For use with the IB Diploma Programme In the WORKING WITH TEXT TYPES series, this book is designed around the principle of different text types and the communicative purpose that they serve. It provides a programme of work for building up the skills of writing different types of texts at progressive levels of difficulty and in different styles and registers. It responds to the demands of both Higher and Standard level students. Bien lire, bien écrire encourages students to work together on the writing process. This collaborative approach helps students verbalise and reflect on the processes that they are using and makes the difficult task of writing long pieces of written work much less daunting. Benefits for students: - trains them to reflect on the communicative purpose of the text and to use language appropriate to the type of text and its audience - trains them to structure arguments in a clear, coherent and convincing way - provides lively classroom activities that encourage student-to-student communication - gives practical exercises in essential areas needed to attain high grades The accompanying teacher's book provides full teacher's notes and answers and detailed lesson plans.