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


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



Assessment, EFL Learners, Writing Ability


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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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.
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