1st Edition

Teaching Written English

ISBN 9780815373827
Published May 28, 2019 by Routledge
116 Pages

USD $39.95

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Book Description

Originally published in 1980. This practical guide to the teaching of writing is set in the context of the functional use of language for communication. It examines what communicating in writing involves and gives detailed procedures for teaching different types of writing from beginner to advanced level, together with illustrated suggestions for visual aids. This provides up-to-date ideas and advice for teachers and trainee teachers of English as a Foreign Language.

Table of Contents

Part 1  1. Introduction  2. The Status of Writing in ELT  3. What is Writing Like?  4. Types of Writing: Institutional and Personal  5. Conclusion: Implications for Teaching Writing  Part 2  6. Types of Writing Exercises: False Cues  7. Good Cues: Bad Results  8. Reporting Past Events: Narrative  9. Describing Objects  10. Describing People  11. Describing Places  12. Describing Processes  13. Comparing and Recommending  14. Questions and Answers  15. Dictation and Writing  16. Integrating Reading, Speaking, Listening and Writing  17. Correcting Written Work  18. Summary

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