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The Easy Writer : Formal Writing for Academic Purposes (Custom Edition) - Winifred Belmont

The Easy Writer

Formal Writing for Academic Purposes (Custom Edition)

Paperback Published: 1st December 2010
ISBN: 9781442549265
Number Of Pages: 338

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The Easy Writer uses basic phrase and clause structure grammar, providing students with sentence patterns that can be easily adapted to all formal writing. It introduces basic grammatical terms, without overwhelming students with new terminology. The chapters that deal with referencing, paragraphs and essay writing are comprehensive and include sample paragraphs and a sample essay. The book is designed for either senior high school or beginning university students.

This custom edition is published for the University of New England.

  • easy to read – clear layout with lots of space
  • avoids overwhelming the reader by presenting topics in manageable sections
  • many exercises to practise grammar points with full answers provided in the back
  • students can use the various sentence patterns to add variety to their writing style and expand their repertoire of writing strategies
  • many examples of different types of paragraphs
  • a model five paragraph essay

Chapter 1: Simple sentences
Chapter 2: More about simple sentences
Chapter 3: Subject-verb agreement
Chapter 4: Fragments and phrases
Chapter 5: Compound sentences
Chapter 6: Complex sentences
Chapter 7: Fragments and run-ons
Chapter 8: More about verbs
Chapter 9: Working with pronouns
Chapter 10: Parallel construction
Chapter 11: Capitalisation and punctuation
Chapter 12: Word use and word choice
Chapter 13: Using direct and indirect quotations
Chapter 14. Paragraph structure 1
Chapter 15. Paragraph structure 2
Chapter 16. The formal essay

ISBN: 9781442549265
ISBN-10: 9781442549265
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 338
Published: 1st December 2010
Publisher: Pearson Education Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Edition Number: 3

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