Portfolio 17: Teaching Writing
This booklet surveys a variety of approaches to teaching writing and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of these approaches. It guides the readers in selecting an
approach or a combination of approaches that best suit their students’ leaming needs and the system where they find themselves. Based on her many years of working with teachers from around the world. Marilyn Lewis provides numerous practical strategies that can be used to teach different aspects of writing. Throughout the book. the readers are encouraged to reflect on their teaching practices and try out new ways of teaching
Marilyn Lewis has taught languages in New Zealand and Asia. She has also worked with language teachers in several countries and has written materials for language
learners and teachers. She now teaches in workshops across New Zealand and South-East Asia. She is the author of How to Study Foreign Languages and co-author of Study Skills for Speakers of English as a Second Language. both published by Macmillan.