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This guide lists books in the Cal Poly Pomona Library that can help you review for the Graduation Writing Test. They are all circulating books, arranged by call number on the fifth floor or the Library. They may be checked out for four weeks at the Circulation / Reserve Desk

GENERAL TEXTBOOKS THAT COVER ALL ASPECTS OF WRITING THE ESSAY

  • The Scribner Handbook for Writers Robert DiYanni & Pat C. Hoy II PE 1408 .D59 2004
  • The Penguin Handbook (contains ESL guidelines)  Lester Faigley PE 1408 .F25 2006
  • The New Century Handbook (contains ESL guidelines)  Christine A. Hult & Thomas N. Huckin  PE 1408 .H688 2005
  • The Facts on File Guide to Style Martin H. Manser & Stephen Curtis, eds PE 1421 .M36 2006

BOOKS WITH ANALYZED STUDENT ESSAYS FOR EXAMPLES

  • Discovery and Commitment : A Guide for College Writers Leonard J. Rosen PE 1408 .R678 1995
  • Basic Composition Skills : For Engineering Technicians and Technologists David W. Rigby  PE 1475 .R55 2001 
  • Writing, Reading, and Research Richard Velt & Christopher Gould  PE 1408 .V45 2004
  • The Writing Process : A Concise Rhetoric, Reader and Handbook John M. Lannon PE 1408 .L3188 2004

BOOKS THAT EXPLAIN THE FINE POINTS OF ENGLISH GRAMMAR

  • More Nitty-gritty Grammar : Another Not-so-serious Guide to Clear Communication Edith H. Fine  PE 1112 .F534 2001
  • Grammar Troublespots : An Editing Guide for Students Ann Raimes  PE 1128 .R23 1998

BOOKS TO HELP YOU SPELL

BOOKS ON COMPOSITION ESPECIALLY FOR THE ESL STUDENT

FOR PERSONAL ASSISTANCE TO PREPARE FOR TAKING THE GWT

The Learning Resource Center   (Call (909) 869-5343 ) offers Graduate Writing Test workshops, tutoring and a writing course.

FOR INFORMATION ABOUT REGISTERING FOR THE GRADUATION WRITING TEST

See the Campus Test Center page for the GWT  for information about study guides, test dates, fees, and how to sign up to take the GWT test. The telephone number is (909) 869-3353. GWT.   The test center is  in the CLA Building, 98-P2-004 (across from the Registrar’s Office on the second floor).

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