This book covers many strategies for teaching types of texts and suggested activities for introducing new information and reinforcing knowledge.
It describes the characteristic structures of different types of literary and factual texts and discusses the relationships between language, text and context.
Annotated examples will help students learn how texts are structured and how to formulate their own texts.
Topics covered include:
- What is text?
- What is grammar?
- Strategies for teaching text types
- Annotated models of literary texts: spoken and written
- Annotated models of factual texts: spoken and written
Publication date: 1999