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Boost Your grades with this comprehensive Study Guide. You will use it from high school to college and beyond.Audience:Intended for everyone interested in improving their writing and presentation skills, particularly high school and college students.FEATURES:- An essentialguide for students struggling to improve their writing skills. - Clear and concise explanations - no "textbook language" or jargon. - Difficult concepts are explained in simple terms. - Includes: writing samples, Writer's Handbook, best techniques for oral presentation, and many more topics. - Navigate from Table of Contents or search for words or phrases- Add Bookmarks - Designed for optimal navigation on electronic devices with a small screen - Access the guide anytime, anywhere - at home, on the train, in the subway. - Use your down time to prepare for an exam. - Always have the guide available for a quick reference. TABLE OF CONTENTS:Stages of Writing: What is Rhetoric Planning and Prewriting Collaborating Researching Drafting Editing Reviewing Revising PublishingWriting Applications: Analyzing Assignments Description Narration Exposition Evaluation ArgumentAdvanced Topics: Writing in the Humanities Writing in the Sciences Writing in Business Oral Presentations Rhetorical Analysis Annotated Bibliography CitationWriter's HandbookGrammar: Parts of Speech: Pronouns Verbs Adjectives Adjectival Phrase Adverbs Conjunctions Prepositions Interjections Parts of the Sentence Types of Sentences Active and Passive VoicePunctuation: Commas Semicolons Colons Apostrophes Quotation Marks Hyphens and Dashes Parentheses CapitalizationCommon Errors: Know your patterns Mixing up words that sound alike When subjects and verbs don't agree When pronouns and antecedents don't agree Missing commas after introductory elements Sentence fragments Missing or misplaced apostrophes Unnecessary tense shifts Run-on or fused sentences Comma Splice Disruptive commas Dangling, misplaced, and squinting modifiers Logical Fallacies Plagiarism

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