BETTER WRITING THROUGH EDITING: STUDENT TEXT: Student Book

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Better Writing Through Editing teaches intermediate students how to edit their own writing for correct sentence structure, grammar, punctuation, and expression. Using a systematic approach for studying writing and editing problems, students discover their individual strengths and weaknesses and are encouraged to monitor their own progress.Part 1, Getting Started, begins with a diagnostic self-assessment to determine each students' awareness of typical ESL/EFL editing problems. Students also learn an editing system that they can use to evaluate their own writing.Part 2, Writing Focus, provides practice with a variety of English sentence types and features writing assignments based on a chapter theme and a rhetorical focus.Part 3, Editing Focus, provides clear and simple explanations of typical ESL/EFL editing problems and contains hundreds of practice exercises. The chapters in the Editing Focus section can be done in any order, thus allowing a teacher to customize learning while simultaneously completing the Writing Focus chapters.

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Simple and concise grammar presentations focus on errors that are common for intermediate ESL/EFL students.
Hundreds of contextualized activities give students practice in ares such as run-ons, fragments, subject-verb agreement, singular/plural, noun/pronoun agreement, word choice/form, word order, prepositions, punctuation, and more.
Complete answer keys for each chapter allow students to check their own work.
Engaging, thematic writing assignments give students practice writing in various rhetorical forms.
Error, Progress, and Sentence Types charts allow students to track their own progress.
Beginning and Final Editing Assessments target individual strengths and weaknesses and track student improvement.
The Teacher's Edition contains adaptable charts, chapter quizzes, sample lesson plans, and teaching suggestions.

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