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Reading & Writing

2006 Language Teaching  
technology, and other means of propaganda, and under the guise of globalisation) is a form of linguistic terrorism.  ...  This paper examines the concept of globalisation in relation to terrorism, and argues that the 'imposition' of the English language on the world, Africa, and in particular Nigeria (through the media, information  ...  The analysis is based on the hypothesis that the use of the selected metatext categories is more restricted in Slovene academic writing than in English academic writing.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444805253144 fatcat:mw362dyoozdevoc6huakkqhp6u

Reading and writing

2002 Language Teaching  
evaluated they are more interested in conveying meaning and becoming good communicators in the target language.  ...  were more relaxed about sending emails than doing formal writing because the focus of the activity is on meaning and they associate sending emails with chatting with friends; because they are not being  ...  Reading and writing s There is a wide body of theoretical and practical research on the importance of writing skills in teaching and learning Academic English.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444801231735 fatcat:65iesglbcnhrxipgsoebb6m7q4

Syntactic and lexical features of adolescent L2 students' academic writing

Undarmaa Maamuujav, Carol Booth Olson, Huy Chung
2021 Journal of Second Language Writing  
To enhance the academic literacy of developing L2 writers and to meet their linguistic needs, it is crucial to identify the unique language features of their academic writing.  ...  A B S T R A C T With a premium placed on academic writing in the U.S. secondary education context, adolescent L2 students are expected to develop advanced skills to analyze, interpret, and produce complex  ...  The views expressed in this paper reflect the opinions of the authors and not the funding agency or the authors' respective institutions.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jslw.2021.100822 fatcat:clfqv4vl2jhqnd3jrbxhsbi7oy

Reading & writing

2006 Language Teaching  
between language and politics in China, especially in the first half of the twentieth century. http://www.benjamins.com  ...  This article surveys the connection in the years up to 1920, and sets out to show which groups used which arguments to agitate for Esperanto, in order to throw light on the complexity of the relationship  ...  linguistic and academic development.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444806233858 fatcat:5rbjxtal3rfnzero5hwrxssib4

Reading and writing

2006 Language Teaching  
■ This account of English in the formal education system in Thailand traces briefly its historical background and then looks at the teaching of English today.  ...  This paper discusses the use of concordances in the classroom, with particular reference to the pedagogical implications of the differences between parallel and monolingual concordances.  ...  The discussion focuses on the question of vagueness in academic writing and involves a three-way comparison of FL French data, NS (native speaker) target language data and NS mother tongue data.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444805232998 fatcat:6ak2dr7nyzgunf7gne3r7faqqu

Reading and writing

2002 Language Teaching  
write in English for both personal expression and academic writing.  ...  Argumentative writing constitutes an important part of second language learners' academic writing experience in North America.This study examined the difficulties a group of Mexican graduate students encountered  ...  The notion offers both sociopolitical and theoretical rationales for an integrative view of language policy and planning in the context of education, combining an academic and social analysis of language  ... 
doi:10.1017/s026144480223181x fatcat:lm6jye47cjfb3juxhernidpoyq

Reading and writing

2003 Language Teaching  
of how well learners can speak or write in the target language.  ...  This study investigates the relative importance, for writing in L1 (Dutch) and L2 (English), of three variables: linguistic knowledge, metacognitive knowledge, and fluency or accessibility of this linguistic  ...  This article argues for the need to bring together research into learning contexts and research into learning processes in order to serve the interests and purposes of foreign language learning and teaching  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444803231955 fatcat:jvwlbsfakzfdbhl5w4g5dtswqm

Reading and writing

2003 Language Teaching  
A statistical analysis of mean scores for each of the 5 Cs determined (a) what differences in mean scores for each of the 5 Cs resulted, (b) whether these differences were statistically significant, and  ...  A group of intermediate German students (N = 32) worked with the computer-mediated segment and rated the segment's effectiveness on a Likertscale questionnaire based on the goal standards of the 5 Cs of  ...  Of importance here are the socio-institutional constraints placed on the students: differences in the academic year, pressure for grades.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444803231931 fatcat:jueck7f4s5eyhgku6tjweyq3om

