Read, Write, Edit: Grammar for College Writers

  • AUTHORS: Patricia Porter; Deborah vanDommelen
  • ISBN-13: 9780618144952 
  • 194 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©2005     Published
  • Level(s): Advanced | High-intermediate
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About The Product

Read, Write, Edit focuses on grammar structure and editing strategies to help students learn the necessary skills to express themselves accurately and effectively in college writing. Readings from a variety of academic genres and disciplines expose students to writing and grammar concepts as they appear in context.


  • Grammar structures presented in charts give tips and examples of common problems in a clear, visual format.
  • A variety of activities support grammar learning through listening and doing: dictation, board work, individual work, peer discussion, and group presentation.
  • Additional features include pre-reading guides and comprehension checks for reading selections, suggestions for writing topics, and grammar and editing practice with activities for individuals and partners.
  • Online Teaching and Study Centers offer tools to aid instructors with assessment and classroom management.
  • Online Teaching and Study Centers feature reading, writing, and editing activities for students to reinforce chapter lessons.

About the Contributor

  • Patricia Porter

  • Deborah vanDommelen

Table of Contents

1. Review of Grammar Basics
2. Review of Common Structure Problems: Sentence Structure, Subject-Verb Agreement, Verb Tenses
3. Verb Tenses for Generalizations and Support, and Reporting Ideas
4. Passive Forms, Verb Tenses, and Generic Nouns
5. Connecting Ideas
6. Looking at Patterns: Relative Clauses and Complements Appendices