Writing to Communicate

Author: Cynthia A. Boardman
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 013027254X
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Foreign Language Study

With a combined process and product approach to academic writing, this Second Edition (formerly titled "Youre in Charge!") helps students progress from the basics of paragraph writing to the development of full-length essays. The texts new models and exercises are centered around three main themes milestones, ecology, and relationships to help students generate content and build vocabulary for their writing. "Writing to Communicate" also features: New prewriting exercises. Carefully selected topics, vocabulary, and models. Group assignments, graphic organizers, paragraph checklists, and peer help worksheets. Sections on the mechanics of writing. Appendices on writing under time pressure, the university application essay, paragraph formatting on a computer, punctuation, and common linking words. Contents Introduction to Academic Writing Types of Paragraphs Organization of Paragraphs Coherence and Cohesion Unity and Completeness From Paragraph to Essay The Thesis Statement The Introductory Paragraph The Concluding Paragraph Body Paragraphs Process Classification Cause and Effect Comparison and Contrast

Grammar and Beyond Level 2 Student s

Author: Randi Reppen
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521143127
Release Date: 2012-01-16
Genre: Foreign Language Study

Based on extensive research, Grammar and Beyond ensures that students study accurate information about grammar and apply it in their own speech and writing. This is the second half of Student's Book, Level 2. The Student's Book is the main component of Grammar and Beyond. In each unit, students study the grammar in a realistic text and through charts and notes informed by a billion-word corpus of authentic language. The exercises provide practice in reading, writing, listening, and speaking, making this a complete course. Students learn to avoid common mistakes, based on an extensive corpus of learner language. Each unit concludes with a Grammar for Writing section, in which students apply the grammar in an extended writing task.

Writing that works

Author: Kenneth Roman
Publisher: Harpercollins
ISBN: CORNELL:31924084571698
Release Date: 1995-01-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

A practical guide offers tips on how to develop a clear, effective writing style for proposals, PC documents, business memos, fund-raising announcements, resumes, cover letters, and more. Reprint.

The Write Start Sentences to Paragraphs with Professional and Student Readings

Author: Gayle Feng-Checkett
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781111350277
Release Date: 2012-01-01
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

With its flexible and effective organization, varied and focused practices, and interesting writing assignments, THE WRITE START: SENTENCES TO PARAGRAPHS WITH PROFESSIONAL AND STUDENT READINGS, 5TH EDITION combines writing and grammar instruction to help students build the core skills necessary for becoming effective writers. English as a Second Language pedagogy, from which all developing writers can benefit, informs the entire text. This new edition has been reorganized to better reflect the way that instructors teach the material; combining chapters was a logical and sensible strategy and will enhance the texts navigability. Exercises on sentence fragments and sentence combining have been added, as have new timely and thought-provoking professional and student readings, self-assessment questionnaires, and end-of-chapter Writing Opportunities that encourage students to see themselves as experts who will use writing in their careers. NEW! Icons to represent building block approach to learning sentence and paragraph skills NEW! Additional exercises which focus on the common English grammar errors NEW! Fleisch-Kincaid reading levels included in the Annotated Instruction Edition. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Paragraphs and Essays With Integrated Readings

Author: Lee Brandon
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305654181
Release Date: 2016-02-09
Genre: Education

PARAGRAPHS AND ESSAYS WITH INTEGRATED READINGS is the higher-level companion to SENTENCES, PARAGRAPHS, AND BEYOND in the two-book Brandon series. Instruction in this text -- comprehensive, flexible, and relevant -- is predicated on the idea that reading and writing are linked and that good writing is the product of revision and rigorous editing. The hallmarks of the Brandons' books are tell-show-engage instruction, ample demonstrations of good professional and student writing, and an abundance of reading-based, high-interest general, cross-curricular, and career-related topics and prompts. The reading-based writing presented in this book provides experience in critical thinking that enables students to write competently across the disciplines and transition smoothly to the next level of the English program. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Academic Writing

Author: Stephen Bailey
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781351690577
Release Date: 2017-12-06
Genre: Education

Now in its fifth edition, Academic Writing helps international students succeed in writing essays and reports for their English-language academic courses. Thoroughly revised and updated, it is designed to let teachers and students easily find the topics they need, both in the classroom and for self-study. The book consists of five parts: The Writing Process Elements of Writing Language Issues Vocabulary for Writing Writing Models The first part explains and practises every stage of essay writing, from choosing the best sources, reading and note-making, through to referencing and proofreading. The four remaining parts, organised alphabetically, can be taught in conjunction with the first part or used on a remedial basis. A progress check at the end of each part allows students to assess their learning. All units are fully cross-referenced, and a complete set of answers to the practice exercises is included. New topics in this edition include Writing in Groups, Written British and American English, and Writing Letters and Emails. In addition, the new interactive website has a full set of teaching notes as well as more challenging exercises, revision material and links to other sources. Additional features of the book include: Models provided for writing tasks such as case studies and essays Use of authentic academic texts from a wide range of disciplines Designed for self-study as well as classroom use Useful at both undergraduate and postgraduate level Glossary to explain technical terms, plus index Written to deal with the specific language issues faced by international students, this practical, user-friendly book is an invaluable guide to academic writing in English.

