Skills for Effective Writing

Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP)
Levels: Elementary (A2) - Upper Intermediate (B2)

Learning to write is a complex process and Skills for Effective Writing helps to simplify it. This innovative series teaches a wide variety of discrete writing skills, and offers extensive practice in each one.

Discrete Writing Skills for Better Student Writing

Writers need to master a large number of skills, from topic sentences to coherence and from recognizing fact vs. opinion to paraphrasing. When students master the skills, they turn in cleaner work to instructors. This frees teachers to focus their feedback on larger issues like developing ideas and defending a thesis.

Example skills from levels 1-4
• Concluding Sentences
• Punctuation
• Avoiding Run-On Sentences
• Avoiding Comma Splices
• Subject-Verb Agreement
• Paragraph Coherence
• Parallel Structure
• Paragraph Unity
• Introductory Paragraphs
• Paraphrasing
• Avoiding Repetition
• Summarizing

Skills for Effective Writing Level 2

Student Book
ISBN: 9781107613539
Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP)
Publication Date: Jun 2013
Levels: Pre-Intermediate (B1)
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