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The Concise Wadsworth Handbook (Cengage Advantage Books) [Spiral-bound]

University Laurie G Kirszner , University Stephen R Mandell

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30 Nov 2012 1133310338 978-1133310334 4th
This handbook is the go-to-guide for every kind of writing. With practical advice on topics ranging from writing effective essays, paragraphs, and sentences to documenting sources and writing in a digital environment, THE CONCISE WADSWORTH HANDBOOK, 4E, International Edition is an essential tool. The handbook's numerous features--including checklists, "Close-up" boxes, "Grammar Checker" boxes, and marginal cross-references--are valuable navigational tools that will help you understand and apply important concepts to your writing. And, numerous exercises throughout the text allow you to practice at each stage of the writing, revising, and editing processes.
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How to Use This Book. Introduction: Ten Habits of Successful Students. PART I: WRITING ESSAYS. 1. Understanding Purpose and Audience. 2. Planning an Essay. 3. Using a Thesis to Shape Your Essay. 4. Drafting and Revising. 5. Writing Paragraphs. 6. Thinking Critically. 7. Writing Argumentative Essays. 8. Writing Essays about Literature. PART II: DEVELOPING STRATEGIES FOR ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS. 9. Reading to Write. 10. Writing Essay Exams. 11. Writing for the Workplace. 12. Designing Effective Documents. 13. Writing in a Digital Environment. PART III: SENTENCE STYLE. 14. Building Sentences. 15. Writing Varied Sentences. 16. Writing Emphatic Sentences. 17. Writing Concise Sentences. 18. Using Parallelism. 19. Choosing Words. PART IV: UNDERSTANDING GRAMMAR. 20. Using the Parts of Speech. 21. Using Nouns and Pronouns. 22. Using Verbs. 23. Using Adjectives and Adverbs. 24. Revising Fragments. 25. Revising Run-ons. 26. Revising Agreement Errors. 27. Revising Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers. 28. Revising Awkward or Confusing Sentences. PART V: UNDERSTANDING PUNCTUATION. Overview of Sentence Punctuation: Commas, Semicolons, Colons, Dashes, Parentheses (Chart). 29. Using End Punctuation. 30. Using Commas. 31. Using Semicolons. 32. Using Apostrophes. 33. Using Quotation Marks. 34. Using Other Punctuation Marks. PART VI: UNDERSTANDING SPELLING AND MECHANICS. 35. Improving Spelling. 36. Knowing When to Capitalize. 37. Using Italics. 38. Using Hyphens. 39. Using Abbreviations. 40. Using Numbers. PART VII: DOING RESEARCH AND DOCUMENTING SOURCES. 41. Writing a Research Paper. 42. Finding Information. 43. Evaluating Sources. 44. Summarizing, Paraphrasing, and Quoting Sources. 45. Synthesizing Sources. 46. Avoiding Plagiarism. 47. MLA Documentation Style. 48. APA Documentation Style. PART VIII: BILINGUAL AND ESL WRITERS. 49. Grammar and Style for ESL Writers. Glossary of Usage. Answers to Selected Exercises. Credits. Index. --This text refers to an alternate Spiral-bound edition.

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Stephen R. Mandell is a bestselling author and a practicing teacher who is well known nationally. Mandell, together with coauthor Laurie G. Kirszner, has written bestsellers for nearly every English market. They have the deepest publishing record of any handbook author team and have successfully published up and down the curriculum from developmental to literature. Laurie G. Kirszner is a bestselling author and a practicing teacher who is well known nationally. Kirszner, together with coauthor Stephen R. Mandell, has written bestsellers for nearly every English market. They have the deepest publishing record of any handbook author team and have successfully published up and down the curriculum from developmental to literature. --This text refers to an alternate Spiral-bound edition.

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I needed this for a class, and I am keeping it for future use. Has a great section on MLA and APA writing formats.
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