Writing Academic English

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Author: Alice Oshima,Ann Hogue

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

ISBN: 9780201340549

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 269

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Intermediate-Advanced Level. This best-selling series takes the mystery out of the composition process as it helps college-bound and college-level ESL students quickly improve their ability to write effectively in English. Addressing organization, rhetoric, grammar and mechanics, and sentence structure, these texts offer clear steps, numerous models, and many opportunities for writing practice. This text teaches academic writing skills such as simple outlining, parts of the basic essay, and patterns of organization. Other Books in the Series: First Steps in Academic Writing, High-Beginning Level, and Introduction to Academic Writing, Intermediate Level. @BREAKER= FEATURES/BENEFITS * Extensive practice in prewriting, drafting, revising, and editing. * Clear, step-by-step approach to the conventions of paragraph and essay organization and rhetorical expression. * Rigorous development of sentence structure, grammar, and mechanical skills. * Extensive appendices with relevant reference materials for students and teachers.

Paragraphs to Essays

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Author: Alice Oshima,Ann Hogue

Publisher: Pearson Longman

ISBN: 9780134663326

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 304

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The Longman Academic Writing Series helps develop student writing from basic composition of sentences and paragraphs to academic essays and research papers. At each level, students are offered guidance in the complete writing process from prewriting to revision, and are provided with clear explanations, extensive practice, and consistent coverage of sentence mechanics and grammar. Highlights Step-by-step approach helps students produce a well-organized, clearly developed portfolio that is the foundation of academic coursework. Realistic writing models guide writers while clear explanations, supported by examples, help students through typical rough spots. Extensive practice helps students assimilate writing skills to learn to write with accuracy and confidence. Timed writing activities provide a plan for writing paragraphs on tests. Interactive tasks, such as pair and group work, allow students to receive peer feedback on their individual writing. Level 5 offers more advanced guidance in the writing of essays and research papers. New Essential Online Resources include grammar for writing and sentence structure activities, teacher support material, teacher's manual, and assessments.

Longman Academic Writing Series 4 Interactive Student Book

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Author: Alice Oshima,Ann Hogue

Publisher: Pearson Education ESL

ISBN: 9780134279756

Category: Academic writing

Page: 344

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The new Longman Academic Writing Level 4 has 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.

Introduction to Academic Writing

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Author: Alice Oshima,Ann Hogue

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780132410281

Category: Academic writing

Page: 221

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This book helps "students to master the standard organizational patterns of the paragraph and the basic concepts of essay writing. The text's time-proven approach integrates the study of rhetorical patterns and the writing process with extensive practice in sentence structure and mechanics." - product description.

Longman Academic Reading Series

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Author: Elizabeth Böttcher,Robert Cohen,Judy L. Miller

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780132760614

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 272

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The Longman Academic Reading Series is a five-level series that prepares English language learners for academic work. The aim of the series is to make students more effective and confident readers by providing high-interest readings on academic subjects and by teaching them skills and strategies for effective reading, vocabulary building, note-taking, and critical thinking. The series also encourages students to discuss and write about the ideas they discovered in the readings, making them better speakers and writers of English as well. Features Readings based on academic sources -- Every reading in the text focuses on an academic subject and is chosen with the intent of providing different and intriguing perspectives on the theme. Multiple reading genres -- Readings come from a variety of sources or genres, from textbooks to on-line articles, and are written by a variety of experts from widely different fields. Explicit academic skills -- From critical reading to vocabulary building, notetaking and critical thinking, the Longman Academic Reading Series provides students with a holistic approach to effective reading. Corpus-Informed approach to vocabulary (AWL) -- Students build vocabulary and acquire skills that will help them become more confident and successful in preparing for their academic work.

Academic Writing

A Handbook for International Students

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Author: Stephen Bailey

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351690574

Category: Education

Page: 314

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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.

One Hundred Great Essays

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Author: Robert J. DiYanni

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780134053387

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 672

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"One Hundred Great Essays" collects one-hundred of the most teachable and rewarding essays used in today's college composition class. The anthology combines classic, commonly taught essays with frequently anthologized contemporary essays by today's most highly regarded writers. The selections are broadly diverse in both subject matter and authorship. Essays have been selected as both models for good writing and useful springboards for student writing. An introductory section discusses the qualities of the essay form and offers instruction on how to read essays critically, and shows students how to use the writing process to develop their own essays

