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The writing process


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The writing process

  1. 1. The Writing Process <ul><li>Brainstorming </li></ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Fast Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Drafting </li></ul><ul><li>Improving </li></ul><ul><li>Presenting </li></ul>
  2. 2. Brainstorming <ul><li>Make sure you’ve understood the topic </li></ul><ul><li>Quickly write down all the ideas you can think of </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t worry about grammar or spelling </li></ul>
  3. 3. Planning <ul><li>Group similar ideas together </li></ul><ul><li>Cross out irrelevant ideas </li></ul>
  4. 4. Fast Writing <ul><li>Quickly write down your points for each of the main ideas </li></ul><ul><li>If you can’t think of a word in English write it in your own language </li></ul><ul><li>At this stage , don’t write complete sentences </li></ul>
  5. 5. Drafting <ul><li>Now you’re ready to begin writing </li></ul><ul><li>Write in pencil. </li></ul><ul><li>Leave margins for notes </li></ul><ul><li>Write quickly . </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t worry about neatness or accuracy </li></ul>
  6. 6. Improving <ul><li>Read what you’ve written again </li></ul><ul><li>Mark the things you need to improve </li></ul><ul><li>Add connectors to join sentences </li></ul><ul><li>Use adjectives and adverbs to modify </li></ul><ul><li>Check your spelling and grammar </li></ul>
  7. 7. Checklist- before Presenting <ul><li>CONTENT AND ORGANISATION </li></ul><ul><li>Did I begin with a strong opening sentence? </li></ul><ul><li>Present my ideas clearly? </li></ul><ul><li>Support my ideas with details and examples? </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Did I use connectors to link my ideas? </li></ul><ul><li>Did I end with a good closing sentence? </li></ul><ul><li>Did I use pronouns to refer to the key nouns in the paragraph? </li></ul>
  9. 9. GRAMMAR, SPELLING AND PUNCTUATION <ul><li>Did I check my grammar? </li></ul><ul><li>Did I check my spelling? </li></ul><ul><li>Did I use suitable punctuation? </li></ul><ul><li>Did I use capital letters correctly? </li></ul>
  10. 10. AUDIENCE AND PURPOSE <ul><li>Did I make my purpose clear to the reader? </li></ul><ul><li>Did I use a suitable style of language? </li></ul>
  11. 11. Presenting <ul><li>Present it in a neat, attractive manner </li></ul><ul><li>Leave a margin on the left-hand side </li></ul><ul><li>Make sure your paragrahs are clearly indicated </li></ul>