Engaging Writing

Advanced | High-Intermediate | Intermediate

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The newly expanded Engaging Writing series fully supports the needs of intermediate-to-advanced learners, using thematic lessons, ample modelling, academic vocabulary and fully integrated instruction in the writing process.

Engaging Writing 1 focuses on paragraph writing, whereas level 2 emphasizes essay writing. Together, this series features a solid pedagogical core, using clearly presented and logically sequenced rhetorical, grammatical and lexical teaching points supported by high-interest activities.


  • a well-crafted instructional sequence that allows for progressive skill building and varied learning experiences
  • multiple realistic models that include step-by-step demonstrations of how individual students have completed each chapter assignment, demonstrating how revision is essential to effectively completing an assignment
  • guided prewriting activities that include brainstorming, outlining and drafting in the context of case studies
  • appendices with a review of grammar and mechanics, and with exercises and a guide to citation and summarizing
  • ProofWriter™, an online writing-assessment tool from ETS, which provides students with immediate individualized feedback on grammar, usage, style and mechanics to help them become better self-editors