The purpose of this reader is to help readers build bridges among understanding and using the fou...
The purpose of this reader is to help readers build bridges among understanding and using the four communication skills—listening, speaking, reading, and writing—and their interrelations, focusing on how the other three can help them improve their writing skills. Through this diverse presentation of readings and oral activities, readers discover something meaningful to write about, and through examples, practice, and feedback, they will develop both competence and confidence, improving their writing. A diverse collection of readings in Part II—Contains selections on eight topics that are familiar and interesting: Home and Family; Youth and Age; Education; Gender Roles and Relationships; The World of Work; Dreams, Goals, Decisions; Popular Culture; and Science and Technology. For anyone wanting to improve their writing skills.