Longman Academic Writing

Longman Academic Writing helps learners develop their writing skills, from the basic composition of sentences and paragraphs to academic essays and research papers.

For adult learners American English Print and digital 5 levels GSE: 37-81 CEFR: A2+-C1

About the course

This series takes students from composing sentences to writing research papers with accompanying dictionaries tailored for each level

Longman Academic Writing develops learners' writing skills to succeed in their academic careers. This five-level series takes students from composing sentences to writing research papers. In addition to providing clear explanations and extensive practice, this course consistently emphasizes sentence mechanics and grammar.

The step-by-step approach helps students produce a well-organized, clearly developed portfolio that is the foundation of academic coursework.

The accompanying dictionaries are available in three levels, featuring commonly used words to make understanding easy at every level. They help learners improve vocabulary and understand words in context to boost communication skills. Our dictionaries help you develop natural English with definitions and whole, authentic English sentences.

Longman Academic Writing digital resources

Why choose Longman Academic Writing?

Guidance on complete writing journey from pre-writing to revision

Interactive tasks empower learners to peer review and receive feedback
Includes digital resources for independent practice anytime, anywhere

Dictionaries available

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English

230,000 words, phrases and meanings for advanced learners ensure students produce more accurate English both in writing and speaking. Now with expanded grammar information, students get extra help with grammar patterns and using the correct tenses. The integrated Collocations Dictionary shows learners which words to use together, while the integrated thesaurus helps them to expand their vocabulary.

Longman Active Study Dictionary

100,000 words, phrases and meanings. A practical learner’s dictionary – small enough to carry around but big enough to include all the words students need to know. A must-have for all learners of English at intermediate level looking to increase their vocabulary (with the integrated thesaurus) and improve fluency (through knowledge of collocations).

Longman Dictionary of American English

95,000 words, phrases and meanings. The latest edition of this best-selling dictionary helps intermediate students improve their writing with the new collocations feature and offers extra support for those studying other subjects in English. The integrated thesaurus helps students build their vocabulary.

Longman Academic Writing is part of our Connected English Learning Program

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