Effects of learner background on the development of writing skills in Japanese as a second language

@inproceedings{Iwashita2009EffectsOL,
  title={Effects of learner background on the development of writing skills in Japanese as a second language},
  author={Noriko Iwashita and Sachiyo Sekiguchi},
  year={2009}
}
The paper presents preliminary findings of a project which investigated whether learner background, in terms of instruction mode (i.e., school or intensive first-year course at university) and first language (i.e., character based or non-character based), has an impact on the development of writing skills in Japanese as a second language (JSL). Many students in second-year Japanese at university are post-secondary (i.e., they completed Year 12 Japanese at school). They are in class with… CONTINUE READING

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