Writing English

Writing English

The Canadian Handbook

Book - 2012
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Crafting a piece of writing, for any variety of rhetorical purposes, requires a fundamental understanding of English. Offering unparalleled guidance to the intricacies of the language, Writing English: The Canadian Handbook is an essential tool for writers, students, business people, andanyone who works with the written word in Canada.In a single volume, this guidebook explains basic rules of grammar, spelling, punctuation, and style; how to write comprehensive sentences and organize paragraphs; how to document your work and avoid plagiarism; and much more. The first chapters offer a detailed overview of the conventions oflanguage and parts of speech, giving readers a strong foundation on which to build. Particularly useful is a section devoted to persuasive writing, including advice on developing an argument and using logical reasoning. Filled with numerous Canadian examples to illuminate and clarify, Writing English: The Canadian Handbook is the ultimate authority on Canadian English from the country's reference publisher.
Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. : Oxford University Press, c2012.
Edition: New ed.
ISBN: 9780195446586
Branch Call Number: 808. 042 WRI 2012
Characteristics: viii, 480 p. ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Messenger, William E. 1931-

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Ethan_AC Jun 30, 2016

This book is an excellent resource for advanced ESL learners who wants to improve their English Writing skills in a Canadian context. While not suitable for Beginner ESL learners, this in-depth guide will be valuable to those who are hoping to take their writing skills to the next level.

A very thorough overview that is specific to Canada - this is an excellent ESL resource.


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Ethan_AC Jun 30, 2016

This book is an excellent resource for advanced ESL learners who wants to improve their English Writing skills in a Canadian context. While not suitable for Beginner ESL learners, this in-depth guide will be valuable to those who are hoping to take their writing skills to the next level.

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