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Ready to Write 1: A First Composition Text (3rd Edition)

Ready to Write 1: A First Composition Text (3rd Edition)
Author: Karen Blanchard - Christine Root
ISBN 13: 9780131363304
ISBN 10: 131363301
Edition: 3
Publisher: Pearson Education ESL
Publication Date: 2010-01-16
Format: Paperback
Pages: 160
List Price: $51.99

Ready to Write 1, Third Edition, is a revision of Get Ready to Write, the first book in the highly-successful three-book Ready to Write series. The book teaches beginning students the composition skills they need to be successful writers in and out of the classroom.

A fresh new design, updated content throughout, and a host of new activities reinforce the approach that has made the Ready to Write series a classroom favorite for more than two decades.


  • Updated examples and model paragraphs illustrate organizing elements such as topic sentences, supporting details, and signal words.

  • Step-by-step activities guide students in comparing and contrasting, describing, analyzing data, writing test answers, and summarizing.

  • Varied, contextualized writing tasks help students with real-life tasks.

  • Editing and proofreading exercises encourage students to refine their writing skills.

  • New Grammar Guide section presents important grammar points and practice items to boost accuracy.

Ready to Write also includes:

Ready to Write 2

Ready to Write 3