Table of contents for Fundamentals of academic writing / Linda Butler.

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Getting Started: Your Classmates 
Prewriting
Writing
Sharing
Chapter 1: Introducing Yourself 
Chapter Preview
Part 1: Organization
From Words to Sentences to Paragraphs
What Does a Paragraph Look Like?
Part 2: Sentence Structure and Mechanics
What Is a Sentence?
What Does a Sentence Look Like?
Part 3: Grammar and Vocabulary
Verbs 
	Nouns 
Part 4: The Writing Process
	What Is a Process? 
Expansion Activities
Keeping a Journal 
Chapter 2: Describing Your Morning Routine 
Chapter Preview 
Part 1: Organization
What Should Your Paper Look Like?
Papers Typed on a Computer
Part 2: Grammar and Sentence Structure
Subject Pronouns
	The Simple Present of Be
	Basic Sentence Patterns with Be 
Part 3: Mechanics
Rules for Capitalization
Part 4: The Writing Process
The Steps in the Writing Process
	Your Paragraph: Getting Ready for the Day
	Results of the Writing Process
Expansion Activities
Your Journal
Challenge: Sleep
Chapter 3: Every Picture Tells a Story 
Chapter Preview 
Part 1: Organization
	Topic Sentences
Part 2: Sentence Structure 
Subjects of Sentences 
What Makes a Complete Sentence? 
Part 3: Grammar and Vocabulary
Adjectives 
	The Simple Present
Part 4: The Writing Process
Your Paragraph: The Face in the Photo
	Results of the Writing Process
Expansion Activities
Your Journal 
Challenge: An Important Person
Chapter 4: Saturdays 
Chapter Preview
Part 1: Organization
Time Order 
Part 2: Sentence Structure and Vocabulary
	Simple Sentence Patterns I 
	Adverbs of Frequency
Part 3: Grammar and Mechanics
Common Verbs
Using Prepositions to Show Time
Titles 
Part 4: The Writing Process
Your Paragraph: My Partner¿s Saturdays
Results of the Writing Process 
Expansion Activities
Your Journal 
Challenge: My Favorite Holiday
Chapter 5: What¿s Going On? 
Chapter Preview
Part 1: Organization
	Topic Sentences and Supporting Sentences I
Part 2: Sentence Structure 
Simple Sentence Patterns II 
Part 3: Grammar 
The Present Progressive
	Non-action Verbs
Part 4: The Writing Process 
Your Paragraph: What Is Happening in This Photo?
Results of the Writing Process 
Expansion Activities
Your Journal 
Challenge: My Own Photo
Chapter 6: Your Hometown 
Chapter Preview
Part 1: Organization
Topic Sentences and Supporting Sentences II
Part 2: Grammar 
There Is and There Are
A, An, and The
Part 3: Vocabulary and Sentence Structure 
Prepositions for Describing Location
Prepositional Phrases in Sentences 
Part 4: The Writing Process
Your Paragraph: Describing My Hometown
Results of the Writing Process 
Expansion Activities
Your Journal
Challenge: A Favorite Place
Chapter 7: Remembering an Important Day 
Chapter Preview
Part 1: Organization
Organizing Your Ideas
Part 2: Sentence Structure and Mechanics
Compound Sentences
	Using Commas
Part 3: Grammar and Vocabulary
The Simple Past
Part 4: The Writing Process
Your Paragraph: An Important Day
Results of the Writing Process 
Expansion Activities
Your Journal
Challenge: A Funny or Scary Experience
Chapter 8: Memories of a Trip 
Chapter Preview
Part 1: Organization
 Concluding Sentences
Part 2: Grammar and Vocabulary
Past Time Expressions
Before and After as Prepositions
Part 3: Sentence Structure
Sentences with Past Time Clauses
	Sentence Fragments 
Part 4: The Writing Process
Your Paragraph: Memories of a Trip 
Results of the Writing Process 
Expansion Activities
Your Journal
Challenge: From My Childhood
Chapter 9: Looking Ahead 
Chapter Preview
Part 1: Organization
Listing Order and Listing-Order Words
Part 2: Grammar 
Expressing Future Time with Be Going to 
Expressing Future Time with Will 
Future Time Expressions
 Part 3: Sentence Structure
 Sentences with Future Time Clauses
 Run-on Sentences
Part 4: The Writing Process
Your Paragraph: Your Future Plans
Results of the Writing Process 
Expansion Activities
Your Journal
Challenge: Imagining the Future 
Appendices
1 	The Parts of Speech
2 	Subject Pronouns; Object Pronouns; Possessive Adjectives; Possessive Pronouns
3 	Count and Noncount Nouns; Possessive Nouns
4 	The Verb Be¿Present and Past Tenses
5 	The Simple Present Tense
6 	The Present Progressive
7 	The Simple Past 
8 	Irregular verbs
9	Expressing Future Time with Be Going To and Will
10	Order of Adjectives
11	Sentence Types
12	Rules for Capitalization
13	Punctuation
14	Correction Symbols
Index
What the CE saw (and made no marks):
Parts of speech: nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, pronouns, articles, prepositions, coordinating conjunctions, subordinating conjunctions
Count and noncount nouns
Possessive nouns
The verb be: present and past tenses, statements and questions
The simple present tense, including spelling rules and contractions
The present progressive, including spelling rules and contractions
The simple past, including spelling rules and contractions
Irregular verbs: base form and simple past form
The future with be going to and will
Order of adjectives
Sentence types: simple, compound, complex
Commas
Correction symbols
Directions for creating a personal spelling journal 
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers.
English language -- Rhetoric -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Academic writing -- Problems, exercises, etc.
English language -- Grammar -- Problems, exercises, etc.