Checkmate: A Writing Reference For Canadians

Paperback | February 23, 2012

byJoanne Buckley

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Checkmate: A Writing Reference for Canadians guides students through the writing process of composition, from brainstorming to final revision. This clear, easy-to-use guide appeals to and is written for students using examples and models from a wide range of disciplines. The third edition has been completely redesigned, placing the instructional content on the outside of the page and the examples, sample writing, models, and checklists on the inside of the page. Joanne Buckley takes a lively tone and provides a flexible approach to grammar, punctuation, style, usage, documentation, and more, all in a readable and accessible format.

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Checkmate: A Writing Reference for Canadians guides students through the writing process of composition, from brainstorming to final revision. This clear, easy-to-use guide appeals to and is written for students using examples and models from a wide range of disciplines. The third edition has been completely redesigned, placing the ins...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 9 × 7.5 × 1 inPublished:February 23, 2012Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176502564

ISBN - 13:9780176502560

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Table of Contents

Part One: Writing PurposeChapter 1: Composing an EssayChapter 2: Reading and Writing in an Academic SettingPart Two: Research and DocumentationChapter 3: Research PapersChapter 4: Academic Integrity and Documentation OverviewChapter 5: MLA Style of DocumentationChapter 6: APA Style of DocumentationChapter 7: Chicago Style of DocumentationChapter 8: CSE And Columbia Online StylePart Three: GrammarChapter 9: GrammarChapter 10: Common Sentence ErrorsChapter 11: PunctuationPart Four: StyleChapter 12: Sentence Structure and StyleChapter 13: UsageChapter 14: Mechanics and SpellingPart Five: English Language Learners (ELL)Chapter 15: English Language Learners (ELL)