An Empirical Study of EFL Writing at Primary School

Trüb, Ruth. An Empirical Study of EFL Writing at Primary School. 2022, Doctoral Thesis, University of Basel, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

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This book gives an account of the design, implementation and results of the research project “An Empirical Study of EFL Writing at Primary School”, which was carried out in the Canton of Aargau, Switzerland, between 2016 and 2020. The study investigated the writing competence of 322 primary school learners in grade 6 (aged 12–13) in their fourth year of learning English as a foreign language (EFL). Besides gauging the learners’ EFL writing competence and describing the characteristics and qualities of the learners’ texts at different language levels, the study examined current teaching practices and the learners’ perception of EFL writing, and measured the effects of individual and educational factors on the learners’ EFL writing competence.
Advisors:Keller, Stefan and Locher, Miriam A. and Frisch , Stefanie
Faculties and Departments:04 Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > Departement Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaften > Fachbereich Englische Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft > English Linguistics (Locher)
UniBasel Contributors:Locher, Miriam A.
Item Type:Thesis
Thesis Subtype:Doctoral Thesis
Thesis no:14718
Thesis status:Complete
Number of Pages:293
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  • urn: urn:nbn:ch:bel-bau-diss147186
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