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Are you comfortable writing English in the classroom but nervous about writing in the real world?
To write confidently in English you need to practise different styles of written English.
Collins Writing helps you recognize different styles and choose the right language to get your message across. The twenty units focus on a wide variety of texts so that you can feel just as comfortable writing a postcard or using social media online.
Learn to write as fluently as you speak, use the right tone, and use persuasive language to get the response you need.
Featured writing styles include:
• online reviews• tweets• instant messaging• thank you letters• emails• job applications
Collins Writing is part of the new English for Life series and uses authentic material from the Collins Corpus, the world’s largest database of the English language. It is suitable for self-study and classroom use, and can help towards Cambridge FCE preparation. Suitable for Intermediate learners of English (CEF level B1+).
- About the Collins English for Life series:‘… superb, attractively packaged series (…) excellent support for candidates preparing for the Cambridge FCE and higher (…) work on the topics, skills and current needs of the language learner (…) may be used in various ways: either by learners alone, by teachers, or by teacher trainers on language development courses.’
- About English for Life: Writing:‘…the authors first cover social texts, such as emails and messaging, then exchanging information. This is followed by more formal texts including articles, essays and letters of complaint.’
- Wayne Trotman, EL Gazette, August 2012