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Langan, John 1942-

Overview
Works: 122 works in 757 publications in 3 languages and 9,795 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Handbooks and manuals  Textbooks  Young adult works 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PE1408, 808.0427
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Langan
College writing skills with readings by John Langan( Book )

64 editions published between 1454 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers students a practical guide to becoming better writers. From mastering the traditional five-paragraph essay and its variations to learning about the finer points of grammar and punctuation, "College Writing Skills with Readings" empowers students to take control of their writing and put it to work for them. Now, with the new online writing program Connect Writing and the soon-to-come 'Connect Langan', an online interactive version of "College Writing Skills with Readings", this new eighth edition brings writing closer to students and helps to take them where they need to go. Whether online or in class, "College Writing Skills with Readings" offers students the tools to succeed. -- Description from http://www.amazon.com (May 20, 2015)
Sentence skills : a workbook for writers by John Langan( Book )

62 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This best-selling sentence-level worktext by John Langan continues to help students master the essential grammar, mechanics, punctuation, and usage skills needed for clear, thoughtful writing. The ninth edition of Sentence Skills features new writing assignments, review tests, and references
Reading and study skills by John Langan( Book )

28 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text covers reading and study skills needed for undergraduate students. It looks particularly at how to closely study and skim/read rapidly
English skills with readings by John Langan( Book )

52 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English Skills with Readings employs a unique personalized learning plan to address student deficits in grammar and mechanics and to free instructional time for activities emphasizing writing process and critical thinking. English Skills with Readings features John Langan's trademark crystal-clear explanations, along with his range of motivating activities and writing assignments that reinforce the four bases of effective writing
English skills by John Langan( Book )

49 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basic principles of effective writing. Paragraph development. Essay development. A quick guide to research
Search for safety by John Langan( Book )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Ben McKee, a new sophomore at Bluford High School. At home, Ben is living a nightmare. His mother has married Larry, an abusive man who wants nothing to do with his stepson. And when Larry loses his job and starts drinking, Ben finds himself -- and his mother -- in grave danger
College writing skills by John Langan( Book )

49 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to help students master essay writing, this work provides a wide variety of assignments and activities, both structured and open-ended. It focuses on the four essentials of writing - unity, support, coherence and sentence skills - as keys to effective writing
Ten steps to improving college reading skills by John Langan( Book )

24 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and Chinese and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carefully explains and illustrates ten key reading skills that are widely recognized to be essential for literal and critical comprehension. Provides activities and reading selections to help you practice and master those skills
Ten steps to advancing college reading skills by John Langan( Book )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The purpose of [this book] is to develop effective reading and clear thinking.-Pref. [This book] will help you become a better reader and a stronger thinker. The book ... explains ... ten key reading skills ... for literal and critical comprehension. [The book] provides ... activities and ... reading selections to help you practice and master those skills.-Back cover
The Macmillan reader by Judith Nadell( Book )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Longman reader by Judith Nadell( Book )

29 editions published between 2001 and 2019 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taken from The Longman reader (7th ed.) and The Shape of reason: argumentative writing in college (3rd ed.)
Ten steps to building college reading skills by John Langan( Book )

23 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English essentials : what every college student needs to know about grammar, punctuation, and usage by John Langan( Book )

31 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ordered for GED study skills
English brushup by John Langan( Book )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A self-teaching guide to English grammar, punctuation and usage skills
The Longman writer : rhetoric, reader, research guide, and handbook by Judith Nadell( Book )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eighth edition of the Longman Writer has been fully updated to provide helpful advice on the writing process, more in-depth coverage of the research process, and exmaples of student writing throughout -- from preface
The Macmillan writer : rhetoric, reader, handbook by Judith Nadell( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring writing : paragraphs and essays by John Langan( Book )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2020 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Becoming a writer is a journey, and Exploring Writing: Paragraphs and Essays will serve as your students&’ guidebook every step of the way. Emphasizing both process and practice, with a focus on revision, this text will help students apply and advance their writing skills. Mastering essential sentence skills, learning to write effective paragraphs and essays, and becoming a critical reader are turning points for every writer, and they will prepare the students for writing situations in college and beyond
Doing well in college : a concise guide to reading, writing, and study skills by John Langan( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sentence skills with readings by John Langan( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Langan's best-selling sentence-level worktext returns in a new edition highlighting the essential grammar, mechanics, punctuation, and usage skills needed for clear, college-level writing
Exploring writing : sentences and paragraphs by John Langan( Book )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guidebook for every step of the writing process. Emphasizing both process and practice, with a focus on revision, it helps you to apply and advance writing skills using author's proven techniques. It is suitable for students preparing for writing situations in college and beyond
 
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Alternative Names
John Langan

Langan, John A.

Languages
English (546)

Chinese (2)

Thai (1)