Successful Writing Intermediate , Upper Intermediate, Proficiency books are one of the best English Writing Exercises books to practice.
Successful Writing Proficiency consists of nine units which cover all types of composition writing (description narratives, letters, discursive essays, articles, reviews) required at advanced levels.
Each unit starts with a lean listening activity through which the basic plan for the type of writing the unit deals with is introduced. This also sen as a brainstorming activity, giving the teacher the chance to elicit useful language and ideas on the topic discussion.
Detailed theory and plans are provided to be used as a reference by students. A variety of models which the theory is applied are followed by exercises to improve students’ writing skills, focusing on registering a style. The exercises are graded, leading to the acquisition of those skills needed for students to be able to write successfully at advanced levels. Topic identification, “discuss and write” sections and study check sections reinforce students’ knowledge and remind them of the structures previously presented, thus helping them revise the write areas covered in the book.
The Teacher’s Book provides answers to the exercises, model plans, transcripts of 1 listening exercises and useful teaching tips. At the back of the Teacher’s Book are marked model compositions help teachers mark students’ compositions. The book is accompanied by a cassette with all the listening exercise The units can either be presented in the order they appear in the book or teachers can select the unit they want resent according to their own judgment and their students’ needs. The course can be covered in approximately 30 one-hour lessons.