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Developing Writing Skills in Spanishprovides intermediate and advanced level students with the necessary skills to become competent and confident writers in the Spanish language. With a focus on writing as a craft, Developing Writing Skills in Spanishoffers a rich selection of original materials including narrative texts, expository essays, opinion pieces and newspaper articles. Each chapter covers a specific kind of writing and is designed to help tackle the material in small units. The book aids students in crafting clear, coherent and cohesive manuscripts by means of guided practice and step-by-step activities. Key features: Guidance on how to structure a variety of texts: narrative, descriptive, expository, argumentative, academic, journalistic, legal and scientific Sequenced exercises on style, writing conventions, word choice, syntax and grammar Reference lists and tables with specialized vocabulary, transition words and other useful expressions Strategies and tips for planning manuscripts, brainstorming ideas, vocabulary enrichment, editing and proofreading Includes original samples, as well as fragments from newspapers, well-known literary works and essays by notable Hispanic authors and journalists Designed as a classroom text, self-study material or simply as a resource on writing, Developing Writing Skills in Spanishis the ideal supplement for all intermediate to advanced students of Spanish.