Think about Editing: A Grammar Editing Guide for ESL Writers

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Heinle & Heinle, 1993 - Foreign Language Study - 334 pages
Think About Editing is designed to help intermediate to advanced level students of ESL and EFL learn to edit their writing for errors in grammatical structure and usage. This tasked-based, student-centered text heightens the student's awareness of general linguistic rules so that he or she can learn to repair, and ultimately avoid , many of the errors commonly found in student writing. Interactive in approach, it strikes up a dialogue with the student, encouraging him or her to analyze language samples and discover these rules, and then apply them to his or her own writing.

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It is good book for grammar and specially for writing editing

Contents

The Complete Sentence
31
Agreement
63
Verb Tenses
103
Copyright

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About the author (1993)

Joan Saslow is the author of a number of textbook series for adults and young adults, including "Ready to Go," "Workplace Plus," and "Literacy Plus," She was also the Series Director of "True Colors: An EFL Course for Real Communication," and of "True Voices," an EFL video course. Ms. Saslow's special interest is in distinguishing the needs of the EFL and ESL learner and creating materials appropriate for each. Ms. Saslow has taught in Chile and the United States in a variety of programs, including binational centers, academic programs, intensive language programs, and workplace programs. Ms. Saslow has been an editor, a teacher-trainer, a language learner, and a frequent speaker at gatherings of English teachers throughout the world. Allen Ascher, formerly Director of the International English Language Institute at Hunter College, has been a teacher, teacher-trainer, author, and publisher. He has taught in language and teacher-training programs in both China and the United States. Mr. Ascher has an MA in Applied Linguistics from Ohio University. Mr. Ascher is author of "Think About Editing: A Grammar Editing Guide for ESL Writers," As a publisher, he played a key role in the creation of some of the most widely used materials for adults. Mr. Ascher has provided lively workshops for teachers throughout the United States, Asia, Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East.

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