Pocket Keys and M L a Update

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Houghton Mifflin College Division, Apr 1, 2003 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 216 pages
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Based on the bestselling "Keys for Writers," "Pocket Keys" is a brief, handy reference for students with a range of language skills and backgrounds. This handbook covers the essential elements of grammar, punctuation, mechanics, clarity, style, and source documentation. It serves as an excellent resource for ESL writers, with an extensive ESL section and helpful tips throughout the text. The book also contains thorough coverage of technology and the latest guidelines for electronic and traditional documentation.

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The Writing Process
The Writing Process
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Ann Raimes is Professor of English at Hunter College, City University of New York, where she has taught for 30 years. In addition to teaching undergraduate composition courses, ESL writing courses, and graduate courses in rhetoric and composition, she was in charge of the Developmental English Program students for ten years and has held a variety of administrative posts in the English Department, including directing the first-year composition course. She also chaired a CUNY-wide ESL Task Force, 1993-94, and was chair of International TESOL's Publication Committee, 1989-91. Author of eight textbooks for composition--three of them are published by Houghton Mifflin--and ESL courses (many in several editions), Ann Raimes also publishes research and theoretical articles and has been invited to give keynote addresses in Singapore, Hong Kong, Rome, Athens, and in many parts of Canada and the US. Her research interests are the writing process, second language writing, grammar instruction, writing across the curriculum, and Web-based instruction.

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