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ERIC Number: EJ775572
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 12
Abstractor: Author
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ISSN: ISSN-0951-0893
Teaching Writing to Low Proficiency EFL Students
Firkins, Arthur; Forey, Gail; Sengupta, Sima
ELT Journal, v61 n4 p341-352 2007
This article describes a genre-based literacy pedagogy which can be used with English language learners. The pedagogy discussed involves a combination of two explicit teaching methodologies, a genre-based and activity-based pedagogical approach. The pedagogy was introduced in an English Club at a local Hong Kong school, as part of a collaborative research project. In this article, we discuss the approach used and present examples of the students' work. The findings are particularly suitable for educational contexts where the students are low proficiency English as a foreign language (EFL) learners.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Hong Kong