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Writing Academic English
by Alice Oshima
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0201340542, Paperback)Intermediate-Advanced Level. This best-selling series takes the mystery out of the composition process as it helps college-bound and college-level ESL students quickly improve their ability to write effectively in English. Addressing organization, rhetoric, grammar and mechanics, and sentence structure, these texts offer clear steps, numerous models, and many opportunities for writing practice. This text teaches academic writing skills such as simple outlining, parts of the basic essay, and patterns of organization. Other Books in the Series: First Steps in Academic Writing, High-Beginning Level, and Introduction to Academic Writing, Intermediate Level. @BREAKER= FEATURES/BENEFITS *Extensive practice in prewriting, drafting, revising, and editing. *Clear, step-by-step approach to the conventions of paragraph and essay organization and rhetorical expression. *Rigorous development of sentence structure, grammar, and mechanical skills. *Extensive appendices with relevant reference materials for students and teachers.
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"Now in its fourth edition, Writing Academic English, by Alice Oshima and Ann Hogue, is the essential writing text to prepare high-intermediate and advanced college or college-bound English language learners for academic success. Features: a step-by-step approach guides students through the process of writing paragraphs and essays; clear models and varied practice help students to develop confidence and a mature writing style; examples with academic content prime students for college work; appendices offer easy reference for key writing, grammar, and research information. New to the Fourth Edition: a chapter dedicated to each pattern of essay organization; a chapter on argumentation and using material from outside sources; thought-provoking readings from authentic sources; an expanded chapter on summary and paraphrase; instruction in the basics of research and documentation." - back cover.
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