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Puzzling About the Teaching of English in my Context: Why Does the L2 Teacher of Writing Provide Feedback?

Jiahe Wang


Giving students feedback has been as issue in the field of L2 writing teaching as teachers feel pressed even hopeless when they were confronted with mountains of papers and the effectiveness of such practice await to be explored. Focusing on a L2 writing teacher in the researched context, this paper conducted qualitative research to scrutinize why L2 writing teacher provide feedback and particularly discussed the strategies and impacts of such practice.


Second language teaching; Feedback; Writing

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[2] Bitchener, J. & Ferris, D. (2012). Written Corrective Feedback in Second Language Acquisition and Writing. London: Routledge.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18686/ahe.v7i35.12508