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English -- Electronic Books
College Study Hacks by
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2017-03-15
In this book, you will learn about and understand the scoring system, as well as the format and content. You will learn how to read questions correctly, how to control your anxiety, and how to approach each section confidently and effectively.
College Essays That Made a Difference by
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2014-12-09
This book contains more than 100 real essays written by 90 unique college hopefuls applying to Harvard, Stanford, Yale, and other top schools.-It has tips and advice on avoiding common grammatical mistakes, a Q&A with admissions and pros from 20 top colleges.
Wiley AP English Literature and Composition by
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2013-01-14
This user-friendly and completely reliable guide helps you get the most out of any AP English class and reviews all of the topics emphasized on the test. It also provides two full-length practice exams, complete with detailed answer explanations and scoring guides.
English -- Books
Because Internet by
Call Number: 302.23 M459
Publication Date: 2019-07-23
The internet isn't the first technology to alter how we communicate, but it is making our language change faster and in more interesting ways than ever before. The programmers behind the apps and platforms we use decide how our conversations are structured, from the grammar of status updates to the protocols of comments and @replies. Linguistically inventive niche online communities spread slang and jargon exponentially faster than in the days when new dialects were constrained by physical space. What's more, social media provides a fascinating laboratory for watching language evolve in real time.
The Stressed Years of Their Lives by
Call Number: 378.198 H522
Publication Date: 2019-04-23
Aa guide for the parents of every college and college-bound student who want to know what's normal mental health and behavior, what's not, and how to intervene before it's too late. Two doctors have combined their expertise to corral the crucial emotional skills and lessons that every parent and student can learn for a successful launch from home to college.
The Art of Creative Research by
Call Number: 808.02 G312
Publication Date: 2017-02-23
All writers conduct research. For some this means poring over records and combing, archives but for many creative writers research happens in the everyday world--when they scribble an observation on the subway, when they travel to get the feel for a city, or when they strike up a conversation with an interesting stranger. The Art of Creative Research helps writers take this natural inclination to explore and observe and turn it into a workable--and enjoyable--research plan. It shows that research shouldn't be seen as a dry, plodding aspect of writing. Instead, it's an art that all writers can master, one that unearths surprises and fuels imagination. This lends authenticity to fiction and poetry as well as nonfiction.
Write Better Essays in 20 Minutes a Day by
Call Number: 808.042 W939b
Publication Date: 2012-02-16
This guide covers all essentials: how to understand essay questions, create a strong thesis, develop a captivating introduction, support your ideas, and revise your work. Included are many sample essays, strategies for planning and revising in-class essays, tips to overcome writer's block, and instruction on achieving higher scores on essay exams.
Call Number: 808.042 G59
Publication Date: 2012-01-13
ARGUMENT!marries solid instruction in critical reading and analysis, argument, and research strategies with a visually engaging and dynamic design.ARGUMENT!teaches students how to read with a critical eye, how to think about and respond to the ideas of others, and ultimately how to craft their own effective, relevant, and engaging arguments.WithARGUMENT!students will learn how to acknowledge and respond to the complex arguments (both visual and textual) that exist all around them in addition to entering debates with their own strong and thoughtful voice.
How to Not Write Bad by
Call Number: 808.042 Y108
Publication Date: 2013-02-05
Ben Yagoda's How to Not Write Bad illustrates how we can all write better, more clearly, and for a wider readership. He offers advice on what he calls "not-writing-badly," which consists of the ability, first, to craft sentences that are correct in terms of spelling, diction (word choice), punctuation, and grammar, and that also display clarity, precision, and grace.