This manual provides writing instruction in simple terms with examples and exercises on how to build writing structures for anyone who needs to compose well-crafted sentences, paragraphs, essays and reports.
The writing process
phrases and clauses
the core of the independent clause
clause patterns focusing the subject
the mixed sequence paragraph
verbal absolute phrases
punctuation - a checklist
writing a summary
writing a report.
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Books Ireland Sept 1998
"The author leads us through definitions, distinctions and structures in an accessible, reader-friendly manner, using prose that is inviting and lively... Whether the purpose is learning how to write oneself or how to teach others, this book is an excellent guide and resource."
Ireland on Sunday Sept 1998