Gateways to Academic Writing: Effective Sentences, Paragraphs, and Essays
"Gateways to Academic Writing: Effective Sentences, Paragraphs, and Essays" provides a fully integrated program of writing instruction for high-intermediate to advanced students of English. The book's four units give students the tools they need to improve their academic writing. Unit I introduces the writing process, from exploring ideas, organizing, and drafting to revising, editing, and proofreading. Unit II examines the ten modes of writing, including narration, all forms of exposition, persuasion, and summary and response. Unit III presents key terminology, sentence structures, and verb tenses and forms. Unit IV gives students extensive editing practice, including Editing for Mastery exercises.
Features Clear explanations, practical and contextualized exercises, and visual aids make this book easy to use. Examples of professional and student writing provide students with meaningful models. Guidelines for Success at the end of each unit summarize key learning points. Nine additional readings provide examples of rhetorical modes, practice in close reading, questions for analysis, and writing prompts.