Most international students need to write essays for exams and coursework. Yet writing good academic English is one of the most demanding tasks students face. This new edition of "Academic Writing" has been fully revised to help students reach this goal. Clearly organised, the course explains the writing process from start to finish. Each stage is demonstrated and practised, from selecting suitable, reading, note-making and planning throught to re-writing and proof-reading. The four main parts of "Academic Writing" allow teachers and students to easily find the help they need. Each part is divided into short sections, which contain examples, explanations and exercises, for use in the classroom or self-study. Cross-references allow easy access to relevant sections, and a full answer key is featured on the companion website.
"Writing for Advenced Learners of English" is a collection of stimulating writing activities for advenced learners of English language and literature. The emphasis is on the development of free written expression through a series of graded steps. This graded approach is reflected in the four sections of the book: manipulation (students focus on aspects of accuracy, such as punctuation and editing), imitation (students work inventively within a range of genres), variations on a theme (students are encouraged to explore parallel ways of expressiing the same idea, such as writing about an event from a variety of stances), invention (students attempt more open-ended creative tasks).
This new series entry delivers an uncomplicated analysis of the nature of writing, particularly in terms of process, product, and genre. Descriptions of a broad range of writing tasks enable teachers to select those that will be most effective in developing students writing skills.
The book a clear and carefully aequenced presentation of all stages of the writing process - is based on the premise that beginning writers develop confidence by having many opportunities to express their own ideas, to receive fedback in a nonthreatening environment, and to experience success. Emphasizing the academic applications of the writing principles introduced, the text features processes and strategies for producing texts and for preparing and polishing them to meet academic writing standards. Suggested readings to accompany the writing assignments asre collected in an Appendix at the end of the book.
While taking students through the writing process, this book also teaches attention to form, format, and accuracy.The Instructor's Manual provides chapter summaries and teaching suggestions for the Student's Book.
The third edition of "Introduction to Academic Writing" continues in the tradition of helping students to master the standard organizational patterns of the paragraph and the basic concepts of eassy writing. The text's time-proven approach integrates the study of rhetorical patterns and the writing process with extensive practice in sentence structure and mechanics.
*10 self-contained lessons on each language area -- reading, writing, grammar and vocabulary *Each lesson is designed to last around 55 minutes *Suitable for Advanced level students *Detailed teacher's notes with clear guidance on preparation, timing etc. *Practical layout with teacher's notes next to photocopiable pages.
The Longman Academic Writing Series helps students master the academic writing skills needed to succeed in their academic careers. The five-level series spans writing topics from composing sentences to writing research papers. Each level covers the complete writing process from prewriting to revision. Level 5 teaches advanced students to write various genres of academic essays and research papers. The text’s writing process approach integrates training in grammar, vocabulary, sentence structure, and research techniques along with essay and research paper organization.
Previous edition: Introduction to academic writing, 3; 3rd ed, 2007.
The Longman Academic Writing Series helps students master the academic writing skills needed to succeed in their academic careers. The five-level series spans writing topics from composing sentences to writing research papers. Each level covers the complete writing process from prewriting to revision. Level 3 teaches intermediate students to write various genres of academic paragraphs and essays. The text’s proven approach integrates training in grammar, mechanics, vocabulary, sentence structure, and paragraph and essay organization along with the writing process.
The Longman Academic Writing Series helps develop student writing from basic composition of sentences and paragraphs to academic essays and research papers. At each level, students are offered guidance in the complete writing process from prewriting to revision, and are provided with clear explanations, extensive practice, and consistent coverage of sentence mechanics and grammar. Step-by-step approach helps students produce a well-organized, clearly developed portfolio that is the foundation of academic coursework. Realistic writing models guide writers while clear explanations, supported by examples, help students through typical rough spots. Extensive practice helps students assimilate writing skills to learn to write with accuracy and confidence. Timed writing activities provide a plan for writing paragraphs on tests. Interactive tasks, such as pair and group work, allow students to receive peer feedback on their individual writing. Level 5 offers more advanced guidance in the writing of essays and research papers. New Essential Online Resources include grammar for writing and sentence structure activities, teacher support material, teacher's manual, and assessments.
