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Writing Clearly : Grammar for Editing / Janet Lane and Ellen Lange.

By: Lane, Janet | University of California, Davis.
Contributor(s): Lange, Ellen | University of California, Davis.
Publisher: Boston : Heinle Cengage Learning, 2012Edition: 3rd ed.Description: x, 354 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9781111351977 (Student Book); 111135197X (Student Book) .Other title: Grammar for editing [Portion of title].Subject(s): English language -- Grammar -- Problems, exercises, etc | English language -- Rhetoric -- Problems, exercises, etc | English language -- Composition and exercises | English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers | Editing -- Problems, exercises, etcOnline resources: Publisher's Website.
Contents:
"Writing Clearly: Grammar for Editing, Third Edition, is designed to help high-intermediate and advanced English language learners become aware of those language problems commonly found in their writing, focusing on error analysis rather than on a comprehensive study of grammar. Through using this textbook, students will not only learn to analyze their specific sentence-level weaknesses but will also develop strategies for reducing errors and becoming proficient self-editors. (Source: Introduction, p. vi)
CONTENTS:
SECTION 1: GLOBAL ERRORS
Unit 1: Verb Tenses
Unit 2: Verb Forms
Unit 3: Modals
Unit 4: Conditional Sentences
Unit 5: Passive Voice
Unit 6: Relative, Adverbial, and Noun Clauses
Unit 7: Sentence Structure
Unit 8: Word Order
Unit 9: Connecting Words
SECTION 2: LOCAL ERRORS
Unit 10: Subject-Verb Agreement
Unit 11: Articles
Unit 12: Singular and Plural of Nouns
Unit 13: Word Choice
Unit 14: Word Forms
Unit 15: Prepositions
SECTION 3: BEYOND GRAMMAR: OTHER WAYS TO MAKE YOUR WRITING CLEAR
Part A: Expand Your Vocabulary
Part B: Achieve an Academic Writing Style
Part C: Avoid Nonidiomatic and Unclear Sentences
Part D: Improve Flow of Ideas
Part E: Revise Your Writing
Appendix A: Steps to Writing and Revising
Appendix B: Editing Symbols; Error Awareness Sheet
Appendix C: Additional Exercises for Practice: Editing for a Variety of Errors
Answers to Pre-Tests
Index
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Includes index.

"Writing Clearly: Grammar for Editing, Third Edition, is designed to help high-intermediate and advanced English language learners become aware of those language problems commonly found in their writing, focusing on error analysis rather than on a comprehensive study of grammar. Through using this textbook, students will not only learn to analyze their specific sentence-level weaknesses but will also develop strategies for reducing errors and becoming proficient self-editors. (Source: Introduction, p. vi)

CONTENTS:

SECTION 1: GLOBAL ERRORS

Unit 1: Verb Tenses

Unit 2: Verb Forms

Unit 3: Modals

Unit 4: Conditional Sentences

Unit 5: Passive Voice

Unit 6: Relative, Adverbial, and Noun Clauses

Unit 7: Sentence Structure

Unit 8: Word Order

Unit 9: Connecting Words

SECTION 2: LOCAL ERRORS

Unit 10: Subject-Verb Agreement

Unit 11: Articles

Unit 12: Singular and Plural of Nouns

Unit 13: Word Choice

Unit 14: Word Forms

Unit 15: Prepositions

SECTION 3: BEYOND GRAMMAR: OTHER WAYS TO MAKE YOUR WRITING CLEAR

Part A: Expand Your Vocabulary

Part B: Achieve an Academic Writing Style

Part C: Avoid Nonidiomatic and Unclear Sentences

Part D: Improve Flow of Ideas

Part E: Revise Your Writing

Appendix A: Steps to Writing and Revising

Appendix B: Editing Symbols; Error Awareness Sheet

Appendix C: Additional Exercises for Practice: Editing for a Variety of Errors

Answers to Pre-Tests

Index

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