ERIC Number: EJ305502
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Given and New: Paragraph Development Models from Scientific English.
Weissberg, Robert C.
TESOL Quarterly, v18 n3 p485-500 Sep 1984
Presents a set of descriptive models for teaching paragraph development in English as a second language (ESL) writing classes based on the "given/new contract," a theory of information distribution developed text linguists. Discusses applications of the models to ESL composition classes, particularly scientific and technical writing classes. (SED)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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