Measuring EFL Learners’ Ability in Writing Correlation between Linguistic Language Variables and Writing Proficiency

Authors

  • Masrul Universitas Pahlawan Tuanku Tambusai
  • Melyann Melani State Islamic University Sjech M. Djamil Djambek Bukittinggi

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.30599/channing.v9i1.2856

Keywords:

Assessment, EFL Learners, Writing Ability

Abstract

This study was administered to examine the correlation between linguistic language variables and writing proficiency among English as a Foreign Language (EFL) learners in grades 1-4 and grade 8. 100 students were participating, whose writing proficiency was evaluated based on five aspects: content, fluency, sentence formation, usage, and mechanics. Meanwhile, students' linguistic skill was measured using five indicators: cognitive, composition, vocabulary, style, and sociocultural. The relationship between linguistic language skills and writing ability was examined using a developmental scale model, and which results indicated a positive correlation in all grades. The findings of this study add to the body of knowledge regarding the relationship between linguistic language skills and writing ability and its implications.

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2024-04-01

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Masrul, & Melani, M. (2024). Measuring EFL Learners’ Ability in Writing Correlation between Linguistic Language Variables and Writing Proficiency. Channing: Journal of English Language Education and Literature, 9(1), 1–17. https://doi.org/10.30599/channing.v9i1.2856
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