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College Writing Skills with Readings
A ground-breaking guide to academic writing, College Writing Skills with Readings (ISBN 9780073371665) by John Langan inspires students not only write better, but also to become very good researchers. It is a more practical and approachable handbook to mastering essay-writing and honing punctuation and grammar skills. John Langan motivates students to...
A ground-breaking guide to academic writing, College Writing Skills with Readings (ISBN 9780073371665) by John Langan inspires students not only write better, but also to become very good researchers. It is a more practical and approachable handbook to mastering essay-writing and honing punctuation and grammar skills. John Langan motivates students to improve their written output by showing them how approach writing as a process of discovery and as a tool for communication. It even dispense tips on how computer programs and simple journaling can dramatically improve writing style. All these methods are enumerated and discussed in a straightforward and encouraging manner in the first chapter of the book. The author then moves on to discussing the actual writing process, which involves concepts like prewriting, writing the first draft, revising, and editing. Because College Writing Skills with Readings is designed for university students, John Langan gives emphasis to essay writing, dividing it into multiple chapters that persuade students to think critically; it also teaches readers how to come up with thesis topics and develop a meaningful way of supporting their ideas using an acceptable writing tone and delivery expected of their level. The book likewise teaches learners how to write narratives, arguments, do comparison and contrast, and explain cause and effect through examples and comprehensive readings. It covers the basics of grammar and punctuation, too, giving students a solid foundation in writing basic business correspondences, including cover letters and résumés. College Writing Skills with Readings has a chapter on using the library and the internet for better research. It provides compelling examples of exemplary academic papers.
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