Second language writing : research insights for the classroom / edited by Barbara Kroll. - Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1990. - ix, 246 p. ; 24 cm. - Cambridge applied linguistics series . - Cambridge applied linguistics series .

Includes index.

Second language composition instruction : developments, issues, and directions in ESL / Tony Silva --
L1 composition theories : implications for developing theories of L2 composition / Ann M. Johns --
An overview of second language writing process research / Alexandra Rowe Krapels --
Coaching from the margins : issues in written response / Ilona Leki --
Second language writing : assessment issues / Liz Hamp-Lyons --
Reading-writing connections : toward a description for second language learners / Joan Carson Eisterhold --
Composing in English : effects of a first language on writing in English as a second language / Alexander Friedlander --
The teaching of topical structure analysis as a revision strategy for ESL writers / Ulla Connor and Mary Farmer. What does time buy? : ESL student performance on home versus class compositions / Barbara Kroll --
Feedback on compositions : teacher and student verbal reports / Andrew D. Cohen and Marilda C. Cavalcanti --
Teacher response to student writing : focus on form versus content / Ann K. Fathman and Elizabeth Whalley --
Responding to different topic types : a quantitative analysis from a contrastive rhetoric perspective / Joy Reid --
Writing with others' words : using background reading text in academic compositions / Cherry Campbell. Table of contents

This text is a highly accessible and authoritative approach to the theory and practice of teaching writing to students of English.

0521387787 (pbk) 9780521387781 0521383838 (hbk) 9780521383837

English language--Rhetoric--Study and teaching.
English language--Study and teaching--Foreign speakers.
English language--Composition and exercises--Study and teaching.


808.04207 / SEC 1990

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