The importance of the role of writing in second language acquisition is indisputable. Compared to other skills, such as reading, listening and speaking, writing has a unique place, for it is a creative and productive stage of second language learning. How can the answer be improved? For quite some time now, Ive noticed that the best authors write using simple vocabulary.
Yet, even though their choice of words is rather simple, the thoughts they are expressing and the way of expression they use is what makes their writing special. Poetry is a great primer for beginning a writing session. If you read yesterdays post, Write lyrically by reading poetry, you know why author Cristina Garcia reads poetry before she writes.
Now you can learn how to use poetry as part of your writing practice. Try these exercises. Exercise 1 Capture something from your subconscious.
Writing is a team sport. Writing is a sport, and as any sport it is important to practice practice practice! Set aside some time, preferably hours to just write, experiment with no further purpose than to improve your skills.
Some warming up (fx writing stream of consciousnessstyle) is always a good idea before writing 'the good stuff Then write in silence, or you'll lose the natural music of your own words. I think it's especially important to edit in silence, so we can be sure what we wrote in the heat of the moment still sings now our hearts have grown cooler and more clinical. Aug 23, 2018 How to Write Phonetically Five Parts: Perfecting Vowels Using Plosives Using Nasals and Flaps Understanding Fricatives Distinguishing Approximants Community Q& A Phonetics is the study of the sounds used in speech.