Unleashing writing creativity in students

Mario Rinvolucri.
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    Mario Rinvolucri.
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    Forum English Teaching Volume 43 number 4
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Rinvolucri discusses "Lathophobic Aphasia," language paralysis due to fear of mistakes, emphasizing perfectionism in language learning. He advocates for a supportive approach to writing, encouraging creative exercises where teachers enrich, not correct. Three activities—Writing across the Classroom, Tree-leaf Correspondence, and Taping Dialogues—are presented, fostering enjoyable, communicative writing. The focus is on breaking perfectionist barriers and enhancing language exploration in a relaxed classroom environment.
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