Grammar Troublespots

A Guide for Student Writers

Author: Ann Raimes

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521532860

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 186

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A new edition of Grammar Troublespots providing an excellent aid for student writers at the high-intermediate level and above. The Student's Book helps them identify and correct the errors that they are likely to make as they write. The emphasis in this new edition is on errors made in writing formal academic discourse. The book has 21 units. Each one examines an area of grammar, such as verb tense choice, article usage, and modals, and then pinpoints the most troublesome grammar points within that area. Each unit provides a straightforward description of the grammar point, supported by clear examples, grammar charts, and tables. The two-color new edition is easy to use, with exercises such as error identification, error correction, and sentence construction tasks, consistently following each grammar point. Each unit ends with a writing assignment and a flowchart to help students diagnose their writing problems and edit their writing.

Writing Term Papers with Cool New Digital Tools

Author: Joe Greek

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1477718435

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

View: 6690

In the not-too-distant past, students were expected to turn in only handwritten or typed papers. However, with today's ease of access to the Internet and free applications, teachers are now expecting students to go beyond the confines of text-only productions. Various online programs make it possible to create multi-layered term papers that are rich in images, audio, and even video. And most of these tools are free to use! Students can now access their work from nearly anywhere that has an Internet connection. In the case of collaborative research projects, this same technology allows team members to work with each other even when they are in different locations. A wide variety of online and offline tools, techniques, and tips to help students research, write, edit, prepare, and present term papers are discussed and explained here. This revelatory guidebook to the latest in term paper technology also supports Common Core Standards for the reading of technical accounts and texts.

LPN to RN Transitions

Achieving Success in Your New Role

Author: Nicki Harrington,Cynthia Lee Terry

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781767576

Category: Medical

Page: 446

View: 1400

Now in its Third Edition, this book meets the needs of practical/vocational nurses and nursing faculty, as they work together to smooth the transition from the LPN to the RN role. The text provides interactive student exercises and strategies to "socialize" the LPN nurse/student into an RN program, taking into consideration its philosophy and curricular framework. This Third Edition includes an expanded chapter on communication and a new chapter on the NCLEX®.

Principles and Practices for Response in Second Language Writing

Developing Self-Regulated Learners

Author: Maureen S. Andrade,Norman W. Evans

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415897017

Category: Education

Page: 225

View: 8520

Based on the assumptions that students expect feedback and want to improve, and that improvement is possible, this book introduces a framework that applies the theory of self-regulated learning to guide second language writing teachers' response to learners at all stages of the writing process. This approach provides teachers with principles and activities for helping students to take more responsibility for their own learning. By using self-regulated learning strategies, students can increase their independence from the teacher, improve their writing skills, and continue to make progress once the course ends, with or without teacher guidance. The book focuses on the six dimensions of self-regulated learning —motive, methods of learning, time, physical environment, social environment, and performance. Each chapter offers practical activities and suggestions for implementing the principles and guidelines, including tools and materials that teachers can immediately use.

Compiler

Prinzipien, Techniken und Werkzeuge

Author: Alfred V. Aho

Publisher: Pearson Deutschland GmbH

ISBN: 9783827370976

Category: Compiler

Page: 1253

View: 3472

The Transition to College Writing

Author: Keith Hjortshoj

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

ISBN: 9780312440824

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

View: 1732

This brief rhetoric introduces the essential reading and writing strategies students need to succeed in courses across the curriculum. Taking the transition from high school to college as his starting point, Hjortshoj speaks directly and honestly to students, offering them practical strategies to shed ineffective habits and move toward a more mature, flexible understanding of how to respond to academic challenges. Distilling information about writing assignments from across the curriculum, Hjortshoj shows students how to decode these assignments and approach them effectively. The second edition offers more advice on how to meet the difficult challenge of synthesizing and integrating sources, and the text has been streamlined to be a better reference.

Nitty Gritty Grammar Teacher's Manual

Sentence Essentials for Writers

Author: A. Robert Young,Ann O. Strauch

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521606554

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

View: 8462

Nitty Gritty Grammar, Second Edition, focuses on essential areas of English grammar that cause difficulty for developing writers. This Teacher's Manual provides teaching suggestions, hints about trouble spots and how to handle them, additional examples for use in presenting the grammar points, and a complete answer key.

