> Students explore topics, such as using YouTube, the success of Starbucks(R), and the newest generation at work, in high-interest reading and writing assignments. In addition, corpus-based vocabulary helps students understand what they read and gives them the words they need for their own writing. Highlights *Contextualized writing models and carefully crafted exercises direct students through the writing process.*Step-by-step process-writing assignments with peer feedback, editing, and revising help students master common academic genres and rhetorical forms.*Bridge activities help students make the connection between reading, writing, and vocabulary.*MyEnglishLab: Writing (available separately), an online writing component for students to develop their grammar and academic writing skills.