Teaching ESL Writing

Written specifically for graduate students studying to become teachers of composition, this text provides well-documented, specific information about planning curricula, developing syllabi for each level of language proficiency in an ESL writing program, and day-to-day lesson plans for all levels of ESL writing classes. -- Addresses the special problems and concerns of teaching composition to ESL students as opposed to native speakers, including issues of language and cultural backgrounds, prior education, gender, age, and language proficiency. -- Provides an historical overview of different methods of teaching composition at all levels and shows how the emphasis in the last two decades has shifted from product to process.

Written specifically for graduate students studying to become teachers of composition, this text provides well-documented, specific information about planning curricula, developing syllabi for each level of language proficiency in an ESL ...