Teaching academic writing

Teaching academic writing skill through integrated reading and writing

Teaching academic writing skill through integrated reading and writing
... between reading and writing and how reading and writing can be integrated to teach academic writing providing teachers and learners with useful samples to carry out teaching argumentative writing ... language would require more and higher cognitive skills to be able to write well This study deals with a teaching strategy called Teaching writing through integrated reading and writing, in the field ... The relationship between reading and writing There are some quotations which describe the close relationship between reading and writing Two of them are: Reading and writing are forms of life,...
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Teaching academic writing

Teaching academic writing
... tutor/cmcpdf/cmctk_a.pdf Chapter Issues in academic writing in higher education AIMS OF THE BOOK Teaching Academic Writing is an introductory book on the teaching of academic writing in higher education It ... of academic and other types of writing The most recent development in writing centres has been the addition of on-line writing support (see below) 8 Teaching Academic Writing English for academic ... their academic writing T H E B O O K’ S A U T H O R S Separately and together, the six authors of Teaching Academic Writing have many years of experience teaching and researching academic writing...
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Teaching academic ESL writing part 5

Teaching academic ESL writing part 5
... TLFeBOOK Curriculum for Teaching the Language Features of Academic Writing OVERVIEW • • • • • • • • The importance of accuracy in academic writing Recurrent features of academic discourse in English ... essays /writing tasks required of students in ESL/ EAP writing courses are distinct from those in courses in the disciplines? If you were in charge of the curriculum in preparatory ESL writing ... Unimportant features of academic text The purpose of this chapter is to establish a research-based framework for teaching academic writing courses that focus on just the core, academic survival-level...
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Teaching academic ESL writing part 6

Teaching academic ESL writing part 6
... revision" (pp 165 - 166 ) Tsui and Ng's study also proposed a number of techniques to train students to make peer response more effective TLFeBOOK TEACHING LANGUAGE FEATURES OF ACADEMIC WRITING 47 On ... in the amount of academic vocabulary in L2 writing contributes significantly to the higher evaluations of the quality of L2 academic writing In light of this finding, it is not particularly surprising ... grammar and lexis in their academic essays (Hinkel, 2002a, 2003a, 2003b; Shaw & Liu, 1998) Thus, when they are encountered in TLFeBOOK TEACHING LANGUAGE FEATURES OF ACADEMIC WRITING 41 reading or...
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Teaching academic ESL writing part 7

Teaching academic ESL writing part 7
... TLFeBOOK TEACHING LANGUAGE FEATURES OF ACADEMIC WRITING 55 more effective than memorizing and practicing vocabulary, practicing grammar structures in writing, producing large amounts of academic writing, ... features of student academic writing and text (Byrd & Reid, 1998; Chang & Swales, 1999; Coxhead, 1998; Hinkel, 1995c, 1997b, 1999a, 2002a; Hyland, 1998; Hyland & Milton, 19 97; Johns, 19 97; Laufer & Nation, ... differences between the needs of academic and other types of learners in English-speaking countries? TLFeBOOK TEACHING LANGUAGE FEATURES OF ACADEMIC WRITING 57 The notion of incidental learning...
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Teaching academic ESL writing part 8

Teaching academic ESL writing part 8
... TEACHING LANGUAGE FEATURES OF ACADEMIC WRITING 59 • information synthesis from several or long readings (assigned daily as homework for to weeks, 15 to 20 total) • writing assignments ... redundancy (concept of redundancy) TLFeBOOK TEACHING LANGUAGE FEATURES OF ACADEMIC WRITING 61 Discourse-Level Work • Upfront thesis statement (that incorporates parts of or references to topic sentences ... all likelihood, it may be the last (or second to last) formal ESL writing class the majority of the students will ever take ATTENDANT WRITING CONCEPTS AND SKILLS (REMEDIAL, AS NEEDED) High-Intermediate...
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Teaching academic ESL writing part 9

Teaching academic ESL writing part 9
... on their prevalence in academic prose as identified in various analyses of academic English language corpora (Biber, 198 8; Biber et al., 199 9; Hyland, 199 6; Quirk et al., 198 5) Be-verbs Copula ... prevalence in academic texts Biber's, et al ( 199 9) large corpus analysis of various types of written texts indicates that lexical verbs (e.g., walk, sing, talk) are far less common in academic prose ... English corpora have shown that two- and three-word verbs are hardly ever used in academic prose (Biber et al., 199 9) The most common are to be set out in or to be set up in used at the rate of...
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Teaching academic ESL writing part 10

