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ERIC Number: EJ291783
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Discourse Analysis and the Teaching of Writing.
Byrnes, Heidi
ADFL Bulletin, v15 n2 p30-36 Nov 1983
Argues that communicative competence is as important in writing as in speaking, and that more emphasis should be placed on written work and writing skills in the second language classroom. Discusses some of the insights that discourse analysis provides into written communication in the areas of pragmatics, semantics, lexicon, and syntax. (EKN)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Note: Adapted from paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (New York, November 1982).