Writing in English

Author: Elizabeth Weal

Publisher: Tenaya Press

ISBN: 9780979612824

Category: English language

Page: 190

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This book was written for ESL students whose written work looks like this: "It was a busy day at the store. She was a talk on the phone. She not want buy candy for child. He wasnt early his date, he buy eggs but his child she play." In this book, students progress slowly and methodically, with ample writing practice each step of the way. The book starts with the basics the difference between a word, sentence, and paragraph; the difference between a paragraph and a list; how to distinguish complete from incomplete sentences and moves forward from there. Students shed bad usage and punctuation habits early as they learn to edit their work and progress from writing simple paragraphs to writing paragraphs with more varied and complex sentences. This book s methodology is simple; each chapter includes short lessons in grammar, sentence structure, and mechanics that students work through in preparation for an end-of chapter writing assignment that, in most cases, is based on a personal experience.

Teaching English

Author: Elizabeth Weal,Tenaya Press

Publisher: Tenaya Press

ISBN: 9780979612831

Category: English language

Page: 130

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"Participatory, reproducible speaking and listening activities that let students apply the grammar concepts they learn in Gramática del inglés: paso a paso 1 and English grammar: step by step 1"--Cover.

English Grammar: Step by Step

Author: Elizabeth Weal

Publisher: Tenaya Press

ISBN: 097961287X

Category: English language

Page: 120

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Designed for Spanish-speaking students who have little or no knowledge of Spanish or English grammar. Covers basic punctuation and capitalization in English, the verbs to be and to have, contractions with to be, a, an, and the, and possessive adjectives.

The Classic Guide to Better Writing

Step-by-Step Techniques and Exercises to Write Simply, Clearly and Correctly

Author: Rudolf Flesch

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062730487

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 320

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Every phase of writing is addressed in this authoritative, practical guide. Specific topics include: organizing information, discovering a personal voice, enhancing readability and checking grammar and spelling. Featuring hundreds of exercises and written in a relaxed, entertaining style, this is the perfect aid for the many Americans who wish to improve their communication skills in both their business and personal lives.

Easy Writing Skills Step-by-Step

Author: Ann Longknife,K. D. Sullivan

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071774521

Category: Reference

Page: 176

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Take it step-by-step for writing success! The quickest route to learning a subject is through a solid grounding in the basics. So what you won’t find in Easy Writing Skills Step-by-Step is a lot of endless drills. Instead, you get a clear explanation that breaks down complex concepts into easy-to-understand steps, followed by highly focused exercises that are linked to core skills--enabling learners to grasp when and how to apply those techniques. This book features: Large step-by-step charts breaking down each step within a process and showing clear connections between topics and annotations to clarify difficulties Stay-in-step panels show how to cope with variations to the core steps Step-it-up exercises link practice to the core steps already presented Missteps and stumbles highlight common errors to avoid You can master writing as long as you take it Step-by-Step!

Mastering Academic Writing in the Sciences

A Step-by-Step Guide

Author: Marialuisa Aliotta

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351002120

Category: Science

Page: 178

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This book provides a comprehensive and coherent step-by-step guide to writing in scientific academic disciplines. It is an invaluable resource for those working on a PhD thesis, research paper, dissertation, or report. Writing these documents can be a long and arduous experience for students and their supervisors, and even for experienced researchers. However, this book can hold the key to success. Mapping the steps involved in the writing process - from acquiring and organizing sources of information, to revising early drafts, to proofreading the final product - it provides clear guidance on what to write and how best to write it.

Writing in the Technical Fields

A Step-by-Step Guide for Engineers, Scientists, and Technicians

Author: Michael H. Markel,Mike Markel

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780780310360

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 276

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Using an informal, hands-on approach, this practical guide reviews the basics of good technical writing. It provides a simple, effective system for writing all types of technical documents including letters, memos, minutes, procedures, manuals, proposals, progress reports, and final reports. You will gain a better understanding of the writing process and learn how to: improve the coherence of your writing, write better paragraphs, write better sentences, choose the right word and more.

Excel Essential Skills

Essay Writing Step-by-step Years 7-10

Author: Kristine Brown

Publisher: Pascal Press

ISBN: 9781740203128

Category: English language

Page: 105

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Easy English Step-by-Step for ESL Learners

Master English Communication Proficiency--FAST!

Author: Danielle Pelletier

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007182099X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 416

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You've come to the right place for learning English quickly and easily! Easy English Step-by-Step for ESL Learners is based on the idea that the quickest route to learning this subject is building a solid foundation in the basics. You won't find a lot of pointless discussion; instead, you get an original, step-by-step approach to mastering English, with important concepts linked together by clear explanations, appropriate exercises, and helpful answers. The first steps introduce you to the everyday expressions of the English language, allowing you to communicate in a variety of everyday situations almost immediately. Gradually, a series of interconnected steps takes you from simple to more challenging concepts at your own pace, with a variety of increasingly difficult exercises to practice what you've learned. After working through these exercises, you'll have a better grasp of the subject along with the knowledge and skills you need to handle English with confidence. Easy English Step-by-Step for ESL Learners features: Easy-to-understand grammar explanations with multiple examples Realistic conversations for practical situations, from Shopping to Getting Around Town and Making Friends Helpful communication strategies, including the use of gestures and body language Exercises to help test what you’ve learned and measure progress Online audio recordings to improve pronunciation and fluency Danielle Pelletier is the president of English League, a translation and workforce training company that provides English and foreign-language training and cross-cultural education to international students and professionals working in universities and corporations.

