Developing Skills in Writing

Author: Andrew Bennett

Publisher: James Currey Publishers

ISBN: 9780435107376

Category: English language

Page: 158

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Developing Skills in Writing familiarises KS3 students with test requirements and writing mark scheme. It develops students' writing skills, application of stylistic conventions and understanding of audience and purpose, and provides guidance on the tests and two practice tests.

A PRACTICAL COURSE FOR DEVELOPING WRITING SKILLS IN ENGLISH

Author: J. K. GANGAL

Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

ISBN: 8120342879

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 384

View: 4049

Today, more than ever before, there is a realization that communicating properly, especially in writing, is essential for all the job aspirants as well as those employees—budding managers and others—eager to build up their career. Taking this scenario into account, this book equips the reader with the ability to learn and enhance the writing skills in English. From fundamentals of grammar to precis, paragraph and essay writing, this book dwells on all aspects of the language besides listing the words (both new and old) to enhance one’s word power, and the foreign words used in the English language. Divided into eight sections, the book describes eight effective tools to master the art of writing. The book begins with the basics of writing, and it then goes to give a careful analysis of functional grammar, vocabulary, common errors committed and their rectifications. Finally, the book showcases the intricacies of formal and informal writings and creative writing to make a learner proficient in these areas. Each section is supported with simple examples, and easy-to-perform Practice Exercises along with their answers. The book is intended for the undergraduate students (both regular and correspondence courses) of all universities, and higher secondary (plus 2) students of all boards. The book will also be beneficial for the students appearing for the competitive examinations and interviews as well as for the general reader who wishes to improve his/her English writing skills.

Developing Writing Skills in Chinese

Author: Boping Yuan,Kan Qian

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317835190

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 216

View: 6945

Written by experienced teachers and thoroughly trialled with non-native students of Chinese, this much-needed text helps students to write coherently, clearly and appropriately in a variety of contexts.

Developing Writing Skills in Italian

Author: Theresa Oliver-Federici

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136611991

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 144

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Developing Writing Skills in Italian has been specifically designed for upper-intermediate students of Italian who need to write Italian for personal, business and academic purposes. With a strong focus on writing as a meaningful and valuable skill in itself, Developing Writing Skills in Italian supports the learner throughout the process of writing, from the planning and drafting stages to the revising and editing of a final version, enriching and extending the learners’ lexical, grammatical and communicative writing skills. Divided into four logically structured sections the learner can work through a range of realistic and contextualized writing tasks which will allow them to master a variety of styles, registers and formats. Features include: flexible structure a summary of learning points clearly indicated at the beginning of each chapter focus on self assessment, allowing students to engage fully in the writing process by evaluating their own work a glossary of key phrases and useful vocabulary. This course is suitable both for classroom use and independent study. Assessment guides, a teacher’s guide, answer key and supplementary activities are all available on the accompanying website.

Developing Writing Skills in Spanish

Author: Javier Muñoz-Basols,Yolanda Pérez Sinusía,Marianne David

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415590825

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 367

View: 9617

Developing Writing Skills in Spanish provides intermediate and advanced level students with the necessary skills to become competent and confident writers in the Spanish language. With a focus on writing as a craft, Developing Writing Skills in Spanish offers a rich selection of original materials including narrative texts, expository essays, opinion pieces and newspaper articles. Each chapter covers a specific kind of writing and is designed to help tackle the material in small units. The book aids students in crafting clear, coherent and cohesive manuscripts by means of guided practice and step-by-step activities. Key features: Guidance on how to structure a variety of texts: narrative, descriptive, expository, argumentative, academic, journalistic, legal and scientific. Sequenced exercises on style, writing conventions, word choice, syntax and grammar. Reference lists and tables with specialized vocabulary, transition words and other useful expressions. Strategies and tips for planning manuscripts, brainstorming ideas, vocabulary enrichment, editing and proofreading. Includes original samples, as well as fragments from newspapers, well-known literary works and essays by notable Hispanic authors and journalists. Website with additional activities to reinforce the content of each chapter and a teacher's guide with valuable support materials at: www.developingwritingskills.com Designed as a classroom text, self-study material or simply as a resource on writing, Developing Writing Skills in Spanish is the ideal supplement for all intermediate to advanced students of Spanish.

Let's Write

Activities to develop writing skills for 7–11 year olds

Author: John Foster

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317817036

Category: Education

Page: 192

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Let’s Write offers a wealth of suggestions for approaches to developing primary school pupils’ writing skills that will capture the children’s interest, while enabling them to improve their ability to express themselves in writing. It aims to meet the requirements of the new national curriculum for English at KS2 in a way that will develop the children’s standard of writing by presenting activities that they will find enjoyable and stimulating. Throughout the book, the emphasis is on providing activities that will engage the pupils in a discussion of how texts are structured, before producing their own writing. John Foster suggests a range of imaginative tasks that both literacy specialists and non-specialists will find useful in developing children’ ability to write coherently and correctly. Let’s Write includes: a clear explanation of the writing process with activities designed to improve pupils’ drafting skills examples of the different types of writing for pupils to analyse, which they can use as models for their own writing a range of imaginative ideas for writing tasks, together with suggestions of curriculum opportunities for practising particular forms writing challenges which can be used to stretch more able writers and thus to introduce differentiation by task, as well as by outcome writing tips, for example, on sentence structure and paragraph structure, appropriate to the different types of writing activities involving pupils in the assessment of their writing a section on writing correctly, focussing on grammar, spelling and punctuation a section containing games and activities designed to extend pupils’ vocabulary. Let’s Write provides teachers with a lively collection of resources that will be welcomed by teachers and that will help to develop children’s writing.

