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Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal 2015, 17 1

Author: Ender Orlando Velasco Tovar

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Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal ISSN: 0123-4641 caljournal@yahoo.com Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas Colombia Velasco Tovar, Ender Orlando Application of the PEE Model to essay composition in an IELTS preparation class Colombian Applied Linguistics Journal, vol.
17, núm.
1, enero-junio, 2015, pp.
98-113 Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas Bogotá, Colombia Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=305739087007 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative RESEARCH ARTICLE Application of the PEE Model to essay composition in an IELTS preparation class Aplicación del Modelo PEE a la composición de ensayos en una clase de preparación para el Examen IELTS Ender Orlando Velasco Tovar1 Citation - Para citar este artículo: Velasco, E.
O.
(2015).
Application of the PEE Model to essay composition in an IELTS preparation class.
Colomb.
Appl. Linguist.
J., 17(1), pp.
98-113 Received: 22-Aug-2014 - Accepted: 25-Nov-2014 DOI: http:--dx.doi.org-10.14483-udistrital.jour.calj.2015.1.a07 Abstract Based on two case studies, this study investigates the application of the Point, Explanation, Example (PEE) model to essay composition in a multi-lingual IELTS preparation class.
This model was incorporated into an eight-week programme of instruction to ESL adults in London, England.
Students preparing for the IELTS exam were asked to write pre- and post-instruction essays on a given topic within 40 minutes.
Employing the IELTS band descriptors (IELTS, 2013) and analyses of coherence and cohesion in line with Systemic Functional Linguistic concepts (Halliday & Matthiessen, 2004; McCarthy, 1991), samples of students’ writing were analysed.
Data from students’ pre- and postinstruction interviews wa...





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