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Mirhosseini, Seyyed-Abdolhamid; Kianfar, Roya – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2019
Decades of theorisation and research on the teaching and learning of second-language writing have hardly created coherent theoretically profound and practically relevant understandings of writing instruction. This article discusses the possibilities and insights created by bringing personal meaningfulness into the realm of writing pedagogy.…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Writing Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Chong, Sin Wang – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2019
Recent literature on the use of exemplars in the context of higher education has shown that exemplar-based instruction is implemented in various disciplines; nevertheless, how exemplar-based instruction can be implemented in English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) writing classrooms in higher education institutions remains under-explored. In this…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Abdallah, Mahmoud Mohammad Sayed – Online Submission, 2019
"TEFL/TESOL Methodology 2: Advanced Language Teaching/Learning Strategies (2nd Edition)" is a language methodology course with a modern touch. In other words, it is a combination of the most commonly used language teaching approaches, strategies and/or techniques in modern schools nowadays. In particular, it is intended to be used both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language)
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Gao, Linghui – English Language Teaching, 2019
College English writing is one of the four basic skills in English learning, which can objectively reflect students' language ability. Whereas, English writing is considered to be the most difficult part to improve. As we can see, in the essays of the Chinese college students, there often appears Chinglish, correct in grammar but unauthentic in…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Phrase Structure
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Lin, Wang – English Language Teaching, 2017
Graduation thesis is an indispensible procedure for each undergraduate, which is crucial for successful graduation, employment, further study and even further development. However, due to most undergraduates' ignorance of academic writing and the deficiency of current thesis writing course, thesis writing ability can hardly be enhanced and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Theses, Translation, Majors (Students)
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Zhang, Lawrence Jun – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2016
The teaching of writing in English as a second/foreign language (ESL/EFL) has been a challenging task for many teachers due to its multifaceted nature. This paper is a reflection on ESL/EFL writing teaching in three countries, namely China, Singapore, and New Zealand, with particular reference to professionalizing ESL/ EFL writing and ESL/EFL…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Writing Instruction
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Wenjuan, Hao; Rui, Liang – English Language Teaching, 2016
Teaching is a spiral rising process. A complete teaching should be composed of five parts: theoretical basis, goal orientation, operating procedures, implementation conditions and assessment. On the basis of the genre knowledge, content-based approach and process approach, this text constructs the Teaching Model of College Writing Instruction, in…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Course Content, Goal Orientation, Writing Instruction
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Soundranayagam, Luxshmi – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2014
College students in the non-English-speaking world have to overcome formidable barriers in reading and writing when their medium of instruction is English. One particular problem faced by science majors is the writing of lab reports, a demanding task that might not be effectively supported by the standard guides and manuals available. This paper…
Descriptors: Guides, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Science Education
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Ntombela, Berrington X. S. – English Language Teaching, 2013
This paper outlines the theory of the six-step method developed by personnel in the Language and Learning department at Caledonian College of Engineering, Oman. The paper further illustrates the application of this method in teaching Project, Listening, Reading, Writing, and Speaking & Debate at Foundation level. The assumption in applying the…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Teaching Methods
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Hawes, Thomas; Thomas, Sarah – Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 2012
If assignments are to present clear arguments that a reader may follow without confusion or rereading, learners need to master a range of thematic options and employ them in proportions appropriate to the target genre. This paper builds upon recent theoretical work on a) genre differences in terms of thematisation between two British newspapers,…
Descriptors: Journalism Education, Foreign Countries, English for Academic Purposes, Second Language Learning
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Rybicki, Jan-Mikael; Nieminen, Juhana – Research-publishing.net, 2012
As a part of language learning at schools and universities, students write a variety of texts, such as essays, short compositions and reports, which are then read by teachers who typically comment on the content and grammar of these texts to help the students improve their skills as writers. Although teachers can simply use pen and paper, or a…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Feedback (Response), Writing Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Gómez, Juan D. – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2011
This essay relates observations to the reasons that advanced students of English as a foreign language in Colombia struggle with English composition. It identifies some cultural, academic, and disciplinary influences that may obfuscate their assimilation of the conventions of written English. It concludes by proposing that the teaching of context…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Academic Discourse
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Murugaiah, Puvaneswary; Thang, Siew Ming – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2010
Technology has brought tremendous advancements in online education, spurring transformations in online pedagogical practices. Online learning in the past was passive, using the traditional teacher-centred approach. However, with the tools available today, it can be active, collaborative, and meaningful. A well-developed task can impel learners to…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Online Courses, Foreign Countries