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ERIC Number: EJ524233
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0098-6291
Writing to Read: Enhancing ESL Students' Reading Proficiency through Written Response to Text.
Kasper, Loretta Frances
Teaching English in the Two-Year College, v23 n1 p25-33 Feb 1996
Compares formal writing (analytical essays) and informal writing (short answer workbook-type exercises identifying main themes and ideas) as part of English-as-a-Second-Language reading education. Examines informal and formal writing assignments given to groups of students of comparable reading ability. Shows that formal writing did more to improve students' reading ability. (TB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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