Education Quarterly Reviews

ISSN 2621-5799

Published: 08 April 2019

Contrastive Rhetoric and Teaching of ESL Writing

Su Jiangli

Shanxi University, China

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Pages: 262-268

Keywords: Contrastive Rhetoric, ESL Writing, Culture, Thought Pattern, Postmodernism, Intercultural Communication


By reviewing the evolution of contrastive rhetoric, and the development of ESL writing teaching, this thesis presents the close relationship between the two and the positive influence of contrastive rhetoric on the teaching of ESL writing. This thesis also explores the new directions of contrastive rhetoric studies from two aspects: expansion and postmodernist influence and discusses the implications for ESL writing.


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