College Writing Skills With Readings Author:John Langan You wirte things every day. You instant-message friends; you write shopping lists; and you might even e-mail your family asking for money. So why do you need a book on writing? What can you possibly learn that you don't already do every day? — Langan & Winstanley's College Writing Skills with Readings focuses on a very particular sort of writing:... more » essay writing. Learning to write an effective essay can be the cornerstone of a successful college education-and a successful career. Whether you're studying English, business, or botany, knowing how to write a good essay often means the difference between rising to the top of your class or dropping to the bottom.
College Writing Skills with Readings develops your essay-writing ability using a simple structure that applies to any essay in any discipline. Securing the four bases of writing - unity, support, coherence, and sentence skills - will ensure that any essay you write is clear, effective, and persuasive. The writing skills they can give you will not only be rewarded with high marks this year, but next year, and the year after that, and the year after that...« less