The Ben Warren Prize: Winner 2003

How to Teach WritingHow to Teach Writing

Jeremy Harmer

How to Teach Writing looks at both the process and genre approaches to writing and examines ways in which both can be used in English language learning. It looks at writing theory from the point of view of the language teacher and suggests numerous ways in which writing activities can be successfully used in the language classroom.


  • Introduction
  • Writing as a process
  • Describing written text
  • Writing in the language classroom
  • Nuts and bolts
  • Building the writing habit
  • 'Worked-on' writing
  • Responding, correcting and guiding
  • Journal writing
  • Task File
  • Appendices