Provides points and support to the need of becoming a better thinker and writer. The first three chapters provide the reason of why you need to clearly understand the difference between point and support; chapter 4 the common mistakes writers make, chapter 5 order of organizing the support for a point Chapter 6 difference between a paragraph and an essay Chapter 7 Writing process steps Chapter 8 Writing Assessments for an opportunity to practice what you've learnt and the interesting topics to indulge in
Grounded in John Langan's Four Bases - unity, coherence, sentence skills, and support - College Writing Skills with Readings employs a unique personalized learning plan to address student deficits in grammar and mechanics and to free instructional time for activities emphasizing writing process and critical thinking. From mastering the traditional five-paragraph essay and its variations to learning about the finer points of grammar and punctuation, College Writing Skills with Readings empowers students to think more deeply about audience and purpose as they write for college and career. This new ninth edition provides a greater balance focus on personal, academic, and workplace writing.
John Langan's College Writing Skills with Readings, Seventh Edition, focuses on the essay using Langan's renowned clear writing style, as well as his wide range of writing assignments and activities that reinforce the four bases of effective writing: unity, support, coherence, and sentence skills. For the new seventh edition, John Langan has added a variety of fresh elements to his proven approach.
This text offers students a practical guide to becoming better writers. From mastering the traditional five-paragraph essay and its variations to learning about the finer points of grammar and punctuation, the book empowers students to take control of their writing and put it to work for them.
English Brushup 6e offers a brief and inexpensive guide to the grammar, punctuation, and usage skills that students need most. It offers a combination of features not found in other texts. Its focus is on important skills, self-teaching approach, reasonable size, and outstanding instructor's supplements.
In the words of the text's best-selling author, John Langan, "Grammar books can be really dull. But they don't have to be. English Essentials is a new text that makes grammar, punctuation, and usage interesting--with pictures, stories, and activities students will enjoy. " The affordable price, ease of use, and simple, familiar language distinguish this engaging text from others on the market.
What everyone needs to know about grammar, punctuation, and usage -- College
The ninth edition of English Skills features John Langan's trademark crystal-clear explanations, along with his range of motivating activities and writing assignments that reinforce the four bases of effective writing: unity, support, coherence, and sentence skills.
English Skills with Readings will help students learn and apply the basic principles of effective composition. It will also help them master essential reading skills. It is a nuts-and-bolts book based on a number of assumptions or beliefs about the writing process.
Grounded in John Langan's Four Bases - unity, coherence, sentence skills, and support - Exploring Writing employs a unique personalized learning plan to address student deficits in grammar and mechanics and to free instructional time for activities emphasizing writing process and critical thinking.
Groundwork for College Reading is the key to developing the right reading and learning skills. It's an effective book in ensuring that students have the right skills to tackle their studies in the various courses or fields as they take a step to advanced education in their respective colleges
For courses in English Composition. The acclaimed rhetorical modes reader, with remarkably detailed writing guidance Best-seller The Longman Reader includes its abundant and highly praised pedagogy as well as a wealth of readings organized by patterns of development (an alternative table of contents organizes them thematically). The opening chapters focus on reading critically and the writing process. The subsequent chapters begin with detailed writing instruction, including an annotated student paper and revision and peer review checklists, and end with professional essays. These new and beloved professional essays range widely in subject matter and approach - from the humorous to the informative, from personal meditation to argument - and capture students' interest while demonstrating specific patterns of development. The Longman Reader shares the same readings and other core material with The Longman Writer.
Clear, step-by-step writing instruction, ample annotated student essays, and extensive practice opportunities for writing have made The Longman Writer one of the most successful methods-of-development guides for college writing. Created by the authors of the best-selling Longman Reader, the text draws on decades of teaching experience to integrate the best of the "product" and "process" approaches to writing. Its particular strengths include an emphasis on the reading-writing connection, a focus on invention and revision, attention to the fact that patterns blend in actual writing, and an abundance of class-tested activities and assignments--more than 350 in all.
In this book,you will read about real-life people who have faced real-life obstacles and have found ways to motivate themselves to succeed.
There is no escape for Ben McKee. For weeks, he's covered the bruises on his body. He's even lied to his teachers and new friends at Bluford High School. But the trouble in Ben's house isn't going away. And if he doesn't act soon, it could swallow him and his mother forever.
A blockbuster anthology of original, blood-curdling vampire fiction from New York Times bestselling and award-winning authors, including Charlaine Harris, whose novels were adapted into HBO's hit show True Blood, and Scott Smith, publishing his first work since The Ruins.Before being transformed into romantic heroes and soft, emotional antiheroes, vampires were figures of overwhelming terror. Now, from some of the biggest names in horror and dark fiction, comes this stellar collection of short stories that make vampires frightening once again. Edited by New York Times bestselling author Christopher Golden and featuring all-new stories from such contributors as Charlaine Harris, John Ajvide Lindqvist, Scott Smith, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Michael Kortya, Kelley Armstrong, Brian Keene, David Wellington, Seanan McGuire, and Tim Lebbon, Seize the Night is old-school vampire fiction at its finest.
Grounded in John Langan's Four Bases - unity, coherence, sentence skills, and support - Sentence Skills with Readings employs a unique personalized learning plan to address student deficits in grammar and mechanics and to free instructional time for activities emphasizing writing process and critical thinking. Sentence Skills with Readings offers students a practical guide to becoming better writers. This best-selling sentence-level text returns in a new edition highlighting the essential grammar, mechanics, punctuation, and usage skills needed for clear, college-level writing.
In this collection of real stories,you will meet a fascinating variety of people like Vingo, a man released from prison, going home to a wife who may not want him; Richard, a little boy who invented a father to hide his embarrassment and so on.
A guidebook to the essential skills necessary for students to make the transition from high school to college.
The main purpose of this book is to develop effective reading and clear thinking, and it also elaborates on the ten reading skills that are widely recognized as essential for basic and advanced comprehension.
This book is suitable for the core or advanced developmental reading course offered at most colleges. The key features include: Focus on the basics, Frequent practice and feedback, High interest level, Ease of use, Integration of skills, Online exercises, Thinking activities, Supplementary materials e.t.c.
The purpose of Ten Steps to Advancing College Reading Skills, Fifth Edition, is to develop effective reading and clear thinking.
We all know that many students entering college today do not have the reading skills needed to do effective work in their courses. A related problem, apparent even in class discussions, is that students often lack the skills required to think in a clear and logical way. The purpose of Ten Steps to Building College Reading Skills is to develop effective reading and clear thinking.
This book helps develop effective reading and clear thinking. Part One presents a sequence of ten reading skills that are widely recognized as essential for basic and advanced comprehension.
The goal of this edition is to improve as well as develop effective reading skills and clear thinking.
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