Techniques in Teaching Writing by Ann Raimes
(Teaching Techniques in English as a Second Language)

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This book outlines practical procedures for teachers, including ways to stimulate students to write through pictures, readings, and discussions, and effective, motivating ways to respond to student writing.
 

About Ann Raimes

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Ann Raimes is Professor of English at Hunter College, City University of New York, where she has taught for 30 years. In addition to teaching undergraduate composition courses, ESL writing courses, and graduate courses in rhetoric and composition, she was in charge of the Developmental English Program students for ten years and has held a variety of administrative posts in the English Department, including directing the first-year composition course. She also chaired a CUNY-wide ESL Task Force, 1993-94, and was chair of International TESOL's Publication Committee, 1989-91. Author of eight textbooks for composition--three of them are published by Houghton Mifflin--and ESL courses (many in several editions), Ann Raimes also publishes research and theoretical articles and has been invited to give keynote addresses in Singapore, Hong Kong, Rome, Athens, and in many parts of Canada and the US. Her research interests are the writing process, second language writing, grammar instruction, writing across the curriculum, and Web-based instruction.
 
Published December 1, 1983 by Oxford University Press. 176 pages
Genres: Education & Reference. Non-fiction