The influence of grammar on english learners’ writing accuracy at the School of Modern Languages

This article presents the results of a study conducted in three English courses of the curriculum of the B.A. in English and the B.A. in English Teaching from the School of Modern Languages at the University of Costa Rica. The objective of this investigation was to determine whether the teaching of...

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Main Authors: Córdoba Cubillo, Patricia, Solís Hernández, Mayra
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: Universidad de Costa Rica 2015
Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/kanina/article/view/21250
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/20619
Summary: This article presents the results of a study conducted in three English courses of the curriculum of the B.A. in English and the B.A. in English Teaching from the School of Modern Languages at the University of Costa Rica. The objective of this investigation was to determine whether the teaching of grammar contents, according to the students’ perceptions, helped them to develop their writing accuracy in their first two composition courses. In order to determine if the students’ opinions were congruent with their grammar accuracy, some of their writing samples were analyzed. The results show that there was no congruence in some areas.