Teaching ESL Writing

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Regents/Prentice Hall, Jan 1, 1993 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 354 pages
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Written specifically for graduate students studying to become teachers of composition, this text provides well-documented, specific information about planning curricula, developing syllabi for each level of language proficiency in an ESL writing program, and day-to-day lesson plans for all levels of ESL writing classes.
-- Addresses the special problems and concerns of teaching composition to ESL students as opposed to native speakers, including issues of language and cultural backgrounds, prior education, gender, age, and language proficiency.
-- Provides an historical overview of different methods of teaching composition at all levels and shows how the emphasis in the last two decades has shifted from product to process.

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Contents

Overview of Native English Speaker NES
1
The Social Nature of Writing
10
Individualization and Collaboration in the Classroom
16
Copyright

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About the author (1993)

Joy Reid is a professor of English at the University of Wyoming, where she teaches writing, linguistics, and ESL methods and coordinates the ESL support program. In addition to her ESL textbook series, she has published teacher-resources on learning styles, the change process, and discourse analysis.

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