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Success starts here. • Is it she and I or her and me? Is it who or whom? (See pp. 55—57.)

• How do I get started on a research paper? (See pp. 109—12.)

• How can I use the Web for research? (See pp. 114—16, 120—22.)

• How should I cite my sources? (See pp. 146—51.)

Answering these questions and many more, The Little, Brown Essential Handbook will help you succeed in any course that involves reading, writing, or research. This accessible and very affordable reference covers writing in academic settings, grammar and usage, punctuation and mechanics, the research process, and evaluating and documenting sources. The Little, Brown Essential Handbook is a tremendous value and an unbeatable resource for writing in college.

Key material available only in this edition • Part 1, “Academic Writing”: new tips on claims, evidence, synthesis, appeals, organization, source citation, and academic language.

• Research writing: new material on using library databases, blogs, Wikipedia, and multimedia such as YouTube and podcasts; more help with evaluating Web sites and other online sources; and new sample pages from key source types, showing how to find the bibliographic information needed to create citations.

• Documentation: abundant models in four styles (MLA, APA, CMS, CSE), with special attention to citing online sources in each style.

Synopsis:

Brief, accessible, and inexpensive, "The Little Brown Essential Handbook, S"ixfth Edition, answers questions about the writing process, usage, grammar, punctuation, mechanics, document design, research writing, and documentation. Minimal terminology, clear explanations and examples, and pointers for ESL writers help students at all levels. Extensive sections on research writing, source documentation, and document design support writers in all disciplines, both in and out of school. The convenient pocket size, four-color design, spiral binding, and numerous reference aids make the book convenient to carry and easy to consult.

Synopsis:

The Little Brown Essential Handbook,in it's brief and inexpensive format,helps students at all levels with extensive sections on academic writing, the writing process, grammar and usage, research writing, and documentation. With minimal terminology and clear examples The Little Brown Essential Handbook supports writers in all levels and disciplines.

Synopsis:

The Little Brown Essential Handbook, in it's brief and inexpensive format, helps students at all levels with extensive sections on academic writing, the writing process, grammar and usage, research writing, and documentation. With minimal terminology and clear examples The Little Brown Essential Handbook supports writers in all levels and disciplines.

Table of Contents

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Part 1  Academic writing

Checklist               

1     Features of academic writing     

2     The writing situation   

3     The process of writing                

4     Designing documents                 

 

Part 2  Effective sentences

Checklist 

5       Emphasis 

6       Conciseness

7        Parallelism

8        Variety and details

9        Appropriate words

10      Exact words

 

Part 3  Grammatical sentences

Checklist Verbs

11      Forms 

12      Tenses

13      Mood

14     Voice

15      Subject-verb agreement Pronouns

16      Forms

17      Pronoun-antecedent agreement

18      Pronoun reference Modifiers

19      Adjectives and adverbs

20      Misplaced and dangling modifiersSentence faults

21      Fragments

22      Comma splices and fused sentences

 Part 4  Punctuation

Checklist

23      The comma

24      The semicolon

25      The colon

26      The apostrophe

27      Quotation marks

28      End punctuation

29      Other marks

 Part 5    Spelling and mechanics

Checklist

30      Spelling and the hyphen

31      Capital letters

32      Underlining or italics

33      Abbreviations

34      Numbers  

 

Part 6    Research and documentation

Checklist

35      Research strategy

36      Finding sources

37      Evaluating and synthesizing sources

38      Integrating sources into your text

39      Avoiding plagiarism and documenting sources

40      MLA documentation and format

41      APA documentation and format

42      Chicago documentation and format

43      CSE documentation

 

Glossary of usage

Glossary of terms

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780205591411
Author:
Aaron, Jane E.
Publisher:
Longman
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - General
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Report writing
Subject:
Rhetoric
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing
Subject:
English language -- Grammar.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
6
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
English MLA Updated Books series
Publication Date:
November 2007
Binding:
Spiral, comb or coil bound book
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.43x4.69x.38 in. .51 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Brief, accessible, and inexpensive, "The Little Brown Essential Handbook, S"ixfth Edition, answers questions about the writing process, usage, grammar, punctuation, mechanics, document design, research writing, and documentation. Minimal terminology, clear explanations and examples, and pointers for ESL writers help students at all levels. Extensive sections on research writing, source documentation, and document design support writers in all disciplines, both in and out of school. The convenient pocket size, four-color design, spiral binding, and numerous reference aids make the book convenient to carry and easy to consult.
"Synopsis" by , The Little Brown Essential Handbook,in it's brief and inexpensive format,helps students at all levels with extensive sections on academic writing, the writing process, grammar and usage, research writing, and documentation. With minimal terminology and clear examples The Little Brown Essential Handbook supports writers in all levels and disciplines.
"Synopsis" by , The Little Brown Essential Handbook, in it's brief and inexpensive format, helps students at all levels with extensive sections on academic writing, the writing process, grammar and usage, research writing, and documentation. With minimal terminology and clear examples The Little Brown Essential Handbook supports writers in all levels and disciplines.
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