Understanding ESL Writers: A Guide for Teachers / Edition 1

Understanding ESL Writers: A Guide for Teachers / Edition 1

by Ilona Leki, Alona Leki
     
 

Understanding ESL Writers: A Guide for Teachers responds to the overwhelming concern non-ESL faculty have expressed with the influx of ESL students into their classes.See more details below

Overview

Understanding ESL Writers: A Guide for Teachers responds to the overwhelming concern non-ESL faculty have expressed with the influx of ESL students into their classes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780867093032
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
04/06/1992
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
151
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.34(d)
Age Range:
12 - 18 Years

Meet the Author

Ilona Leki (Ph.D. University of Illinois) is associate professor of English and director of ESL at the University of Tennessee. Co-editor of the Journal of Second Language Writing and Reading in the Composition Classroom: Second Language Perspectives, she is the author of Academic Writing: Techniques and Tasks. She has served on the Editorial Advisory Board of the TESOL Quarterly and as president of Tennessee TESOL. Her work abroad includes teaching English and conducting teacher-training programs in France, Yugoslavia, Turkey, Colombia, Brazil, and Egypt.

Table of Contents

The Background

A History of Writing Instruction in English as a Second Language

Models of Second Language Acquisition

The Students

English as a Second Language and Basic Writers

Characteristics of ESL Students: Variations, Expectations, Experiences

Classroom Expectations and Behaviors

Components of ESL Writing

Writing Behaviors

L2 Composing: Strategies and Perceptions

Contrastive Rhetoric

Sentence Level Errors

Responding to ESL Writing

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