The Editing Book, a Guide to Clear and Forceful Writing: Includes Answer Key

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Trafford Publishing, 2001 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 174 pages
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Introduction

The Editing Book is for college and university students of first year English, teachers of high school English or English as a second language, and writers who

~ need clear direction for improving written work;

~ request explicit methods for producing the essay, poetry and prose analysis, report, and job résumé;

~ desire a grammatical explanation of basic sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, and usage; and

~ appreciate the support of an Answer Key.

Students arrive at college and university with gaps in both their understanding of English language and their ability to write in various genres.

Teachers of English or English as a second language require a common vocabulary for evaluating written work and a focus for language study.

Writers need a concise, practical guide to forceful writing.

The Editing Book supplies answers for all these groups.

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About the author (2001)

Shirley Campbell had a career as a high school English and history teacher in Canada and overseas and is now a non-fiction writer. She attended school in Quebec and Ontario, and graduated with a B.A. (Hon.) in history from Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, and an M.A. in curriculum and administration (education) from Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington.

Shirley Campbell grew up in the Gaspe Peninsula in eastern Quebec and saw at first hand the triumphs and tribulations of mixed farming. She lives with her husband, Kevin, in Armstrong Spallumcheen, where they raised their two children.

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