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ESLW 320

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Writing Basics
& Research

Essay Writing Review
@ A4a Basic information about the 5-paragraph essay and its parts
@ A4b All about essays
@ A4c A complete short essay (SAMPLE)
@ A4D Essay Punch - (Choose Subject 1/2/3)

Links to get you started
@ A5a Writing: A Powerful Message from State Government
@ A5b Writing, Technology and Teens
@ A5g Writing Basics
@ A5 Purpose, Audience, & Tone

Essay Organization
@ B1b Huge Essay Info resource at Gallaudet Univ.
@ B1c Seven Common Essay Styles
@ B1d More Common Types of Essays
@ B1e Essay Patterns Explained
@ B1e Five-Paragraph Essay, more advanced explanation
@ B1f Academic Writing: very complete website

Research Basics
@ B Writing from Sources: A Glossary
@ B Research Vocabulary (ADV)
@ B Academic Research Vocabulary (ADV+)
@ Integrating quotes into sentences

Citations & Works Cited
@ C5a Why Do We Cite Our Sources?
@ C5b How to Use Sources (MLA)
@ C5c How Can I Put Sources Into My Writing?
@ C5d Harvard Guide to Using Sources

MLA & APA Styles
@ C6b MLA Style (Complete Listings)
@ C6c How to Cite Correctly: APA Style Intro
@ C6d APA Style (Complete Listings)

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Better Essays
& Stronger Paragraphs

Compare/Contrast Essays In Depth
@ B2a Basic C/C Essay Forms
@ B2b C/C Essay Forms
@ B2c C/C Essay Handout

Cause-Effect Essays
@ B3a Basic C-E Essay Forms
@ B3d C-E Language (Quiz at bottom)

Persuasive/Argumentative Essays
@ B4a Basic Opinion/Persuasion Essay Forms
@ B4d Pro/Con arguments on many topics
@ B4e Anti-smoking arguments
Argument Essay Practice (32 page handout)
@ B4f Sample W50 Opinion Essay #1 & @ Essay #2
@ B4g Sample W310/320 Persuasive Essay (short)

Thesis Statements
@ B5a Basic Explanation of a Thesis Statement
@ B5c Thesis statements (pdf)
@ B5d Thesis Statement handout
@ B5e Thesis Statements (pdf)

Introductions & Conclusions
@ B6a Introductory paragraphs: What NOT to do
@ B6b Model Intro and Conclusion

Can You Summarize That?
@ B7a Basics of Writing a Summary
@ B7b Practice Summary writing: 100 words
@ B7c Practice Summary writing: 50 words
@ B7d Practice Summary writing: 25 words

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Grammar & Style
for W320

Grammar and Sentence Structure
Level 310/320
@ C1d Grammar Topics (G310/G320)
@ C1e Verb Tense Tutorial
@ C1f Modal Verb Tutorial
@ C1h Two sentence styles we use
@ C1i Sentence Structure for Writing
@ English Grammar Overview/Review

Writing Styles & Expectations in U.S. Universities
@ C2A Writing in North American Colleges
@ C2b Writing for North American Academic Audiences
@ C2c Writing for US Business Audiences
@ C2d Writing in College for First-year Students
@ C2e Transitioning from High School to College Writing
@ C2d High School Writing vs. College Writing
@ C2 Writing in College (U Chicago)
@ C2f Writing in Specific Subjects/Careers

@ C2g Plagiarism: What it is and how to avoid it
Avoiding Plagiarism

Precise Language
@ Phrases for Academic Writing

Revising & Rewriting Strategies
@ C3a Revising for Cohesion
@ C3b Steps for Revising Your Paper
@ C3c The Writing Process: Revising
@ C3d ESL Revision Strategies
@ C3e Revision Advice (ADV)
@ C3f Great handout on Revising (same as C4f) (PDF)

Editing/Proofreading Skills
@ C4a Where Do I Begin?
@ C4b Finding Common Errors
@ C4c The Writing Process: Editing
@ C4d 10 Proofreading Tips
@ C4e Suggestions for Proofreading
@ C4f Great handout on Proofing & Editing (same as C3f) (PDF)

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Handouts *downloadable*
& Information

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Grading Guidelines for ESLW 320

W 310 Examples
Cause/Effect Group Paragraphs with COLOR
Good Theses & Topic Sentences AHE#1
Good Topic Sentences Analyzed
Good Conclusion Paragraph Analyzed
Writing Essays (Book Excerpt)

@ UNC Writing Links
@ UNC ESL Writing Links
@ Troy U. Writing Links
@ U Washington Writing Links
@ Mt. Sac College Writing Links
@ UNLV Writing Links
@ Harvard Writing Links
@ Yale U ESL Writing Advice
@ Northwestern U Writing Links
@ U Texas Writing Handouts
@ Colorado College Writing Links
@ The New School NYC Writing Links
@ Hamilton College Writing Links
@ U of Louisville Writing Blog
@ U Wisconsin-Madison Writing Links
@ U of Iowa Writing Links
@ Pomona College Writing Links

@ A5c A good source for quotations on any subject!