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ERIC Number: ED060739
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Aug
Pages: 97
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Teaching Composition through Comprehension: A Survey of Teaching English Composition to Foreign Students and Its Application to the English Program at the Middle East Technical University in Turkey.
Ekmekci, Ozden
This thesis describes a method for teaching English composition, with the parallel development of comprehension skills, to students in the Middle East Technical University. A survey of techniques for teaching English composition to foreign students is provided along with a discussion of the steps usually followed in writing instruction. The theoretical aspects of writing are considered as are the various types of discourse. Ideas on teaching each type of discourse are presented. The author applies a theory of discourse to composition instruction, suggesting activities and a program outline for elementary, intermediate, and advanced levels. Typical examples of lesson plans for the intermediate level are included. A bibliography is provided. (VM)
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Note: Master's thesis, University of Texas at Austin