Genre-Based Writing

What Every ESL Teacher Needs to Know
Christine M. Tardy


In Genre-Based Writing, author Christine Tardy defines genre and genre-based writing instruction and the five principles of a genre-based pedagogy. She then explains how to design genre-based writing activities. By discussing the genre-related practices and social and rhetorical aspects of genre, she is able to outline strategies for exploring rhetorical moves and playing with genre form in the classroom. In addition, the book provides general tips for bringing a genre approach into the writing classroom as well as several application activities and specific suggestions for classroom tasks.

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  • 54 pages.
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  • 2019
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  • 978-0-472-12626-2

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  • June 2023
  • 978-0-472-03958-6

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  • genre, genre knowledge, genre awareness, genre analysis, teaching writing, academic writing, composing processes, writing instruction, scaffolding, genre-based tasks, rhetorical moves, linguistic analysis, genre play, parody, discourse communities