week9class1 - 12/6/10 Academic English& Week9,Class1

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Click to edit Master subtitle  style  12/6/10 Academic  Week 9, Class 1
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Today’s Agenda Academic English Text structures
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Academic English Grammar Knowledge that enables students to make use  of and use grammatical features Longer sentences best convey complex  thoughts Discourse knowledge Knowledge of an increasingly large number of  language functions and genres
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Principles in Teaching  What Doesn’t Work? Implicitly learning by conversations or  informal language use with teachers and  peers Reading basic/simplified materials in  English Extensive writing without feedback What Does Work?
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Process of identifying how things are alike  and different.  This is one of the most difficult text structures  for students to understand because it requires  evaluating and synthesizing. 
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Strategies for Teaching 
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