Successful Writing provides a thorough preparation for the different types of writing necessary for studens at all levels. The book also focuses on the needs of students to write all types of composition, including descriptive, argumentative, discursive, narrative, reports, articles, letters, transsactional letters and reviews. Each unit starts with listening to stimulate the students' interest. The lead-in is followed by theory, plans and full-length model compositions which help students produce successful pieces of writing. It is accompanied by a separate Teacher's book and a cassette or audio CD.