Engaging Writing 2 Essential Skills for Academic Writing, by Fitzpatrick, Mary
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- ISBN: 9780132483544 | 0132483548
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 1/9/2011
Engaging Writing,a newly expanded two-level series, gives students the concepts and skills they need for success in academic writing. Engaging Writingprovides clear, step-by-step instruction in the writing process, focusing first on paragraphs ( Engaging Writing 1) and progressing to essays ( Engaging Writing 2). Engaging Writingfully supports the needs of intermediate to advanced ESL learners. Features of the new edition of Engaging Writing 2: Introductory readingsestablish chapter themes and provide context for vocabulary exercises. Case studiesof student writing provide realistic models of the writing process. Part Icontains thematically-oriented, process-based writing instruction updated with fresh models and exercises. Chapter 1 reviews paragraph writing and Chapters 2-5 guide students in writing essays using various rhetorical models. Part IIhighlights the issue of academic honesty and shows students how to quote, paraphrase, summarize, cite, and incorporate source material. Appendices provide comprehensive grammar and mechanicsreview for reference and practice. Together Engaging Writing 1and 2feature a solid pedagogical core, using clearly presented and logically sequenced rhetorical, grammatical, and lexical teaching points supported by high-interest activities.