Further Readings, Recommended for ENGL 010 Students
Graff, J. and C. Birkenstein. They Say/I Say. New York and London: W.W. Norton & Co., 2014. Print. [this book effectively spells out the expectations and norms of academic writing]
Kimes, J. Grammar Sucks: What to Do to Make Your Writing Much More Better. Adams Media: Avon, Massachusetts, 2007. Print. [this is a good book for those who find our class textbook overly challenging; it covers the same material but in a more ‘everyday’ language]
Pyrcz, H. Writing with Style: Grammar in Context. Ontario: Oxford University Press, 2010. Print. [looks beyond grammar to matters of style in your writing, using well-known authors to illustrate key points]
Ritchie, H. “It’s Time to Challenge the Notion that There Is Only One Way to Speak English.” The Guardian. 31 December 2013. Web. 1 January 2014. [link]
* These books are available in our campus Writing Centre for review.
Salter, A. “How to ‘Gamify’ Your Course Website.” Chronicle of Higher Education. 21 February 2011. Web. 3 Jan 2014. [link]