Advance in Academic Writing

Advance in Academic Writing is a comprehensive coursebook that prepares students for success in their college and university studies. In each chapter, students read authentic academic texts and develop key analytic skills around the texts. Advance explains in detail a range of different academic writing processes that will help students succeed.

Editor: Stephan Leduc
Author: Steve Marshall
Subject: Writing
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A comprehensive coursebook for college and university success

Advance in Academic Writing has been designed specifically to help students make a successful transition to college and university studies in which they are required to write assignments in academic English.  Advance integrates active and critical reading, critical thinking, academic vocabulary building, academic writing style, and effective sentence structure and grammar around authentic academic texts. As students respond to these texts, they are taken through the research and writing processes they will need to master to succeed in their respective fields of study.

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  • self-grading consolidation activities that are matched thematically and numerically to the book chapters
  • consolidation activities that focus on vocabulary, grammar, critical thinking, critical reading, academic style, and writing
  • sample student essays with self-grading text analysis tasks
  • support material for teachers, including a teacher’s manual, answer keys, rubrics, and peer review sheets

Part 1 WRITING AND RESEARCH: GETTING STARTED

  • Chapter 1 Seven Stages of the Writing Process
  • Chapter 2 Understanding Research
  • Chapter 3 Bringing in Others’ Ideas: Reading
  • Chapter 4 Bringing in Others’ Ideas: Writing

Part 2 ESSAY SECTIONS: PARAGRAPHS, INTRODUCTIONS, AND CONCLUSIONS

  • Chapter 5 Presenting Coherent Arguments
  • Chapter 6 Paragraphs
  • Chapter 7 Introductions in Academic Writing
  • Chapter 8 Conclusions in Academic Writing
  • Chapter 9 Review and Consolidation

Part 3 WRITING FOR DIFFERENT ACADEMIC PURPOSES

  • Chapter 10 Describing Processes and Statistical Data
  • Chapter 11 Writing Arguments in Essays
  • Chapter 12 Making Comparisons
  • Chapter 13 Writing about Problems and Solutions
  • Chapter 14 Writing about Causes and Effects
  • Chapter 15 Review and Consolidation

Part 4 HANDBOOK: WRITING EFFECTIVE SENTENCES

  • Unit 1 Tense and Aspect
  • Unit 2 Articles, Nouns, and Noun Phrases
  • Unit 3 Clauses and Sentences
  • Unit 4 Relative Clauses
  • Unit 5 Punctuation: Commas and Semicolons
  • Unit 6 Participle Phrases
  • Unit 7 The Passive Voice
  • Unit 8 Punctuation: Colons and Apostrophes
  • Unit 9 Sentence Fragments, Comma Splices, and Run-On Sentences
  • Unit 10 Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Unit 11 Conditional Sentences
  • Unit 12 Parallel Structure
  • Unit 13 Modal Auxiliary Verbs
  • Unit 14 Inversion for Emphasis

APPENDICES

  • Appendix 1 Linking Words in Academic Writing
  • Appendix 2 APA Citation Style
  • Appendix 3 MLA Citation Style
  • Appendix 4 35 Mistakes to Avoid in Academic Writing

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