Improving grammatical accuracy and range through award-based assessment

Melissa Reed*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

This action research project addresses issues of grammatical inaccuracies and range in writing through individualised study plans with two classes of adult A2 CEFR students. The students were gradually scaffolded towards self-correction and autonomy through a process of learning-oriented assessment and classroom tasks. Through the project, the students became more self-sufficient in learning, improved their grammatical accuracy in range and gained motivation to write.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)41-46
Number of pages6
JournalResearch Notes
Issue number67
Publication statusPublished - May 2017
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • action research
  • learning-oriented assessment
  • grammar teaching
  • TESOL

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