Great Writing, Fifth Edition

Language(s): American English

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

Overview

The new edition of the Great Writing series provides clear explanations, extensive models of academic writing and practice to help learners write great sentences, paragraphs, and essays. With expanded vocabulary instruction, sentence-level practice, and National Geographic content to spark ideas, students have the tools they need to become confident writers.

Updated in this Edition:
Clearly organized units offer the practice students need to become effective independent writers.

Each unit includes:
Part 1: Elements of Great Writing teaches the fundamentals of organized writing, accurate grammar, and precise mechanics.
Part 2: Building Better Vocabulary provides practice with carefully-selected, level-appropriate academic words.
Part 3: Building Better Sentences helps writers develop longer and more complex sentences.
Part 4: Writing activities allow students to apply what they have learned by guiding them through writing, editing, and revising.
Part 5: New Test Prep section gives a test-taking tip and timed task to prepare for high-stakes standardized tests, including IELTs and TOEFL.

The new guided online writing activity takes students through the entire writing process with clear models for reference each step of the way.

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Authors

Keith S. Folse

Dr. Keith Folse is a Professor of TESOL at the University of Central Florida. He is the author of 57 textbooks on a variety of subjects from grammar t... more

April Muchmore-Vokoun

April Muchmore-Vokoun is a faculty member in the English for Academic Purposes Department at Hillsborough Community College (HCC) in Tampa, Florida. She has taught in intensive English, college-level,... more

Elena Vestri Solomon

Elena Vestri Solomon is currently a lecturer in the B. Ed program for future teachers in Abu Dhabi's Emirates College for Advanced Education. She received her MA in Applied Linguistics from the Univer... more

David Clabeaux

David Clabeaux has taught developmental English, with a focus on grammar, at the middle school, high school, and collegiate levels. He received his BA in English from the University of Buffalo. He cur... more

Tison Pugh

Tison Pugh is professor of English at the University of Central Florida. In addition to the Great Writing series, he has published many books and edited volumes on writing, reading, and pedagogy. 
Previous Edition Companion Sites

Companion sites for the PREVIOUS Edition of Great Writing, 3rd and 4th Edition can be found here:

Student Companion Site

Instructor Companion Site

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