Language Skills College & University Education Research-Oriented Short Presentation
What Is Writing in English? A Discussion of Writers’ Felt Sense of Writing
Mon, Nov 15, 11:25-11:50 Asia/Tokyo
This study explores L2 writers’ felt sense of writing in English as perceived by Japanese students. The results showed that the participants’ emotions regarding writing demonstrated the complexities of expressing themselves in English due to the differences in word meaning, usage, and styles. Although the participants’ emotions regarding writing made them insecure about writing in English, their emotions showed the importance of performing writing and achieving their academic goals through writing practices.