First Steps in Academic Writing

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Author: Ann Hogue

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780132414883

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 229

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The second edition of First Steps in Academic Writing , by Ann Hogue, provides high-beginning to low-intermediate students with essential tools to master basic academic writing. The text's time-proven approach integrates paragraph organization, sentence structure, grammar, mechanics, and the writing process. First Steps leads students to build strong academic writing skills that will last them throughout their writing careers. Features: A step-by-step approach guides students seamlessly through the writing process. Clear, succinct explanations help students to understand and apply key conepts and rules. Numerous models and varied practice support students at all stages of writing. NEW Try It Out! exercises give students opportunities to assess mastery of new skills. NEW journal writing activities help students build literacy. NEW self-editing and peer editing worksheets motivate students to revise. The Longman Academic Writing Series also consists of: Level 1 Fundamentals of Academic Writing Level 3 Introduction to Academic Writing, Third Edition Level 4 Writing Academic English, Fourth Edition

Reading Across the Disciplines

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Author: Kathleen T. McWhorter

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134397108

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 608

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For anyone interested in improving his/her reading and thinking skills. Improve reading and thinking abilities through targeted skill instruction and extensive guided practice across many academic disciplines. Reading Across the Disciplines teaches essential college reading skills and guides their application in each of ten academic disciplines and career fields. Kathleen McWhorter helps readers expand their vocabulary and comprehension, practice methods for reading and thinking critically, and enhance their ability to make inferences. The 7th Edition also introduces discipline-specific reading strategies and features more than 20 new readings - selected from college textbooks as well as from books, periodicals, popular magazines, newspapers, and Internet sources - to motivate readers and demonstrate the relevance to their daily lives. Available to package with Reading Across the Disciplines, 7th Edition, MyLab TM Reading is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work in addition to the text to engage students and improve results. MyLab Reading is ideal for courses requiring additional reading skills practice and assessment. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. Reading Across the Disciplines, 7th Edition is also available via Revel TM , an interactive digital learning environment that replaces the print textbook, enabling students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience. Revel is ideal for courses where student engagement and mobile access are important. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; this is not the Revel version. Students, if interested in purchasing the Revel version, ask your instructor for the correct ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase the Revel version, search for: 0134424441 / 9780134424446 Revel Reading Across the Disciplines -- Access Card, 7/e

Academic Reading

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Author: Janet Giltrow

Publisher: Broadview Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 444

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Longman Academic Writing Series 3

Paragraphs to Essays

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Author: Alice Oshima,Ann Hogue

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780132915663

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

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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 3 teaches intermediate students to write various genres of academic paragraphs and essays. The text's proven approach integrates training in grammar, mechanics, vocabulary, sentence structure, and paragraph and essay organization along with the writing process. Features Realistic writing models and systematic practice empower students to write effectively in different genres.

Academic Writing Skills 2 Teacher's Manual

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Author: Peter Chin,Joseph Garner,Miklos Juhasz,Sean Wray,Samuel Reid,Yoko Yamazaki

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107682363

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 74

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A three-volume essay writing course for students in American English. Academic Writing Skills 2 takes students through a step-by-step process of writing expository, argumentative, and compare and contrast essays. It is appropriate for students wishing to focus on specific essay types that require the use and integration of sources to complete academic writing tasks.

NorthStar Listening and Speaking 5 with MyEnglishLab

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Author: Sherry Preiss

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780133382143

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 276

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NorthStar, Fourth Edition, a five-level series, engages students through authentic and compelling content and empowers them to achieve their academic and personal goals. The approach to critical thinking in both the Reading/Writing and Listening/Speaking strands challenges students to move beyond basic comprehension to higher-level analysis. Conceptualized to promote critical thinking, NorthStar infuses analysis, synthesis, evaluation, and application throughout every lesson, not just in a critical thinking section like in other series. Components: Print or eText Student Book with MyEnglishLab — Building on the success of previous editions, NorthStar continues to engage and motivate students through new and updated contemporary, authentic topics in a seamless integration of print and online content. eText with MyEnglishLab — Offering maximum flexibility for different learning styles and needs, a digital version of the Student Book can be used on iPad and Android devices. MyEnglishLab: NorthStar — Students use MyEnglishLab to access additional practice online, view videos, listen to audio selections, and receive instant feedback on their work. Teachers assign MyEnglishLab activities to reinforce the skills students learn in class and monitor progress through an online gradebook. Teacher Resource eText — Each strand of NorthStar has an accompanying Teacher Resource eText with the following: digital Student Book, downloadable achievement tests, classroom audio, lesson planners, video activities, videoscripts, teacher's manuals, answer keys, and a downloadable placement test. Accessible through MyEnglishLab: NorthStar. Classroom Audio CD — Listening and Speaking audio contains the recordings and activities as well as audio for the achievement tests. The Reading and Writing strand contains the readings on audio.