Writing skills for intermediate students. The Teacher's Manual explains the rationale behind the material, and gives detailed notes on the exercises.
A three-level (B1+ to C1) integrated skills course for higher education students at university or on foundation courses. Designed specifically for students preparing for university, this integrated skills course develops the language and real academic skills essential for successful university studies across disciplines. With authentic lectures and seminars, and with language informed by the Cambridge Academic Corpus and Academic Word Lists, the course guarantees that the English and the study skills students learn are up to date and relevant to them. The Teacher's Book provides extensive teacher support including teaching notes and additional worksheets for the classroom.
A practice book for achieving writing skills in American English in such areas as letters, stories, reports, articles, instructions, business letters, memos, and opinion essays.
This step-by-step guide provides educators with the tools they need to help students think more critically and write with more fully developed ideas.
This bibliography offers English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) and English-as-a-Foreign-Language (EFL) specialists and non-specialists a listing of almost 3,500 works in the field of writing in ESL/EFL, at all educational levels, from 1937 through 1993. It includes works focusing on how non-native speakers write in English, how they learn to write in English, how ESL and native-English-speaker (NES) compositions compare, how English is taught in contexts where it is used as a second or foreign language, and instructional materials developed to support writing in a second/foreign language. Citations include bibliographies, monographs, textbooks, periodicals, dissertations and some (unannotated) master's theses, conference papers, and Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) documents. An introductory section and a list of native languages addressed in the works precede the annotated entries. Author and subject indexes are also included. (MSE)
Teaching Elementary Language Arts: An Balanced Approach is based on sound research and psychological principles; however, this is not a "theory" text, since a practical approach is emphasized throughout to help teachers effectively implement a dynamic language arts program.
The NorthStar Teacher's Manual include: * Specific suggestions for teaching each unit * Student Book Answer Key * An Alphabetized-by-unit word list of the key vocabulary items practiced in each unit * Reproducible Achievement Tests with Answer Keys-including the test audioscript and test audio CD NorthStar, now in its third edition, motivates students to succeed in their academic as well as personal language goals. For each of the five levels, the two strands-Reading and Writing and Listening and Speaking-provide a fully integrated approach for students and teachers.
From the Back Cover: The missing link in effective writing instruction is everyday assessment techniques. These techniques, when used by teachers and students, connect assessment and writing instruction to successful teaching. The benefit is an effective, efficient, and reflective strategy for teaching writing skills. Based upon seven years of collaboration in research and teaching. Creating Writers reveals a clear set of standards for good writing. The authors link these standards to practical strategies, encouraging good writing and evaluation. The result is highly motivated and effective writers and teachers. Creating Writers: Clearly identifies attributes of good writing with developed scoring guides -- Integrates writing assessment with daily writing instruction -- Offers practical tips for saving time and effort in assessing and teaching writing -- Presents practical instructional strategies, with illustrations of their use in the classroom -- Suggests how teachers can share views on what constitutes good writing and participate in evaluating the work of each other's students.
Focusing on five "keys" to successful essay writing-purpose, focus, material, structure, and style, Keys to Successful Writing helps readers become better writers by presenting simple, consistently applicable tools and techniques. Engaging professional readings represent a variety of genres. Critical thinking questions after the selections ask readers to make connections between the readings. A diagnostic test helps the reader identify his strengths and weaknesses in grammar and mechanics. Sections of the book include: "Using the Computer," "Options for Writing," "Journal Writing," "Responding to Writing," and "Using Outside Sources." Additional features include Editing Exercises, Service Learning writing options, public speaking and public writing guidance, and ESL coverage. "A Writer's Toolkit" in Part 3 discusses risumis, letters, and writing portfolios. For those interested in developing their writing skills.