphs Discussion of Both Sub-TopicsThe Basic Comparison/Contrast Point Paragraph Outline Discussion of Each Sub-Topic SeparatelyThe Alternative Comparison/Contrast Point Paragraph OutlineComparison/Contrast Connectors Overall Organization of Comparison/Contrast Paragraphs Using Parallel Structures in Comparison/Contrast ParagraphsSentence Combining Exercise Chapter 7 Cause-Effect ParagraphsOrganization of Cause-Effect ParagraphsCause-Effect ConnectorsDeveloping Academic Cause-Effect Paragraphs Interviews Reporting the Results of an Interview SurveysSentence Combining Exercise Chapter 8 Multiple ParagraphsDeveloping Multiple ParagraphsExpanding a Rough DraftThe EssaySentence Combining Exercise Chapter 9 Using Secondary SourcesAcademic Writing TasksAcademic LibrariesOrganization of U.S. Academic Libraries The Card Catalog The Computerized Card Catalog The General Reference Section The Library of Congress (LC) System Locating LC Materials in the LibraryFinding and Using Magazine Articles Using Periodical Indexing Journals Computerized Indexing Journals Identifying Magazine (Journal, Periodical) Articles Locating Periodicals Chapter 10 Summary WritingWriting SummariesAcademic SummariesOrganization of SummariesCitation of ArticlesSentence Combining Assignment Appendices Appendix A: Diagnosing Your Language Strengths and WeaknessesPunctuation Periods Question Marks Commas Apostrophes Colons The Hyphen Appendix B: Taking an Essay Examination or a Short-Answer TestAnalyzing the Question Identifying the Focus Planning Your Time Organizing Material for the Response20 Test-Taking Guidelines GUIDELINESAudience Analysis GuidelinesParagraph Planning GuidelinesPre-Writing Strategies ReviewSecond Sentence GuidelinesPoint Paragraph Outline GuidelinesGuidelines for Modifying Topic SentencesParagraph Revision Guidelinesshow more

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