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The Easy Essay Handbook bridges pre-college and college writing skills by helping students to shape their ideas into writing, through a step-by-step process. This book is an asset for any high school student or adult student, ESL or native speaker, who would like to learn more or brush up on his or her writing skills.
Engaging and accessible to all students, Good Reasons is a brief, very readable introduction to argument by two of the country's foremost rhetoricians. By stressing the rhetorical situation and the audience, this rhetoric avoids complicated schemes and terminology in favor of providing students with the practical means to find "good reasons" for the positions they want to advocate to their audiences.
The new edition anticipates the needs of today's students with helpful strategies for developing a strong thesis statement, expanded coverage of logical fallacies, entirely new coverage of APA documentation, and online multimodal readings and tutorials on critical reading and other essential topics. To package LaunchPad Solo free with Models for Writers, use ISBN 978-1-319-01381-3.
The Great Writing series uses clear explanations and extensive practical activities to help students write great sentences, paragraphs, and essays. Each book contains a wide variety of writing models in carefully selected rhetorical styles that provide practice in working with the writing process to develop a final piece of writing.Great Writing 5: Greater Essays uses more challenging models and assignments to give students opportunities to further develop their essay writing and vocabulary skills.
Electronic Books on Essay Writing
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The powerful tools in this invaluable resource equip students with the skills to write successful entrance essays for top-notch universities. College admission officers from some of these schools provide informative strategies and inside information on their writing assessment criteria.
The skill of good essay writing is essential if you are to achieve the kind of grades you want in the courses you are studying. The advice and practical guidance you receive in this book will enable you to improve your grade assessments by putting into practice some simple, but invaluable principles of essay writing. These approaches will work for you whether you are facing assessment in timed exam conditions or being judged by coursework assignments. This book will take you step by step from your opening to your closing paragraph, so that you focus your thoughts on answering the assignment appropriately and relevantly. It also contains ten sample essays and useful chapters on grammar, accuracy and spelling. Click on the link to the title to see the table of contents.
Examining the two basic components of scholarship competition -- essays and interviews -- this vital guidebook offers practical advice and real-life examples to guide students through the entire application process. Revealing unique strategies for preparation and overcoming nervousness, this definitive resource also includes sample interview questions and answers.
Using the proven Help in a Hurry formula, students can quickly craft an effective application essay. Key features include targeted questions and helpful worksheets, quick-start strategies, professional advice from college admissions directors, and dozens of actual essay lead-ins and examples.
In this book, you’ll be introduced to the writing process, and see examples of work at each stage. You’ll learn that time spent thinking and planning is an excellent investment in your academic writing.