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Teaching a Lexis-Based Academic Writing Course

A Guide to Building Academic Vocabulary
Lawrence J. Zwier and Gena Bennett

Description

Teaching a Lexis-Based Academic Writing Course is a companion to Building an Academic Vocabulary , which was written for students who need to develop college-level vocabulary skills. Building Academic Vocabulary (0-472-08589-1) helps students develop lexical precision as they work in such often-exercised modes as cause-effect, general description, description of processes, and comparison/contrast.

Teaching a Lexis-Based Academic Writing Course will help instructors use Building an Academic Vocabulary more effectively, but it can also be used as a companion to any writing text and by instructors who want their writing course to have more of a focus on vocabulary. Each chapter includes additional practice exercise and five additional quizzes on collocations and common phrases, related forms, and additional vocabulary. This resource provides instructors with a valuable tool for helping students develop precision and fluency in their academic writing.

Lawrence J. Zwier teaches at Michigan State University. Gena Bennett is a full-time materials writer.

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  • 7 x 10.
  • 264pp.
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  • 2006
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  • 978-0-472-03101-6

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Keywords

  • L2 writing, vocabulary, collocations, word forms, language development, in-service teachers

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