A Writer's Reference with Resources for Multilingual Writers and ESL

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Macmillan, Jan 21, 2011 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 540 pages
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This version of the best selling college handbook helps both resident and international students understand college expectations and develop strategies for improving their academic English and academic writing. Written by an ESL expert, this booklet includes plenty of helpful charts, activities, exercises, and model papers — along with notes about where to find additional resources online and on campus.

Resources for Multilingual Writers and ESL is also available in a packageable, stand-alone booklet (ISBN: 978-0-312-65685-0). Contact your sales representative or sales_support@bfwpub.com for a copy.

  

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Contents

A Academic Writing
65
S Sentence Style
109
W Word Choice
137
G Grammatical Sentences
173
M Multilingual Writers and ESL Challenges
223
P Punctuation and Mechanics
257
B Basic Grammar
307
R Researching
329
APA and CMS Papers
441
Index
541
Directory to model papers
587
MultilingualESL Menu
588
E Resources for Multilingual Writers and ESL
589
Revision Symbols
59
Detailed Menu
60
Copyright

MLA Papers
369

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2011)

DIANA HACKER was a Member of the English Faculty at Prince George's Community College in Maryland, USA, where she class-tested her handbooks with nearly four thousand students over thirty-five years. Hacker handbooks include The Bedford Handbook, Eighth Edition (2010); A Writer's Reference, Seventh Edition (2011); Rules for Writers, Sixth Edition (2008); and A Pocket Style Manual, Fifth Edition (2008).
NANCY SOMMERS taught and Directed Composition Programs for thirty years, now teaches Writing and mentors new writing teachers at Harvard's Graduate School of Education, USA.

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