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Author Hacker, Diana, 1942-2004, author.

Title A writer's reference / Diana Hacker, Nancy Sommers, Harvard University ; contributing ESL specialist: Kimberli Huster, Robert Morris University.

Publication Info. Boston ; New York : Bedford/St. Martin's, 2018.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Reserves (Circulation Desk)  TEXTBOOK CMP 115    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Edition Ninth edition.
Description xvi, 534, 47 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes index.
Contents Writing well: -- C. Composing and revising -- C1. Planning -- C2. Drafting -- C3. Reviewing, revising, and editing -- C4. Preparing a portfolio; reflecting on your writing -- C5. Writing paragraphs -- A. Academic reading, writing, and speaking -- A1. Reading and writing critically -- A2. Reading and writing about images and multimodal texts -- A3. Reading arguments -- A4. Writing arguments -- A5. Speaking confidently -- A6. Writing in the disciplines -- S. Sentence style -- S1. Parallelism -- S2. Needed words -- S3. Problems with modifiers -- S4. Shifts -- S5. Mixed constructions -- S6. Sentence emphasis -- S7. Sentence variety -- W. Word choice -- W1. Glossary of usage -- W2. Wordy sentences -- W3. Active verbs -- W4. Appropriate language -- W5. Exact language -- Writing correctly: -- G. Grammatical sentences -- G1. Subject-verb agreement -- G2. Verb forms, tenses, and moods -- G3. Pronouns -- G4. Adjectives and adverbs -- G5. Sentence fragments -- G6. Run-on sentences -- M. Multilingual writers and ESL topics -- M1. Verbs -- M2. Articles -- M3. Sentence structure -- M4. Using adjectives -- M5. Prepositions and idiomatic expressions -- M6. Paraphrasing sources effectively -- P. Punctuation and mechanics -- P1. The comma -- P2. Unnecessary commas -- P3. The semicolon and the colon -- P4. The apostrophe -- P5. Quotation marks -- P6. Other punctuation marks -- P7. Spelling and hyphenation -- P8. Capitalization -- P9. Abbreviations and numbers -- P10. Italics -- B. Basic grammar -- B1. Parts of speech -- B2. Sentence patterns -- B3. Subordinate word groups -- B4. Sentence types -- Writing with sources: -- R. Researching -- R1. Thinking like a researcher; gathering sources -- R2. Managing information; taking notes responsibly -- R3. Evaluating sources -- MLA papers -- MLA-1. Supporting a thesis -- MLA-2. Citing sources; avoiding plagiarism -- MLA-3. Integrating sources -- MLA-4. Documenting sources -- MLA-5. Manuscript format; sample research paper -- APA and CMS papers -- APA-1. Supporting a thesis -- APA-2. Citing sources; avoiding plagiarism -- APA-3. Integrating sources -- APA-4. Documenting sources -- APA-5. Manuscript format; sample research paper -- CMS-1. Supporting a thesis -- CMS-2. Citing sources; avoiding plagiarism -- CMS-3. Integrating sources -- CMS-4. Documenting sources -- CMS-5. Manuscript format; sample research paper.
Subject English language -- Rhetoric -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
English language -- Grammar -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Report writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Academic writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers.
Academic writing.
English language.
English language -- Grammar.
English language -- Rhetoric.
Report writing.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Reference works.
Textbooks -- for foreign speakers.
Reference works.
Handbooks and manuals.
Added Author Sommers, Nancy I.
Huster, Kimberli.
ISBN 9781319057442 (student edition)
1319057446 (student edition)
9781319107031 (instructor's edition)
1319107036 (instructor's edition)