9780205703319

Wordsmith : A Guide to College Writing (with MyWritingLab Student Access Code Card)

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  • ISBN 13:

    9780205703319

  • ISBN 10:

    0205703313

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 01/01/2010
  • Publisher: PEARSON
  • Newer Edition

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

TheWordsmithseries is the value-packed option that students will appreciate while mastering key writing and grammar skills. Wordsmithis the book for instructors who want to truly connect with their students. Arlov created a text that counters many of the objections instructors had about textbooks, such as: Students find textbooks dry and tedious.Arlov includes thought-provoking chapter openers, plenty of visuals, and a conversational, engaging writing style that students really respond to. Students find textbooks irrelevant to their lives.Arlov's coverage of the rhetorical modes is realistic and models real-life writing. She includes "Real Writing" examples in the modes chapters to makeWordsmithrelevant to students'lives. Students become frustrated if the entire text is not used in class.Wordsmithis 100 pages briefer than similar texts on the market and an affordable option. This more concise approach also does not overwhelm students with too much information.Wordsmithprovides students with just the right balnace of instruction and practice.

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