Great Writing, New Edition

  • AUTHORS: Keith S. Folse; April Muchmore-Vokoun; Tison Pugh; Elena Vestri Solomon; David Clabeaux
  • ©2015 
  • Level(s): Low-beginning | Beginning | High-beginning | Low-intermediate (US) | Intermediate | Upper-intermediate | High-intermediate | Advanced
  • Recommended For: Adult Education | Higher Education | Private Language Schools | Summer School
  • Subject(s): Writing


About the Program

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Now with engaging National Geographic images, the new edition of the Great Writing series helps students write better sentences, paragraphs, and essays.  The new Foundations level meets the needs of low-level learners through practice in basic grammar, vocabulary, and spelling, while all levels feature clear explanations, student writing models, and meaningful practice opportunities.  The new edition of the Great Writing series is the perfect writing solution for all learners from beginning to advanced.

  • An all-new level, Great Writing Foundations introduces students to the basics of sentence structure, grammar, spelling, and vocabulary for writing.
  • Impactful National Geographic images open every unit and help to stimulate student writing.
  • Updated "Grammar for Writing" sections help students apply target structures to the writing goals.
  • “Building Better Vocabulary” activities highlight words from the Academic Word List and encourage students to use new words in their writing.
  • The new Online Workbook provides additional practice in grammar, vocabulary, and editing to help students improve their writing skills.

About the Author

  • Keith S. Folse

    Dr. Keith Folse is a Professor of TESOL at the University of Central Florida. He is the author of 57 textbooks on a variety of subjects from grammar to vocabulary to composition, including five best-selling books in the Great Writing series by National Geographic Learning.

  • April Muchmore-Vokoun

    April Muchmore-Vokoun is a faculty member in the English for Academic Purposes Department at Hillsborough Community College (HCC) in Tampa, Florida. She has taught in intensive English, college-level, and worksite study ESL programs. Her current academic interests include reading and writing skills as well as listening-speaking strategies. Additionally, she has had extensive experience in the areas of international student advising and event programming.

  • Tison Pugh

    Tison Pugh is Professor of English at the University of Central Florida. He has published fifteen books and essay collections on literature, film, and pedagogy, and has won multiple awards for teaching and research from UCF's College of Arts and Humanities

  • Elena Vestri Solomon

    Elena Vestri Solomon is currently a lecturer in the B. Ed program for future teachers in Abu Dhabi's Emirates College for Advanced Education. She received her MA in Applied Linguistics from the University of South Florida, Tampa, and has lived and worked in Italy, Spain, France, Hungary, Romania, Uzbekistan, and UAE. She has authored/co-authored over a dozen academic textbooks in composition, grammar, and listening/speaking/note-taking.

  • David Clabeaux

    David Clabeaux has taught developmental English, with a focus on grammar, at the middle school, high school, and collegiate levels. He received his BA in English from the University of Buffalo. He currently owns a small marketing firm, gives lectures on Internet marketing strategies to small to mid-sized businesses, and is working on his third book.

Products Included


New eBook! Each level of the Great Writing series is available as an eBook. Students can seamlessly access their student book content anywhere and on most devices.

The Classroom Presentation Tool for each level contains interactive activities from the Student Book. Available on CD-ROM, it makes instruction clearer and learning easier through editing activities, sentence-building activities, and grammar presentations!

Powered by MyELT, the Online Workbook is an independent student resource that supports the lessons taught in the student book. It includes additional vocabulary, grammar, spelling, writing, and editing practice with automatic grading for immediate feedback.