This text is a highly accessible and authoritative approach to the theory and practice of teaching writing to students of English.
This book is an accessible and authoritative approach to the theory and practice of teaching writing to students of English. It sets out the key issues in second language writing instruction to offer both pre-service and in-service teachers a guide to writing instruction grounded in current theory and research. The author takes the stance that student writers not only need realistic strategies for drafting and revising, but also a clear understanding of genre to structure their writing experience according to the demands and constraints of particular target contexts. This book will be extremely useful to prospective and practicing teachers alike.
Assumes no prior knowledge of L2 writing.
Step-by-step discussion of 'how-to-do' particular research and teaching approaches.
Extensive use of examples of textbook activities, computer screen shots, test materials, teacher feedback, and student writing.