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1 MyEnglishLab Writing is a four-level flexible online program that helps students develop writing and composition skills. MyEnglishLab Writing can be used in combination with any General English/ integrated skills or grammar series. Top features: Automatically graded skill presentation and practice (reading comprehension, reading speed, vocabulary, study skills) There are hours of activities per level Automatically graded pre- and post-tests Timed and untimed reading options GradeBook (teacher and student access to grades and suggested remediation) Contents MyEnglishLab Writing Level 4 - Advanced Pre-Test Punctuation and Mechanics Commas Parentheses Semicolons Colons 1

2 Hyphens Underlining and Italics Abbreviations Numbers Capitalization Quotation Marks Grammar Complex Sentences Adjectives Clauses Adverb Clauses Participial Phrases Conditionals Real and Unreal Conditional Sentences Hope vs. Wish The Future Future Perfect vs. Future Perfect Progressive 2

3 Future Progressive Present Perfect vs. Present Perfect Progressive The Past Simple Past vs. Past Perfect The Past Progressive Reflexive Pronouns Noun Clauses The Subjunctive Gerunds and Infinitives Direct and Indirect Speech Modals Ability and Possibility Ability and Advisability Past Habitual Activity Perfect Forms 3

4 Progressive Forms The Passive Voice Quantifiers Articles Sentence Structure Agreement Pronouns Possessive Adjectives and Pronouns Collocations Indefinite Pronouns Correlative Conjunctions Parallel Structure Word Forms Appositives Simple Sentences 4

5 Compound Sentences Independent and Dependent Clauses Complex Sentences Compound-Complex Sentences Fragments Run-on Sentences and Comma Splices Choppy Sentences Stringy Sentences Paragraph and Essay Organization Paragraphs Paragraphs Topic Sentence Supporting Sentences Concluding Sentences Unity 5

6 Coherence Essays Essays Introductions Thesis Statements Conclusions Essay Structure Cohesion Body Paragraphs Body Paragraphs Logical Division of Ideas Chronological Order Comparison Signals Contrast Signals Cause and Effect Signals Practice 6

7 Writing Assignments Describing a Process Writing a Problem-Solution Essay Writing an Argumentative Essay Writing a Fictional Story Writing a Speech or Oral Presentation Resume and Cover Letter Writing Business Memo Writing Business Letters Writing a Summary Paraphrasing Writing a Journal Analyzing a Literature or Media Piece Writing a Classification Essay A Description Essay Comparing and Contrasting Describing Causes and Effects Appendices Appendix 1 Appendix 2 Appendix 3 Appendix 4 Appendix 5 Appendix 6 Appendix 7 Appendix 8 Appendix 9 Appendix 10 Appendix 11 Appendix 12 Post-Test 7

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