Year 2018, Volume 7 , Issue 4, Pages 151 - 160 2018-12-31

Students are expected to acquire language skills such as  writing, listening and speaking during their English as a foreign language learning experiences.  Writing in fact in language training, is one of the most difficult tasks and includes a number of skills: spelling, usage of grammar, vocabulary, organization of lexics, etc. Writing is one of the most important tools to foster critical thinking skills. So in writing lessons, students need to be able to understand and analyze what they are going to write.  If students’ critical thinking skills are activated while writing very successful results can be attained. In the study, writing was described and problems in writing activities were explained. The nature of critical thinking also was explained and the advantages of their application in writing activities and he teacher should create a supportive atmosphere in class to encourage students to write more freely, were outlined.

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Orcid: 0000-0002-0213-3574
Author: Dr. Öğr. Üy. İrfan TOSUNCUOĞLU (Primary Author)
Country: Turkey


Application Date : November 15, 2018
Acceptance Date : December 28, 2018
Publication Date : December 31, 2018

APA Tosuncuoğlu, D . (2018). CRITICAL THINKING FOR WRITING . ELT Research Journal , 7 (4) , 151-160 . Retrieved from