Writing Power 3

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-07-17
  • Publisher: Pearson Education ESL

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The Writing Powerseries is unlike most other writing textbooks. Rather than focusing on one are of writing, such as fluency, language use, academic writing, or social writing the series includes all of them to give students practicl skills for writing in many different situations. It is also 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 concurrently to target students'greatest needs. To support and supplement in-class practice there is a Writing Power blog. Teachers can log on to set up a private class blog, where students can post writing assignments and communicate with classmates in a fun online environment.

Table of Contents



Part 1: Writing Fluency                        


            Unit 1: Keeping a Journal

            Unit 2: Blogging

            Unit 3: Creative Writing


Part 2: Language Use                                              


            Unit 1: Building Vocabulary

            Unit 2: Sentence Variety

            Unit 3: Relating Ideas 

            Unit 4: Verbs: Tense and Voice

            Unit 5: Figurative Language


Part 3: Academic Writing                                        


            Unit 1: What is Academic Writing?

            Unit 2: Working with Source Materials

            Unit 3: Summary Writing                                          

            Unit 4: Paragraphs: Patterns of Organization                                           

            Unit 5: Pre-writing Techniques                               

            Unit 6: Thesis Statements, Introductions, and Conclusions                           

            Unit 7: Organizing and Drafting

            Unit 8: Revising and Proofreading


Part 4: Social and Professional Writing                                                       


            Unit 1: Social Networking    

            Unit 2: Business Letters

            Unit 3: Writing Reviews

            Unit 4: Current Events

            Unit 5: College Applications                                                                                                                                                   


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