Quick tip: sentence variety and zombies

  • Title: Quick tip: sentence variety and zombies
    Author: McLean, Terence
    Year: 2017
    Keyword(s): sentence types, English as a second language
    Description: As an English as an additional language (EAL) instructor, I am charged with the daunting task of teaching university program–bound international students how to write using a variety of the fabulous four English language sentence types: simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex. Some students go the choppy route and use too many simple sentences, while others try a little too hard and think that the more complex the better, which does not always get the point or argument across.
    Peer Reviewed: No
    Type of Item: Journal Articles
    Publication Information: McLean, Terry. "Quick Tip: Sentence Variety and Zombies." TESOL Connections, July 2017, http://newsmanager.commpartners.com/tesolc/issues/2017-07-01/index.html. Accessed 27 July 2017.
    Language: English