Written by a professor of English at the University of North Georgia, this book provides an in-depth look at beginner grammar terms and concepts, providing clear examples with limited technical jargon.
Featuring over 50 authors and full texts of their works, this anthology follows the shift of monarchic to parliamentarian rule in Britain, and the heroic epic to the more egalitarian novel as genre.
Featuring 37 authors and full texts of their works, the selections in this open anthology represent the literature developed within and developing through their respective eras.
This textbook serves as an introduction to writing at college.
Includes: sample essays, exercises.
Author: Charity Davenport
Description: “It’s All Greek to Me!” has everything—entertaining stories, academic articles in a variety of disciplines, vocabulary crossover in literary and academic readings, connections to local, American, and Western culture, and plenty of chances for critical thinking for advanced students of English as a Second Language (ESL). All readings are authentic with minimal adaptation from a variety of sources. This textbook also gives help for advanced level grammar and writing issues, using outside sources, and reading and vocabulary strategies.
This book aims to show how literature delights and how it instructs. It is hoped to inspire other teachers to emphasize the value and delight of reading literature.
The textbook offers practical advice and strategies for developing a writing process that is centered on play and supported by an understanding of America’s rich literary traditions.
Includes: instructor resources, student resources, and summaries.
The textbook was initially created by Robin deRosa at Plymouth State University. Working with students, they collected public domain texts, edited them as necessary and created introductions for each to form the beginnings of a new, definitive anthology of Early American Literature.
Authors: Timothy Kochem; Monica Ghosh; Lily Compton; and Elena Cotos
Description: This digital book is meant to serve an instructional tool for both learners and teachers in the field of pronunciation. Topics covered include vowel and consonant sounds, word stress, thought groups, prominence, and intonation.
The book has been constructed to be either a self-paced instructional tool for learners or a classroom material for speaking or pronunciation courses.
For self-paced learning, the feature’s description is complemented with practice activities, which are meant to provide learners an opportunity to test their own skills with perception and production of English pronunciation.
As a classroom material, we have two additional sections per feature: Teacher’s Corner and Additional Practice. The Teacher’s Corner provides helpful tips for assessing pronunciation and providing helpful feedback and instruction for individual features. The Additional Practice provides extended activities (e.g., homework) meant to be paired with classroom practice.
The textbook outlines the principles and techniques of storytelling.
This writing guide directly addresses the importance of writing well in the Google age, embracing the variety of media that define our internet-connected world.
Written by five college reading and writing instructors, this interactive, multimedia text draws from decades of experience teaching students who are entering the college reading and writing environment for the very first time.
Includes: activities, discussions.
This anthology comprises of three comprehensive collections that provide samples of literature from around the world and across the ages, ranging from some of oldest tales that have survived into modernity to works from the 1650s. Sections of the text are divided by time period in three parts: the Ancient World, Middle Ages, and Renaissance, and then divided into chapters by location.
Designed for a first-year English composition class, this book is filled with short stories, and plays, and discussion of literary devices to introduce composition in the context of literary studies.
Includes: instructor resources.
The textbook provides instruction in steps, builds writing, reading, and critical thinking, and combines comprehensive grammar review with an introduction to paragraph writing and composition.
Includes: discussions, examples, exercises.