Developing Writing Skills via Blogs

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Developing writing skills via blogs
Gündüz, Müge (2016-05-22)
The main goal of English language teaching (ELT) is to develop learners’ skills to communicate with other people in real world situations and to express themselves in English (Brown, 1987; Oxford, 1990; Yang and Chen, 2007) (quoted in Fageeh 2011, p.1). According to Pinkman (2005) blogs can provide interesting, authentic and communicative resources that can serve a variety of purposes in language classroom and they can also be used to encourage interaction among students and between teachers and students (Y...
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M. Gündüz, “Developing Writing Skills via Blogs,” presented at the InternationalConference on Research in Education and Science, Muğla, Türkiye, 2016, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: