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Along These Lines: Paragraphs and Essays, CourseSmart eTextbook, 6th Edition

By John Sheridan Biays, Carol Wershoven

Published by Longman

Published Date: Oct 24, 2011

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This CourseSmart Sampler includes a selection of material from the full book for faculty to use in order to make a textbook selection for their course. If you need to see additional chapters before making a final decision, please contact your Pearson sales representative for a print copy.

 

Along These Lines prepares students for the demands of subsequent composition courses by providing thorough step-by-step instruction covering the writing process, grammar, and the basics of research

 

John Sheridan Biays and Carol Wershoven know the value of constant reinforcement of the writing process. Each chapter guides students through the stages of prewriting, planning, drafting, revising, and proofreading. The authors' conversational tone and effective blend of activities, such as peer review, collaborative, and MyWritingLab (www.mywritinglab.com) exercises, keep students engaged in their learning.

Table of Contents

PART I: WRITING IN STAGES: THE PROCESS APPROACH

1. Writing a Paragraph

2.Illustration

3. Description

4. Narration

5. Process

6. Comparison and Contrast

7. Classification

8. Definition

9. Cause and Effect

10. Argument

11. Writing an Essay

12. Different Essay Patterns

13. Writing from Reading

14. Using Research to Strengthen Essays 

PART II: GRAMMAR FOR WRITERS

15. The Simple Sentence

16. Beyond the Simple Sentence: Coordination

17. Avoiding Run-On Sentences and Comma Splices

18. Beyond the Simple Sentence: Subordination

19. Avoiding Sentence Fragments

20. Using Parallelism in Sentences

21. Using Adjectives and Adverbs

22. Correcting Problems with Modifiers

23. Using Verbs Correctly

24. More on Verbs: Consistency and Voice

25. Making Subjects and Verbs Agree

26. Using Pronouns Correctly: Agreement and Reference

27. Using Pronouns Correctly: Consistency and Case

28. Punctuation: The Basics

29. Other Punctuation and Mechanics

30. Spelling

31. Words that Sound Alike/Look Alike

32. Word Choice

33. Sentence Variety

PART IV: READINGS FOR WRITERS

ESL APPENDIX: GRAMMAR PRACTICE FOR NON-NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKING STUDENTS

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Along These Lines: Paragraphs and Essays, CourseSmart eTextbook, 6th Edition
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$48.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-11037-7