A Journal of Teaching English Language and Literature

ISSN Print : 2229-6557, Online: 2394-9244

Article

  • What Makes Student Writing Unacceptable?
    By: Yasmeen Lukmani

    When analysing errors, the sentence is a convenient framework in which to forget the realities of the undergraduate classroom. Sentential boundaries are narrow and well-defined, and many of the intricacies of linguistic form are included in it, so students’ errors can be pinpointed easily. However... Read more
  • Writing: The Reality of the Classroom
    By: Prachi Kalra

    In a literate society, being able to read and write holds a lot of value. Policy documents of governments describe illiteracy as a “curse” and exhort citizens to “eradicate” it in order to be able to modernise society; and yet, the same documents reduce writing to being able to “sign” and reading... Read more
  • Writing Across Disciplines
    By: Kirti Kapur

    While reflecting on the process of writing, writer Anaïs Nin wrote, “We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect (38)”. Indeed, writing helps us think critically, evaluate, analyse, generate ideas and present them coherently. While writing, one sifts through a range of new ideas... Read more
  • How ESL Teachers can Give Feedback to Treat Writing as a Process?
    By: Lina Mukhopadhyay

    Introduction: Setting the Context In ESL classrooms, academic skills such as reading and writing get a lot of prominence, but the learning of writing is mostly seen as a product. Hence, it is expected that students produce texts that are well formed every time they are given a writing task.... Read more
  • Translating and Learning to Write
    By: Abhishek Bhaskar and Anchala Paliwal

    The adequate development of writing skills is crucial not only for a student or an individual but also for the greater interest of society. While reading skills are largely understood as an integral aspect of an individual’s personality, the cultivation of writing skills remains neglected. The... Read more