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Audience Awareness: An Interactive Group Activity

Elena Shvidko
Elena Shvidko

This is yet another interactive activity that may help learners better understand the concept of audience (readers), the importance of the writer’s¬†background knowledge about their audience, as well as the importance of writer-reader relationships. For this activity, you will need … Continue reading

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Demystifying Audience and Genre: A Classroom Activity

Elena Shvidko
Elena Shvidko

The concepts of audience and genre tend to be challenging for second language writers. Even when students seem to understand them theoretically, they struggle applying their knowledge to practice. We can help them demystify these concepts through simple classroom activities. … Continue reading

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Teaching About Audience Through Public Service Announcements

Elena Shvidko
Elena Shvidko

As I mentioned in some of my previous posts, the concept of audience is not always easy to comprehend for second language writers.¬† And even when students seem to have an idea what this term means conceptually, they may still … Continue reading

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