Introduction to Academic Writing (Paperback)

By Ann Hogue, Alice Oshima

Pearson PTR Interactive, 9780131933958, 221pp.

Publication Date: October 17, 2006

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@lt;P style="MARGIN: 0px"@gt;The Third Edition of @lt;I@gt;@lt;B@gt;@lt;I@gt;Introduction to Academic Writing@lt;/I@gt;, @lt;/B@gt;@lt;/I@gt; by Alice Oshima and Ann Hogue, continues in the tradition of helping 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.@lt;/P@gt;@lt;P style="MARGIN: 0px"@gt; @lt;/P@gt;@lt;P style="MARGIN: 0px"@gt;@lt;B@gt;Features of the Third Edition: @lt;/B@gt;@lt;/P@gt;@lt;UL@gt;@lt;LI@gt;A @lt;B@gt;step-by-step approach@lt;/B@gt; guides students seamlessly through the process of writing. @lt;LI@gt;@lt;B@gt;Clear, succinct explanations@lt;/B@gt; help students to understand and apply key concepts and rules. @lt;LI@gt;@lt;B@gt;Numerous models@lt;/B@gt; and @lt;B@gt;varied practice@lt;/B@gt; support students at all stages of writing. @lt;LI@gt;@lt;I@gt;NEW@lt;/I@gt; instruction and practice in @lt;B@gt;summary writing@lt;/B@gt; prepare students for academic work. @lt;LI@gt;@lt;I@gt;NEW@lt;/I@gt; @lt;I@gt;@lt;B@gt;@lt;I@gt;Try It Out @lt;/I@gt;@lt;/B@gt;@lt;/I@gt;exercises give students opportunities to assess mastery of skills. @lt;LI@gt;@lt;I@gt;NEW@lt;/I@gt; @lt;B@gt;self-editing@lt;/B@gt; and @lt;B@gt;peer-editing@lt;/B@gt; worksheets mortivate students to revise their work.@lt;/LI@gt;@lt;/UL@gt;@lt;P style="MARGIN: 0px"@gt;@lt;I@gt;@lt;B@gt;Introduction to Academic Writing@lt;/B@gt;@lt;/I@gt; is also available with @lt;B@gt;Criterion@lt;SUP@gt;SM @lt;/SUP@gt;Publisher's Version, @lt;/B@gt;which provides instant online feedback on student writing: @lt;B@gt; @lt;/B@gt;@lt;/P@gt;@lt;BLOCKQUOTE@gt;@lt;P style="MARGIN: 0px"@gt;Students simply submit their writing online and instantly receive personalized feedback on: Grammar, Usage, Style, Mechanics, Organization, and Development (essays only). Students can turn in better writing, and teachers can save time spent correcting drafts.@lt;/P@gt;@lt;P style="MARGIN: 0px"@gt; @lt;/P@gt;@lt;P style="MARGIN: 0px"@gt;Click on the "Resources" link to order the edition with @lt;B@gt;Criterion@lt;SUP@gt;SM @lt;/SUP@gt;Publisher's Version@lt;/B@gt; @lt;/P@gt;@lt;P style="MARGIN: 0px"@gt; @lt;/P@gt;@lt;/BLOCKQUOTE@gt;@lt;P style="MARGIN: 0px"@gt;@lt;B@gt;The Longman Academic Writing Series @lt;/B@gt;consists of: @lt;/P@gt;@lt;UL@gt;@lt;LI@gt;@lt;DIV style="MARGIN: 0px"@gt;Level 1 @lt;I@gt;@lt;A title="" href="http: //vig.pearsoned.com/store/product/1,1207, store-14563_id-294454_isbn-013199557X,00.html" target=""@gt;Fundamentals of Academic Writing@lt;/A@gt;@lt;/I@gt;@lt;/DIV@gt;@lt;LI@gt;@lt;DIV style="MARGIN: 0px"@gt;Level 2 @lt;A title="" href="http: //vig.pearsoned.com/store/product/1,1207, store-14563_id-294454_isbn-0132414880,00.html" target=""@gt;@lt;I@gt;First Steps in Academic Writing, @lt;/I@gt; Second Edition@lt;/A@gt;@lt;/DIV@gt;@lt;LI@gt;@lt;DIV style="MARGIN: 0px" href="http: //vig.pearsoned.com/store/product/1,1207, store-14563_id-294454_isbn-0131523597,00.html"@gt;Level 4 @lt;A href="http: //vig.pearsoned.com/store/product/1,1207, store-14563_id-294454_isbn-0131523597,00.html"@gt;@lt;I@gt;Writing Academic English, @lt;/I@gt; Fourth Edition@lt;/A@gt; @lt;/DIV@gt;@lt;/LI@gt;@lt;/UL@gt;