Smoothing Your Way for Academic Writing provides intermediate-level students with the necessary requirements that they need to master academic writing. Smoothing Your Way for Academic Writing introduces students to sentence structure, paragraph/essay development and organization, mechanics, grammar, vocabulary, etc. Smoothing Your Way for Academic Writing helps to make students' path easier for academic writing. And, the knowledge that they acquire using the book will be useful not only in college but also, hopefully, once they become professionals.
A step-by-step approach serves as a guide to students through the writing process. Easy, clear, and brief explanations help students to move through the process without difficulties. Samples of paragraphs and essays, and exercises help students to strengthen their learning. Samples of activities assigned in the Department help students to place their learning of academic writing in a real context. A vocabulary list with clear explanation fits the needs of the specific group of students. Unknown vocabulary presented throughout the units allows students to learn new vocabulary without wasting time. Relevant pictures throughout the units help to convey messages and make the book enjoyable.