Academic Writing In A Second Or Foreign Language

Author by : Ramona Tang
Languange : en
Publisher by : Bloomsbury Publishing
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Description : It can be a challenge writing in a language that is not your native tongue. Constructing academic essays, dissertations and research articles in this second or foreign language is even more challenging, yet across the globe thousands of academics and students do so, some out of choice, some out of necessity. This book looks at a major issue within the field of English for Academic Purposes (EAP). It focuses on the issues confronting non-native-English-speaking academics, scholars and students, who face increasing pressure to write and publish in English, now widely acknowledged as the academic lingua franca. Questions of identity, access, pedagogy and empowerment naturally arise. This book looks at both student and professional academic writers, using qualitative text analysis, quantitative questionnaire data, corpus investigations and ethnographic approaches to searchingly examine issues central to the EAP field.


Teaching Writing In Second And Foreign Language Classrooms

Author by : Jessica Williams
Languange : en
Publisher by : McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Description : This short, accessible new text in the McGraw-Hill Second Language Professional Series provides research-based information and practical advice to instructors who teach writing to second and foreign language learners. Based on the principles of communicative language teaching, the text can be used as a supplement to other books in the Series or to other main texts. It is appropriate for a basic methods course or a course on second or foreign language writing; it can also be used as part of a preparation course for ESL or foreign language teaching assistants, as a text for continuing education courses for high school ESL teachers, or as an aid for practicing second language teachers.


Academic Writing In A Second Language

Author by : Diane Dewhurst Belcher
Languange : en
Publisher by : Greenwood Publishing Group
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Description : Exploring research and pedagogy on second language writing, this volume focuses on issues concerning policy decisions affecting foreign students.


Writing In Foreign Language Contexts

Author by : Rosa Manchón
Languange : en
Publisher by : Multilingual Matters
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Description : This book represents the most comprehensive account to date of foreign language writing. Its basic aim is to reflect critically on where the field is now and where it needs to go next in the exploration of foreign language writing at the levels of theory, research, and pedagogy.


Assessing Second Language Writing In Academic Contexts

Author by : Liz Hamp-Lyons
Languange : en
Publisher by : Ablex Publishing Corporation
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Description : This is the first volume to focus on the assessment of second language writing. The collection as a whole provides coverage of all issues in second language writing assessment, starting from the context in which and for which assessment must occur, moving through the aspects of decision-making and design in a writing assessment program, and then considering how the need to evaluate any program on assessment can be carried out. After a discussion of issues of public reporting, an area which will receive increasing attention in the next few years, the volume closes with a discussion of what new issues and answers the future may bring. The book reflects the current belief in direct writing assessment in second language writing assessment. While it is often expected that those working with ESL students will focus on language error, throughout the book themes of needs, attitudes, ideas and content dominate. For second language writers the use of written language to learn, to create knowledge and to share ideas and beliefs are vitally important. Additionally, issues of cross-cultural academic literacy, practical information on criteria and scoring models for use with ESL writers, and research on the efficacy and effects of various assessment models are provided. The book blends theory and practice in a way which offers all those who are concerned with the writing skills of nonnative users of English an invaluable resource.


Handbook Of Second And Foreign Language Writing

Author by : Rosa M. Manchón
Languange : en
Publisher by : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
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Description : The Handbook of Second and Foreign Language Writing is an authoritative reference compendium of the theory and research on second and foreign language writing that can be of value to researchers, professionals, and graduate students. It is intended both as a retrospective critical reflection that can situate research on L2 writing in its historical context and provide a state of the art view of past achievements, and as a prospective critical analysis of what lies ahead in terms of theory, research, and applications. Accordingly, the Handbook aims to provide (i) foundational information on the emergence and subsequent evolution of the field, (ii) state-of-the-art surveys of available theoretical and research (basic and applied) insights, (iii) overviews of research methods in L2 writing research, (iv) critical reflections on future developments, and (iv) explorations of existing and emerging disciplinary interfaces with other fields of inquiry.


Second Language Writing

Author by : Barbara Kroll
Languange : en
Publisher by : Cambridge University Press
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Description : This text is a highly accessible and authoritative approach to the theory and practice of teaching writing to students of English.


Exploring The Dynamics Of Second Language Writing

Author by : Barbara Kroll
Languange : en
Publisher by : Cambridge University Press
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Description : 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.


Feedback In Second Language Writing

Author by : Ken Hyland
Languange : en
Publisher by : Cambridge University Press
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Description : How to provide appropriate feedback to students on their writing has long been an area of significance to teachers & educators. This text provides scholarly articles on the topic which explore topics such as the socio-cultural assumptions that participants bring to the writing class; feedback delivery & negotiation systems; & more.


Advanced Writing In English As A Foreign Language

Author by : Horváth József
Languange : en
Publisher by : Lingua Franca Csoport
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Description :