Activities That Stimulate Writing Cou

Topics: Writing / Pages: 44 (13284 words) / Published: Dec 9th, 2014
State pedagogical University
Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literature
English Philology Department

Diploma Paper

’’Activities that stimulate writing”

Submitted by: the VI d year student
…...

2013

Contents:
Introduction………………………………………………...……..3
Chapter I. Preliminary Peculiarities of Writing Activities.
1.1 Teaching Writing in ESL Classes……………...………........5
1.2 Speaking and Writing .Written Versus Spoken Text...................6
1.3 The Process of Writing: Purpose and Audience…………..........8
1.4 Defining and Understanding your Purpose…………………….10
1.5 Teaching Procedures…………………………………………...18
1.6 Tasks that Stimulate Writing……………………………….......19
1.7 The Steps of the Writing Process……………………….……...24
1.8 The Paragraph and the Paper………………………………..…27
1.9 Strategies for Writing Introductions………………………..….34
Chapter II. Writing activities………………………………..….. 2.1 Types of writing activities …………………………………....38
Conclusions…………………………………………………....…..59
Bibliography………………………………………………….……61
Appendix……………………………………………………………

Introduction

This course paper is devoted to the “Activities that stimulate writing”.
This investigation is from the field of methods of language teaching.
Writing allows us to express ourselves. Through writing we can inform others, carry out transactions, persuade, infuriate, and tell how we feel, come to terms with problems, and learn to shape our thoughts, our ideas and our lives. However, we all know that writing - and learning to write, especially in a second language - is not simply a matter of "writing things down"; the process is very complex, and the old saying, "If you can say it, you can write it," is very simplistic. This would not be the kind of writing that students should strive to learn and teachers to teach.[ 62 ]
Good writing involves the knowledge of the conventions of written discourse in the ESL culture as well as the abilities to:
1. choose from near synonyms the precise word that



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