1Law Faculty, Tishk International University, Erbil, Iraq
Abstract: Writing, which is overlooked during the learning process when compared to other skills, is one of the most challenging skills to acquire foreign language learners. Constraints such as time limitation, grammar, reading, speaking, and so on can be the reasons behind this disregarding. Moreover, some of the foreign language teachers complain that students are not competent enough to write appropriately in the target language as required. The survey method was used in this quantitative study, aiming to determine the views of foreign language learners on the acquisition of writing skills. The scope of the study comprises of students studying in the preparatory program of Ankara Hacı Bayram Veli University School of Foreign Languages in 2021-2022 education periods. 176 students studying in the preparatory program were included in the sample with the random sampling technique. Frequency and percentage were used to analyze the data entered in SPSS 20. Keeping all this in mind, the aim of this study is to reveal the opinions of the students with the data obtained from open-ended questions, and thus to suggest some points to make writing skill more attractive along with the techniques used in process writing approach.
Keywords: Writing Skills, Language Teaching, Process Writing, Collaborative Study
Published: August 3, 2022
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International Journal of Social Sciences & Educational Studies
ISSN 2520-0968 (Online), ISSN 2409-1294 (Print), September 2022, Vol.9, No.3