ERIC Number: EJ608236
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Raising Awareness of the Generic Structure and Linguistic Features of Essay Introductions.
Henry, Alex; Roseberry, Robert L.
Language Awareness, v8 n3-4 p190-200 1999
Teaching materials for university-level second language learners were created with the aim of raising the learners' awareness of the rhetorical organization and salient linguistic features of essays. The teaching method relied heavily on explicit instruction and essential metalanguage. Concludes that explicit genre-based instruction with the attendant metalanguage can help learners improve writing. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Special Issue: Papers Presented at the Fourth International Conference of the Association of Language Awareness (Quebec City, June 1998).