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Second Language Writing (Cambridge Applied Linguistics) By Barbara Kroll

Second Language Writing (Cambridge Applied Linguistics)
by Barbara Kroll

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This comprehensive collection of thirteen original articles covers the major issues writing teachers face.
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Second Language Writing (Cambridge Applied Linguistics): Research Insights for the Classroom by Barbara Kroll

This comprehensive collection of thirteen original articles covers the major issues writing teachers face. It systematically 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 book includes chapters on approaches to teaching writing, needs analysis, syllabus design, lesson planning, task design, materials development, and feedback and assessment, and on using technology in writing classes and in conducting research. There are review exercises, reflection questions, and copious examples to make the book extremely useful to prospective and practicing teachers alike.

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Second Language Writing (Cambridge Applied Linguistics) Reviews


"...a competent and eclectic examination of major writing issues in ESL today." TESOL Journal "In sum, this volume offers a coherent view of current thinking in a relatively nascent field. It provides solid theoretical and empirical groundwork for further research as well as for instructional improvement, and should serve as a useful guide to researchers and teachers exploring issues related to second language writing." Modern Language Journal

Table of Contents


Series editors' preface; Preface; Introduction Barbara Kroll; Part I. Philosophical Underpinnings of Second Language Writing Instruction: 1. Second language composition instruction: developments, issues, and directions in ESL Tony Silva; 2. L1 composition theories: implications for developing theories of L2 composition Ann M. Johns; 3. An overview of second language writing process research Alexandra Rowe Krapels; 4. Coaching from the margins: issues in written response Ilona Leki; 5. Second language writing: assessment issues Liz Hamp-Lyons; 6. Reading-writing connections: towards a description for second language learners Joan Carson Eisterhold; Part II. Considerations for Writing Instruction: 7. Composing in English: effects of a first language on writing in English as a second language Alexander Friedlander; 8. The teaching of topical structure analysis as a revision strategy for ESL writers Ulla Connor and Mary Farmer; 9. What does time buy? ESL student performance on home bersus class compositions Barbara Kroll; 10. Feedback on compositions: teacher and student verbal reports Andrew D. Cohen and Marilda C. Cavalcanti; 11. Teacher response to student writing: focus on form versus content Ann K. Fathman and Elizabeth Whalley; 12. Responding to different topic types: a quantitative analysis from a contrastive rhetoric perspective Joy Reid; 13. Writing with others' words: using background reading text in academic compositions Cherry Campbell; Index.

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Second Language Writing (Cambridge Applied Linguistics): Research Insights for the Classroom by Barbara Kroll
Barbara Kroll
Cambridge Applied Linguistics
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cambridge University Press
1990-10-26
260
0521387787
9780521387781
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