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Inspired to Write


by Warren Wilson

With illustrations by Jan Barger

B5; 66 pp

Inspired to Write offers ESL/EFL teachers and beginning students a straightforward, user-friendly textbook designed to provide increased writing practice and the feedback students need to strengthen their reading/writing skills in an active, student-centered classroom.

Ten engaging units include sentence practice and essay writing on topics such as describing places, talking about family, and relating personal experiences. By the end of the semester, students will have created dozens of written questions and statements related to the readings as well as ten to twenty essays.

The book features:
A student-centered approach featuring pair- and group-work activities
Plenty of in-class writing practice with immediate feedback from the teacher
Writing tasks that are challenging yet doable for low-level students
Engaging illustrations that complement the passages and writing tasks

Use this book for:

  • University ESL/EFL courses
  • General ESL/EFL adult classes
  • Preparation courses for overseas study
  • Large and small classes from low to high beginning proficiency level

About the Author

Warren Wilson teaches English at the State University of New York. He taught in Tokyo for six years and has worked in and around New York City for over thirty years. While living in Japan, he co-authored the FIFTY-FIFTY series of textbooks. He now lives in a rural community in upstate New York.


Jan Barger has written and illustrated nine picture books and has illustrated over twenty books for other authors, including IN THE DRIVING SEAT by Fiona Wall Minami published by Perceptia Press. Originally from Little Rock, Arkansas, she now lives in East Sussex.

 


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