Step-by-Step Writing Lessons for K-1

75 Easy Lessons That Introduce the Writing Process and Teaching Beginning Writing Skills

Author: Waneta Davidson,Deneen Wuest,Deanne Camp

Publisher: Teaching Resources

ISBN: 9780545161084

Category: Education

Page: 141

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Straight from the classroom, these age-perfect lessons provide the tools and strategies young students need to become successful writers. From teaching basic routines and concepts of print, to introducing the writing process and classroom resources such as the word wall, to exploring how to write for different purposes and edit, the lesson you need will be at your fingertips—from September to June. For each lesson, the authors provide a suggested anchor book, modeling ideas, and guided and independent practice activities. Includes assessment ideas, conferring tips, reproducible student sheets, and more! For use with Grades K–1.

Improving Sentence Structure

A Step by Step Guide to Better Writing

Author: Michele R. Acosta

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781419641916

Category: Education

Page: 94

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Improving Sentence Structure teaches self-editing skills that help the writer avoid common writing problems like sentence fragments and run-on sentences. Sentences are the building blocks of good writing. People who struggle with writing sentences will obviously struggle when they are expected to write paragraphs or essays. A firm grasp of basic sentence structure allows writers to say what they mean in a way that others can easily understand.

How to Write a Book ASAP

Author: Garrett Pierson

Publisher: eBookIt.com

ISBN: 1456606212

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 136

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Have you ever wanted to write a book? Have you started to write your book, but weren't able to finish? Are you ready to learn how to get a book published? Discover inside secrets to: - Writing a book fast - Where and how to start writing your book - Finding the time in your busy life to write and finish a book Publishing a book the easy way Achieving real and practical writing results This book is for those of us who want to write regardless of what others say about our ability to write. It is for those of us who want a step-by-step guide to the process and strategies to finishing and publishing a book. The book is specially formulated to be a tool to support your success. If you want to avoid mistakes and prevent costly pitfalls, whether those pitfalls be measured in time and/or money wasted, then this book is for you. This book is all about achieving real and practical writing results. You will only become a writer/author through the act of writing. This is your golden opportunity to stop talking about writing a book and actually do it. Only when your book is finished will you truly understand the authority and respect authorship demands and how the title of "author' can open up new channels of achievement and profit. Learn How to Write a Book Outline In Garrett Pierson's book "How to Write a Book ASAP" you'll find the system to creating a book outline that guarantees your success. Writing a book outline is essential to your book writing and publishing success and the process that Garrett lays out is by far the best for any author to follow. Need to Write Your Book Fast? Whether you want to write a book in a weekend or you desire to learn how to write a book in 30 days, 60 days, 90 days or even two years, this book will show you the exact steps to finishing your book fast. You will find all the right ingredients to get started, why you shouldn't start writing until you're ready, detailed strategies to organization and self-control, a crash course in the basic writing process, clear steps to finishing your book fast and staying laser focused, traditional publishing vs. Self-publishing and what is right for you, how to become the authority in your market when your book is finished, plus much more! When reading this book you'll also discover: How everyday people just like you and I, have finished and published their book in record time... The ONE skill you need to master ... To leapfrog confusing details, and get started FAST... How to craft a proven time management system to create all the time you need to write your book... How you can finish your book in as little as 30 days using a 7-step system that really works... 5 roadblocks that 97% of writers encounter and how to overcome them immediately... The BIGGEST MYTH of writing a book flattened and debunked instantly... A multi-channel market positioning technique that can skyrocket you from no one to famous in no time at all... And Much More... You've waited long enough. Let's get started, you'll be glad you did! Learn how to write a book ASAP. Click the buy button today.

Academic Writing Step by Step

A Research-Based Approach

Author: Christopher N. Candlin,Basil Hatim

Publisher: Equinox Publishing (Indonesia)

ISBN: 9781781790588

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 224

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Academic Writing Step by Step offers a new methodology for teaching academic writing informed by discourse analysis and genre theory and by recent research in text analysis. The book draws on accessible articles presenting popular science topics of current interest to illustrate and practice the processes involved in developing and writing an academic essay or research paper step by step. Each unit in Academic Writing Step by Step involves the user in guided "hands-on" practical analysis of an exemplar text. This analysis forms the basis for a sequence of learning activities directing students to engage with the text, moving from analysis (reading for intent) to composition (writing with intent). In this structured process, students acquire a critical understanding of the components of research and essay writing to underpin their own writing. Support for students' analysis and writing of texts includes pre-reading, while-reading, and post-reading activities. These activities are linked to practice in the recognition and use of words in context, grammar in context, and distinctive features of text types. Each unit contains many interactive tasks and closes with a substantive writing assignment reinforcing at least one component of academic writing highlighted in the unit. The book is designed as a textbook for academic or research writing courses, and its step-by-step approach makes it usable by university undergraduates or senior secondary students, including those for whom English is a second or foreign language. In addition, its authentic readings and focus on academic and research writing makes it also suitable for graduate level writing courses in English-speaking and English as a second or foreign language contexts.

