Gateways to Academic Writing: Effective Sentences, Paragraphs, and Essays
- Publish Date: 2004-02-01
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Alan Meyers
Gateways to Academic Writing: Effective Sentences, Paragraphs, and Essays, by Alan Meyers, provides a fully integrated program of writing instruction for high-intermediate to advanced students of English. The book's four units give students the tools they need to improve their academic writing. Unit I introduces the writing process, from exploring ideas, organizing, and drafting to revising, editing, and proofreading. Unit II examines the ten modes of writing, including narration, all forms of exposition, persuasion, and summary and response. Unit III presents key terminology, sentence structures, and verb tenses and forms. Unit IV gives students extensive editing practice, including Editing for Mastery exercises.