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Writer's resources

sentence skills with reading

Annotated instructor's ed.

Published by Thomson Wadsworth in Australia, Boston .
Written in English.

About the Book

[This book] demonstrates the power of language, showing that writing is an essential tool of self-expression and that the key to powerful, efficient writing lies in how you construct sentences. [The authors] will help you strengthen your punctuation and grammar skills as they show you how to put sentences together in well-developed paragraphs and essays - helping you to clarify your thinking, persuade others, and write successful papers in less time than you thought possible.-Back cover.

Table of Contents

Introduction, aiming for success
Introduction to college writing: The paragraph; The essay
Grammar, mechanics, and punctuation: Capitalization; Problem words; Word use and choice; Identifying subjects and verbs; Subject-verb agreement; Verb tenses; Adjectives and adverbs; Sentence parts and types; Sentence fragments; Run-on sentences; Sentence combining; Pronoun agreement; Pronoun reference and case; Modifiers; Parallelism; Commas; Apostrophes; Other punctuation marks; Quotation marks
Review tests: Combined editing tests; Combined skill tests
Readings
Appendixes: Spelling and dictionary skills; Parts of speech; ESL skills; Paragraph writing checklists.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

System requirements for PC: Windows 95/98/ME/2000/XP, 64MB RAM, 4x CD-ROM drive or higher, monitor resolution 800 x 600, Windows compatible sound card, speakers or headphones, word processor with RTF compatibility.

System requirements for Macintosh: PowerPC, MAC OS 8.5.1 through 9.x, 64MB RAM, 4x CD-ROM drive or higher, monitor resolution 800 x 600, speakers or headphones, word processor with RTF compatibility.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class 808.042
Library of Congress PE1413 .R59 2006

The Physical Object

Pagination xxxii, 479, 96, 8 pages ;
Number of pages 479

ID Numbers

Open Library OL26335756M
Internet Archive writressentskils00conn
ISBN 10 1413010334
ISBN 13 9781413010336
OCLC/WorldCat 68134510

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