Explicit Instruction of Pragmatic Features: Its Impact on EFL Learners’ Knowledge of Hedging Devices in Academic Writing

Abdullah Sarani; Amrollah Talati-Baghsiahi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , June 2017, , Pages 53-29


  Hedging academic claims has been recognized as one of integral pragmatic features of academic writing in which most EFL academic writers seem to face substantial problems. Explicit instruction has been proposed by some scholars as an effective approach to make EFL writers aware of the importance, different ...  Read More