Examining what is involved in learning to write for academic purposes from a variety of perspectives, this book focuses in particular on issues related to academic writing instruction in diverse contexts, both geographical and disciplinary. Informed by current theory and research, leading experts in the field explain and illustrate instructional programs, tasks, and activities that help L2/multilingual writers develop knowledge of different genres, disciplinary expectations, and expertise in applying what they have learned in both educational and professional contexts.

chapter 1|6 pages


part I|60 pages

EAP Courses in University Degree Programs

chapter 2|15 pages

Context and the teaching of academic writing

Bringing Together Theory and Practice

chapter 3|18 pages

Learning to write for academic purposes

Specificity and Second Language Writing

part II|114 pages

Instruction in Specific EAP Knowledge and Skills

chapter 5|15 pages

The challenge of genre in the academic writing classroom

Implications for L2 Writing Teacher Education

chapter 6|15 pages

Creating an effective argument in different academic genres

A Scaffolded Approach

chapter 7|14 pages

L2 undergraduate students learning to write using sources

A Trajectory of Skill Development

part |30 pages

Instructional Tasks and Activities

chapter 8|15 pages

Literate talk

Supporting EAL Students' Academic Writing

part |38 pages

Approaches to Academic Language Development

chapter 11|13 pages

Working hard or working smart

Comprehensive versus Focused Written Corrective Feedback in L2 Academic Contexts

part III|20 pages

Future Research in EAP

part IV|15 pages


chapter 13|13 pages