The book addresses issues in the field of teaching academic writing to non-native speakers.
This book provides a series of discussions about multiple aspects of second language writing, presenting chapters that collectively address a range of issues that are important to new teachers at the post-secondary level. The 13 chapters provide scholarly visions, insight, and interpretation, oriented toward explaining the field of teaching academic writing to non-native speakers. The book is designed to provide foundational content-knowledge in this area, with each chapter authored by recognized experts in the field. In addition to helping train new teachers, the book will serve as an updated reference book for practicing teachers and scholars to consult.
Orients newcomers to up-to-date and foundational knowledge in the field of L2 writing.
Contributors are recognized authorities in fields they write about.
Introductions to each section promote coherence of collection.
This volume describes differing approaches to understanding academic reading ability that have emerged in recent decades and goes on to develop an empirically-grounded framework for validating tests of this skill.
Authors: Cyril J. Weir, Sathena Chan, Lynda Taylor, Nick Saville