By Ken Hyland
This article is a hugely obtainable and authoritative method of the speculation and perform of educating writing to scholars of English. This e-book is an obtainable and authoritative method of the idea and perform of training writing to scholars of English. It units out the most important matters in moment language writing guide to provide either pre-service and in-service academics a consultant to writing guide grounded in present concept and study. the writer takes the stance that pupil writers not just desire sensible recommendations for drafting and revising, but additionally a transparent knowing of style to constitution their writing event in keeping with the calls for and constraints of specific goal contexts. This e-book might be super important to potential and practising academics alike.
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Process theories alone cannot help us to confidently advise students on their writing, and this is perhaps one reason why there is little evidence to show that process methods alone lead to significantly better writing. Quite simply, equipping novice writers with the strategies of good writers does not necessarily lead to improvement (Polio, 2001). Students not only need help in learning how to write, but also in understanding how texts are shaped by topic, audience, purpose, and cultural norms (Hyland, 2002).
Reading provides input for both content and the appropriate means of its expression – a positive link that reflects the wider role of reading in developing composing skills. 12 How might reading contribute to the development of L2 writing skills in the classroom setting? List some of the advantages that might accrue to readers. Research suggests that second language writing skills cannot be acquired successfully by practice in writing alone but also need to be supported with extensive reading (Krashen, 1993).
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