Ineffectiveness of Sentences in English Writing by Chinese Postgraduates: Problem Analysis and Solutions
International Journal of Literature and Arts
Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2015, Pages: 146-151
Received: Oct. 29, 2015; Accepted: Nov. 6, 2015; Published: Nov. 24, 2015
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Li Fengjie, Foreign Languages Department, School of Humanities, Tianjin University of Finance and Economics, Tianjin, China
Ren Jia, The Department of Linguistics and Translation, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, City University of Hong Kong, China
Shi Baihui, Foreign Languages Department, School of Humanities, Tianjin University of Finance and Economics, Tianjin, China
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English writing, a crucial medium of language communication, is a skill which needs comprehensive use of knowledge and the most challenging one for L2 learners among the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. With a view to finding out the current situation of English writing by Chinese postgraduates, the author conducted a survey in the university. It is found that the postgraduate students have some problems in sentence effectiveness, namely conciseness, emphasis and variety. Therefore, this thesis will mainly focus on the analysis of the common syntactical problems in English writing from those three aspects, and then the countermeasures will be found out to help them improve their writing.
Keywords
English Writing by Chinese Postgraduates, Problem Analysis, Solutions
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Li Fengjie, Ren Jia, Shi Baihui, Ineffectiveness of Sentences in English Writing by Chinese Postgraduates: Problem Analysis and Solutions, International Journal of Literature and Arts. Vol. 3, No. 6, 2015, pp. 146-151. doi: 10.11648/j.ijla.20150306.14
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