A Contrastive Analysis on Web-based Intercultural Peer Feedback

Qin Wang

Abstract


This paper made a contrastive analysis on peer feedback generated by Chinese EFL learners and Native Speakers of English, who participated in a web-based Cross-Pacific Writing Exchange program. The analysis mainly focused on differences in terms of commenting size, nature and function; the pragmatic differences between two groups of learners were investigated as well. The present study afforded us lessons for peer review training program and provided pedagogical implications for L2 writing.

 


Keywords


Peer feedback; web-based; intercultural; contrastive analysis

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7575/aiac.ijalel.v.2n.6p.111

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