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Tutoring ESL Students:
Issues and Options
Harris & Silva

 

Reassessing the Proofreading
Trap:  ESL Tutoring and Writing
Instruction
Myers

   
             
    Links about tutoring strategies and background information:

(a) "Reading an ESL Writer's Text" (Paul Kei Matsuda)
http://sites.duke.edu/writingstudio/files/2013/12/Chapters456-1.pdf

(b) Contrastive Rhetoric in Context:  A Dynamic Model of L2 Writing
http://english6.net/c/contrastive-rhetoric-in-context-a-dynamic-model-of-l2-writing-w2207.html

Position Statement:

CCCC Statement on Second-Language Writing and Writers
http://www.ncte.org/cccc/resources/positions/secondlangwriting

  Links with content to use in tutoring:

Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) materials for ESL students
http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/678/01/

Classified and annotated links to sites with various composition materials
http://ressourcescla.univfcomte.fr/english/sites/academic.htm

University of Hertfordshire English for Academic Purposes composition materials
http://www.uefap.com/writing/writfram.htm

Advanced Composition for Non-Native Speakers of English
http://www.eslbee.com/

Bedford/St Martins
http://bcs.bedfordstmartins.com/writersref6e/Player/Pages/Main.aspx

 

   
      Useful books:

A Tutor's Guide: Helping Writers One to One, Second Edition by Ben Rafoth

ESL Writers: A Guide for Writing Center Tutors by Shanti Bruce and Ben Rafoth