Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Speaking and Writing

Annotated Research

Question: How do better college writers adjust speaking to writing?

Answer: “Found that better college writers made more adjustments from speaking to writing.” BC Jamieson. 1984. P. 421.

Comment: The more informal the writing, the more the writing is like speaking. Good writers strive for standard English, which removes the characteristics of speaking. RayS.

Title: “Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English.” RK Durst and JD Marshall. Research in the Teaching of English, (December 1985), 405-424.

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