Revisiting Metadiscourse Markers of the Language Learners in Academic Writing
Feryal Cubukcu ()
Additional contact information
Feryal Cubukcu: Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey
Revista romaneasca pentru educatie multidimensionala - Journal for Multidimensional Education, 2017, vol. 9, issue 2, 36-47
This study which explores successful and less-successful learners’ comparative essays written by university students learning Turkish, which is based on two corpora of student writing: 20 successful essays and 20 less-successful essays in Turkish. Using Hyland’s (2005) model of interactional metadiscourse, these papers were compared to examine the extent to which successful and less successful student-produced comparative essays differ in their employment of interactive and interactional modes. Findings of the analysis suggest that successful essays contain significantly greater instances of particularly interactive devices than less successful essays.
Keywords: Metadiscourse; learners of Turkish; interactive; interactional. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: A23 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
References: Add references at CitEc
Citations Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:lum:rev1rl:v:9:y:2017:i:2:p:36-47
Access Statistics for this article
More articles in Revista romaneasca pentru educatie multidimensionala - Journal for Multidimensional Education from Editura Lumen, Department of Economics
Series data maintained by Amariei Mirela ().