Writing for Success is a text that provides instruction in steps, builds writing, reading, and critical thinking, and combines comprehensive grammar review with an introduction to paragraph writing and composition.
This book addresses each concept with clear, concise, and effective examples that are immediately reinforced with exercises and opportunities to demonstrate learning.
Each chapter allows students to demonstrate mastery of the principles of quality writing. With its incremental approach, this book can address a range of writing levels and abilities, helping each student prepare for the next writing or university course. Constant reinforcement is provided through examples and exercises, and the text involves students in the learning process through reading, problem solving, practicing, listening, and experiencing the writing process.
Each chapter also has integrated examples that unify the discussion and form a common, easy to understand basis for discussion and exploration. This will put students at ease and allow for greater absorption of the material.
- No image available1: Introduction to Academic Writing
- No image available2: Working with Words: Which Word Is Right?
- No image available3: Putting Ideas into Your Own Words and Paragraphs
- No image available4: What Are You Writing, to Whom, and How?
- No image available5: Putting the Pieces Together with a Thesis Statement
- No image available6: Working toward the End Product: Composing a Draft
- No image available7: Sources: Choosing the Right Ones
- No image available8: Being Critical
- No image available9: Citations and Referencing
- No image available10: Persuasion
- No image available11: Developing a Convincing Argument
- No image available12: Peer Review and Final Revisions
- No image availableAppendix - Readings: Examples of Essays
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