A three-volume essay writing course for students in American English. Academic Writing Skills 1 takes students through a step-by-step process from writing a paragraph to essays. It is appropriate for students new to academic writing who need general training in essay writing skills.
Unit I. Writing a Paragraph: 1. Getting ready to write; 2. Writing a paragraph; 3. Writing a coherent paragraph; 4. Editing a paragraph; Unit II. Writing an Essay: 1. From a paragraph to an essay; 2. Writing an essay; 3. Editing an essay; Unit III. Paraphrasing, Summarizing, and Citing Information: 1. Paraphrasing and summarizing; 2. Citing the sources of information; Unit IV. Writing a Research Essay: 1. Developing and organizing a research essay; 2. Supporting arguments; 3. Editing a research essay.