This best-selling series takes the mystery out of the composition process as it helps college-bound and college-level ESL students quickly improve their ability to write effectively in English. Addressing organization, rhetoric, grammar and mechanics, and sentence structure, these texts offer clear steps, numerous models, and many opportunities for writing practice.
This bestselling, exceptionally easy to use rhetoric/handbook is both an ideal source for self-instruction and a comprehensive reference. It offers complete coverage of research (electronic and traditional), research writing, writing across the disciplines, and ESL. For anyone wanting a solid tutorial and reference on the elements and process of good writing.
Rules for content, formatting, & documenting papers differ throughout the world. Most of the world uses a writer oriented approach whereas research papers in North America tend to be reader oriented. This thorough text provides information on everything the ESL student needs to plan, research (including computer research), outline, write, document, & revise a research paper according to the accepted academic rules for North American style papers.
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Publication Date: 1999
This manual recognizes that preparing essays, research papers, and other academic written assignments is particularly difficult for even the best students if English is their second language. Ten chapters instruct high-intermediate-through-advanced ESL/EFL students in planning the paper, doing standard and computer-based research to compile information, drawing up a formal outline, documenting the paper, then drafting, revising and editing it so that it is ready for presentation.
Ideal for student writers, this compact grammar reference guide contains many challenging and useful practice activities. This text provides a guide to the 20 most common errors students make in writing, such as subject-verb agreement, verb tense choice, and article usage. Each unit contains a straightforward description of the troublespot and practice activities. An answer key enables students to use the book as a self-study reference guide.