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Focus: Writing Sentences and Paragraphs by…

Focus: Writing Sentences and Paragraphs

by Martha E. Campbell

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0139011412, Paperback)

Designed specifically for developmental writers, this practical, accessible worktext presents the basic elements of paragraphs and sentences -- using an integrated approach that teaches the principles of grammar within specific rhetorical contexts. Chapters feature clear, comprehensive content, frequent exercises, and opportunities for writing practice. Provides for each rhetorical purpose: Organizational techniques; revising and editing strategies (including strategies for writing with a computer); clear models of what readers' writing should imitate; and plentiful lively, engaging practice exercises that reinforce grammar and rhetorical concepts and the stages of the writing process. Features a unique Writers as Spiders sections with links to World Wide Web sites that reinforce grammatical/rhetorical principles covered in each chapter. Features a capstone chapter featuring a gallery of student and professional samples. Offers an emphasis on ESL instruction. Includes an appendix on manuscript form. For anyone interested in becoming a better writer, especially those at the remedial level.

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