Exploring Through Writing

A Process Approach to ESL Composition

Author: Ann Raimes

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521657617

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 416

View: 1607

An anthology of readings, and a handbook of grammar troublespots all in one volume. The Student's Book provides a thematically arranged collection of photos and readings, with topics ranging from culture and society, to environmental concerns, to work and family. It features a guide to the 21 most common grammar problems, with self-tests and exercises. It also contains information on research papers, documentation styles, and essay examinations.

A Student's guide to first-year composition

Author: Jim Bowman,Jennifer de Winter,University of Arizona. Dept. of English. Writing Program

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780738016047

Category: English language

Page: 346

View: 7893

Aufklärung jetzt

Für Vernunft, Wissenschaft, Humanismus und Fortschritt. Eine Verteidigung

Author: Steven Pinker

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104030685

Category: Philosophy

Page: 736

View: 2597

Eine leidenschaftliche Antithese zum üblichen Kulturpessimismus und ein engagierter Widerspruch zu dem weitverbreiteten Gefühl, dass die Moderne dem Untergang geweiht ist. Hass, Populismus und Unvernunft regieren die Welt, Wissenschaftsfeindlichkeit macht sich breit, Wahrheit gibt es nicht mehr: Wer die Schlagzeilen von heute liest, könnte so denken. Doch Bestseller-Autor Steven Pinker zeigt, dass das grundfalsch ist. Er hat die Entwicklung der vergangenen Jahrhunderte gründlich untersucht und beweist in seiner fulminanten Studie, dass unser Leben stetig viel besser geworden ist. Heute leben wir länger, gesünder, sicherer, glücklicher, friedlicher und wohlhabender denn je, und nicht nur in der westlichen Welt. Der Grund: die Aufklärung und ihr Wertesystem. Denn Aufklärung und Wissenschaft bieten nach wie vor die Basis, um mit Vernunft und im Konsens alle Probleme anzugehen. Anstelle von Gerüchten zählen Fakten, anstatt überlieferten Mythen zu glauben baut man auf Diskussion und Argumente. Anschaulich und brillant macht Pinker eines klar: Vernunft, Wissenschaft, Humanismus und Fortschritt sind weiterhin unverzichtbar für unser Wohlergehen. Ohne sie wird die Welt auf keinen Fall zu einem besseren Ort für uns alle. »Mein absolutes Lieblingsbuch aller Zeiten.« Bill Gates

Englische Grammatik für Dummies

Author: Geraldine Woods

Publisher: Wiley-VCH

ISBN: 9783527705054

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 352

View: 6682

Sie mussen jetzt englische Grammatik pauken und Ihr Schulenglisch ist schon ein wenig eingerostet. Sie haben Kunden im Ausland? Da sollten die E-Mails verstandlich sein. Sie mussen eine Prasentation auf Englisch halten? Oder bereiten Sie sich auf den TOEFL vor? Englische Grammatik ist nicht wirklich spa?ig. Da hilft nur dieses Buch von Geraldine Woods, die locker, witzig und leicht verstandlich auch die kompliziertesten Regeln der englischen Sprache erklart. Und auf einmal macht Grammatik lernen Spa?.

Die Kunst des professionellen Schreibens

ein Leitfaden für die Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften

Author: Howard Saul Becker

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783593367101

Category: Academic writing

Page: 223

View: 696

Teaching English as a Second Or Foreign Language

Author: Marianne Celce-Murcia

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: English language

Page: 567

View: 4171

Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language, 2/E provides a comprehensive, up-to-date introduction to teaching ESL/EFL and gives both experienced and prospective teachers the theoretical background and practical applications they need to succeed. Original contributions from 36 acknowledged specialists in the areas of Methodology, Language Skills, Integrated Approaches, Learner Variables, and teacher Skills offer a variety of perspectives and show future instructors which methods, materials, and resources can and should be utilized in their classrooms.