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ERIC Number: EJ914032
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Mar
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 75
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1046-8781
Simulation-Based L2 Writing Instruction: Enhancement through Genre Analysis
Cheng, An
Simulation & Gaming, v38 n1 p67-82 Mar 2007
Researchers have highlighted various benefits of the simulation-based approach to second language (L2) writing instruction. In this article, the author argues, with specific pedagogical scenarios, that an explicit focus on genre and genre analysis in simulation-based L2 writing instruction can further enhance learners' reading of content materials, heighten students' awareness of discipline-specific generic features, and develop their discourse competence and writing accuracy. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia