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By Frederick Busch

With prepared ruminations that bear in mind the critics of yore--Edmund Wilson, Lionel Trilling, and Irving Howe--Busch, during this period of ethical indirection, calls on his enduring love of serious books to bare how the literature of the previous is the major to the long run.

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I did not know my mistakes and thus I made the same mistakes in the final exam. (b) Oral Discussion of Students’ Most Common Mistakes The second feedback practice reported by all teachers is the oral discussion of students’ most common mistakes in writing. Dr. Atiyat commented on this as follows: I ask students to write an essay during the course and collect a random sample of the papers to mark them at home. After that, I come to class to discuss all the common mistakes on the board to help all students benefit from all these errors.

For example, Khalid said: The teacher in the first lecture always comes to ask us to buy a book from the bookshop and prepare the first few pages. No writing assessment is involved at the beginning of the course. No pre-assessment was noticed during the observation, as none of the teachers pre-assessed their students at the beginning of the course. 2 EFL Writing Instruction in Egypt 27 Formative Assessment: Teachers have reported various practices for the formative assessment of their students’ writing skills.

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