That’s why it is important to improve writing skills in English before they prevent you from reaching your full potential at school or in the workplace.
Fortunately, the more often you write, the easier it will be to access the English you are looking for and express yourself accurately and fluently.
In writing, learners must actually create meaning and produce their own language.
That’s why writing is so hard, even for native speakers.
In contrast, Touch-type Read and Spell provides a rewarding and positive experience for them when it comes to spelling.
by Susan Carter This morning a colleague who was to provide a workshop for doctoral students phoned in sick.
Read more of Maria’s story At Bolton College we offer the TTRS course to self-study adult learners who have returned to education to improve their spelling, increase their familiarity with technology, and use word processors.
We find that for many adult learners in our program, the conventional ‘look-cover-spell-check’ approach they were taught at school had a detrimental effect on their learning.
Meredith Cicerchia is a teaching affiliate at the University of Nottingham, an education consultant, and a freelance writer who covers topics ranging from speech and language difficulties and specific learning differences, to strategies for teaching English as a second and additional language.
Maria used to type with two-fingers, slowly and often inaccurately.