On the Relationship between Iranian EFL students’

Behrooz Ghoorchaei (Assistant professor of Applied Linguistics at Farhangian University, Tehran, Iran)
Maryam Khosravi (Islamic Azad University of Gorgan)


The study aimed at investigating the relationship between writing strategies, and writing ability of Iranian EFL students. The participants were 120 students learning English in the Iranian EFL context. Data were gathered by means of a writing strategies questionnaire and an IELTS writing task. The results of Pearson correlation test revealed that there was a statistically significant relationship between the variables. The results have some implications for teaching writing in the EFL context.


Writing strategies, writing ability, EFL students

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30564/jler.v2i1.377


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