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English skills / John Langan.

By: Langan, John.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2011Edition: 10th ed.Description: xxii, 652 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780073533308 (acidfree paper); 0073533300 (acidfree paper).Subject(s): English language -- Rhetoric | English language -- Grammar | Report writingDDC classification: 808.042 Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
Table of contents To the InstructorPART ONE: Basic Principles of Effective Writing Chapter 1: An Introduction to Writing Understanding Point and Support An Overview: How the Book is Organized Benefits of Paragraph Writing Writing as a Skill Writing as a Process of Discovery Keeping a Journal Using This Text Chapter 2: The Writing Process COnsidering Purpose and AudiencePrewriting Writing a First Draft Revising Editing Review Activities Chapter 3: The First and Second Steps in Writing Step 1: Begin With a Point Step 2: Support the Point with Specific Evidence Reinforcing Point and Support The Importance of Specific DetailsThe Importance of Adequate DetailsPractice in Making and Supporting a PointChapter 4: The Third Step in Writing Step 3: Organize and Connect the Specific Evidence Practice in Organizing and Connecting Specific Evidence Chapter 5: The Fourth Step in Writing Step 4: Write Clear, Error-Free Sentences Revising Sentences Editing Sentences Practice in Revising Sentences Chapter 6: Four Bases for Revising Writing Base 1: Unity Base 2: Support Base 3: Coherence Base 4: Sentence Skills Practice in Using the Four Bases PART TWO: Paragraph Development Chapter 7: Introduction to Paragraph Development Nine Patterns of Paragraph Development Important Considerations in Paragraph Development Using a Computer Using Peer Review Doing a Personal Review Chapter 8: Exemplification Chapter 9: Process Chapter 10: Cause and Effect Chapter 11: Comparison and ContrastChapter 12: Definition Chapter 13: Division and Classification Chapter 14: Description Chapter 15: NarrationChapter 16: Argument Chapter 17: Additional Paragraph Assignments PART THREE: Essay DevelopmentChapter 18: Writing the Essay What Is an Essay? Important Points About the Essay Essays to Consider Planning the Essay Practice in Writing the EssayEssay Writing Assignments PART FOUR: Research SkillsChapter 19: Using the Library and the InternetChapter 20: Writing a Research PaperPART FIVE: Handbook of Sentence Skills Preview Sentence-Skills Diagnostic Test Section I: GRAMMAR Chapter 21: Subjects and Verbs Chapter 22: Sentence Sense Chapter 23: Fragments Chapter 24: Run-Ons Chapter 25: Standard English Verbs Chapter 26: Irregular Verbs Chapter 27: Subject-Verb Agreement Chapter 28: Pronoun Agreement and Reference Chapter 29: Pronoun Types Chapter 30: Adjectives and Adverbs Chapter 31: Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers Section II: MECHANICS3Chapter 32: Paper Format Chapter 33: Capital Letters Chapter 34: Numbers and Abbreviations Section III: PUNCTUATION Chapter 35: Apostrophe Chapter 36: Quotation Marks Chapter 37: Comma Chapter 38: Other Punctuation Marks Section IV: WORD USE Chapter 39: Using the Dictionary Chapter 40: Improving Spelling Chapter 41: Vocabulary Development Chapter 42: Commonly Confused Words Chapter 43: Effective Word Choice Chapter 44: ESL PointersSection V: PRACTICE Chapter 45: Combined Mastery Tests Chapter 46: Editing Tests Sentence-Skills Achievement Test Reading Comprehension ChartAppendix: Answers and Charts PreviewAnswers to Sentence Skills Diagnostic Test and Introductory Projects Charts Acknowledgments Index
Summary: Employs a personalized learning plan to address student deficits in grammar and mechanics and to free instructional time for activities emphasizing writing process and critical thinking.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents To the InstructorPART ONE: Basic Principles of Effective Writing Chapter 1: An Introduction to Writing Understanding Point and Support An Overview: How the Book is Organized Benefits of Paragraph Writing Writing as a Skill Writing as a Process of Discovery Keeping a Journal Using This Text Chapter 2: The Writing Process COnsidering Purpose and AudiencePrewriting Writing a First Draft Revising Editing Review Activities Chapter 3: The First and Second Steps in Writing Step 1: Begin With a Point Step 2: Support the Point with Specific Evidence Reinforcing Point and Support The Importance of Specific DetailsThe Importance of Adequate DetailsPractice in Making and Supporting a PointChapter 4: The Third Step in Writing Step 3: Organize and Connect the Specific Evidence Practice in Organizing and Connecting Specific Evidence Chapter 5: The Fourth Step in Writing Step 4: Write Clear, Error-Free Sentences Revising Sentences Editing Sentences Practice in Revising Sentences Chapter 6: Four Bases for Revising Writing Base 1: Unity Base 2: Support Base 3: Coherence Base 4: Sentence Skills Practice in Using the Four Bases PART TWO: Paragraph Development Chapter 7: Introduction to Paragraph Development Nine Patterns of Paragraph Development Important Considerations in Paragraph Development Using a Computer Using Peer Review Doing a Personal Review Chapter 8: Exemplification Chapter 9: Process Chapter 10: Cause and Effect Chapter 11: Comparison and ContrastChapter 12: Definition Chapter 13: Division and Classification Chapter 14: Description Chapter 15: NarrationChapter 16: Argument Chapter 17: Additional Paragraph Assignments PART THREE: Essay DevelopmentChapter 18: Writing the Essay What Is an Essay? Important Points About the Essay Essays to Consider Planning the Essay Practice in Writing the EssayEssay Writing Assignments PART FOUR: Research SkillsChapter 19: Using the Library and the InternetChapter 20: Writing a Research PaperPART FIVE: Handbook of Sentence Skills Preview Sentence-Skills Diagnostic Test Section I: GRAMMAR Chapter 21: Subjects and Verbs Chapter 22: Sentence Sense Chapter 23: Fragments Chapter 24: Run-Ons Chapter 25: Standard English Verbs Chapter 26: Irregular Verbs Chapter 27: Subject-Verb Agreement Chapter 28: Pronoun Agreement and Reference Chapter 29: Pronoun Types Chapter 30: Adjectives and Adverbs Chapter 31: Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers Section II: MECHANICS3Chapter 32: Paper Format Chapter 33: Capital Letters Chapter 34: Numbers and Abbreviations Section III: PUNCTUATION Chapter 35: Apostrophe Chapter 36: Quotation Marks Chapter 37: Comma Chapter 38: Other Punctuation Marks Section IV: WORD USE Chapter 39: Using the Dictionary Chapter 40: Improving Spelling Chapter 41: Vocabulary Development Chapter 42: Commonly Confused Words Chapter 43: Effective Word Choice Chapter 44: ESL PointersSection V: PRACTICE Chapter 45: Combined Mastery Tests Chapter 46: Editing Tests Sentence-Skills Achievement Test Reading Comprehension ChartAppendix: Answers and Charts PreviewAnswers to Sentence Skills Diagnostic Test and Introductory Projects Charts Acknowledgments Index

Employs a personalized learning plan to address student deficits in grammar and mechanics and to free instructional time for activities emphasizing writing process and critical thinking.

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