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Brief English Handbook, The: A Guide to Writing, Thinking, Grammar, and Research

ISBN: 9780321080028 | 0321080025
Edition: 6th
Format: Spiral Bound
Publisher: Pearson (Manual)
Pub. Date: 1/1/2001

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KEY BENEFIT:Known for its straightforward approach, clear organization, and comprehensive coverage, this easy-to-use spiral bound handbook features full-length coverage of composition basics in a concise and user-friendly format.KEY TOPICS:NEW! Emphasis on the writing process. New organizational structure emphasizes the writing process. This top down approach begins with critical thinking and the writing process, followed by coverage of writing essays and paragraphs, then grammar and usage. NEW! "Writer's Clinic" and "Computer Clinic" boxesprovide readers with important information and guidelines on writing, critical thinking, and computer use. These boxes are found throughout the handbook and guide readers through the writing process. For example, a "Writer's Clinic" box in the essay section provides readers with key strategies for self-motivation in the writing process. A Computer Clinic Box asks readers to critically analyze information offered on the Internet and asks them to evaluate the reliability of the online source. Computers and the Internet Increased coverage of computers and the Internet is found throughout. The research section now includes: material on conducting and evaluating online sources and documenting electronic sources. New Part, "Writing for Different Purposes" includes material on the use of email, writing online, and creating a web site. Expanded coverage on the basics of paragraph writing Six short chapters focus on specific "aims" in writing paragraphs: narrative/descriptive, expository, and argumentative. This expanded coverage helps readers to gain a better understanding of the different purposes of writing. "Writing an Essay" section is divided into 6 short chapters instead of one long one. These bite-sized chunks of information facilitate the comprehension and retention of this topic.MARKET: A Writer's Guide and Reference.

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