Little Brown Handbook The Pearson New International Edition

Author: H Ramsey Fowler
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9781292037905
Release Date: 2013-08-29
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Authoritative, comprehensive, and always reliable, The Little, Brown Handbook meets the current and recurrent needs of composition students and instructors. A bestseller since the first edition, The Little, Brown Handbook provides reliable and thorough coverage of handbook basics--the writing process, grammar and usage, research and documentation--while also giving detailed discussions of critical reading, academic writing, reading and writing arguments, writing in the disciplines, and public writing. Widely used by both experienced and inexperienced writers, The Little, Brown Handbook works as both a comprehensive classroom text and an accessible reference guide. The twelfth edition of The Little, Brown Handbook provides all the resources that instructors have come to expect but with an added media component. Students who purchase the e-text or iPad version of this handbook will benefit from added instruction and practice through exercises, tutorials, podcasts, and sample papers. The Little, Brown Handbook builds on its best-selling features with five emphases: (1) media-rich eText and iPad versions, including video tutorials, podcasts, sample documents, exercise, and checklists;(2)academic writing, including a new introduction on joining the academic community, new coverage of genre, more on summary and academic integrity, and four new sample academic papers; (3) research writing, including new material on finding and evaluating Web sites, social-networking sites, blogs, wikis, and multimedia; (4) thorough and up-to-date documentation guidelines, including the most recent versions of MLA, APA, Chicago, and CSE styles with models of new media in each style and new annotated sample sources; (5) thewriting process, including new material on genre and strengthened discussions of the thesis and paragraphs.

The Little Brown Handbook

Author: Henry Ramsey Fowler
Publisher: Pearson Educacion
ISBN: 0205197655
Release Date: 2012
Genre: English language

"A bestseller since the first edition, The Little, Brown Handbook provides reliable and thorough coverage of handbook basics--the writing process, grammar and usage, research and documentation--while also giving detailed discussions of critical reading, academic writing, reading and writing arguments, writing in the disciplines, and public writing. Widely used by both experienced and inexperienced writers, The Little, Brown Handbook works as both a comprehensive classroom text and an accessible reference guide. The twelfth edition of The Little, Brown Handbook provides all the resources that instructors have come to expect but with an added media component. Students who purchase the e-text or iPad version of this handbook will benefit from added instruction and practice through exercises, tutorials, podcasts, and sample papers. The Little, Brown Handbook builds on its best-selling features with five emphases: (1) media-rich eText and iPad versions, including video tutorials, podcasts, sample documents, exercise, and checklists;(2)academic writing, including a new introduction on joining the academic community, new coverage of genre, more on summary and academic integrity, and four new sample academic papers; (3) research writing, including new material on finding and evaluating Web sites, social-networking sites, blogs, wikis, and multimedia; (4) thorough and up-to-date documentation guidelines, including the most recent versions of MLA, APA, Chicago, and CSE styles with models of new media in each style and new annotated sample sources; (5) thewriting process, including new material on genre and strengthened discussions of the thesis and paragraphs"--Pearson website.

Legal Writing

Author: Linda H. Edwards
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454845348
Release Date: 2014-10-30
Genre: Law

Newest edition of Edwards' highly successful process-oriented text for legal writing. FEATURES: Updated and streamlined Citation coverage updated to reflect the new Bluebook and ALWD editions The section on questions presented revised to cover "deep issues" Added coverage on kinds of arguments that can be used in a brief Coverage deepened on fact statements for briefs New section on writing with confidence in the chapter on writing style for briefs

NALA Manual for Paralegals and Legal Assistants A General Skills Litigation Guide for Today s Professionals

Author: National Association of Legal Assistants
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133591863
Release Date: 2014-02-07
Genre: Law

Succeed on the job--and in your course--and prepare for the Certified Paralegal examination with the NALA Manual. More than 100 leading authorities with a wide range of experience in legal disciplines and management have contributed to this comprehensive manual since it was introduced in 1976. Covering all the skills required of paralegals today, the updated manual includes a collection of successful solutions to actual assignments accomplished by working paralegals nationwide.These proven techniques and procedures can be used as starting points from which you can make changes, adaptations, and modifications when you encounter similar situations on the job. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Little Brown Workbook

Author: Donna Gorrell
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 0205238009
Release Date: 2011-12-24
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

The twelfth edition of The Little, Brown Workbook is designed to closely parallel its companion, The Little, Brown Handbook, Twelfth Edition, in organization, approach, and guidelines for writing. Instructors can use the workbook as an instructional supplement to the handbook or as an independent text. The format of the workbook allows instructors to use each part according to their own teaching styles and their students' needs, choosing to use parts sequentially or as reference guides.

