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Longman Academic Writing Series 1: Sentences to Paragraphs

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978-0-132-67938-1
Reihe
Longman Academic Writing Series
Verlag
Pearson Education
Produkttyp
Buch
Umfang
240 Seiten
Erschienen am
10.06.2013
Sprache
Englisch
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Edition 2

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Description

The Longman Academic Writing Series helps students master the academic writing skills needed to succeed in their academic careers. The five-level series spans writing topics from composing sentences to writing research papers. Each level covers the complete writing process from prewriting to revision.

 

Level 1 teaches beginning students to write sentences and paragraphs. The text’s proven approach integrates training in grammar, mechanics, vocabulary, sentence structure, and paragraph organization along with the writing process.

 

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The Longman Academic Writing Series helps students master the academic writing skills needed to succeed in their academic careers. The

Table Of Contents

 

Chapter 1 Introducing Yourself    

 

Introduction

 Looking at the Models  

 

Looking at Vocabulary: Words for Names  

 

Organization   

 From Words to Sentences to Paragraphs  

 Paragraph Format  

 

Sentence Structure and Mechanics   

 Sentence Structure  

 Statements and Questions   

 Sentence Mechanics   

 

Grammar   

 Verbs  

 The Simple Present of the Verb Be

 Basic Sentence Patterns with the Verb Be   

 

Applying Vocabulary: Using Words for Names   

 

The Writing Process   

 The Steps in the Writing Process  

 

Writing Assignment: A Paragraph to Introduce Yourself   

 

Self-Assessment  

 

Expansion  

 Your Journal   

 

 

Chapter 2 Everyday Routines    

 

Introduction  

 Looking at the Models   

 

Looking at Vocabulary: Word Partners   

 

Organization

 Formatting the Page  

 

Grammar and Sentence Structure

 Nouns  

 Subject Pronouns

 The Simple Present  

 

Applying Vocabulary: Using Word Partners   

 

The Writing Process   

 Peer Review  

 

Writing Assignment: A Paragraph about Your Morning Routine   

 

Self-Assessment   

 

Expansion   

 On Your Own: A Paragraph about Your Sleep Habits

 Your Journal

 

 

Chapter 3 Every Picture Tells a Story  

 

Introduction   

 Looking at the Models   

 

Looking at Vocabulary:  Go + -ing Verbs   

 

Organization

 Topic Sentences   

 

Sentence Structure  

 Subjects of Sentences   

 Writing Complete Sentences   

 

Grammar

 Negative Verbs 

 Adjectives   

 

Applying Vocabulary:  Using Go + -ing Verbs  

 

Writing Assignment: A Paragraph about Someone in a Photo  

 

Self-Assessment  

 

Expansion

 On Your Own: A Paragraph about Someone You Know Well  

 Your Journal   

 

 

Chapter 4 A Good Day   

 

Introduction

 Looking at the Models  

 

Looking at Vocabulary:  Phrasal Verbs

 

Organization   

 Time Order  

 

Sentence Structure and Grammar  

 Simple Sentence Patterns, Part 1

 Adverbs of Frequency   

 Using Prepositions to Show Time

 

Mechanics   

 Using Capital Letters   

 Capital Letters for Titles  

 

Applying Vocabulary:  Phrasal Verbs  

 

Writing Assignment: A Paragraph about a Typical Day 

 

Self-Assessment  

 

Expansion  

 On Your Own A Paragraph about a Favorite Holiday

 Your Journal   

 

 

Chapter 5 Your Hometown  

 

Introduction

 Looking at the Models

 

Looking at Vocabulary:  Words for Directions   

 

Organization   

 Supporting Sentences, Part 1  

 

Grammar   

 A, An, and The  

 There Is and There Are

 Using Prepositions to Describe Location

 

Sentence Structure

 Prepositional Phrases in Sentences  

 

Applying Vocabulary: Using Words for Directions

 

Writing Assignment: A Paragraph Describing Your Hometown

 

Self-Assessment   

 

Expansion   

 On Your Own: A paragraph about a favorite place  

 Your Journal  

 

 

Chapter 6 On the Job    

 

Introduction  

 Looking at the Models  

 

Looking at Vocabulary: Words for Jobs  

 

Organization

 Supporting Sentences, Part 2

 Paragraph Unity   

 

Grammar  

 The Present Progressive  

 Present Progressive vs. Simple Present

 

Sentence Structure   

 Simple Sentence Patterns, Part 2  

 

Applying Vocabulary:  Using Words for Jobs  

 

Writing Assignment: A Paragraph about Someone at Work  

 

Self-Assessment  

 

Expansion  

 Timed Writing: A paragraph about a person with a good job  

 Your Journal   

 

 

 

Chapter 7 Remembering an Important Event

 

Introduction

 Looking at the Models   

 

Looking at Vocabulary: Adjectives and Prepositions

 

Organization

 Organizing Your Ideas   

 

Sentence Structure and Mechanics

 Simple vs. Compound Sentences

 

Grammar  

 The Simple Past

 

Applying Vocabulary:  Using Adjectives and Prepositions  

 

Writing Assignment: A paragraph about an event you remember well  

 

Self-Assessment

 

Expansion  

 Timed Writing: A Paragraph about a Weekend

 Your Journal  

 

 

Chapter 8 Memories of a Trip

 

Introduction   

 Looking at the Models   

Looking at Vocabulary:  Word Families  

 

Organization  

 Concluding Sentences

 

Grammar

 Past Time Expressions   

 

Sentence Structure  

 Sentences with Past Time Clauses   

 Sentence Fragments  

 

Applying Vocabulary: Using Word Families   

 

Writing Assignment: A Paragraph about Your Memories of a Trip

 

Self-Assessment   

 

Expansion  

 Timed Writing: A Paragraph about a Childhood Experience

 Your Journal  

 

 

Chapter 9 Looking Ahead    

 

Introduction  

 Looking at the Models  

 

Looking at Vocabulary:  Adverbs of Probability  

 

Organization

 Listing Order

 

Grammar

 Expressing Future Time with Be Going To

 Expressing Future Time with Will

 Future Time Expressions

 

Sentence Structure

 Sentences with Future Time Clauses

 Run-On Sentences

 

Applying Vocabulary: Using Verbs of Probability

 

Writing Assignment: A Paragraph about Your Future Plans

 

Self-Assessment

 

Expansion

 Timed Writing: A Paragraph about a Future Event

 Your Journal

 

 

Appendices

 

Appendix A: More Ideas for Journal Writing 

Appendix B: Grammar Terms 

Appendix C: Grammar Charts

Appendix D: Sentence Types (Simple, Compound, Complex)

Appendix E: Mechanics (Rules for Capitalization, Punctuation)

Appendix F: Correction Symbols and Practice

 

Index