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Exercise Booklet Ready Reference Handbook

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ISBN-10: 0618918019

ISBN-13: 9780618918010

Edition: 4th 2006 (Handbook (Instructor's))

Authors: Jack Dodds

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This supplement offers more than 100 exercises to further support students.
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Book details

List price: $44.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 4/13/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 250
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

Composing and Paragraphing
Thinking Critically about Cheating and Plagiarism
Critical Reading
Critical Viewing
Creating Your Voice (Persona)
Writing Thesis Statements
Drawing Conclusions and Writing a Thesis
Organizing Information (Outlining)
Proofreading and Editing
Writing Coherent Paragraphs
Writing Unified, Well-Developed Paragraphs
Identifying Grammar
Identifying Parts of Speech: Nouns
Identifying Parts of Speech: Pronouns
Identifying Parts of Speech: Verbs
Identifying Parts of Speech: Adjectives and Adverbs
Identifying Sentence Parts: Subjects and Verbs
Identifying Sentence Parts: Prepositional Phrases
Identifying Sentence Parts: Verbals and Verbal Phrases
Identifying Sentence Parts: Dependent Clauses
Identifying Sentence Types
Practicing Sentence Types
Editing Grammar and Usage
Avoiding Sentence Fragments
Fixing Fragments
Avoiding Comma Splices
Fixing Comma Splices
Fixing Fused Sentences
Editing Irregular Verbs
Editing Verb Tenses
Editing Verb Forms (Omitted Verbs and Missing or Incorrect Endings)
Choosing the Subjunctive or Indicative Mood
Editing Subject-Verb Agreement
Editing Subject-Verb Agreement
Editing Pronoun-Antecedent Agreement
Editing Pronoun Reference
Editing Pronoun Case Forms
Choosing Who or Whom, Whoever or Whomever
Editing Adjectives and Adverbs
Editing Faulty Parallelism
Crafting Sentences
Using the Active and Passive Voice
Editing the Active and Passive Voice
Emphasizing with Subordination
Emphasizing with Coordination
Emphasizing with Subordination and Coordination
Emphasizing with Repetition
Emphasizing with End Focus
Editing to Create End Focus
Variety: Combining Choppy Sentences
Variety: Dividing Rambling Sentences
Varying Sentence Structure
Editing for Varied Sentence Structure
Editing Faulty Predication and Mixed Constructions
Editing Faulty Comparisons and Omitted Words
Editing Mixed and Incomplete Messages
Editing Misplaced Modifiers
Editing Dangling Modifiers
Editing Faulty Shifts
Choosing Words
Editing for Exact Words
Editing Ambiguous Words
Choosing Words with Appropriate Connotations
Editing for Idiomatic Words
Choosing Specific and Concrete Words
Creating Figurative Language: Metaphors and Similes
Editing Cliches and Mixed Metaphors
Editing for Words Appropriate for Academic and Public Writing
Editing for Jargon and Pretentious or Misleading Words
Editing for Biased and Offensive Words
Editing for Wordiness
Exercises for Multilingual Writers
Using Articles
Editing Articles and Quantifiers
Editing for Correct Verb Forms
Choosing Verbs in Conditional Sentences
Editing Conditional Sentences
Choosing Infinitives or Gerunds
Editing Infinitives and Gerunds
Completing Two-Word Verbs
Editing Omissions and Repetitions
Editing Dependent Clauses for Correct Linking Words
Editing Summarized Questions and Speech
Choosing Correct Word Endings
Editing -ing and -ed Adjectives (Participles)
Arranging Cumulative Adjectives and Placing Adverbs
Editing Prepositions
Editing End Punctuation
Commas: Punctuating Compounds and Introductory Words
Commas: Punctuating Series, Adjectives, and Modifiers
Commas: Other Uses
Commas: All Uses
Editing for Missing and Misused Commas
Punctuating with Commas and Semicolons
Editing Commas and Semicolons
Punctuating with Commas, Semicolons, and Colons
Editing Commas, Semicolons, and Colons
Editing Apostrophes
Punctuating Quotations
Editing Quotations
Editing the Dash, Parentheses, Brackets, the Ellipsis, and the Slash
Editing Punctuation (Paragraph Editing)
Mechanics and Spelling
Editing Capital Letters
Editing Italics/Underlining
Editing Abbreviations
Editing Numbers
Editing Hyphens
Editing Spelling
Focusing Topics
Writing Source Citations (Bibliography)
Navigating the Web and Gathering Web Site Information
Evaluating Sources
Writing Effective Quotation, Summary, and Paraphrase
Writing Signal Statements and Quoting Effectively
Avoiding Plagiarism
Writing Parenthetical Citations
Argument and Persuasion
Writing Arguable Claims
Building an Effective Argument
Identifying Logical Fallacies
Analyzing Audiences, Creating a Trustworthy Persona
Answers to Lettered Exercises
Topics for Selected Exercises