The Effect of Integrated and Independent Tasks on English Foreign Language learners' writing ability
This study aimed at investigating the difference of integrated writing task of the TOFEL iBT candidates in comparison with independent writing task on Iranian EFL learners writing performance. The initial population for the study was 50 junior EFL students. To get more homogeneity, participants were selected among those who were studying in the third year of university in EFL major. They were male and female students. They were all from Azad university of Tehran-, central branch with the age range of 20-22. Thirty three students were recognized as being at the intermediate level of proficiency. Three students quitted collaborating with the researcher. So, the number of participants decreased and out of them 30 was randomly assigned to two groups. The researcher grouped the learners into two fifteen groups. The first group who has received the integrated type of writing as the method of writing practice during the course of advanced writing at the university control group and the second group who has been taught the independent type of writing as the method of learning how to write. In the first group, the learners were given the writing that accompanied with graphic interpretation and description whereas the second group was given only a topic for essay writing. The results revealed that the integrated-task group outperformed the independent-task group in writing scores.
there is less published research about how teachers in efl contexts respond to students who are relatively less mature and less competent l2 writers. while writing researchers have examined various issues concerning peer and teacher response in writing-oriented classes, little research has centered on the effect of collaborative tasks particularly dictogloss on writing skills. output collaborat...15 صفحه اول
critical period effects in foreign language learning:the influence of maturational state on the acquisition of reading,writing, and grammar in english as a foreign language
since the 1960s the age effects on learning both first and second language have been explored by many linguists and applied linguists (e.g lennerberg, 1967; schachter, 1996; long, 1990) and the existence of critical period for language acquisition was found to be a common ground of all these studies. in spite of some common findings, some issues about the impacts of age on acquiring a second or...15 صفحه اول
: بازخورد یکی از جنبه ها ی ضروری هر دوره ی آموزشی نگارشی – زبانی انگلیسی می باشد که به زبان آموزان مهارت های مورد نیاز جهت بهبود توانایی نگارشی را می آموزد. این تحقیق، با استفاده از طرح پیش آزمون، پس آزمون، و پسا آزمون ، سعی دارد تا تأ?یر نوع بازخورد مدرس در کمک به زبان آموزان جهت بازنویسی نوشته هایشان رابررسی کند ، و آیا اینکه رابطه ای بین نوع بازخورد مدرس و توانایی زبان آموزان در تصحیح غلط ها...
the effect of task complexity on lexical complexity and grammatical accuracy of efl learners’ argumentative writing
بر اساس فرضیه شناخت رابینسون (2001 و 2003 و 2005) و مدل ظرفیت توجه محدود اسکهان (1998)، این تحقیق تاثیر پیچیدگی تکلیف را بر پیچیدگی واژگان و صحت گرامری نوشتار مباحثه ای 60 نفر از دانشجویان زبان انگلیسی بررسی کرد. میزان پیچیدگی تکلیف از طریق فاکتورهای پراکندگی-منابع تعیین شد. همه ی شرکت کنندگان به صورت نیمه تصادفی به یکی از سه گروه: (1) گروه موضوع، (2) گروه موضوع + اندیشه و (3) گروه موضوع + اندی...15 صفحه اول
This study investigated the effect of sequencing tasks from simple to complex along +/- reasoning demands on fluency in writing task performance of English as Foreign Language (EFL) learners. The participants of this study included 90 intermediate EFL learners from three intact class divisions at the Islamic Azad Uni- versity, Shahr-e-Qods Branch. They were distributed in three groups: Experime...متن کامل
abstract in a protocol analysis of second language writing from 20 adult english as a foreign language (efl) iranian students, this research observed how language-switching (l-s), i.e., first language use in l2 writing, was affected by l2 proficiency. switching interactively between first (l1) and second (l2) languages has been recognized as one of the salient characteristics of l2 writing....15 صفحه اول
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دوره 1 شماره 3
صفحات 92- 98
تاریخ انتشار 2013-02-01
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