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Study Guide

 

Welcome

 

 

 

 

      Resource Overview
Reference Tools
How to Work Through Each Unit
 

     
 

Unit 1

 

Illustrative Essay

 

 

 

 

  Welcome   Introduction
      Model of an Illustrative Essay
       
 

Lesson 1

 

Introductory Paragraphs (Introduction)

     

A

Parts of the Introduction

        Comprehension Questions
     

B

Seven Ways to Write an Introduction

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

     

Exercise 1

     

Exercise 2

     

Exercise 3

       
 

Lesson 2

 

Supporting Paragraphs (Body)

      A Order of Supporting Paragraphs
      B Transitions Between Paragraphs
 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

     

Exercise 1

     

Exercise 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lesson 3

 

Concluding Paragraphs (Conclusion)

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

     

Exercise 1

     

Exercise 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

     
 

Unit 2

 

Process Essay

 

 

 

 

  Welcome   Introduction
      Model of a Process Essay
       
 

Lesson 1

 

Explanation of a Process Essay

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

 

 

 

Exercise 1

 

 

 

Exercise 2

 

 

 

Exercise 3

 

 

 

Exercise 4

       
 

Lesson 2

 

Language Use

 

 

 

A

Common Verb Forms

        Comprehension Questions
 

 

 

B

Common Sentence Structures

        Comprehension Questions
 

 

 

C

Transition Words and Phrases

        Comprehension Questions
 

 

 

D

Clear Language

        Comprehension Questions
     

Exercise 1

     

Exercise 2

     

Exercise 3

       
 

Lesson 3

 

Writing Skills

 

 

 

A

Replacing Words

     

B

Restructuring Sentences

      Comprehension Questions
     

Exercise 1

     

Exercise 2

 

 

   

     
 

Unit 3

 

Compare and Contrast Essay

 

 

 

 

  Welcome   Introduction
      Model of a Compare and Contrast Essay
       
 

Lesson 1

 

Explanation of a Compare and Contrast Essay

 

 

 

A

Overview of a Compare and Contrast Essay

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

 

 

 

B

The Thesis Statement

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

 

 

 

C

Point by Point Pattern

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

 

 

 

D

Block Pattern

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

 

 

 

Exercise 1

 

 

 

Exercise 2

 

 

 

Exercise 3

 

 

 

Exercise 4

 

 

 

Exercise 5

 

 

 

Exercise 6

       
 

Lesson 2

 

Language Use

 

 

 

A

Common Sentence Patterns

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

 

 

 

B

Similes and Metaphors

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

 

 

 

C

Persuasive Language

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

 

 

 

Exercise 1

 

 

 

Exercise 2

 

 

 

Exercise 3

 

 

 

 

 

Lesson 3

 

Writing Skills

 

 

 

A

Linking Words

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

 

 

 

B

Expressions of Equality and Inequality

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

 

 

 

Exercise 1

 

 

 

Exercise 2

 

 

 

Exercise 3

 

 

   

     
 

Unit 4

 

Classification Essay

 

 

 

 

  Welcome   Introduction
      Model of a Classification Essay
 

 

 

 

 

Lesson 1

 

Explanation of a Classification Essay

 

 

 

A

Introducing the Topic

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

 

 

 

B

Division into Categories

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

 

 

 

C

Order of Information

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

      Exercise 1
      Exercise 2
      Exercise 3
       
 

Lesson 2

 

Language Use

 

 

 

A

Subject and Verb Agreement

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions 1

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions 2

 

 

 

B

Commonly Misused Words

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

 

 

 

C

Phrasal Verbs

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

 

 

 

Exercise 1

      Exercise 2
      Exercise 3
      Exercise 4
      Exercise 5
      Exercise 6
       
 

Lesson 3

 

Writing Skills

 

 

 

A

The Comma

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

 

 

 

B

The Semicolon

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

 

 

 

C

The Apostrophe

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

 

 

 

Exercise 1

      Exercise 2
      Exercise 3
      Exercise 4
       
 

 

   

     
 

Unit 5

 

Persuasive Essay

 

 

 

 

  Welcome   Introduction
      Model of a Persuasive Essay
 

 

 

 

 

Lesson 1

 

Explanation of a Persuasive Essay

 

 

 

A

The Outline of a Persuasive Essay

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

 

 

 

B

Key Points in Persuasive Writing

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

 

 

 

C

Proof

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

 

 

 

D

Common Fallacies

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

      Exercise 1
      Exercise 2
      Exercise 3
      Exercise 4
      Exercise 5
       
 

Lesson 2

 

Language Use

 

 

 

A

Conciseness

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

 

 

 

B

Common Words and Phrases

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

 

 

 

C

Adverbs

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

 

 

 

D

Modals

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

 

 

 

Exercise 1

      Exercise 2
      Exercise 3
      Exercise 4
       
       
 

Lesson 3

 

Writing Skills

 

 

 

A

Quotations

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

 

 

 

B

References

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

 

 

 

C

Summaries

 

 

 

 

Comprehension Questions

      Exercise 1
      Exercise 2
      Exercise 3
 

 

     

     
 

Reference Tools

         
     

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Writing Tips

     

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