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

By: Lane, Janet.
Contributor(s): Lange, Ellen.
Publisher: Boston : Heinle Cengage Learning ; 2012Edition: 3rd ed.Description: x, 354 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9781111351977 (pbk); 111135197X (pbk) .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. Abstract: "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)Scope and content: 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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