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Evergreen: A Guide to Writing With Readings (7th edition)


Evergreen: A Guide to Writing With Readings (7th edition)

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Evergreen with Readings has helped nearly two million students become competent writers, prepared to meet the challenges of today's academic and professional environments.

 This new Seventh Edition provides students with a solid foundation for

  • generating ideas,

  • writing clear and well-organized paragraphs and essays,

  • and strengthening their grammar and proofreading skills.

It also 
  • emphasizes critical-thinking skills,
  • offers online links and computer-savvy assignments,
  • and introduces students to the process of improving their writing with print or online sources.
This book does not only contain loads of information on how to write correctly, but it is also full of different exercises that will help you to practice and improve your writing skills.

Contents (in brief):

Unit 1: Getting Started 

1  Exploring the Writing Process 

2  Prewriting to Generate Ideas 

Unit 2: Discovering the Paragraph

3  The Process of Writing Paragraphs

4  Achieving Coherence 

Unit 3: Developing the Paragraph 

5  Illustration

6  Narration

7  Description

8  Process

9  Definition

10  Comparison and Contrast 

11  Classification

12  Cause and Effect 

13  Persuasion

Unit 4: Writing the Essay 

14  The Process of Writing an Essay 

15  Types of Essays 

16  The Introduction, the Conclusion, and the Title 

17  Special College Skills: Summary and Quotation 

18  Strengthening an Essay with Research 

19  Writing Under Pressure: The Essay Examination 

Unit 5: Improving Your Writing 

20  Revising for Consistency and Parallelism 

21  Revising for Sentence Variety 

22  Revising for Language Awareness 

23  Putting Your Revision Skills to Work 

Unit 6: Reviewing the Basics

24  The Simple Sentence 

25   Coordination and Subordination  

26   Avoiding Sentence Errors

27   Present Tense (Agreement) 

28   Past Tense 

29   The Past Participle 

30   Nouns

31   Pronouns

32   Prepositions 

33   Adjectives and Adverbs 

34   The Apostrophe 

35   The Comma 

36   Mechanics

37   Putting Your Proofreading Skills to Work

Unit 7: Strengthening Your Spelling

38   Spelling 

39   Look-Alikes/Sound-Alikes 

Unit 8: Reading Selections

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