READING – WRITING RELATIONS. Are there any?. Agenda. The Rationale Literature Review The Purpose of the Study The Study The Research Questions The Results of the Study. The rationale.
READING – WRITING RELATIONS
Are there any?
Basic comprehension requires:
(Grabe, 1999; Pressley, 1998; Snow, Burns, and Griffin 1998)
Writers need to balance:
Traditionally: reading and writing regarded as two separate skills:
Recently: reading and writing should be taught together, and reading and writing activities should go hand-in-hand and supplement each other (Tierney and Pearson, 1983), as they are
Our aim: to help our students
Reading, which builds the knowledge base of written texts, helps L2 learners acquire necessary language constructs, such as
- grammatical structures,
-discourse rules for writing,
and facilitates the process of acquisition