English 2400 Introduction to Professional Writing Webster University Jerred Metz, Ph.D. Course Description In business and the professions the good writer has a great advantage over a poor writer. The good writer brings in more business, produces better p
A THESIS IS: The statement of the authors position on a topic or subject. Clear, concise, and goes beyond fact or observation to become an idea that needs to be supported. Often a statement of tension, where the author refutes or complic
The 5 Paragraph Persuasive Essay
8th Grade Expository Writing
Paragraph One Introduction
Begin with an Interest Catcher List the topic of your essay List three main points of body paragraphs
Paragraph Two Main Point One
Use a transition to begin the par
MLA Annotated Bibliography (Orlov)
Orlov 1 Anna Orlov Professor Willis English 101 3 March XXXX Online Monitoring: A Threat to Employee Privacy in the Wired Workplace: An Annotated Bibliography Adams, Scott. Dilbert and the Way of the Weasel. New York: Ha
MLA Research Paper (Orlov)
Orlov 1 Anna Orlov Professor Willis English 101 17 March XXXX
Title is centered.
Online Monitoring: A Threat to Employee Privacy in the Wired Workplace
Opening sentences provide background for thesis.
As the Internet has become
MLA Research Paper (Levi)
Cell Phones in the Hands of Drivers: A Risk or a Benefit?
Title is centered about one-third down the page.
Writers name is centered around the middle of the page.
English 101 Professor Baldwin 2 April XXXX
MLA Research Paper (Daly)
Daly 1 Angela Daly Professor Chavez English 101 14 March XXXX A Call to Action: Regulate Use of Cell Phones on the Road When a cell phone goes off in a classroom or at a concert, we are irritated, but at least our lives are not e
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The Writing Center University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill http:/www.unc.edu/depts/wcweb
What this handout is about.
This handout will help you first to determine whether a particular ass
Commonly Misused Words and Phrases
*Why should you bother to read this handout? The transition from spoken to written language can often be a bumpy one because the way we talk tends to be a lot less formal than the way we write. When we try to translate s
Cause and effect Essay
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Cause and effect Essay
| Printable version| Definition: In this kind of essay, the aim is to explain the causes (reasons) or the effects (results) of an event or situation. e.g. Causes of air pollution (multiple
Articles modify nouns, and their presence always indicates that a noun will follow. They are located either directly before the noun or before one or more adjectives that also modify the noun. There are two indefinite articles (a and an)