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How can English teachers improve the student’s writing by introducing contrastive rhetoric?

study12In this paper, I would like to present what contrastive rhetoric is and how English teachers can introduce it in their writing class with careful examination. Contrastive rhetoric (CR) is a field of study which was initiated by Robert Kaplan in 1966. He suggests that each language has its own writing convention and that English nonnative students bring their native languages’ writing styles when writing in English. In fact, English teachers are Continue reading

Diplomatic writing for high school students

writingDIntroduction. Each English teacher is sure to ask him/herself such a question over and over, “What can I do to provide an incentive to real effort?” S/he has to think over the lesson plan that actively involves each student in letter writing task and stimulates teacher him/herself to eagerly teach new useful things. In the problem of making students persuasive letter authors there are three factors: the subject material used by the Continue reading