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Summarizing:

Presenting the main points or essence of another text in a condensed form


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Writing is the result of employing strategies to manage the composing process, which is one of gradually developing a text. It involves a number of activities such as setting goals, generate ideas, organizing information, selecting appropriate language, making a draft, reading and reviewing it, then revising and editing.


Writing subskills: Accuracy , Brainstorming ,  draft , Editing , Proof -reading Cohesion Coherence


 Diaries  Journals  Shopping lists  Reminders for oneself  Packing lists  Addresses  Recipes

Personal writing


Letters of enquiry, complaint, request  Form filling  Applications (for memberships) 

Public writing


 Poems  Stories  Rhymes  Drama  Songs  autobiography

Creative writing


 Letters  Invitations  Notes of condolence,

of thanks, of congratulations  Cablegrams  Telephone messages  Instructions to friends, to family

Social writing


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Making notes while reading Taking notes from lectures Making a card index Summaries Synopses Reviews Reports of experiments, workshops, visits, Essays Bibliographies

Study writing

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BIBLIOGRAPHY TKT Part 1 class Unit 7 Writing Harmer, J (2004). How to Teach writing . Pearson Education. Harlow: Longman. Hedge, T. (2000). Teaching and Learning in the Language Classroom. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Richards, J. & Schmidt, R. (2003). Dictionary of Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics. London: Pearson ESL Scrivener, J (2005 ). Learning Teaching. Oxford: Macmillan. Spratt, M., Pulverness, A. and Williams, M. (2005). The TKT Course. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Weida, S. (2008) Starting the Writing Process retrived on August 30th 2008 from http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/587/01/


Institutional writing

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Agendas Minutes Memoranda Reports Reviews Contracts Business letters Public notices Advertisements Posters Instructions Speeches Applications Curriculum vitae Specifications Note-making (doctors and other professionals)


Drafting

Proofreading

Editing

Brainstorming

Making notes

Editing

Planning


Writing  

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