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Title Exploring the dynamics of second language writing / edited by Barbara Kroll
Published Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 342 pages) : illustrations
Series Cambridge applied linguistics series
Contents Introduction, Teaching the next generation of second language writers / Barbara Kroll -- Second language writing in the twentieth century : a situated historical perspective / Paul Kei Matsuda -- Research on second language writing : an overview of what we investigate and how / Charlene Polio -- Experienced ESL/EFL writing instructors' conceptualizations of their teaching : curriculum options and implications / Alister Cumming -- Second language writing up close and personal : some success stories / Tony Silva [and others] -- Responding to writing / Dana Ferris -- Grammar and the ESL writing class / Jan Frodesen and Christine Holten -- Writing teachers as assessors of writing / Liz Hamp-Lyons -- Genre and ESL/EFL composition instruction / Ann M. Johns -- Changing currents in contrastive rhetoric : implications for teaching and research / Ulla Connor
Reading and writing relations : second language perspectives on research and practice / William Grabe -- Literature in the teaching of second language composition / Stephanie Vandrick -- Impact of the computer in second language writing / Martha C. Pennington -- Challenge to second language writing professionals : is writing overrated? / Ilona Leki
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Language and languages -- Study and teaching
Composition (Language arts)
Rhetoric -- Study and teaching
Genre/Form Aufsatzsammlung.
Form Electronic book
Author Kroll, Barbara
ISBN 9781139524810