Writing Power 2

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/26/2012
  • Publisher: Pearson Education ESL

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The Writing Powerseries is unlike most other writing textbooks. Rather than focusing on one area of writing, such as fluency, language use, academic writing, or social writing, the series includes all of them to give students practical skills for writing in many different situations. Each book contains four separate parts that concentrate on four important aspects of writing proficiency. The structure is flexible, allowing the teacher to assign work from different sections of the book concurrently to target the students'greatest needs. To support and supplement in-class practice, there is the Writing Powerblog. Teachers can log on to set up a private class blog, where students can post writing assignments and communicate wiht classmates in a fun online environment.

Table of Contents


Writing Questionnaire


Part 1    Language Use

Unit 1: Simple Sentences

Unit 2: Adding Information to Sentences

Unit 3: Compound and Complex Sentences

Unit 4: Verbs: Writing about the Present

Unit 5: Verbs: Writing about the Past

Unit 6: Verbs:  Writing about the Future


Part 2    Social and Personal Writing

Unit 1: Keeping a Journal

Unit 2: Blogging

Unit 3: Writing Letters

Unit 4: Writing Emails


Part 3    Academic Writing

Unit 1: Writing a Paragraph

Unit 2: The Writing Process

Unit 3: Patterns of Organization: Listing Pattern

Unit 4: Patterns of Organization: Time Order Pattern

Unit 5: Patterns of Organization: Comparison and Contrast Patterns


Part 4    Vocabulary Building

Unit 1: Vocabulary Building Strategies

Unit 2: Dictionary Skills

Unit 3: Word Parts

Unit 4: Using Words Together

Unit 5: Creative Writing


Appendix 1: Grammar and Spelling Guide

Appendix 2: Frequently Used Words in English  


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