Grammar for Great Writing

Language(s): American English

Level(s): Low-intermediate (US), Intermediate, High-intermediate


Grammar for Great Writing is a three-book series that focuses on the key grammatical and lexical elements learners need to become more powerful academic writers. Ideal for the grammar component of a writing and grammar class, Grammar for Great Writing may be used as a companion to the Great Writing series or in conjunction with any academic writing series.

  • Emphasis on the most common errors found in student writing provides a more effective approach to grammar for writing.
  • Corpus-informed vocabulary most frequently associated with the target grammar results in more fluent student writing.
  • A wide variety of editing activities refines students' writing and improves accuracy.
  • Writing samples in various rhetorical modes provide relevant practice for learners.

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Barbara Smith-Palinkas is an English for Academic Purposes instructor at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa, Florida, where she teaches academic writing to advanced-level students. She has co-aut... more

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