Teaching academic ESL writing part 10
... verb helps students check for subject-verb agreement STRATEGIES AND TACTICS FOR TEACHING AND TEACHING ACTIVITIES Teaching suggestions presented here advance in the degree of their sophistication ... examples of sentence correction, see Suggestions for Teaching CHAPTER SUMMARY Rigid and predictable patterns in English syntax provide framework for teaching sentence structure by means of slots that ... effectively edit their own writing for grammaticality: • Sentences must have a verb and a subject (except for imperative sentences with an understood subject you) • In academic prose, adverbs and...
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Teaching academic ESL writing part 11

Teaching academic ESL writing part 11
... memorizing lists of academic vocabulary is not particularly useful in the long run, other options for learning and teaching vocabulary and lexicalized features of nouns are available Teaching techniques ... (see also chap 11) Overall, In general, On the whole, Generally speaking, In most cases, One can generalize that xxx, For the most part, With the exception of xxx, With one exception, 11 Closing ... • • • • Noun groupings and substitutions to expand vocabulary Vocabulary in academic writing 380 essential nouns in academic texts Required elements of the noun phrase o Articles o Count and noncount...
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Teaching academic ESL writing part 12

Teaching academic ESL writing part 12
... Those who have successfully attained L2 proficiency sufficient for success in academic reading and writing in any L2 (particularly one without L1 cognates) are familiar with the tedious work entailed ... chance of missing an appropriate noun or two VOCABULARY IN UNIVERSITY WRITING Research on the vocabulary range needed to write basic academic text has shown that a foundation of 2,000 to 3,000 words ... to note, however, that words commonly found in academic texts are different from those used in casual conversation (Biber et al., 1999) Therefore, academic vocabulary and grammar need to be explicitly...
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Teaching academic ESL writing part 13

Teaching academic ESL writing part 13
... AND THE NOUN PHRASE 111 In academic writing, nouns with the suffix -ness refer to characterizations and states, whereas -ion nouns are particularly prevalent in the academic genre, where the suffix ... mainstream courses Although teaching the uses of gerunds and abstract nominalizations is not particularly exciting, these structures are essential for the development of students' academic language skills ... NOUNS AND THE NOUN PHRASE 113 (listening activities, automobile production), and fused verb + particle constructions (setup, handout, wash-back effect) Corpus studies of academic texts have found...
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Teaching academic ESL writing part 14

Teaching academic ESL writing part 14
... DISCUSSION In teaching ESL to L2 university-bound students, instruction in vocabulary and grammar usually take place in courses separate from the teaching of L2 writing Why were ESL curricula ... pronouns In the teaching of L2 writing in ESL/ EAP and writing/ composition courses, frequent employment of personal pronouns is often perceived to be appropriate and acceptable, particularly in ... Followed by an O/-phrase (and) the development of the different parts of the one of the main/most other parts of the part( s) of the body parts of the world per cent of the point of view of the ability...
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Tài liệu Teaching academic ESL writing part 15 doc

Tài liệu Teaching academic ESL writing part 15 doc
... pronoun tend to impart conversational and colloquial tone to written academic prose—a point worth making in teaching formal academic writing Pronouns as Noun Replacements In academic essays, the ... courses and texts in particular disciplines are acquired incidentally by virtue of their prevalence in academic reading texts, textbooks, and lectures An excerpt from a student's academic assignment ... for this reason, they frequently present an area of difficulty for academic L2 writers In the practical reality of writing academic text to be submitted for a grade, many it-deft structures can...
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Tài liệu Teaching academic ESL writing part 16 docx

Tài liệu Teaching academic ESL writing part 16 docx
... firstand second-person pronouns in academic writing assignments? If pronouns can make awkward noun replacements, what can be the reasons that in the teaching of writing, pronouns are often "oversold" ... elements in English academic writing: Threats or opportunities for advanced non-native speakers In C Candlin & K Hyland (Eds.), Writing texts, processes and practices (pp 145 -167 ) London: Longman ... require: Academic tasks for the ESL classroom TESOL Quarterly, 20(4), 445-462 Horowitz, D (1986b) Process, not product: Less than meets the eye TESOL Quarterly, 20/1, 141-144 Horowitz, D (1991) ESL writing...
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Tài liệu Teaching academic ESL writing part 17 docx

Tài liệu Teaching academic ESL writing part 17 docx
... tense, it is hardly ever used in academic writing, and L2 academic writers should be encouraged to employ modal verbs such as may, can, and could instead In teaching it is helpful to present ... expended on teaching students how to use English tenses and aspects correctly, the point of fact is that this instruction may not be particularly necessarily for the purposes of academic writing ... specified] As mentioned, progressive tenses rarely occur in academic prose, and the number of verbs that are useful in the teaching of L2 academic writing is actually quite small Verbs That Tend to Occur...
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