Grammar Correction in the Writing Centre: Expectations and Experiences of Monolingual and Multilingual Writers

  title={Grammar Correction in the Writing Centre: Expectations and Experiences of Monolingual and Multilingual Writers},
  author={Grant Eckstein},
  journal={The Canadian Modern Language Review / La revue canadienne des langues vivantes},
  pages={360 - 382}
  • G. Eckstein
  • Published 16 June 2016
  • Psychology
  • The Canadian Modern Language Review / La revue canadienne des langues vivantes
Abstract:Although most writing centres maintain policies against providing grammar correction during writing tutorials, it is undeniable that students expect some level of grammar intervention there. Just how much students expect and receive is a matter of speculation. This article examines the grammar-correction issue by reporting on a survey of L1, L2, and Generation 1.5 (Gen 1.5) writing-centre attendees. Results reveal that while all groups expected grammar help, L2 students expected the… 

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