A writing handbook that provides rules, guidance, tutorials, and exercises on the writing process, document design, clarity, grammar, punctuation, mechanics, argument, and research.
Owned by the library. Purchased and placed on reserve on 4-1-2016 by KATW.\Textbook for EN 101 English Composition\EN101\ENG101\ENG 101.
The writing process. Exporing, planning and drafting ; Revising, editing, and reflecting ; Building effective paragraphs -- Academic reading, writing and speaking. Reading and writing critically ; Reading and writing about multimodal texts ; Reading and writing arguments ; Speaking confidently -- Clarity. Active verbs ; Parallel ideas ; Needed words ; Mixed constructions ; Misplaced and dangling modifiers ; Shifts ; Emphasis ; Variety ; Wordy sentences ; Appropriate language ; Exact words -- Grammar. Sentence fragments ; Run-on sentences ; Subject- verb agreement (is or are etc.) ; Pronouns-antecedent agreement (singular or plural) ; Pronoun reference clearity ; Pronoun case (I and me etc.) ; Who and whom ; Adjectives and adverbs ; Standard English verb forms, tenses, and moods -- Multilingual writers and ESL challenges. Verbs ; Articles ; Sentence structure ; Prepositions and idiomatic expressions -- Punctuation. The comma ; Unnecessary commas ; The semicolon ; The colon ; The apostrophe ; Quotation marks ; End punctuation ; Other punctuation -- Mechanics. Abbreviations ; Numbers ; Italics ; Spelling ; The hyphen ; Capitalization -- Grammar Basics. Parts of speech ; Sentence patterns ; Subordinate word groups ; Sentence types -- Research. Thinking like a researcher, gathering sources ; Managing information, taking notes responsibly ; Evaluating sources -- Writing papers in MLA style. Supporting a thesis ; Citing sources, avoid plagarism ; Integrating sources ; MLA documentation style ; MLA manuscript format, sample research paper -- Writing papers in APA style. Supporting a thesis ; Citing sources, avoid plagarism ; Integrating sources ; Documenting sources in APA style ; APA manuscript format, sample paper.