Grammar Troublespots

Author: Ann Raimes
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521532860
Format: PDF
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A new edition of Grammar Troublespots providing an excellent aid for student writers at the high-intermediate level and above. The Student's Book helps them identify and correct the errors that they are likely to make as they write. The emphasis in this new edition is on errors made in writing formal academic discourse. The book has 21 units. Each one examines an area of grammar, such as verb tense choice, article usage, and modals, and then pinpoints the most troublesome grammar points within that area. Each unit provides a straightforward description of the grammar point, supported by clear examples, grammar charts, and tables. The two-color new edition is easy to use, with exercises such as error identification, error correction, and sentence construction tasks, consistently following each grammar point. Each unit ends with a writing assignment and a flowchart to help students diagnose their writing problems and edit their writing.

Grammar Troublespots

Author: Ann Raimes
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780521657594
Format: PDF
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This guide to the most problematic rules of grammar provides students with concise advice for avoiding grammar pitfalls in their writing. It illustrates twenty-one of the most prevalent writing errors and helps students correct them through self-diagnostic flow-charts, explanations, and exercises.

How English Works

Author: Ann Raimes
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521657587
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book uses readings from newspapers, works of non-fiction, and college textbooks to illustrate the use of target structures. The Student's Book provides clear presentations of the basic principles of 27 important areas of English grammar, through a wide variety of exercises and tasks for writing and editing. It engages students with topics that range from artificial intelligence and laptop computers to the environment and economics. This important grammar text provides a real-world context that allows students to see how the English language really "works."

An Easy Guide to Writing

Author: Pamela D. Dykstra
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780131849549
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Geared to basic writers, Easy Guide to Writing offers students a fresh approach to learning sentences. It explains grammar in an easy-to-understand instruction (represented by the bike analogy) and transitions students to future English classes (represented by the glossary) - it bridges both worlds making the abstract concrete.

Reflect Inform Persuade

Author: Elizabeth Rodriguez Kessler
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780321850331
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Reflect, Inform, Persuade examines the purposes for writing while demonstrating the varying processes writers employ to reach an end. The low price (~$25 net*) and practical three-part organization make Reflect, Inform, Persuade an option for a variety of interests or course objectives. Author Elizabeth Kessler hones in on three important points: improving academic writing skills; writing for various purposes, gradually moving from self to a focus on the wider world; and using materials that can be used as models for good writing.

Changes

Author: Jean Withrow
Publisher: St Martins Press
ISBN: 9780521657884
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Changes is an interactive, integrated skills text that will help students develop their writing skills by having them respond to thought-provoking texts on a wide variety of subjects. The Second Edition of this popular book offers a choice of sixty readings with an increased number of expository selections to help students develop academic English. The texts presented offer a variety of genres, voices, and moods and include both professional and student-written readings by writers of many different nationalities. Collaborative pair, group, and whole-class activities encourage students to interact with the text and their peers. In this way, students come to develop an understanding of how meanings change and develop as the text is approached from different points of view. Grounded in an understanding of the writing process and its development in ESL writers, Changes guides students through all of the stages of this process within an interactive, student-centered framework.

Techniques in teaching writing

Author: Ann Raimes
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book outlines practical procedures for teachers, including ways to stimulate students to write through pictures, readings, and discussions, and effective, motivating ways to respond to student writing.