The Relationship of Self-efficacy Beliefs, Writing Strategies, and the Correct Use of Conjunctions in Iranian EFL Learners

Nader Assadi Aidinlou, Leila Masoomi Far

Abstract


The present study was an attempt to investigate the relationship of self-efficacy beliefs, writing strategies, and correct use of conjunctions in EFL learners.  The participants were 67 EFL learners who studied English in Iran English Institute, Karaj branch.  Participants filled out two questionnaires including Self-efficacy beliefs questionnaire, and Writing strategies questionnaire. They also had a writing task in form of completion regarding conjunctions. The results indicated that there was a significant relationship between self-efficacy beliefs and writing strategies of EFL learners, but there was not a significant relationship between the writing strategies and correct use of conjunctions in these learners.

 


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Self-efficacy beliefs, writing strategies, conjunctions.

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