INSIGHTS INTO BUILDING UP WRITING SKILLS FOR NAVAL STUDENTS. A STUDY CASE AT THE NAVAL ACADEMY OF CONSTANTA

Laura Cizer

DOI Number
10.22190/JTESAP1701049C
First page
49
Last page
54

Abstract


Abstract. This paper collects the outcomes of a research study regarding the possibilities to develop cadets’ writing skills for Stanag 6001, level 2 exam at the Naval Academy of Constanta (NAC) that was conducted within the Sectoral Plan of Research and Development (PSCD - 147) during 2015-2016. It was a two-fold study based on the identification of the types of errors that had been most frequently made in the writing paper for Stanag level 2, and on the remedial actions that should be taken to improve students’ writing skills.

As such, this study is significant as it includes the error analysis in a Stanag learning context, and its objectives are to: explore the weak areas of students language use in written form; highlight the importance of giving error analysis-based feedback to the students; provide various strategies for both language teachers and learners to use in language classes; facilitate the teachers in their teaching by adopting different methodologies and materials for making their teaching more effective.


Keywords

online resources, writing skill, Stanag 6001, English Language, research study

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