Writing Power 4

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-09-26
  • 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  Writing Fluency


Unit 1: Keeping a Journal

Unit 2: Blogging

Unit 3: Creative Writing


Part 2  Language Use


Unit 1: Vocabulary Building

Unit 2: Pronouns

Unit 3: Gerunds and Infinitives

Unit 4: Articles

Unit 5: Parallel Structure


Part 3  Academic Writing


Unit 1: What Is Academic Writing?

Unit 2: Working with Source Materials

Unit 3: Plagiarism, Quoting, and Paraphrasing

Unit 4: Summary Writing

Unit 5: Prewriting Techniques

Unit 6: Thesis Statements, Introductions, and Conclusions

Unit 7: Essay Support

Unit 8: Organizing and Drafting

Unit 9: Revision and Reference


Part 4  Social and Professional Writing


Unit 1: Professional Networking

Unit 2: Opinion Writing

Unit 3: Business Correspondence

Unit 4: Resume and Cover Letters

Unit 5: Speech and Presentation Writing


Appendix: Frequently Used Words in English

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