Grant Writing in Higher Education

A Step-by-step Guide

Author: Kenneth T. Henson

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780205389193

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 226

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This book helps grant writers in higher education to secure funding. It identifies positive and negative attitudes that affect producing highly desirable and fundable proposals.A Steps and Guidelines section helps make sure the reader finishes the book with a clear idea of how to prepare successful proposals. A separate segment onPreparing Budgets shows how to prepare budgets that will impress the reviewer and also how to test a budget to ensure that it is reasonable and sound. Information is included that is designed to help grant writers match their own reasons for writing grant proposals with the expectations of the potential funder. Several actual proposals written by the author that have been funded are provided as examples. The book identifies the essentials in a proposal package and explains how to develop each segment.Designed as a professional development resource for all faculty in higher education and individuals in all areas of K-12 education, particularly those in administrative capacities.

Writing Fiction Step by Step

Author: Josip Novakovich

Publisher: Story Press

ISBN: 9781884910357

Category: Reference

Page: 288

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Writing Fiction Step by Step gives you more than 200 exercises that will sharpen your writing skills while helping you develop complete short stories, even novels. &break;&break;In this sequel to his very popular Fiction Writer's Workshop, Whiting Award-winning author Josip Novakovich shows you that writing fiction is about making connections–between character and plot, setting and conflict, memory and imagination. You'll make these connections by linking the exercises. A character invented in chapter two can appear in a scene outlined in chapter eight and can speak in a voice developed in chapter ten. &break;&break;Embark on a unique writing journey and learn step by step how to craft fiction that captivates readers.

Kodansha's Hiragana Workbook

A Step-By-Step Approach to Basic Japanese Writing

Author: Anne Matsumoto Stewart

Publisher: Kodansha USA Incorporated

ISBN: 9781568364414

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 96

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Beginner-level students wishing to read Japanese need to learn hiragana, the most basic of three Japanese scripts, used for writing words of native origin. Kodansha's Hiragana Workbook is an all-new, streamlined workbook designed precisely for such students. It introduces all aspects of the script-reading, writing, and pronunciation--in a fun, accessible format, packed with illustrations and exercises. One page each is devoted to the 46 basic characters. These include instructions for character formation and space to practice writing, as well as a selection of vocabulary for further reading and writing. The vocabulary are all commonly used words that students can put to immediate use in conversation; and their readings--pronounced by a professional voice actor--are available as free downloads from the Net. Frequent review pages allow students to test their understanding of the hiragana at various stages. The appendixes offer additional practice exercises, as well as grids for playing hiragana Battleship and Bingo. There are also 120 pull-out flashcards for playing Memory, Scrabble, and other games.

Step by Step

Writing About Literature

Author: Patricia McKeague

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780787223205

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 303

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Easy English Grammar Step-by-Step

With 85 Exercises

Author: Phyllis Dutwin

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071770259

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 224

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You've come to the right place for a quick and effective way to learn grammar! Easy English Grammar Step-by-Step is based on the idea that the quickest route to learning this subject is building a solid foundation in the basics. You won't find a lot of pointless discussion; instead, you get an original, step-by-step approach to improving your grammar, with important concepts linked together by clear explanations, appropriate exercises, and helpful answers. The first steps introduce you to the fundamentals of correct grammar, allowing you to identify common mistakes almost immediately. Gradually, a series of interconnected steps takes you from simple to more challenging concepts at your own pace, with a variety of increasingly difficult exercises to practice what you've learned. After working through these exercises, you’ll have a better grasp of the subject along with the knowledge and skills you need to master grammar with confidence. Easy English Grammar Step-by-Step features: A unique building-block approach to mastering grammar Down-to-earth explanations of important concepts Helpful notes to avoid common missteps Exercises to help test what you’ve learned and measure progress

Simply Classical

A Beautiful Education for Any Child

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781615382408

Category: Christian education

Page: 292

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This revolutionary new book guides parents and teachers in implementing the beauty of a classical education with special-needs and struggling students. Cheryl is an advocate of classical Christian education for special-needs students. The love of history, music, literature, and Latin instilled in her own children has created in Cheryl the desire to share the message that classical education offers benefits to any child. -Increase your child's academic success -Restore your child's love of learning -Regain confidence to teach any child -Renew your vision of hope for your special-needs child -Receive help navigating the daunting process of receiving a diagnosis -Learn how to modify existing resources for your child's needs -Find simple strategies any parent or teacher can implement immediately -Appreciate a spiritual context for bringing truth, goodness, and beauty to any child