World of Writing, The

Kate Mangelsdorf , Evelyn J. Posey

Editura: Longman
The World of Writing is an aims-based writing guide with an emphasis on language and culture that encourages today's diverse students to write for tomorrow's increasingly globalized workplaces and communities.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins :

    Thematic Contents xiv

    Preface xvi

    Supplements xxiv

    Acknowledgments xxv

    About the Authors xxvi

    PART I Expanding Literacies 1

    Chapter 1 Words and the World 2

    Words and the World 3

    What Is a Language? 4

    Language and Identity 6

    Language Change 7

    "Changing Names in a Changing World" by David Mould 8

    Multilingualism 11

    Speaking and Writing 11

    Writing Systems 13

    Cultural Patterns of Writing 13

    Ownership of Written Language 14

    Learning to Write a Second Language 14

    Accented Writing 16

    What Affects Your Writing Development? 16

    Writing Assignment 18

    Chapter 2 Rhetorical Situations 20

    Rhetorical Situations 21

    Writing Customs 27

     "Speech on Release from Prison, 1990" by Nelson Mandela 28

    "Final Score: Future 1, Past 0" by A. O. Scott 33

    Writing Assignment 36

    Chapter 3 Writing Process 37

    Discovering Ideas 39

    Drafting to Explore Ideas 43

  • Data Publicarii : 2011
  • Editie : 1
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 704
  • ISBN : 9780205723997
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