Reading and writing

2003 Language Teaching  
The authors were able to help their students make gains in the development of cognitive academic language proficiency as reflected in standardised achievement measures of academic writing.  ...  It is therefore important to identify the types of materials that best prepare pupils for academic work in the second language (L2).  ...  use of the vernacular for academic instruction in mission schools.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444802231894 fatcat:5rp624cy3bdutfmmpgkob4zz4i

Considering Individual and Situational Variation in Modeling Writing Processes [chapter]

Sabine Dengscherz
2022 Negotiating the Intersections of Writing and Writing Instruction  
Having access to such a community is of course an asset. This collection grows out of the 10 th conference of the European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing (EATAW) in 2019.  ...  Given the range and quality of the research presented at the conference, the call for papers was a joint one with the Journal of Academic Writing (JoAW), and the special issue from the conference (https  ...  Acknowledgment I am grateful to experienced colleagues in Paris in the 1970s who helped me acquire an understanding of academic writing when I had to teach students to write academic papers (in literature  ... 
doi:10.37514/int-b.2022.1466.2.06 fatcat:7tlrhrg3vbdrddqaa33lqq4yti

Collaborative writing in L2 classrooms: A research agenda

Mimi Li, Meixiu Zhang
2021 Language Teaching  
Research on second language (L2) collaborative writing (CW) has proliferated over the recent decade and will continue to bloom due to the changing landscape of writing and learning in the digital age.  ...  writing products, deployment of underused research techniques and improved research practice, development of CW assessment practice, as well as the inquiry of practitioners' input on CW.  ...  For instance, in analyzing research proposals by small groups of graduate students in an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) class, Li and Zhu (2017b) deployed the notion of coherence breaks, referring  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0261444821000318 fatcat:yq5p3h4m3vdehimob4ooajeoru

What automated analyses of corpora can tell us about students' writing skills

P. Deane, Th. Quinlan
2010 Journal of Writing Research  
Some of these linguistic aspects can be detected by NLP capabilities. Of themselves, these linguistic aspects may cover only a limited portion of the construct.  ...  Our results suggest that one important dimension of this development reflects an increasing ability to adopt an academic register in writing.  ... 
doi:10.17239/jowr-2010.02.02.4 fatcat:mooiv7ywh5f3rhtp3aktxiiz6a

Chapter 7. Dynamic Transfer in First-Year Writing and "Writing in the Disciplines" Settings [chapter]

Hogan Hayes, Dana R. Ferris, Carl Whithaus
2016 Critical Transitions: Writing and the Question of Transfer  
Consistent with the wide ranging approaches characteristic of teaching and scholarship in writing across the curriculum, the series presents works that take divergent perspectives on working as a writer  ...  And we see that to share the power of writing is to share the means for all to articulate their needs, interest, and learning into the great experiment of literacy.  ...  Lave called for "a rethinking of the notion of learning, treating it as an emerging property of a whole person's legitimate peripheral participation in communities of practice" (1991, p. 63).  ... 
doi:10.37514/per-b.2016.0797.2.07 fatcat:xkohcr54y5bp3mym3ykgysqgay

Designing Academic Writing Analytics for Civil Law Student Self-Assessment

Simon Knight, Simon Buckingham Shum, Philippa Ryan, Ágnes Sándor, Xiaolong Wang
2016 International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education  
Research into the teaching and assessment of student writing shows that many students find academic writing a challenge to learn, with legal writing no exception.  ...  We report progress in the development of a web application called AWA (Academic Writing Analytics), which has been piloted in a Civil Law degree.  ...  to be detected in order to target more specifically legal discourse.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40593-016-0121-0 fatcat:etqns7liofdu7f22jvt3seu64u

Genre Analysis and Writing Skill: Improving Iranian EFL Learners Writing Performance through the Tenets of Genre Analysis

2015 Advances in Language and Literary Studies  
Their post-writings were also scored through the holistic scoring procedures. In analyzing the data, t-test statistic was utilized for comparing the performances of the two groups.  ...  It was found that there is statistically significant difference between the writing ability of the participants who go under a genre-based instruction and who don't.  ...  Halliday's (1985) notion of systemic functional linguistics and Halliday and Hasan's (1976) notion of cohesion can be considered the main backgrounds of modern genre analysis.  ... 
doi:10.7575/aiac.alls.v.6n.6p.119 fatcat:zbme5xl6cfe75otfthpygl5j6u
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