Writing for Computer Science

Author: Justin Zobel
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9781447166399
Release Date: 2015-02-09
Genre: Computers

All researchers need to write or speak about their work, and to have research that is worth presenting. Based on the author's decades of experience as a researcher and advisor, this third edition provides detailed guidance on writing and presentations and a comprehensive introduction to research methods, the how-to of being a successful scientist. Topics include: · Development of ideas into research questions; · How to find, read, evaluate and referee other research; · Design and evaluation of experiments and appropriate use of statistics; · Ethics, the principles of science and examples of science gone wrong. Much of the book is a step-by-step guide to effective communication, with advice on: · Writing style and editing; · Figures, graphs and tables; · Mathematics and algorithms; · Literature reviews and referees’ reports; · Structuring of arguments and results into papers and theses; · Writing of other professional documents; · Presentation of talks and posters. Written in an accessible style and including handy checklists and exercises, Writing for Computer Science is not only an introduction to the doing and describing of research, but is a valuable reference for working scientists in the computing and mathematical sciences.

Oxford American Dictionary Vocabulary Builder

Author: Keith Folse
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0194399958
Release Date: 2010-12-02
Genre: Foreign Language Study

50 lessons with 130 activities and write-in exercises Each lesson focuses on an area of language, with the emphasis on vocabulary extension and the Oxford 3000TM (the most important words to learn in English) Each lesson encourages students to explore different dictionary entries (taken from the Oxford American Dictionary for learners of English), so that they know how the dictionary helps with pronunciation, parts of speech, and using words correctly Focus on useful vocabulary with the Word Banks The Wordlist in the back of the book shows all the words that are taught in the 50 lessons.

Longman Academic Writing Series 4 Sb with Online Resources

Author: Alice Oshima
Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
ISBN: 0134663314
Release Date: 2016-09-19
Genre: Foreign Language Study

The new "Longman Academic Writing "Level 4has been transformed into a digital experience. The Interactive Student Book, powered by MyEnglishLab, allows students and teachers to better assess the writing process. Teachers can now monitor student performance to personalize learning and increase student motivation. The " Longman Academic Writing Series " helps students master the academic writing skills needed to succeed in their academic careers. The five-level series spans writing topics from composing sentences to writing research papers. Each level covers the complete writing process from prewriting to revision. Level 4 teaches high-intermediate students to write various genres of academic essays. The text s proven approach integrates training in grammar, mechanics, vocabulary, and essay organization along with the writing process. Highlights: All activities report to the gradebook, enabling teachers and students to track progress after every activity. Timed and untimed writing options allow students to write coherently and fluently under timed conditions. Model answers for essays provide students with feedback to create a final writing assignment. Students receive immediate results on a variety of activity types, allowing them to take control of their writing. "

What I Believe 2 Listening and Speaking about What Really Matters Student Book and Audio CDs

Author: Elizabeth Bottcher
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 0132452820
Release Date: 2008-08
Genre: Foreign Language Study

What I Believe 2: Listening and Speaking about What Really Matters , by Mary E. Ward, is based on the public radio series This I Believe. What I Believe 2 features the unique voices of individuals from all walks of life who share the personal philosophies and core values that guide their daily lives. In addition to providing authentic listening practice, this book challenges students to explore, discuss, and write about the essays in the text. It also engages and guides students in formulating, sharing, and discussing their own core values and beliefs. What I Believe 2 is for high-intermediate students. For intermediate students, see What I Believe 1. Features Getting Ready — introduces student to the speaker and activates their knowledge of the speaker’s topic Vocabulary for Comprehension and Glossary — support students’ listening comprehension Critical Thinking — provides students opportunities to discuss central and related topics in a deep, meaningful way Background Notes and Culture Notes — give students helpful background on essay content Focused Speaking Task — includes instruction and practice with pronunciation and useful language as well as step-by-step speaking preparation Writing Topics — allows students to put their ideas into written form What I Believe is a two-level series. See also: What I Believe 1