Writing Skills in Practice

A Practical Guide for Health Professionals

Author: Diana Williams

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 9781853026492

Category: Medical

Page: 321

View: 8354

This book presents an overview of the development of writing skills for both students and practitioners in health care, offering information on all the main areas of writing practice in one volume. Clearly laid out with summary points, practical activities and checklists, it makes relevant information accessible for the busy health professional.

Contemporary's Breakthroughs in Writing and Language Skills

Developing the Writing Process

Author: Joan Maruskin-Mott

Publisher: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill School Publishing Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 216

View: 5290

Breakthroughshelps students master the essentials of math and problem-solving, sharpens critical-thinking skills for social studies, science, and reading, and develops effective writing skills.Breakthroughs in Writing and Languageprovides grammar and mechanics instruction integrated with writing activities.

The Importance of Developing Reading for Improved Writing Skills in the Literature on Adult Student's Learning

Author: Sumar Yousef Ghizan

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1514433338

Category: Education

Page: 66

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This literature review examined the importance of reading and writing skills, and their influence on learning. The description of selected teaching methodologies for development of students language skills and approaches to language learning and acquisition are the main core of this study. Its significance is in highlighting methods for teaching languages that value meaningful learning through the implementation and usage of the natural and communicative approaches. The literature review includes resources that cover the students learning styles, teachers role and the educators vision for a better future for the learner whos going to acquire not only a language but also strategies applicable in real life situations beyond school. The researcher concluded that investing in the development of the students reading and writing skills provides opportunities for meaningful learning to occur. Also, the study revealed factors may speed the learning process and other factors may hinder it. The researcher has recommended the application of rubric-referenced self-assessment on the development of writing and critical thinking skills.

A Writer's Handbook - Fourth Edition

Developing Writing Skills for University Students

Author: Leslie E. Casson

Publisher: Broadview Press

ISBN: 1460406273

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: N.A

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Written collaboratively by writing instructors at the Queen’s University Writing Centre, A Writer’s Handbook is a compact yet thorough guide to academic writing for a North American audience. This clear and concise handbook outlines strategies both for thinking assignments through and for writing them well. The fourth edition is revised and updated throughout and reflects changes to MLA citation style for 2016.

Developing Writing Skills in German

Author: Annette Duensing,Uwe Baumann

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134152566

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 272

View: 3046

Developing Writing Skills in German, is a unique course designed to improve the reading and writing skills of intermediate students of German. Presenting a wide range of authentic written materials, the book aims to develop reading strategies and the ability to write texts of various types - essays, articles and reviews - while imparting an understanding of important aspects of German society. From the environment to consumerism, each chapter focuses on a different theme and concentrates on the advancement of particular skills; all the chapters conclude with a task appropriate to the skills focus of the section. Summary writing, note-taking, the use of mind-maps to collect ideas, and other strategies for successful writing in German are presented here. This course is suitable both for classroom use and independent study, with feedback and answer key supplied at the back of the book.

Developing Writing Skills in Portuguese

Author: Clelia Donovan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781138290556

Category:

Page: 176

View: 7473

Developing Writing Skills in Portuguese provides intermediate and advanced level students with the necessary skills to become competent and confident writers in the Portuguese language. With a focus on writing as a craft, Developing Writing Skills in Portuguese offers a rich selection of original materials including narrative texts, expository essays, opinion pieces and newspaper articles. Each chapter covers a specific kind of writing and is designed to help tackle the material in small units. The book aids students in crafting clear, coherent and cohesive texts by means of guided practice and step-by-step activities. Suitable for use as a classroom text or as a self-study course, this text is ideal for students at level B2 - C2 of the Common European Framework for Languages, and Intermediate High - Advanced High on the ACTFL proficiency scales.

Developing Writing Skills in French

Author: Graham Bishop,Bernard Haezewindt

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113427422X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 208

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Designed for intermediate to advanced students, this text equips readers with the necessary skills to write confidently in French in a range of situations. Suitable for use as a classroom text or as a self-study course, it is carefully structured to ensure a better understanding of the effect of choice of words, register and style. Each chapter contains a selection of model texts, activities and clear notes on the format, style and language demonstrated. Every activity also has a model answer in the key, which also offers advice, explanations and further examples to support the student's learning. Features include: * key learning points clearly indicated at the beginning of each chapter * a rich selection of model texts from a variety of different media. Based on a well-reviewed Open University course and written by experienced teachers of the language, Developing Writing Skills in French has been trialled with non-native speakers of French to produce a valuable resource that will help students write appropriately for a variety of contexts.

Developing Skills for Academic Writing

Author: Elizabeth Byleen

Publisher: Heinle & Heinle Pub

ISBN: 9780838479025

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 267

View: 8129

Looking Ahead focuses on the various types of writing that successful students must learn to employ; collecting, comparing, defining, developing, classifying, and others. In practicing these various forms of academic writing, students call upon a host of rhetorical modes such as definition and classification to support their ideas and opinions. They also develop facility in using a variety of academic writing formats such as paragraphs, memos, and surveys.

Skills in Spelling and Vocabulary

Author: Wendy Wren

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 074877792X

Category: English language

Page: 96

View: 9173

Skills in Spelling and Vocabulary extends the range of the Nelson Thornes Framework English series with a scheme specifically aimed at securing spelling skills and enriching vocabulary. Each Student Book consisting of 80 pages, provides spelling and vocabulary activities aimed at developing skills in writing fiction and non-fiction.

Nelson Thornes Framework English Skills in Grammar and Style Resource Book

Author: Geoff Reilly

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 0748777954

Category: English language

Page: 176

View: 2098

Skills in Grammar and Style extends the range of the Nelson Thornes Framework English series with a scheme specifically aimed at promoting confident usage of grammar and style conventions. Each Student Book consisting of 80 pages, provides grammar exercises and activities aimed at developing skills in writing fiction and non-fiction.