A Corpus-based Study of EFL Learners’ Errors in IELTS Essay Writing

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Hoda Divsar; Robab Heydari;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Australian International Academic Centre PTY. LTD.
  • Journal: International Journal of Applied Linguistics and English Literature (issn: 2200-3592, eissn: 2200-3452)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.7575/aiac.ijalel.v.6n.3p.143
  • Subject: Learner corpus, Error Analysis (EA), Essay writing, EFL learners | Philology. Linguistics | P1-1091 | English literature | PR1-9680

The present study analyzed different types of errors in the EFL learners’ IELTS essays. In order to determine the major types of errors, a corpus of 70 IELTS examinees’ writings were collected, and their errors were extracted and categorized qualitatively. Errors were c... View more
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