Bilingual Grammar of English Spanish Syntax

Author: Sam Hill
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780761863779
Release Date: 2014-06-13
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

This third edition of this text presents the major grammatical contrasts between English and Spanish in a simple and direct manner that is ideal for teachers of either language. The reworked and expanded text features numerous exercises in each chapter and a new, extensive glossary of grammatical terms.

COMMUNICATE OR COLLAPSE

Author: PUSHP LALA
Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN: 9788120333239
Release Date: 2007-10-12
Genre: Business & Economics

Effective communication is of immense significance to all organizations as the professional world thrives on its capacity to be articulate and expressive, innovative and improvising. The book, based on the vast and variegated experience of the authors gathered while training thousands of aspiring professionals, discusses how to hone the career management skills such as writing good resum├ęs, presenting oneself in job interviews, and making a good impression in group discussions. The text explains in detail all the elements of communication, for example, different types of speeches, group discussions and interviews. The book also deals with the art of developing a speech in a planned manner, preparing an outline, and writing catchy introductions and emphatic conclusions. In addition, it shows how to combat nervousness in a scientific manner, and use microphones and lecterns. KEY FEATURES : Gives a number of sample speeches, model interviews, model group discussions. Provides cartoons and illustrations throughout the text that make the book interesting to read. Gives tips to employ body language, audio-visual aids, humour, wit, and quotations. Contains in-depth discussion on communication anxiety and its management. Intended primarily for courses in public speaking, communicative English and managerial communication, this practical text should also be of great utility and worth to students who have to appear for civil services examination at the interview and those pursuing professional courses in their group discussion part. Finally, it would be of help to all those who wish to engage themselves in debates and public speaking.

The Little Brown Essential Handbook for Writers

Author: Jane E. Aaron
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 032110045X
Release Date: 2002-08-01
Genre: English language

The Little, Brown Essential Handbook, Fifth Edition, offers the currency and authority of The Little, Brown Handbook in a brief, spiralbound format. This easy-to-use reference clearly and concisely answers questions about the writing process, grammar, punctuation, research writing, documentation, and more.

Presentations in Everyday Life

Author: Isa N. Engleberg
Publisher:
ISBN: 0618260161
Release Date: 2004-02
Genre: Public speaking

Presentations in Everyday Life began with one simple question: What do real people want and need to know about presentation speaking? The Second Edition continues to provide practical, time-tested answers to this question using the most current communication theory and research available. The authors employ a straightforward approach to appeal to the diverse student body enrolled in introductory public speaking courses. They also place a solid emphasis on the how-tos of selecting the best strategies and developing the necessary skills to become effective speakers. This edition maintains a flexible modular configuration while adding an updated design and enhanced art to help reinforce understanding of concepts covered in the text.New! A greater emphasis on cultural diversity speaks to a wide range of students and adult learners.New! Presentation Principles in Action provides students with a hands-on application of chapter concepts through class exercises, questionnaires, speaking assignments, and assessment instruments.Opening Questions offer a road map to each chapter. The questions are then answered in context in the chapter summary.Mini-modules give step-by-step instruction on presentation techniques often glossed over in other texts. Topics range from microphone use to how to deal with a hostile audience.Real World, Real Speakers--stories told by the authors, presenters, and professionals--illustrate chapter principles and strategies in action while offering honest portraits of potential speaking experiences.FAQs provide short answers to questions students have asked the authors, such as Can I fake charisma? and What should I do with my hands?Tips drawn from theauthors' own experiences provide insider hints such as Never tell your audience you' re nervous and Present more message and less information.

The Bedford Reader

Author: X. J. Kennedy
Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education
ISBN: 9781457672927
Release Date: 2013-12-20
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Long one of the most popular composition readers on the market, The Bedford Reader provides compelling readings by excellent writers. It takes a practical and flexible approach to the rhetorical methods, focusing on their uses in varied writing situations. The popular "Writers on Writing" feature illustrates the many ways writers create meaning from what they read and experience, and the Kennedys' instruction helps students connect critical reading to academic writing. The twelfth edition provides even more helpful guidance for students on critical reading and writing, a new appendix with advice on APA documentation, and an updated selection of compelling readings. The print text is now integrated with e-Pages for The Bedford Reader, designed to take advantage of what the Web can do, with provocative new essays and multimodal selections.