By Ilona Leki,Alister Cumming,Tony Silva
'I applaud the authors for this big project, in addition to the care exercised in settling on and sequencing issues and subtopics. a massive energy and salient function of this quantity is its diversity: it is going to function a key reference device for researchers operating in L2 composition and in allied fields.' – John Hedgcock, Monterey Institute for overseas Studies
Synthesizing twenty-five years of the main major and influential findings of released learn on moment language writing in English, this quantity promotes figuring out and gives entry to investigate advancements within the box. total, it distinguishes the key contexts of English L2 studying in North the United States, synthesizes the study issues, matters, and findings that span those contexts, and translates the methodological development and sizeable findings of this physique of information. Of specific curiosity is the wide bibliography, which makes this quantity a vital reference device for libraries and critical writing pros, either researchers and practitioners, either L1 and L2. This ebook is designed to permit researchers to get to grips with crucial learn in this subject, to advertise realizing of pedagogical wishes of L2 writing scholars, and to introduce graduate scholars to L2 writing study findings.
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