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A Study of the Efficacy of Training of Language Sense in Improving English Writing Proficiency

Author WangXiang
Tutor XiaoSu
School Sichuan International Studies University
Course English Language and Literature
Keywords Teaching College English Writing Language Sense Writing skills Effectiveness
CLC H319
Type Master's thesis
Year 2010
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Around college English writing course, the predecessors do a lot of research. Some researchers have used language accuracy perspective to the study, presented the results of teaching methods used in the teaching of English writing, new teaching methods \use of them; some researchers from the contents of the fullness and richness of the angle of departure research, advocacy process law, content, pedagogy and task-based teaching methods used in the teaching of writing; There are also a number of researchers from the language of accurate combining angle and content enrichment research seeks to enable students to use accurate terms of the content and language are optimal, then put forward the use of \method of long, some also advocate the use of write long-law. These efforts are intended to reach a goal, that is to enhance students' English writing ability. However, I found that through the study of literature and interview students level of writing there are still some shortcomings, mainly students judge pointed out, and the ability to correct mistakes aspect is still quite weak. According to previous studies found that the the students judge pointed out, mainly due to the lack of sense of language ability and correction of error lack of ability. In view of this, we try to angle from the sense of language training proposed some specific teaching practices in the classroom, and empirical studies confirm the validity of the approach proposed to enhance students' English writing ability. In this study, 80 subjects were non-English major sophomore Chongqing Institute of Education. They are divided into two groups, one control group and the other group is the experimental group. The control group teacher usual teaching methods, while the experimental group using teaching methods proposed by the author. The trial period of four months. In order to investigate the changes in the level of students' writing, the author of a pre-test and post-test writing skills and the error correction ability to interview them both before and after the test. The data of the test results to be analyzed and compared by SPSS. The study results showed that the experimental group students in English writing ability and sense of language ability are remarkable progress, and the progress of the writing is the sense of language progress results is not significant, while the control group of student progress. The results of the interview showed that the test group of students in the subjects of English Writing attitude there is obviously a good transition.

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