Synopses & Reviews
Here's a very approachable textbook for both children and adults who speak English as their second language. It acquaints students with correct English sentence construction, parts of speech, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling, and offers extra tips on how to expand one's English-language vocabulary. After laying out these fundamentals, the authors proceed with solid instruction on writing a paragraph in English, and then with instruction on writing a multi-paragraph story. Advice includes choosing a topic to write about, sketching out a rough draft, and finally revising and editing the finished piece. Students once daunted by what they perceived as the intricacies of English will be attracted by the authors' student-friendly approach to proficiency.
Open this book and you'll have fun using your imagination as you write a story in English! It isn't hard at all--as long as you take it step by step. First, you learn how to write and punctuate a sentence that clearly expresses what you are thinking. Then you write another, and yet another, always following the easy rules that in this book. Finally, you put the sentences together and make paragraphs that tell your very own story. You'll discover that learning English isn't merely painless--it's also lots of fun!
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