Errors and Expectations: A Guide for the Teacher of Basic Writing

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Oxford University Press, 1979 - Education - 311 pages
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A practical handbook of basic-writing methods and procedures, offering examples of students' writing difficulties, exploring the causes of those difficulties, and suggesting approaches to their correction.

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A heady read on the nuts and bolts of teaching basic comp to adults who have managed to squeak by so far without learning many fundamentals. For the most part, this was a great starting point. It lays ... Read full review

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Decent resource for the writing teacher. As most of her critics would say, this book (and seemingly Shaughnessy's classroom) focuses on error correction more than anything. For all the descriptive ... Read full review

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