Language and Literacy 3-7 is a practical guide which considers the research evidence that is needed to inform enlightened practice, and offers concrete suggestions and teaching approaches for early years settings and classrooms. This comprehensive book shows the 'what', the 'how' and the 'why' of innovative, creative practice for teaching language and literacy. The author examines how young children learn to use both spoken and written language, and shows how to assess, plan, offer learning opportunities and teach for the efective development of speaking, listening, reading and writing. Each chapter includes case studies, learnign and teaching suggestions and further reading.
This text provides both ESL and mainstream teachers of students at all levels, from kindergarten to adult learners, with the background and expertise necessary to plan and implement reading programs that match the particular needs and abilities of their students. Designed for use by pre-service and in-service teachers at all levels from kindergarten to adult learners, the text explains different theoretical models of literacy instruction, includes specific teaching methods within each model, and encourages teachers to develop their own teaching strategies within their own instructional models. The importance of culture in L2 literacy instruction is addressed.
This comprehensive collection of thirteen original articles covers the major issues writing teachers face.It systematically sets out the key issues in second language writing instruction to offer both pre-service and in-service teachers a guide to writing instruction grounded in current theory and research. The book includes chapters on approaches to teaching writing, needs analysis, syllabus design, lesson planning, task design, materials development, and feedback and assessment, and on using technology in writing classes and in conducting research. There are review exercises, reflection questions, and copious examples to make the book extremely useful to prospective and practicing teachers alike.
What are the ways in which young children learn to communicate? Collating their extensive experience of language and literacy in the early years, the contributors explore key aspects of this topic, linking practical ideas for early years settings and classrooms to relevant theory and research. This second edition is updated to take into account important developments in research, policy and practice, and now covers the 0-8 age range. It also addresses developments in new media and the impact this has upon literacy in young children, and offers chapters on new areas which have emerged in recent years, such as multimodality, media literacy, creative arts and literacy. Explored in the book are: the relationship between play and literacy; the role environmental print has in early literacy development; the language and literacy development of young bilinguals; ideas, suggestions and justifications for the use of poetry; a two-year research project, funded by Creative Partnerships; key issues relating to family literacy.
This book was created as a summary of the full volume, Developing Literacy in Second-Language Learners, reporting the findings of the National Literacy Panel on language-minority children and youth. In this book, chapters adapted from the original report concisely review the state of knowledge on the development of literacy in language-minority children and youth, in relation to five specific themes: development of literacy in second-language learners; cross-linguistic relationship in second-language learners; sociocultural contexts and literacy development; educationg language-minority students: instruction and professional development; student assessment.
Written by a seasoned teacher, parent and poet, this book is brimming with 100 ideas and simple tips for developing creativity and literacy from Foundation Stage through to Key Stage 2, such as: How to make displays that inspire and encourage children to think, talk and write? How using rhyme can help children with phonics? How to use props to encourage children tell stories?
Improve your Skills: Writing for Advanced Student's Book prepares pupils for the Advanced Writing tests. Part of the Improve your Skills series which aims to develop the skills, language and test techniques required to achieve success in the CAE. This book comes ‘With Key’.
Writing for First offers complete preparation for the Writing paper. Each unit includes: Skills focus with exercises and examples to develop the skills for all the Cambridge English: First Writing tasks; Language development with helpful phrases and vocabulary to use in each Writing task to ensure students are well prepared and confident; Skills tips with ideas on how to approach Writing tasks in First; Practice test with authentic Writing tasks based on the unit topic with model answers
The Skills for First Certificate series provides thorough and comprehensive training in language and exam skills for students preparing for the Cambridge First Certificate in English exam. Each of the four components Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking and Use of English has a Student's Book and a comprehensive and easy-to-use Teacher's Book. Key Features Exam know-how, providing easy-to-understand exam tips, hints and approaches Task-based exercises developing essential skills Grammar focus, providing training in aspects of grammar encountered Modern, attactive full-colour design 16 thematic units for each component