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Academic writing : exploring processes and strategies / Ilona Leki.

By: Leki, Ilona.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, c1998Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xxix, 432 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0521657687; 0521657679; 9780521657686.Subject(s): English language -- Rhetoric | Academic writing | Learning and scholarship -- AuthorshipDDC classification: 372.623 Online resources: WorldCat details | Ebook Fulltext
Contents:
Table of contents Part One: Overview of The Writing Process. 1. Getting Started ---- Part Two: Writing From Observation And Experience. Unit One: Getting the Draft. 2. Getting Ideas and Starting to Write --- 3. Preparing for a Draft --- 4. Writing a First Draft and Getting Feedback --- Unit Two: Working with a Draft. 5. Focusing on Main Ideas --- 6. Developing and Shaping Ideas --- 7. Beginning and Ending Drafts --- Unit Three: Reworking the Draft. 8. Revising --- 9. Polishing Revised Drafts ---- Part Three: Applying Writing Processes For Academic Purposes: Analyzing, Evaluating, Arguing. Unit Four: Using Published Sources. 10. Summarizing, Paraphrasing, and Quoting Sources --- 11. Documenting Sources --- Unit Five: Academic Writing Tasks. 12. Analyzing Issues --- 13. Responding to Written Arguments --- 14. Arguing from Written Material --- Unit Six: Essay Exams: Some Strategies. 15. Preparing for an Essay Exam --- 16. Practicing Taking Essay Exams ---- Postscript ---- Appendixes.
Summary: This book provides instruction on the process writers go through to produce texts. It teaches attention to form, format and accuracy. The central goals of the Student's Book are to teach the process that writers go through to produce texts, and to provide instructions on how to meet the demands of the academy by attention to form and accuracy. One half of the book is devoted to leading the student through the Read more...
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This ed. originally published: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1995. - Previous ed.: 1989.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents Part One: Overview of The Writing Process. 1. Getting Started ----
Part Two: Writing From Observation And Experience. Unit One: Getting the Draft. 2. Getting Ideas and Starting to Write ---
3. Preparing for a Draft ---
4. Writing a First Draft and Getting Feedback ---
Unit Two: Working with a Draft. 5. Focusing on Main Ideas ---
6. Developing and Shaping Ideas ---
7. Beginning and Ending Drafts ---
Unit Three: Reworking the Draft. 8. Revising ---
9. Polishing Revised Drafts ----
Part Three: Applying Writing Processes For Academic Purposes: Analyzing, Evaluating, Arguing. Unit Four: Using Published Sources. 10. Summarizing, Paraphrasing, and Quoting Sources ---
11. Documenting Sources ---
Unit Five: Academic Writing Tasks. 12. Analyzing Issues ---
13. Responding to Written Arguments ---
14. Arguing from Written Material ---
Unit Six: Essay Exams: Some Strategies. 15. Preparing for an Essay Exam ---
16. Practicing Taking Essay Exams ----
Postscript ----
Appendixes.

This book provides instruction on the process writers go through to produce texts. It teaches attention to form, format and accuracy. The central goals of the Student's Book are to teach the process that writers go through to produce texts, and to provide instructions on how to meet the demands of the academy by attention to form and accuracy. One half of the book is devoted to leading the student through the Read more...

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